The natural beauty of this pastoral two-acre property, with its coveted views of the historic Jamestown windmill and the Newport Pell Bridge, is a source of inspiration for the artistry that Jennifer and David pour into their home. Nearly every inch of their restored 1787 colonial has been custom-designed and crafted by the pair, who make a living blowing glass in their post and beam studio located on the grounds.
via David and Jennifer’s Handmade Home House Tour | Apartment Therapy.
Made from scavenged materials, Derek Diedricksen’s tiny houses cost just $200 to make.
What the little wooden dwellings lack in space, is made up for in style thanks to plenty of decorative detail.
The 33-year-old uses parts of discarded household items to ensure each home has basic functions, the glass from the front of a washing machine is converted in a porthole-like window while a sheet of metal becomes a flip down counter.
Assembled in his back-yard, the carpenter has built the portable shelters ranging in size from just four to 24 square feet.
‘I’ve always been obsessed with tiny architecture. For my 10th birthday, my father gave me a book, ‘Tiny Houses,’ by Lester Walker, an architect, ‘ he told the New York Times.
via The charming $200 micro houses made from junk | Mail Online.