We all have it: Stuff. And Americans are hoarding more and more of it every day. Take a look around your hometown. How many new self storage places are being built? Downsizing is no easy task and many of us, whether we are going to live in a tiny house or not, are looking for ways to simplify our lives. There are plenty of things that you need to get rid of as you go small, but there are also a few things that you can get started on right away before you get into the time crunch of having to move into your tiny house. Here are five to help you downsize today!
We get asked a lot about “best practices” when it comes to going tiny. And sometimes this seems like a daunting task. But with preparation and dedication anyone can make some changes and get to that place of existing within comfortable confides, both in their house and in their head. So let this be your guide; here are 30 Ways to Downsize, Simplify, and Build Tiny.
Even in an everyday large home, storage can sometimes come at a premium. Things are ten times smaller and therefore ten times tougher to do in a tiny house. One of the great things to come out of the tiny house movement is the unique ways that people have come up to find more room in their tiny space. Here are some examples of brilliant tiny house storage ideas.
One of the intimidating factors about moving into a tiny house is the thought of getting rid of all your stuff. For many this is the specific reason for moving out of their standard size home, for others it can be a source of stress. Although the dream of downsizing and living with less,enjoying the freedom and adventure this lifestyle represents to the wanna- be minimalist, it can still be a daunting thought. After all we have been conditioned to identify and associate who we are to our accumulated possessions.Continue reading
Ok gang, There are only 12 Days left till Christmas! I know, you don’t want to even think about it. We’re a nation of consumers and sometimes that means we spend way too much on things that we don’t necessarily need or have the space for. There is no time worse for this than the holidays. Even if you can keep from spending yourself, your family will want to keep giving you things that you only pull out once a year and feel awful about having in the first place. So how can you conquer the hum bug of over indulgence? Here are a few tips to help you avoid the holiday clutter.
Let’s face it; America has a lot of stuff. We have so much stuff that not only can we not fit it all in our full sized houses, but we even have extra storage spaces offsite that we pay monthly to keep around. This is precisely the reason why tiny living is so appealing. So how can you reduce a lot of that stuff that is cluttering up our lives? Go digital! Here are a few tips and tricks to getting your eLife going digital.