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Rapper’s Cargo Trailer Tiny House with Velvet Couch and Chandelier

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You might remember Le’shaun’s hit rap single “Doin’ It” which she recorded with LL Cool J. Her first taste of tiny living was on the tour bus she lived on while traveling around the country. But eventually, she became the owner of a 2700 square foot house where she and her daughter lived during her daughter’s pregnancy.

When her daughter moved out, Le’shaun was interested in doing something different — so she DIYed a tiny house from a toy hauler/cargo trailer! But the self-proclaimed “undercover treehugger” didn’t sacrifice her style to go tiny. You’ll find a mini chandelier, a velvet love seat, and all kinds of glamorous special touches which reflect her personality and make her little space a home.

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You can see her custom chandelier in the left corner.

She cut the arms off of her velvet love seat so it would fit.

She can haul it anywhere with an SUV.

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  • Toured with LL Cool J for hit song “Doin’ it”
  • Bought a 2700 sq. ft. home to live in with her daughter when daughter was pregnant
  • When she moved out, Leshaun no longer needed the huge home
  • She was used to tiny living while in a tour bus
  • Decided to DIY her own build!
  • Took dated toy hauler
  • Added velvet couch
  • Luxury bathroom
  • “Ghost chairs”
  • IKEA cabinets
  • Luxury vinyl countertops
  • Hand-crafted mini chanedlier
  • Flip-down back deck

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Natalie C. McKee

Natalie C. McKee is a contributor for Tiny House Talk and the Tiny House Newsletter. She's a wife, and mama of three little kids. She and her family are homesteaders with sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and quail on their happy little acre.

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  • Les
    April 7, 2022, 7:05 pm

    I wonder how you will fare when you cannot buy fuel. I would hope you have pulled your lovely home into some mountain hideaway while it is possible.

    • More
      December 30, 2022, 6:12 pm

      whatever Les, you goofy rosebud fetching dorkasaurus!

      • Eric
        January 3, 2023, 2:38 am

        Oi! I’ve trademarked “goofy rosebud fetching dorkasaurus” so now you owe me oooh let me see, yep, 27 cents… rotflmao.

  • Linda
    April 7, 2022, 11:08 pm

    Glamorous and comfortable looking! ❤️ the chandelier!

  • Joni
    April 8, 2022, 12:58 am

    Classy! Wow, beautiful, just a perfect Zen space! Love your bathroom sink! Blue velvet, I was oo-ing and ah-ing, really nice! I wouldn’t trust a TV & refrig. outside (might get stolen), but awesome space with all the comforts of home. Beautiful outer wrap, very nice touches everywhere! I’m proud of all you accomplished in doing this! It’s empowering for others, thank you for sharing your wonderful place.

  • Rosie
    April 9, 2022, 11:10 am

    LOVELY! Well done all around.

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