So this is totally on my project list! A greenhouse built from recycled windows is a perfect shabby-chic addition to your backyard AND you can use it to start seeds or grow some year-round produce. This one was built by Mustard Seed Tiny Homes near Atlanta, Georgia.
Right now the company is only building these, on foundation, within an hour radius of their headquarters. So if you happen to live locally, I’d definitely contact them! This could even be used as a warm-weather Airbnb if you had a private spot to tuck it into.
This is a backyard tiny house built with recycled windows that were collected over a period of time and is now being used as a DIY greenhouse.
You may remember seeing this little greenhouse project back in September of 2014 when Elina first shared it with us. Today Elina Cullen and Henrik Kruse were kind enough to share what it’s like today as it’s being used as a greenhouse and workspace.
Now the owners are able to grow their own peaches in Denmark where it’s apparently impossible to do so! Pretty awesome, isn’t it? Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thank you!
Several years ago John Wells bought 40 acres in this West Texas area called Brewster County for $8,000 after selling his mortgaged home in upstate New York. Then he built his own debt-free tiny home within 9 days for only $1600.
As time has gone on he has created his own solar shower, composting toilet, bicycle-powered washing machine, greenhouse, and more. The property now even has an Airstream trailer guest house, office space and additional housing made out of shipping containers, a solar oven, chicken coop, and a water collection system. His tiny house also features a swamp cooler (also known as an evaporative cooler) which he made himself to cool his cabin for next to nothing. John has the ability to store up to 21,000 gallons of water on his property.
“The main reason I came to this area is because there are no building restrictions whatsoever and that’s really hard to find in this country,” says Wells. “I came out here to get away from debt.” John went from a 2800 sq. ft. house with loads of debt to a 128 sq. ft. tiny house with zero debt and lots of self-sufficiency.
Man Builds 128 Sq. Ft. Tiny Home for $1.6k on Land w/ No Codes
I love when our readers share what they’re doing to make tiny houses in their own way and this tiny backyard hobby house is one of them.
They’ve been collecting unwanted windows that would have otherwise just been thrown away. And once they had enough of them…
They built this tiny little house in the backyard. I like to call it a tiny hobby house. But it’s also very much like a micro greenhouse, too. Our hope is that it might inspire you to use old windows too!
One of my favorite parts about it are the real trees and plants that are able to grow inside and how they included space to plant them as part of the design. Pretty cool, right? I hope you enjoy below and if you want to feel free to re-share and inspire others to possibly do the same.
Group Builds Tiny Hobby House Using Reclaimed Windows
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