Finally the interior tour!

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Here you can see the two 40 pound propane bottles I have to heat my place with. Also the bottom part is skirted in so the pipes and water tanks won’t freeze. (more on that next time).

Here is a photo tour of the interior of my new tiny house!  Or you can see a video tour at the bottom.

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This is the art wall that I made out of all the ends of the 2×4’s that we used during the building process.

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This is the view from the loft.

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There is an on demand hot water heater behind this shelf that runs off of propane.

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This is the view from the bathroom.

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This is the giant composting toilet from Sun-Mar. In the little bin next to the toilet there is some peat moss and wood shavings. 1 scoop of that goes in the toilet after #2. Then once a day I give the whole drum a spin with the crank on the front. Within a month or two I have compost ready to go out to the flower bed.

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The bathroom has a barn-wood sliding door.

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The beautiful walnut staircase to the loft that my uncle built for me.

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So much sun-light comes in… I love it!

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My loft bedroom. The quilt is hand-made by my Grandma Margaret (Margo’s namesake). The carpet on the floor is from the Bedouin tribe. I got it when I went to Jordan last year.

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I know, I know… you’re worried about the proximity of the fireplace to all the combustibles. The stove only called for a 2 inch clearance and the heat only comes out that slit at the very top of the stove. The spring on top of it is to be used as a railing for people to hold onto going up and down the stairs… or you can use it for a drying rack in winter.

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Now you’re cooking with gas!

After a lovely 2 weeks in Vancouver seeing many of my lovelies and collecting my things I returned back to Alberta and found that my uncle had installed the beautiful staircase/closet he had made as well as the cupboards.  I was so excited to see them with my own two eyes!  It’s starting to look soooo homey!

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The stairs up to the loft are made out of Walnut and the stoves run off of propane.

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They say necessity breeds invention… and in the case of the fridge this is definitely true.  Since we were building on a flatbed trailer we had these frustrating fenders to deal with all the time.  We decided to put the fridge on a platform above the fenders and then put a drawer underneath it.  That way we could put the fridge right next to the wall.  I’m really happy with how this turned out because it’s a small apartment sized fridge and normally you have to bend over to get stuff out of it.  This way it’s right at eye level! Awesome!

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  Note the placement of the 24″ fridge.

This week we also had the plumber come and put in all the gas lines under the trailer so now I can hook up my propane tank.  I will have my cooking stove, my heating stove and my on demand hot water heater all running off of it.

photo 1photo 2So now I’m cooking with Gas!

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