6 Tiny Homes Perfect For Newlyweds

There are lots of benefits to living small that are particularly attractive to newlyweds. Many are financial: Mortgage costs for tiny homes, if any, are minimal and utility fees are also low. Of course, this is helpful for couples who are just starting out and may have debt, school loans and limited funds. The two can instead spend more money on things they love, like traveling or other experiences and gadgets (that don’t take up a lot of space, clearly). Or better yet, they can start saving up for early retirement. via huffingtonpostTiny Homes For NewlywedsTiny Home Assembled In Just One Day

Inside the 290-square-foot space which is perfectly comfortable for two, you’ll find a living-room/kitchen, a full bathroom and double bedroom. The large expanse of floor-to-ceiling windows and the gabled ceiling, which is eleven feet at its highest, make the small space feel open and airy. Continue reading

19 Awesome Garden Sheds

Antique Garden ShedAntique Garden Shed (via bhg)

A shed is typically a simple, single-storey structure in a back garden or on an allotment that is used for storage, hobbies, or as a workshop. Sheds vary considerably in the complexity of their construction and their size, from small open-sided tin-roofed structures to large wood-framed sheds with shingled roofs, windows, and electrical outlets.

Small domestic sheds

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25 Really Elegant Workspaces

Workspace is a term used in various branches of engineering and economic development.  In cities, they are often set up in buildings that are disused but which the local authority wishes to retain as a landmark, such as tramsheds. At the larger end of the spectrum are business parks, technology parks and science parks. In technology and software, “workspace” is a term used for several different purposes.1 Continue reading

The oldest, tallest, widest and largest trees in the world

Trees play a significant role in reducing erosion and moderating the climate. They remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store large quantities of carbon in their tissues. Trees and forests provide a habitat for many species of animals and plants. Tropical rainforests are one of the most biodiverse habitats in the world. Trees provide shade and shelter, timber for construction, fuel for cooking and heating, and fruit for food as well as having many other uses.

The widest tree in the world: El Árbol del TuleÁrbol del TuleEl Árbol del Tule (Spanish for The Tree of Tule) is a tree located in the church grounds in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. In 2005, its trunk had a circumference of 42.0 m (137.8 ft), equating to a diameter of 14.05 m (46.1 ft). In 2001 it was placed on a UNESCO tentative list of World Heritage Sites. The height is difficult to measure due to the very broad crown; the 2005 measurement, made by laser, is 35.4 m (116 ft). It is so large that it was originally thought to be multiple trees, but DNA tests have proven that it is only one tree. Continue reading