Is there a certain type of tiny home owner?

              Is there a certain type of tiny home owner? Do you have an idea of what tiny living is all about?  Do you have any preconceived notions on what type of person decides to live tiny?  When I first saw a tiny home, I fell in love.  I…

New Year, New Opportunities

  Wow!  We are already halfway through January 2018.  I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe it.  Next year I will be a half a century old.  This is not possible since I feel like I am still in my twenties!  That is scary!  What have I done with my life?  What do…

Home Design

When most people think of home design they conjure up images of HGTV and picking out pretty furniture and accent pieces.  How fun to look at all of the cool kitchen and bathroom fixtures and picking out the tile and countertops.  However, there are many steps to take before we even get to that point….

Jenny’s House

  I moved into my building over a year ago, and I am right in the heart of the city.  I love Uptown and all of the old buildings and homes.  Our city is exploding and has been for several years so we need to make room for the influx of people moving in.  Unfortunately,…

Accessory Dwelling Units

  TINY HEAVEN BLOG Accessory Dwelling Units   What is the difference between Tiny Homes and Accessory Dwelling Units?  Tiny Homes can be on wheels, made to go anywhere and Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) are placed in the backyard of existing “full size” homes.  There are only a few states that allow tiny homes, and…

Should more people consider buying tiny homes?

TINY HEAVEN BLOG Should more people consider buying tiny homes? My definitive answer is YES! I recently came across an article in Forbes magazine, listing several reasons why you should not buy a tiny home.  The main reason being that this is just a fad.  I totally disagree.  They are not giving people enough credit. …

Tiny Home Lifestyle

Happy Labor Day Weekend all, As summer comes to an end and we celebrate all the workers’ and their contributions to their respective countries, it gives me pause to think about what that meant yesteryear and what it means today.  Unfortunately, I see a lot of people trying to cram a lot of fun into…

Smarter With Smaller

Smarter with Smaller Millennials, unlike Gen Xers, are more aware of the impact they have on the environment and are doing something about it.  The average square footage of homes is far too large and the millennials are looking for smaller.  They want to reduce their carbon footprint by only living in the space they…

Home Office

  Hey all, I am blessed to be working from home, but it has been a challenge.  Trying to carve out a place to work.  Organizing the space to be the most efficient yet creative space to help inspire me to get the job done.  In today’s society, so many people are able to work…

TINY HOME REVOLUTION

Hey all, I am loving this tiny home movement.  It represents so much of what The Chipman Group stands for.  Reducing the carbon footprint, sustainable living, re-purposing products and building materials. Tiny home living may not be for everyone, but whether you can live in a tiny home or not, I appreciate how it really…