Tiny House Reality!

Well it's been a month longer than what I expected... but I am finally in the tiny house!  Sort of. My house was delivered back at the beginning of June but I unfortunately wasn't able to move right in.  Turns out, there were a lot of issues that had to be dealt with first.  Some of them were just the "realities" of tiny living and some of them were issues with my builder.

The biggest issue right off the bat was the house was actually wired to need more power than I was told.  Because of that, my friend who is letting me stay on their property did  not have enough power to run to my house.  Since their house is under renovation as well, there's only a temporary power box on the property.  Which means, we have to go through the county and the power company to get approved for more power.  In other words... we have to WAIT.  And wait and wait.  So I am currently living with only 50% power, which is being dedicated to lights on the downstairs level and air conditioning right now since those are the most important.  But that also means I can't use my stove/oven yet to cook food or my w/d and dishwasher to wash clothes or dishes.

Then there was the hot water heater... in that my builder installed the wrong kind and it had to be switched out.  Thank God that is finally done and I have hot water now.  Hurray!

Plus there's been other issues with the wiring and the plumbing... and the big conundrum of how do you get internet service when no one knows what a tiny house is?  Seriously, you should've seen the reactions of the cable guy and phone guy that I had out here.  They both left mumbling something about "not wanting to get in trouble," so I ended up getting a jet pack from Verizon Wireless and created a hotspot.  I don't know how well that's going to work out with data usage but it was really the only solution.  At least for now anyway.

So, although there are still some things that have to be finished and/or corrected, I can at least sort of live in it now and it still looks cute!  :)

So without further a due... what you all have been waiting for... pictures of the inside!!  :)

The view walking in my front door...

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My couch with built-in storage underneath...

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Looking backward over the front door... storage loft and tiny closet!  :)

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(By the way, if you followed my other posts... see how we incorporated the purple mirror in as a decoration on the side of the closet?  And it swings out when I want to use it!)

Right side of the kitchen with refrigerator, stove and storage under the stairs...

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Left side of my kitchen with "breakfast bar", built-in washer/dryer, "pantry" and sink...

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My tiny bathroom...

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And my loft...

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I will be posting an actual video tour on YouTube soon as well, so keep an eye out!

And last but definitely not least... I have a SUPER exciting announcement!  I will be launching my brand new website very soon, where you can still follow my blog but also get some awesome freebies that I've created like tips for designing/building your own tiny house, clean eating/restricted diet advice, beauty product reviews and LOTS more!   So be on the lookout for the new and improved "Live a F.a.s.t. Life" very soon or if you're not already subscribed, sign up now and be one of the first to know when it launches!

And until then... as always, keep your dreams BIG and your worries tiny!