So much has happened over the last couple months to make the tiny house really feel like it’s coming together. I’ve been bad about documenting it (too busy actually working on it) but here’s a recap:
All LED bulbs (expensive but low energy and last forever) and we just got the fixtures/sconces from Home Depot and we did some flush mount LED lights in the kitchen (almost like a recessed light).
Went with the fancy ones that hide the screws. Also we put dimmers on all the light switches.
Installed a low energy (400 watt) ceramic wall heater with a thermostat that should help us maintain the temp pretty well during most months. These work by having a big 2×2 ceramic surface that gets hot and it sits about an inch off the wall so cool air comes in between the panel and the wall at the bottom and then heats up and rises out the top as warm air.
Then we also installed the classic Dickinson Newport P900 propane fireplace that should provide some extra heat during the coldest months. I say should because currently it’s not actually working (bad thermocoupler). So I will either have to replace or repair it.
Put up white tile board. Went with tile board because it was easy. It looks better in real life than it does in the photo.
Got some caulking help on the tub from my sister-in-law and father-in-law. Thanks Kim and Ken!
Tiny sink and mirror.
Splendide vented washer and dryer combo unit. These are big in Europe and this kind has very good reviews so we are excited to try it. We found it in great condition on Craigslist.
On demand hot water heater.
Went with a vinyl fake wood floor for the kitchen and bathroom. These floors are very water resistant and easy to clean.
Ordered white cabinets through a company called Waypoint. We were lucky enough to have a connection and were able to get them wholesale. Otherwise we probably would have gone with IKEA. We were surprised but it actually makes the space feel bigger. I think the tall cabinets draw your eyes up.
Went with European style handle pulls and butcher block countertop (still needs to be installed).