Cool old house instead of the shed: 35 square meters of continuous comfort

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As their own to make a house out of scrap materials? Young couple from Portland (Oregon, America) was able by example to prove that it is possible. They redid an old barn and dwelling collected literally bit by bit. What they have in the result? Let’s look at the results of their labors!


Newlyweds Michael and Jenny had long dreamed of his home, but money to buy it lacked. The only thing that was able to purchase for a small sum of money – an old dilapidated barn and a small piece of land. Young people still had some money. It was decided to spend it on the house restoration and interior design.


The barn got a couple not empty, but filled with old boxes and boards. They were used to restore and strengthen the home’s exterior and partial interior decoration. Interestingly, from wood to Michael and Jenny were lucky, they got planks of teak and cedar. This wood is useful for furniture, which the home owners do with their hands that allows you to save money. Another part of the interior purchased at flea markets and family sales.



Despite the fact that the area of the house is only 35 square meters, it has a well-organized zoning. The kitchen was separated with the help of the bar. The living room and began to clutter up the furniture, there is only a sofa, who moved with his owners from the old interior, and improvised a table and a stool. The second floor is completely turned into a bedroom. It turned out to be rather spacious and well organized.



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