Is Your Treehouse Illegal?

Schaumberg to render treehouse illegal

Is your treehouse illegal? It’s a question that, sadly, is an important one to ask before you start building. If you’ve been reading our articles over the years, you’ll know that all too often something as innocent as building a treehouse can send you straight into the middle of a legal nightmare. Take this recent […]

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The Pros and Cons of A Hanging Treehouse

Grandfather's hanging treehouse

I came across the not-so-popular idea of a hanging treehouse from an article I came across in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Phil Marco of Henderson Nevada built this hanging treehouse for his grandchildren over the spring and early summer. Phil recounts how when he consulted with a Lowe’s staff member, he was told the idea […]

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Rise of the Treehouse Haters

treehouse haters destroy children's dreams

What could be more innocent that children playing in a treehouse in their own backyard? This dreamy scene reminds us of simpler times when the human world didn’t seem to weigh so heavily on our shoulders. When a day felt like a giddy carnival ride into eternity and the worst atrocity imaginable was being called […]

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Treehouse Art Challenges Urban Perceptions

The Threshold Art and Design Collective with their treehouse art.

Treehouses are being installed in the trees of downtown Edmonton, Canada. University of Alberta industrial design grads Sebastian Sauvé-Hoover, Brad Comis, and Danielle Soneff, operating as the Threshold Art and Design Collective, came up with this treehouse art idea.  They each designed treehouses based on actual houses found in the city. The treehouse art is being featured […]

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Plant-e Electricity Re-defines Green!

Plant-e electricity being harvested from plants

  We spend a lot of time blogging about treehouses, which is fun and awesome.  This time, though, I want to take a moment to talk about the power of nature, which gives us trees to build houses in. I came across this very interesting article on page 9 of the February edition of The New Agora […]

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Tentsile: Treehouses for Non-Builders

Treehouses for non-builders

Do you want a treehouse but don’t want to have to build one?  A lack of time, energy, confidence or skills, are among the biggest barriers to making your own treehouse.  And that’s okay — treehouse building isn’t for everyone. But it doesn’t have to limit you from living the dream.  There are lots of […]

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A Hidden Treehouse

A Hidden Treehouse in Burnaby

  I want to share a story about a hidden treehouse I found in the woods one day. I’m always on the lookout for treehouses in my neighbourhood. Occasionally, I hit the jackpot and find a little treehouse someone’s built in the backyard. I used to always dread biking over to this particular friend’s place, […]

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Treehouse Music: 9 Songs To Get You Groovin’

treehouse music: Ane Brun singing "Treehouse Song"

In this blog, we talk a lot about building treehouses.  But what are you listening to while your building?  What you need is a playlist of treehouse music. This post is dedicated to connecting you with treehouse music — songs that have something to do with treehouses — bands called Treehouse, songs called Treehouse, and […]

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Living in a Treehouse

Brian Little shows off his treehouse.

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably wondered what living in a treehouse would be like. Well this new video interviews 3 people who have done just that. In this video, Treehouse Masters host Michael Garnier and treehouse owners Christina Sommers and Brian Little tell us what living in a treehouse is like. They cover really […]

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A Treehouse Post-Halloween Movie!

Treehouse, the horror movie

  Treehouse, the horror movie, is due to be released on November 16th…curiously 16 days after Halloween, in what must be one of the most poorly-planned release dates in recent history. Anyway, it’s about treehouses, which is right cool.  Its pre-release rating (something I don’t quite understand…how can it have a rating if it hasn’t […]

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