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Activist Treehouse On The Endangered List

  On Wednesday, an Australian court ordered the removal of the Little Red Toolangi activist treehouse. The touchstone treehouse serves as a forest community centre for resistance to VicForests’ clearcutting practices. It’s ironic that the courts are so adamant that this treehouse come down when VicForests clearcutting, which exterminates homes for species like the Leadbeater’s […]

A Treehouse Addition

If you’ve been dreaming about building your own treehouse but haven’t yet, take heart.  The opportunity may come in an unexpected way. This story is a beautiful example of thinking outside the box.  When faced with a choice between cutting down a tree and building around it, Samad Firdosy and Sakhiba Khairulla decided to build […]

DIY Treehouse Designs From Tiny Houses

Looking for great do-it-yourself treehouse designs?  Well you’re in luck because I found a goldmine of a video for anyone interested in exploring some amazing ideas for building your own treehouse! DIY Treehouse Ideas Galore In August, I reported on Derek Diedricksen’s tiny writer’s retreat. Well this video goes above and beyond that great story: […]

Ready for Treehouse School?

Yestermorrow — A Treehouse School for the Rest of Us   Have you always dreamed of building your own treehouse, but don’t know a hammer from a plank?  Or maybe you have some skills but need inspiration, motivation, or a brush-up on your knowledge? If this sounds like you, it might be time to enroll […]

Inspiring Treehouse Design Ideas

Are you looking for inspiring treehouse design ideas?  That’s where Tammy Everts comes in.  Her husband John and friend Stefan built their place in a fortnight.  At a demure 180 square feet, it has served as weekend host to a family of two adults, two children…and a dog! In this awesome apartment therapy article, Tammy […]

A Solar Treehouse?

If you read my last post, you know that I’ve fallen in love with one of the coolest sites ever for treehouse and tiny house lovers.  One of their subsites is Tinyhousegear.com where you can find some pretty cool stuff for living in small spaces.  I got fixated on the possibilities offered by the Goal Zero […]

Tinyhouselistings.com – Treehouse Ideas Galore

  Always looking for new treehouse ideas?  As summer transitions into fall and our days of treehouse living and building get harder, I’m super excited to share a new find with you! Someone I know facebooked a blog post from this awesome website called Tinyhouselistings.com. My post was going to be about the article I […]

What’s the Best Treehouse Wood?

What’s the best treehouse wood? At some point in the planning process, you have to consider what materials you’re going to use to build your treehouse. The best treehouse wood for you certainly depends on how much money you have to spend, and how long you want your treehouse to last. Often less considered, but […]

A John Lennon Celebrity Tree House?

Was this John Lennon’s celebrity tree house getaway? I stumbled upon this intriguing possibility while taking a tree house quiz. The first question asks which public figure was not known to have an adult tree house: John Lennon, Winston Churchill, or Elton John. I didn’t know any of them had tree houses, so being a […]

Building a Treehouse? Read This!

Are you building a treehouse, or thinking about it?  Then this book is a must-have for you.  A quote from the book makes the case compellingly: I’m not alone. Young, old, or in between, wealthy or of modest means, everyone dreams about treehouses – and the magic of life aloft. Join us now for a […]

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