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Tuesday, August 14, 2012
















I am in love. I wish I lived here and the fact that this house right is practically in my own backyard is making the fantasy almost unbearable - so close yet so far away! But it is lovely to know that the lucky owner is a local Portland designer, Jessica Helgerson. Her and her husband bought the home on Sauvies Island a few years back and restored it by using reclaimed materials. If you are a Portlander I highly suggest you check out Jessica's site where she talks about her home a bit more, there's quite a history there. But let me sum it up here - the home was once in a different spot, probably about ten miles away, when that spot flooded the little home floated on down river where it now rests. How cute it that?! Jessica and her family of four live in this stunning and charming and sweet little house of 540 square feet where they are attempting to live a sustainable life: see chicken. They also have a 1200sqft greenhouse and their roof is a "live roof." This little house is a Portland dream and I have a big giant crush on this tiny house. I do have to admit I would need at least twice that amount of square feet or my greenhouse would end up being a giant storage shed because I am not, nor will I ever be that organized. I am so impressed!

To see more of Jessica's work check out here website, it's amazing, her work is amazing JH Interior Design

What do you think? Is it the cutest thing you ever did see?

24 comments:

  1. Oh my this is so beautiful! I can't wait to own my home so I can spend so long making it pretty.

    Katy

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    1. me too! i am a renter as well. when i see a little house like this i can seriously get lost in my daydreams of my future house!

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  2. How could this possibly be 540 sq ft?! I am impressed. So many sweet nooks to hang out it- especially loving the living/library area.

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    1. they certainly have a gift for maximizing space and maybe a really wide angle camera ; )

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  3. As someone who lives in a tiny house, I am always looking for this kind of inspiration! I love that every bit of space has been cleverly utilised – the beautiful bookcase, the loft room and the porch really stand out for me (oh yes, and let’s not forget about that amazing bathtub)!

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    1. i know! this house has totally inspired me to clean and organize mine this week!

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  4. Wow! I'm impressed how they made a tiny house into a lovable and neat spot! I love the history. Cute? Yes, very. How I wish I'd be gifted with such a talent to design my home in the future. By the way, I like the simplicity of your blog! :)

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    1. i wish i was so talented as well. it's amazing what they have accomplished, making a teeny tiny house look airy and spacious. and thanks for the compliment!!

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  5. Love that house! Especially the bookcase!

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  6. It's amazing how they were able to maximize the small space. I love the bunk beds. It's so surreal! If that were my house, I'd never leave.

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    1. i loooooove those bunk beds. i have twin boys and that little room just kills me! for one, i just love it and for two, i'd love to have my boys room look that clean!

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  7. I join you in your crush! I love this!

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  8. Very cool place. Looks like something I'd see in House Beautiful. Aren't bunk beds still the best!

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  9. Its a lovely home--great thing they have such a wide open space around it too--the outdoor dinning set up is nice--love the kids beds-because it so open the only think I wouldn't like is WHERE DO YOU HAD YOUR JUNK??? ~~lol~~

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  10. What a beautiful home!! A really beautiful cosy cottage feel to it.I think I would also need several sheds to accommodate all my eBay furniture buys. It's beginning to border on hoarding!

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