Greetings from Missouri! 🙂


If you have been an avid follower of the tiny house movement, then you would have come across a Custom Container Living design at some point. These Archie, Missouri container home experts continue to amaze us all with their incredible constructions and great decorative taste. I have already shared The Archie Shipping Container Home and The 380 Sq. Ft. Home with you from them. 🙂

For many homeowners who wish to be free of high mortgages and the costs it takes to run a standard home, container homes are quickly becoming the answer.  Shipping containers offer multiple possibilities, and in this case, Custom Container Living has designed a romantic, rustic, log cabin getaway using re-purposed shipping containers to create a cozy home. On show is an 8-by-40-foot (2.44-by-12.19-meter) container house with a combination of wood materials lining its external siding.

You only need to look at the different blends of textures and colors to see that attention to detail pays a crucial role in this home’s design. Two steel reinforced shipping containers with a pine log siding exterior make such a cute cabin, it’s hard to imagine this house started life as steel containers. The home offers 215 square feet of living space, including a full service kitchen with Formica countertops, custom wooden cabinets, a cooktop, washer/dryer, microwave, and refrigerator. The extended cabinet offers eating space and a bar stool placed perfectly alongside it creates a cozy seat for one.

Lined with a wooden interior and wooden flooring, the cabin brings to mind a lakeside getaway. The living area offers a window as well as space for a small couch and side table. Built-in overhead shelves create extra storage. A small bathroom is nestled in the back of the cabin, offering a walk-in shower, toilet, and vanity. The space is lined with galvanized steel and features an exhaust fan and bronze fixtures. The cabin is outfitted with modern plumbing, including a 20-gallon hot water heater, so there are no cold showers here!








Sturdy wooden stairs not only provide additional storage space underneath for clothes, shoes, and books, but lead you to a snug, quiet upstairs sleeping loft. The loft features enough room for a queen sized bed, and includes four windows and built-in cubby shelves for storage. The entire home features fluorescent lighting as well as multiple electrical outlets.

For those on a budget, a container home is a refreshing alternative to a high cost home, and can be customized and decorated to meet every need. Container homes make charming guest homes, getaway cabins, or primary homes for those who simply don’t need much. This home, or similar homes, can be purchased for under $40,000, leaving owners in much less debt than a regular mortgage may impart. Simplify life and finances in a charming, rustic, cabin container home!

So what do you think? Would you live in this tiny cabin? Or would you prefer something more modern? 🙂



Information Source: SF Globe, Smaller Living

Photo Source: Tiny House Swoon




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