A yellow house with a silver roof surrounded by dirt with the words "house construction update." Click to visit post.Wanna learn all about LED lightbulbs?


Okay, how about secondhand light fixtures?


Okay, do you want a see our STUNNING cork-backed laminate floors?

Now that’s more like it!

It’s time for episode five of Our House in Trees.

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(Catch up on previous episodes right here.) Follow along during the fourth month of our house construction, as I hunt for energy efficient lightbulbs, slather my secondhand acquisitions in low-VOC paint and show you some of our interior finishes in all their eco-conscious glory.

Then, hold on to your horses, because at the end of the video I take you on a tour of our nearly completed sustainable home! Giddy up, ya’ll.


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Here's an update of our eco-friendly house construction process! Complete with LED bulbs, secondhand light fixtures and cork-backed flooring. It's a treehugger's dream come true!

Posted on November 24, 2019

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House Construction Update | Our House in the Trees | Episode 5

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