Hold The House And Fold The Furniture – The Latest Trend

Necessity is the mother of invention. In the earlier days, the first human clan had to look out for shelters only to protect them from the harsh climates and from the dangerous animals. Slowly as they developed to take shapes of human beings, they realized the need for more equipment. Once the needs further increased, there were few handmade types of machinery introduced to aid in the routine house work. With the invention of every new item, man realized that his life can be made more comfortable and simpler with such similar tools and hence started inventing many things. Slowly needs became comfortable with easy machineries, furniture and fittings (bar stools from them) and slowly developed to became to what we see the world as it is today.

Horse box to a living box

With the introduction of more ways of furnishing the house, people have started depending on them not to meet their demands but as a sign posing their status and position. The development in technology is to the extent that even an old, dilapidated horsebox can be converted into a beautiful house and this has happened in reality. An old forgotten horsebox was fixed up with furniture and fittings and was given a new look of a house. This small place had a small cooking area with all the essentials, an electricity connection, solar panels in place of water heaters and room heaters and even a big water tank to supply water to the inmates of this box non-stop. It might look very simple but the efforts and time spent by the people in this conversion process was enormous. They had to first clear the place of all the old things and then bring in a feasible plan to accommodate everything like a proper house. This also required them to make some small changes in the basic structure of the horsebox but it has paid all their efforts and toiling. Now this beautifully converted horsebox is on sale and the buyer will be awestruck to see everything inside this just like a typical family house.


The once shattered horsebox is now a habitable space for living that has been furnished with wood, oak, mahogany fittings inside the house enhancing its look. Once you are in, it will exactly give you a feel of a proper house and it is only when you step outside that you will realize, it is a once upon a time horsebox. You will be able to find everything inside this small setup fulfilling all your daily needs and requirements. It is in fact a very economical way of living wherein you are not spending for the place provided to you and at the same time are living in a proper, well furnished house with all amenities.

Boat turned home

Living ideas are becoming more innovative and extended with many taking up their living in different places. The above was about a house built over a dilapidated horsebox while here is a description of a small house boat. An old man from Bloxwich was very passionate about boats and ships and his dreams were to become a ship captain. But because of his fear for waters, he was unable to take it up. But he realized one day that life is too short to extend his dreams and bravely got down to sell his house for buying a small boat where he can make his living the rest of his life. Now he is slowly learning to take the waters without fear from his boat house. He says that as thought by many people, this living area is of course smaller when compared to those on the lands but expands and extends according to the needs of the sailor. He regretfully says that he had to leave back all his favorite furniture with his house but is happy to have taken this water-boat living. He is able to meet all his daily requirements from the waters and is planning to venture many places in his boat.

This is another great idea of making up your house with just water and water supported furniture. Of course you can bring in all the necessities when need arises.


Trendy apartments

For people who are very passionate and who want to always try their hands in something new, the above are some of the best ideas. But for those who cannot spend time but still want a well furnished compact home is to make a tie-up with the flat and apartment promoters. Choosing to live here gives you all pleasure of modeling your house from inside according to your choice and some of the sellers come with the furnishing options too. You can grab the opportunity and try to get all your furniture requirements done from them. The most innovative furniture idea is the foldable furniture and fittings. These will not only serve the purpose but will also not accommodate too much of your living space.

There are kitchen racks and draws that are movable and run on a railing to give a chic look. You just have to pull them out in times of need and shut them back to their place safely. This is not it, there are also beds and cots that can be pushed inside the master beds hence saving space. Such products look very sleek and compact and do not demand for more space.

A recent construction company has come up with innovative ideas to give the top modernized look to their house. The various ideas proposed by them are a breakfast table sliding out from the kitchen wall, a bed that can sink into a seating area when not used, and dining tables that is pushed up from the floors. These extra fittings from unusual places do not make the house look shabby and bumpy but are perfectly fixed into their respective areas and can be pulled out and pushed back whenever there is a need. These apartments are lavishly designed with the modern facilities and hence the cost involved in their purchase is also sky-high. Such sumptuously and luxuriously built houses are mainly to target the big shots who can afford to have one in their possession.