Shipping Containers Are The Latest Tiny Home Trend, And They’re Actually Amazing

By now, you’re probably no stranger to the tiny home craze that’s been sweeping the nation for the last few years. People are moving out of their traditional homes in favor of something far more mobile and uncomplicated. People make tiny homes out of a number of different structures, and now, shipping container homes are all the rage. Yes — we’re talking about those big metal containers used for shipping large goods or as storage units.

If there’s anyone who knows how to turn a shipping container into a tiny home, it’s Backcountry Containers. These custom builders specialize in shipping container homes, and their work is featured on HGTV’s hit show, Tiny House, Big Living. From ultra modern to cozy and rustic, their shipping container homes are definitely something to see.

How gorgeous is this fire engine-red shipping container home complete with an upstairs deck, lower patio, and wooden shutters?

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Don’t let the outside fool you. The insides of these shipping container homes are actually quite intricate. They also feature tons of storage-saving details.

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The inside spaces are designed in relation to the homeowner’s design tastes, square footage requirements, and living needs.

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Stacking shipping containers for multi-level living is no problem for Backcountry Containers.

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How adorable is this bright blue shipping container home with upper and lower decks?

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And last but not least, can you even believe that this gorgeous home was made from shipping containers?! I would totally move to a tiny home if it looked this good.

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To check out more awesome shipping container homes, click here to see Backcountry Containers’ Facebook page and click here to see their Instagram page!