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A Weekend Container Home with Chic, Rustic Style

by Bestlaminate
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Not all container homes are created equal! Our friends at Custom Container Living specialize in building custom tiny homes that have big style. They constructed this rustic container home to be a weekend get-away home in Oklahoma. We don’t know about you, but we’d love to spend the weekend here! Keep reading to view the full tour of this container home courtesy of Custom Container Living.

Recycled Chic

The home is an 8′ x 40′ repurposed shipping container with Cedar Lad Siding and multiple windows to give this home ample natural light.

Container Homes - Unit B-1

Rustic Details

Joanna Gaines would be proud of this interior! Pine tongue and grove walls create a beautiful, white shiplap look throughout the whole container. The floor is a rustic vinyl called Featherweight River Rock LVT. This flooring is water-proof, durable and won’t shift during transport or seasonal changes.

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Their home away from home even has a wood stove for colder nights and months! Talk about cozy.

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Reclaimed Accent Wall

A reclaimed accent wall frames the door into the bedroom and adds a focal point to the living space.

Container Homes - Unit B-17

The Kitchen

For a small container home, the kitchen is quite large. A full sized refrigerator, stove and oven keep this home functional. Cabinets line the walls for additional storage.

Container Homes - Unit B-19

A tin roof and steampunk light fixture give an industrial feel to the white kitchen.

Container Homes - Unit B-20 (1)

Along with storage, this kitchen is lined with useful counter space for food preparation and appliances.

Container Homes - Unit B-23


A built in table and chair provides storage and functionality.

Container Homes - Unit B-14 (1)

Full Bedroom

This container home provides one full sized bedroom with vaulted ceiling, closet and storage. The platform even allows for a queen size bed!

Container Homes - Unit B-31

There’s a reason the bed area is raised! Take a look at all of the built in storage.

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The bedroom also has a full sized closet.

Container Homes - Unit B-33


Like most container homes, this weekend get-away features a loft space. Climb up the ladder and disappear into a reading nook, storage space or guest bedroom.

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The windows, rustic details and steampunk lighting continues in the loft space.

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Full Bath

Last, but not least, the home contains a full bath with soaker tub, shower and compost toilet. This weekend get-away has every comfort of home!

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Custom Container Living did an amazing job on this build! Would you love to spend a weekend here?


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Customer Container Living, LLC is a custom builder of tiny homes, shipping container homes and commercial applications. With the tiny home trend on the rise, people are using these repurposed containers for vacation homes, hunting cabins, retirement homes and detached offices. Customer Container Living has 20 standards shipping container designs, but they also create custom homes! Be sure to find them on Facebook to see their most recent projects.

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Jaque Christo November 27, 2017 - 10:23 am

Thank you for the post on this awesome rustic shipping container home. I’ve been thinking of buying a custom shipping container and using it for an outdoor office. These pictures alone give me so many ideas for the layout and design I could do. Thank you again, I’ll have to look into which companies can custom make shipping containers to my needs.

Ashley Tolfo November 27, 2017 - 11:53 am

We’re very glad our post inspired you, Jaque! If you need any flooring for your outdoor shipping container office, please give us a call 1-800-520-0961!


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