Holly Williams for Art-Sheep

Can one’s dream-house come in a shipping container? Actually, yes it very well can, just not in the literal sense. It so happens that lately it has become exceedingly popular for people to start turning your average empty shipping container into an actual, habitable and, in some cases, even luxurious home. As shipping containers can be found in abundance and it is easy to acquire one just by spending an average of $2,000, more and more people venture to transform them into low-budget, yet considerably comfortable and uncommonly stylish new living spaces.

If they get stuck during the creative process, there are always sites like Zigloo, offering plans and ideas for people attempting this kind of innovative projects. Following are some of our favorite getaway spots, homes and cottages, all created out of what previously used to be a shipping container.

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