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Tipi Furnishing Ideas

January 17, 2020 12:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Investing in the fun and whimsy of a fully-functioning tipi is a one-of-a-kind purchase. Why? Because a tipi is a one-of-a-kind space, unlike anything you’ve experienced. It’s for that reason that some owners fall short on tipi furnishing ideas in Utah. That’s completely understandable. The potential for a new tipi is endless. These incredibly customizable structures can be turned into literally anything, from a spare bedroom to a child’s playhouse. With that in mind, here are some ideas to transform your new tipi into the cozy place you’ve always wanted. Understand what you’re looking for The sheer possibilities of your... View Article

What Is the Lifespan of a Tipi?

November 6, 2019 10:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Few ancient dwellings remain as relevant in modern society as the tipi, the home of choice for nomadic Native Americans for centuries. Tipis still hold a vaunted place among Native American peoples. However, they’ve also become popular around the world because of their portability and inherent comfort. With all those benefits, the average camper may wonder what is the lifespan of a tipi in Utah. The answer may surprise you. The history of the tipi Though the date of the invention of the tipi is a mystery, historians do know that these flexible dwellings have been a mainstay of native... View Article

Tips on Keeping Your Tipi Warm in the Winter

August 28, 2019 1:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Tipis are ancient forms of housing and community space used by some indigenous American nations for centuries. Today, people use tipis for a wide range of reasons, including as a space to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature, as art studios or even as a secondary residence. Tipis, like yurts, are enjoying a sense of renewed popularity. Tipis are relatively cost-effective compared to yurts, however, because they have a much simpler structure that requires less timber and labor to construct. If you’re planning on spending any amount of time in your tipi this winter, however, you’re likely wondering how... View Article

Bell Tents vs. Tipis in Utah: What’s the Difference?

August 12, 2019 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It doesn’t matter if you’re planning a solo or a group camping trip—if you don’t want to sleep out in the open, then you should know your shelter options. Let’s take a look at two common ones: the bell tent and the tipi. Here’s the difference between camping in a bell tent and camping in a tipi in Utah. Bell tents A bell tent is characterized by its walls, ropes and raised, big entrance. It does not come built with a smoke hole or an extendable tripod. However, the bell tent is simple in that it is covered with cotton—traditionally... View Article

Reasons to Consider the Idea of Modern Tipi Living in Utah

July 29, 2019 11:12 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When someone says “let’s go camping,” the first thing that enters your mind is probably sleeping in a tent or in a sleeping bag out in the open. There are also the folks who are willing to camp, but only if “camping” means setting up camp inside an RV or hotel room. Then there are people who take the road less traveled (at least comparatively), and insist on simple tipi structures. Can you actually live in a tipi, though? Well, if history is any indication, yes, you can. Today, people set up tipis in backyards, campgrounds and wilderness sites just... View Article