Author Archives: Michael Janzen

Off Grid Stone Tiny House Built by Hand

Dylan Magaster visits Vilson Bratovic who built his own stone tiny home in the village of Donje Raštane, Croatia. It was built using traditional methods but he lives in comfort with modern off-grid technology. Follow Dylan Magaster in YouTube for more great videos like this.

Forest Stevens Visits Sam’s Tiny House in the Woods

Forest Stevens visits Sam’s tiny house in the woods where she lives debt free outside Vancouver, BC. For more great videos like this subscribe to Forest Stevens on Youtube. Learn more about the BC Tiny House Collective.

The Reality of #VanLife – Full Documentary Movie – 2018

Have you seen Forest Stevens’ documentary The Reality of #VanLife? Forest shows the truth about #vanlife in an attempt to dispel the reality shown on Instagram. For more great videos like this subscribe to Forest Stevens on Youtube.

Kirsten Dirksen Visits BJ and Danielle Siegel’s Tiny House in California

A weeHouse in Sonoma County. It was created by Geoffrey Warner of Alchemy Architects for BJ and Danielle Siegel. In the video below Kirsten Dirksen gets the full tour. 

How to Build a Ships Ladder

Here’s a great tutorial from Nelson Treehouse and Supply on how to build a ships ladder. A smaller version would be a perfect fit for a tiny house. 

Tiny House Giveaway – Last Day to Enter

The folks at Tiny Heirloom have teamed up with Bed Bath and Beyond to give away over $100,000 worth of total prizes including the Grand Prize package featuring a 20’ Vantage tiny house from their Signature Series!  To enter for your chance to win the Grand Prize and daily prizes, click on the bottom below to visit […]

Tiny House Magazine is On Sale!

In a nutshell… you can get 12 of the most popular back issues of the Tiny House Magazine when you subscribe ($60 value)! Learn more about the Tiny House Magazine Sale. My long time friend Kent Griswold has been publishing the magazine for 5 years now. Each issue is packed with 70-80 pages of content contributed […]

Ethan Interviews Michael Garofalo – Off Grid Power Expert

Ethan Waldman interviews Michael Garofalo (@mgarofalo23), a former Tesla lead solar installer and 4 year van-lifer. Michael’s an expert in off-grid solar, and in this podcast Michael explains how to size your solar system yourself. Listen to the Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast. In Ethan’s podcast you’ll learn: How to choose off grid batteries. How to avoid mistakes selecting […]

Congratulations Jordan & Kaylee – 365 Days Free

In this video Jordan tells the full backstory for how his path to freedom began… and no it wasn’t because he was a winner on The Price is Right; It’s because winning The Price is Right gave him the opportunity for a taste of freedom and he & Kaylee haven’t wanted it to stop. Rock […]

Jenna’s Top 10 Reasons Why Tiny House Living Stinks

Jenna shares her top 10 list of things she wish she knew before going tiny. Here’s the cliff notes: You’ll be cleaning constantly. It’s easy to clean a tiny house, but it’s just as easy to mess it up. Composting toilets are a trick to learn. You also have to explain how to use them […]

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