Category Archives: Announcement

Hands-on Workshop with Tiny Home Builders

There’s nothing like real hands-on experience. Dan Louche teaches one of the best hands-on tiny house workshops where you actually get to get dirty and learn by doing. His next workshop will be taught on September 24th and 25th 2016, in Cumming, Georgia. He focuses on teaching the information you need to build the confidence […]

ESCAPE Home “Test Stay” Vacations

ESCAPE Homes is trying something new – a test drive of their tiny homes in the form of a vacation rental. Currently, they have three houses offered. ESCAPE Classic at Canoe Bay in Chetek, WI (model photos below) – priced from $398 per cottage, per night, Canoe Bay offers two 400 square-foot stand-alone ESCAPE Classic cottages. […]

Tiny House Magazine Issue 42 Preview

Inside issue 42 of Tiny House Magazine you’ll find: Recounting the process of a couple who completes The Wanderlust Tiny House, a Tumbleweed Barn Raiser. An article by Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell on her new book that focuses on life in a 480 square feet. An article by Jaime Dehner on beekeeping, and the relation between bee houses […]

Alternating Tansu Stairs Named ‘Stair of the Week’ at TreeHugger!

Woo-Hoo! My tiny house stairs design – the Alternating Tiny House Tansu Stairs – has been picked by the folks at TreeHugger (Lloyd Alter) as Stair of the Week! To see how these stairs work visit the TreeHugger website or Tiny House Design. Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see DIY plans for […]

Dee Williams to Hike PCT for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

As many of you may know, I live in a tiny 84-sq.ft house in my friends’ backyard… My dad was diagnosed with Leukemia in September last year, and is doing pretty good but “is scared” as he finally admitted on the phone a few days ago. We are so much alike… stubborn softies at heart. […]

Hands-on Tiny House Workshop in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen’s workshops are a blast. This next upcoming three-day hands-on workshop will be held in Chattanooga, Tennessee – May 13th-15th, 2016.  These workshops are limited to just 40 participants – because bigger is often not better, especially for anything related to tiny houses. Learn more and get tickets at

Macy Miller’s Comprehensive 101 Video Course

If you’ve been a fan of tiny houses for a while you’ve probably seen Macy Miller’s beautiful MiniMotives house. As an architect and owner-builder Macy obviously knows her stuff, and she’s packed a ton of what she knows into in her new comprehensive tiny house online video course.   Macy started building her 196 square foot […]

2016 Straw Bale Workshop Dates and Locations Announced

If you like to get dirty and learn by doing, these straw bale workshops might be a perfect fit for you. But space fills up fast so hurry if you want to attend. Take advantage of sale pricing until December 4, 2016 too! See the Straw bale Workshop Schedule Now. These are seven day comprehensive workshops designed to […]

2015 Build Small Live Large Summit – Friday November 6, 2015 in Portland, Oregon

THE GOAL of the 2015 Build Small Live Large Summit is to increase the supply and demand for space efficient housing in the region by informing, inspiring, and connecting those interested in building small and living large.” – Build Small Live Large Learn more and register: Build Small Live Large – a small housing market revival