Category Archives: Success Story

Alex & Sara’s Sprinter Van Conversion

Sara & Alex live and work full time on the road in their Sprinter van conversion. They built it themselves and started with a used van that had only about 55,000 miles on it. The van initially cost about $25,000 to buy and $14,000 and 3 months to finish. Read about all the van build […]

School of Life Success Story

Bryce Langston – from Living Big In A Tiny House – visits with Tamra, Jt, and their son Kalon Sage. They have land in Colorado and Texas and spend six months a year in Colorado and can spend the other six months exploring North America or living on their land in Texas. Many communities have legal limits […]

Family of Five – Nomadic Tiny Living Success Story

Denver & Vanessa Miller live on the road full time with their 3 boys – all under 5. Denver has a job where he can work remotely and can live anywhere – so they live everywhere. Jenna from Tiny House Giant Journey recently visited with the Millers while at the annual Tiny House Jamboree and […]

Tiny House Family – CNN iReport

An update from this Tiny House Family. “We are a family of four (plus one large dog and one cat) living in 168 sq. ft., plus sleeping lofts. The tiny house is our first structure on our small, mortgage-free homestead. In order to move onto our land and live rent and mortgage-free as soon as […]

Derek Diedricksen’s Vermont Cabin

I was recently contacted by a fellow named Derek Alexander Diedricksen who is in the process of writing a book called, “Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshackle Retreats, Funky Forts, and Anything Else We Could Squeeze in Here.”  It turns out that Derek is quite a scavenger-builder himself. Derek Diedricksen’s Vermont Cabin

Moving the Mini-Mobile Cottage

Jeff and Arlene have completed their tiny house and have pulled it up from California to Seattle. After a safe trip the house is now sitting in its new space in Ballard, the neighborhood in Seattle where they have settled. The house design is a Tumbleweed Fencl and you can see construction photos on their […]