Category Archives: Tiny Living

Single Mom Converted a Fire Truck into a Tiny Home

The folks at Tiny House Tours recently visited with Megan and got the full tour of the fire truck she converted into a tiny house by herself. She and her daughter are living full time on the road. Megan bought the truck for $2000 and did all the work herself with some advice from her […]

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 […]

Portland Declares Stay on Tiny House Evictions

Lina Menard reached out to me to let us know that Portland, Oregon has taken a huge step toward making tiny houses legal. Here’s what she said” Good news from Portland today! Yesterday I was at the Sanctuary Assembly where City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly announced a stay on evictions of people from tiny homes and […]

Bryce Shares Living in his Lotus Belle Tent

Bryce, from Living Big In A Tiny House, shares what the last 8 months has been like living in his Lotus Belle Tent. Bryce – and his tent – are in New Zealand on a remote property. He’s in the process of building a tiny house and this tent is his temporary tiny home. He […]

Lina Is Building a Gypsy Wagon – First Step Arched Rafters

Today I began building my arched laminated rafters. I’m building a gypsy wagon, also known as a vardo. Over and over again I find myself drawn to little arch-topped houses, so I’ve decided to make one of my own.” – Lina Menard

Aerodynamic Travel Trailer with a Retractable Roof

The trailer has a retractable roof that creates an aerodynamic shape, which gives the Alto a drag ratio 75% lower than a traditional travel trailer. When the roof is closed the Alto has an exterior height of only 2,10m (83″) and can therefore fit nicely inside a garage.” – Living in a Shoebox Read and […]

Brett’s Off-Grid Tiny House Moves To Bethells Beach

Last week Brett Sutherland’s Tiny House made the journey from Hamilton to it’s new home at Bethells Beach on the west coast of Auckland.” – Living Big in a Tiny House Read and see more about Bret’s Move…

Inside an Ecovillage Tiny House

EarthSong Eco-Neighbourhood has long been at the cutting edge of sustainable design and urban permaculture. It’s for that very reason that it should be no surprise to discover that EarthSong is also now home to one of New Zealand’s first Tiny Houses.” – Bryce at Living Big in a Tiny House  

Tiny Yurt Tree House

Here’s a great budget-minded (and portable, quick, easy to install) idea… a YURT that’s a tree house! This one is a 12′ diameter model from a company called Yurts Of America…. who have a some pretty drool worthy photos over at www.YurtsOfAmerica.com.” – Deek Read and see more at Relaxshacks.com…

252 Square Foot Tiny House in Massachusetts

Chris’ home was originally built from “Bodega” plans from the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, but he then tweaked the plans to fit his needs and style a little, and in some cases, to conform to a few more local codes. In the end run, it worked out great, and his place is legit and legal […]

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