Tag Archives: california

Palm to Palm Tiny House in Chico, California

…the Chico Tiny House is a 120 sqft home built by a husband and wife team on a limited budget and no construction experience, to fit into their dream of converting their backyard into a sustainable micro homestead.” – Tiny House Swoon Read and see more at Tiny House Swoon…

200 Square Foot Off-Grid Cabin in Tahoe

Hannah grew up in a home her parents built (her father is a boat builder), so it was only natural for her to follow in their footsteps. Tim, on the other hand, has never built anything but fires. With that in mind, Tim and Hannah started out with 20 acres of land and no blueprints, […]

Beth’s Small Cottage in California

Beth’s small cottage is surrounded by lush gardens in the hills of Sausalito, California. Built sometime in the 1930′s, the tiny cottage has just 365 ft2 (33.9 m2), smaller than most two-car garages. Yet, it doesn’t seem that small. While the kitchen is indeed cramped, the rest of the house appears quite comfortable.” – Small House Bliss See […]

Julie’s Unbelievable Airstream Trailer, Shed and Art Studio

After living abroad in a handful of European locales as well as several cities in Japan, Julie saw how much of the rest of the world lives. Upon returning to the States, she moved to San Francisco and was an active member of an artist collective. About four years ago, the opportunity to move Southwards […]

Single Mom Builds a Home Out of a Shipping Container

Lulu, a single mom from Southern California, recently went back to school, which prevented her from working full time to pay a market rent. Due to this she was forced to move out of her conventional home, so instead she decided to build for herself and her small daughter a home from a shipping container. […]

Rent a Tiny Retreat in the Redwoods

If you’re intrigued by the idea of a tiny home, there’s nothing better than a real life experience to take things to the next level. Pepper Clark and Dylan Pankow of Bungalow to Go now offer a tangible way to get a feel for tiny spaces. Book a night or several in the tiny home […]

Bay Area Home Office is Off the Grid

My office is so relaxing. I’m at work but it’s completely non-stressful. I can concentrate. I feel energized. I’m productive. The other night, as I sat here with a beer, I saw a shooting star zoom across. My wife is impressed. She’s thinking we need another Studio Shed office for her.” – Mike See more […]

Land for our Tiny House

We are almost 1 month away from (hopefully) moving into our tiny house! Before that, there are some important things that need to be addressed. One BIG thing is where we are going to put (park) the house. We live in San Francisco, so I already know it will be impossible to find anywhere in […]