This is happening right now in Pink Hill, NC (Lenoir County). North Carolina is considered by many to be the East Coast hub of the tiny house movement. Festival Hours Friday, April 27: 10am to 6pm Saturday, April 28: 10am to 8pm (entry gate closes at 6pm) Sunday, April 29: 10am to 3pm If you want to tour some tiny […]
Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen visits with China Rose and AJ Zamora and gets the complete tour of their unique gypsy wagon inspired tiny home. It’s a live-work space where they also run their business, China Rose Wellness. One of the best space saving features I’ve seen in a tiny house is their floating bed. It lowers from […]
In a recent how-to video Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen and Alex Eaves give an informal peek at the box truck they are building for the movie, Box Truck Film. The film is about reuse, and Deek & Alex have teamed-up to convert a used box truck into a tiny house & mobile reuse education center. They’ve […]
Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen tours the Fiero, a new tiny house design by The Small Dwelling Company while at the Tiny House Jamboree. It has a lower level bed which is hidden behind sliding barn doors and a sleeping loft accessed by a staircase. It has a fully functional kitchen, laundry, and large bathroom. It even […]
So… if you want to learn how to build a tiny house, you should really take a hands-on workshop. Books and videos are great, but when you get your hands dirty and actually build stuff… you’ll learn tons. Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen does some of the best workshops out there. Deek has a couple workshops scheduled […]
Remember Sicily Kolbeck (TED Talk video below), the 15-year-old that built her own tiny home? The house is now for sale. Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen just shared this new tour video on his website. It’s a great tiny home. Below is a recent tour video by Sicily herelf. You can learn more about buying this home […]
Most tiny homes you see out there these days are built on 24-foot trailer or larger. This one – the Blue Bell – is just 20-feet but packs tons of function into this relatively small space. I especially love the built-ins and appliances tucked into the cabinetry. The stairs and loft configuration also allows for […]
Derek ‘Deek’ Diedricksen toured many tiny houses at the Tiny House Jamboree recently. In this episode checks-out the tiny home of Sheena and Ross Henry which was inspired by a New York City industrial loft/flat. It’s fully off-grid, features a spacious sleep loft, storage loft, and has an amazing bathroom.
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 Relaxshacks.com.
As for the build you’re seeing, this is something I designed and that me and my crew built in a hair over four days on a pretty extreme budget, and while off-grid in the woods. This seasonal cabin (which could be made a year round place with a little insulation and roof swap-out- easily) was […]