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Deek Tours the Fiero by the Small Dwelling Company

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 […]

Jenna Tours a Tiny House Built by and for Students

Jenna Spesard from Tiny House Giant Journey tours a tiny house in Pennsylvania that was built entirely by students and for students. It was a collaborative project between students at Westminster College and Newcastle School of Trades. Now that the house is done it will be used for multiple functions including a dorm room.  […]

Want the Kids to Stick Around When You’re Old? Build a Tiny House Family Compound!

I don’t think the parents at My Little Homestead were planning that far ahead – or maybe they were (shhhh) – but by building tiny earthen ‘bedrooms’ with their kids they’ve ended up with their own tiny house community. A cluster of tiny homes like this would make it an easy choice for kids to stick […]

Sicily Kolbeck’s Tiny House is For Sale

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 […]

Tiny Tall Home

One of the benefits of designing and building your own tiny home is that you can customize it to fit you perfectly. In this case Dylan & Julie – who are both tall – build their home to work best for them. Higher countertops, ceilings, and benches are sized just right. In the video below […]

Another Tiny House Success Story – Karissa’s Tiny Home

Bryce Langston visits Karissa and her adorable tiny home. It cost her about $20,000 to build with the help of her family and friends. Her dad played a big role in it’s construction and to kick the project off they had an Amish Tiny House Raising where the walls were built in a day! For […]

NYC Loft Inspired Tiny House

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.

Reciprocal Roof Framing Complete on Shae’s Earthbag Tiny House Bedroom

The framing is complete on Shae’s heart-shaped earthbag Tiny House (bedroom). She designed it using the Minecraft video game. It’s heart-shaped so a reciprocal roof was a natural fit – and it’s exactly what she wanted. In this family, as you get older, you get to build your own tiny house bedroom. Shea is the […]

Now Available in Print – 101 Tiny House Designs

I just finished a new tiny house book titled, 101 Tiny House Designs – The Ultimate Collection of Tiny House Design. 101 Tiny House Designs is over 400 pages and available as an ebook and in print. The ebook version is available for a short time for just $10.00. BUY PRINT COPYBUY PDF EBOOK Video Preview […]

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 […]

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