Tag Archives: tiny house

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 […]

Progress on Shae’s Earthbag Tiny House Bedroom

I love watching the weekly updates from the My Little Homestead family. This week they’ve made excellent progress on the youngest daughter’s earthbag tiny house bedroom. She designed it using Minecraft and it’s floor plan is heart shaped. Follow My Little Homestead on Youtube!

Recent Work by Abel Zyl at Zyl Vardos

Abel Zyl has been creating whimsical tiny structures since the beginning of the modern tiny house movement, and is a founding member of the American Tiny House Association. You can find all his work on the Zyl Vardos website. Below are recent photos that he posted on Instagram.  If you want one of his homes […]

Build Your Own Tiny House at an Incredible Tiny Homes Workshop

The 8′ x 16′ tiny house on wheels in the video below was recently completed during a hands-on workshop by the owner-builder. If this home were custom built it would have had a base price of $25,000 – but as a workshop build had a base price of $18,440. That’s right, you can build your […]

Canadian Couple Builds Tiny House on Wheels

Remember how great Facebook was for tiny houses a few years ago? Well if you haven’t noticed… Instagram is where everyone went – which might explain why Facebook bought Instagram for $1billion! Here’s one example, a Canadian couple building a 200 square foot tiny house on wheels. The house is amazing. Love the use of […]

San Francisco Couple Avoids High Rent with Tiny House

The San Francisco Bay Area has incredibly high rent, but the salaries tend to be unusually high too making it an attractive place to live. But balancing the high living cost against the income opportunities can also feel like a high wire tight rope walk. This couple decides to bit the bullet and move to […]

Challenges & Benefits of Tiny House Living – Couple Shares Experience

“Nicky and Judy decided that a tiny house on wheels would be the ideal solution for the next stage in their lives: retirement. The low cost of living a minimalist lifestyle in 175 square feet allows Nicky to work less (Judy is already retired), and it allows them to enjoy living in their dream home, […]