3 Tips You Should Know Before Building From a Tiny House Builder

As you know I have been happily living in my tiny house for nearly a year and a half.

Matt and I started this project a very long time ago and I thought maybe I would go back to the beginning to share some of my own tiny house building advice.

If I were to talk to the 2007 me who had barely touched a hammer in her life, what would I say? This post covers the top 3 tips I think you should know before building tiny…” – Laura Lavoie

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Living Off the Grid, Solar Power and the Simple Life

Today, this post by Solar Baby was brought to my attention. While she and her husband do not live in a tiny house I would argue that they do live intentionally and having solar power is a big part of their identity. I love that she takes on the myths of solar power systems and shares her insight on what solar power isn’t.
Since I do live in a tiny house which happens to be off the grid, I thought I might chime in on some of her topics here.” – Laura LoVoie

Living Tiny as a Way to Follow Your Dreams

For 15 years I worked in a career that I was good at but wasn’t feeding my spirit. I knew I needed to make a change but I felt stuck in a rut of increasing expenses. What I didn’t realize for a long time was that my desire to live in a conventional home was the very thing that was holding me back. In hindsight, I’m not sure why I ever thought that lifestyle was right for me.” …Continues

Cargo Trailer Stealth Camper Doubles as Bug Out Vehicle

The owner/builder of it built it as a bug out vehicle as well as a cheap DIY stealth camper.

He bought a 2012 12×6 cargo trailer for a little under $3000 and he started to convert it himself.

The under carriage and chassis was coated to prevent rust. He also sealed the roof to prevent leaks.

To insulate it he had to remove the plywood panels, install the insulation, and then put it all back together.” – Alex

 

Treehouse Cabin Rental in Cave Junction, Oregon

Wanted to show you this awesome treehouse cabin rental that’s on Airbnb. It’s located in Cave Junction, Oregon and is completely elevated off the ground. As soon as you just look at it it must feel like you’re in some kind of wonder land.
It’s not a complete home (no kitchen or shower) but it does have a half bathroom. …Continues

Big Style for this Tiny House

Hot on the heels of his e-Cours(E), Small Home, Big Life, Andrew Odom is at it again with a new online offering. Drew is going to teach us all how to decorate our tiny homes in style! Gourmet kitchen in the Drew’s own house. I love this idea that your tiny house doesn’t have to be just a rustic wood cabin.” …Continues

 

Solar Powered Barn Style Tumbleweed EPU

…Solar powered modified Tumbleweed Epu tiny house on wheels. As you can tell it’s been slightly modified. First with the barn style roof, different sized windows, larger front door and open porch. If you study the Epu plans real quick you’ll notice that the interior was left almost the same.