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Amsterdam’s Bridge Houses Transformed into Sweet, Tiny Hotel Rooms

3:00 am PDT, July 16, 2018

Several years ago, the Tiny House Blog featured various bridge tender houses and how some of them might make a great tiny house. Now the progressive city of Amsterdam has done just that. The city’s 28 iconic bridge houses are being transformed into little hotel rooms with views of the canals, rivers, and bustling bicycle […]

Introducing the Tiny Traveler Truck Camper

12:00 am PDT, July 13, 2018

Are you looking for an adventure-ready tiny house?  Look no further than the brand-new Tiny Traveler by Tiny Smart House. It’s a beautiful blend of a tiny house on wheels and traditional truck camper, perfect for the nomad or vacationer. With an interior height of 6.8 ft and floor length of 8.1 ft (17.5 ft […]

Church Was Boring Until I Went To Jail With Linda Donaldson

3:00 am PDT, July 12, 2018

Tiny houses meets ex-offenders meets the housing crisis. Linda and her husband David, one day went from being entrepreneurs straight into debtor’s prison….literally. But this story ends up positive as the experience lead to David receiving “a calling” to serve those people they found themselves behind bars with. The result? Fresh Start Ventures, a new […]

6 Reasons Why Living in a Tiny House is Unique

9:43 am PDT, July 11, 2018

For decades now, the tiny house movement has been enchanting American homeowners who wish to live minimally, save money, and live a more-eco-friendly lifestyle. The 2009 housing crisis, along with the dramatic rise in foreclosures and subsequent houselessness that occurred only helped push tiny living into the mainstream. Photo Source: Pexels Fast forward to today […]

Tiny Homes of Maine and the State’s New IRC Codes

3:00 am PDT, July 9, 2018

Most people are familiar with the state of Maine for its beautiful coastline and decadent seafood. Now Maine can be famous for being the second state to adopt the IRC Tiny House Appendix V. In 2018 the state’s building codes have an addition that includes construction guidelines for tiny houses. The standards include defining a […]

Buy A Tiny House for Under $20,000—Auction Ends Sunday!

7:49 am PDT, July 6, 2018

Are you in the market for a tiny house on wheels? Now until Sunday, there is an extremely affordable opportunity to purchase a student-built tiny home. Over the past two school years, the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), has sponsored several vocational high school tiny house design/build programs. This past year eight schools participated. Thanks […]

Changes On The Road with Macy Miller And Family

8:49 am PDT, July 5, 2018

Who on earth goes from a tiny house in Idaho to a nationwide road trip in a tiny travel trailer? Uh, that would be Macy Miller! We caught up with her and her family on a nationwide national park junket to talk about their newest digs, which they rebuilt from the frame up, their road […]

4th of July Tiny House Magazine Special

9:41 am PDT, July 3, 2018

Tiny House Magazine Yearly PDF Subscription 20% OFF Since 2013 I have been publishing Tiny House Magazine allowing dozens of voice in the tiny house community to be heard. We have brought so many wonderful stories to life and shared so many stunning images. Truth is, there is no reason to keep it to ourselves. […]

You Have a Microhouse. How About a Microwedding?

3:00 am PDT, July 2, 2018

Most people who love tiny houses and minimalist living also don’t relish the idea of spending nearly a year’s salary on a one-day event. Yes, the average wedding in the U.S. costs close to $35,000 and that doesn’t include the honeymoon. With celebrity weddings setting the standard for regular nuptials, there’s no wonder that couples […]

Tiny House Design Stencils

12:23 pm PDT, July 1, 2018

My friend Michael Janzen from Tiny House Design recently started a Kickstarter campaign for his Tiny House Stencils. Michael does fantastic work and has published some really good books and I think you will find this tool invaluable if you are designing your own home. There are two stencil designs, one for drawing the exterior […]