Jay Shafer Builds a $5,000 Tiny House

Bryce Langston visits Jay Shafer in Sebastopol, California and tours Jay’s newest tiny house design. Jay is considered by many – including myself – to be the godfather of the modern tiny house movement. His latest design weighs less than 2,000 pounds, cost less than $5,000 in materials, and measures just 80 inches by 100 […]

The Future of Van Life

The following is a guest post from Austin from Outbound Living. Van life has become an internet sensation over the past few years. You’ve likely seen that there’s been an explosion of van dwelling influencers on social media promoting it.  So what’s up with this sudden boom and will it last?  My company, Outbound Living […]

Swagman’s Rest

The following is a guest post from Felice, Tim and Carol. Photo credit to Justin and Rachael Taylor of Inside Out Photography and Jo Brown.  Swagman’s Rest is about family and keeping each other close.  Our son-in-law, Luke Crawford, recently moved from his home in Australia to California with his wife, our daughter.  Designing and building this tiny house […]

Secret Operation 610 Breaks the Tiny Mold

In more ways than one this extreme structure with a tiny house sized interior, helps us think differently about tiny spaces. It was constructed in an abandoned air hanger at a decommissioned air base outside Utrecht (the Netherlands).  It’s available to artists & scientists looking for a place for thinking outside the box – an apparently […]

Gnomad Home Van Build

The following is a guest post by Jayme & John from Gnomad Home. Welcome to our home, a 1996 Chevy Express high top conversion van whom we lovingly call Gnomie! We found him on Craigslist located in the middle-of-nowhere, and brought him home for just $1,500. He has a 5.7 Liter V8 engine, badass off-road […]

Bcompact Hybrid Stairs

This is an amazing folding stair design and would be ideal in a tiny house. It folds flat against a wall, can be open and closed with little effort from above or below, and it even looks amazing.  Production of the final product is currently underway, so pricing and technical details have not been made […]

Tiny House Summer Camp – Registration is Open!

Back by popular demand! Deek & Dustin Diedricksen are hosting another Tiny House Summer Camp on September 21-23, 2018 in Orleans, Vermont. The Summer Camp is a fun 3-day event on a 10 acre off-grid location where you’ll get a chance to learn to build by doing, see live demos, participate in campfire tiny house talks, […]

Tiny House Architectural Stencils are Available to Order

I have some good news and bad news. The bad news is that we missed our goal on our Kickstarter Campaign to fund the mass production of our tiny house design stencils. The good news is that we’re not letting that stop us… we’re still going into stencil-making-mode. We’ve opened a store on Etsy.com where you […]

Revolutionary Detachable Tiny House Trailer

Build Tiny – a tiny house builder in New Zealand – is using a purpose-built tiny house trailer manufactured by Bay Engineering Solutions to offer their customers tiny houses that detach from their trailers. The benefits are multiple: House is considered a load on a trailer – not a trailer itself, simplifying the registration and […]

Students Build RE/MAX Tiny House

RE/MAX has built a tiny house in collaboration with Students in the Henry Ford College’s Building Science Department. They call it the Tiny Home for Tiny Tots. Students were given practical work experience in this semester-long tiny home project. Students participated in every stage of the process including design, structure, and systems. The Henry Ford College (HFC) […]

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