Category Archives: Announcement

How to Build Tiny – An Online Learning Opportunity

Keith and Olivia with Bohemian Cottages in Eugene, Oregon have just launched a Kickstarter called How to Build Tiny. They’ve been building tiny houses for about 8 years and are now adding online courses in DIY tiny house building education, called How to Build Tiny. How to Build Tiny will offer 10 online courses: Logistics & Planning Working within the Rules […]

5 Days Left to Vote for Tiny House of the Year

Just five days left to vote for your favorite Tiny House of the Year. Tiny House of the Year is a friendly competition between tiny home owners (owners of homes under 500 square feet). The winner of the Best Tiny House category will be honored as the overall winner of the competition. Winners will also […]

Fall Tiny House Workshop with Dee Williams from PAD Tiny Houses

Do you want to learn all the technical design and construction information you need to build your tiny house on wheels from an experienced teacher in a supportive and fun setting? Then check out PAD Tiny Houses’ upcoming Tiny House Workshop in Portland, Oregon on November 12-13, 2016. About Dee Williams PAD’s workshops are led by […]

A Peek Inside Tiny House Magazine #41

Here’s a peek inside Issue #41 of Tiny House Magazine. Tiny House Magazine is published monthly and available for both the iPad, Kindle, and as a PDF download. Below are just a few examples of the stories in the current issue. To get a copy just head on over to Tiny House Magazine. Cover Story – […]

Proposed Regulations Changes My Impact Legality of Tiny Houses

While Tiny Houses on Wheels (THOWs) mostly exist in a legal grey area. One of the options tiny house builders have found is to build homes under Park Model RV standards. A Park Model RV is essentially a smaller than normal manufactured home. It’s not really an RV trailer that can be towed on vacation, […]

Design/Build/Downsize – Virtual Tiny House Workshop!

Not everyone can make it to an in-person tiny house workshop – but workshops are one of the best ways to learn. Mariah Pastell (tiny house and vintage camper expert and blogger from CometCamper.com) and Dan Louche (author of The Tiny House Design and Construction Guide, TinyHomeBuilders.com) are launching a virtual tiny house workshop called Design/Build/Downsize. It’s a two-day virtual tiny house […]

12 Pack of Plans Giveaway – HAS ENDED

UPDATE: Sorry, This ended Sunday July 26, 2015 at 12 noon PST. Congrats to the winner, John in Rowlett, TX. Enter for a chance to win a 12 Pack of Plans for Tiny Houses on Wheels. These plans are made to be easy to read & follow – like tiny house building instructions. They show all the […]

TINY: A Story About Living Small documentary now available on DVD and on iTunes!

The following is a guest post from Merete Mueller. A little over three years ago, Christopher Smith and I (Merete Mueller) had two crazy ideas. The first was to build a Tiny House from scratch with no building experience, and the second was to make a documentary film about it. We were motivated by the question: […]