Category Archives: Announcement

Print & Cut Floor Plan Worksheet

Make your own tiny house floor plans, just download our Print & Cut Worksheet, and then cut-out the tiny house parts and then lay them out on the tiny house size of your choice. For tiny house floor plan ideas check out the book Tiny House Floor Plans. You can buy a printed copy on […]

Healdsburg High School Students Build Tiny House

Students at Healdsburg High School in California have built a tiny house from plans donated by the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company and modified by Quattrocchi Kwok Architects. The house will be on display on the Healdsburg Community Church campus, at 1100 University Ave., from 9 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013 until 7 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2013. Businesses […]

Rebuilding After a Tiny House Fire

Kim lost her tiny house to fire – just as she was finishing it. She wants to rebuild and has started a crowdfunding campaign in Indiegogo to raise the funds. Like all crowdfunding campaigns backers get something for their money, and she’s put together a great list of rewards at levels starting a $15. Button-Letterpressed […]

Jay Shafer Announces the Four Lights Tiny House Company

Jay Shafer brought tiny houses into the public eye when he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show (original video here) in February of 2007. At the time the idea of living simply in a small space was refreshing approach that inspired many to follow. Jay’s Tumbleweed Tiny House Company thrived over the following years as […]

Off-Grid Cabin in Oregon For Sale

Travis is selling his off-grid cabin. It’s located on a river about an hour west of Portland, Oregon in the coastal range. The cabin is just shy of 200 square feet making it possible to build without a building permit. Travis made prefab panels off-site and then brought them to the property for final assembly. There […]

Tiny House Fire

Dee Williams just shared some sad news with the tiny house blogger community. Kim Langston, a friend of Dee’s, was almost finished building her own tiny house when it was caught up in a barn fire on July 22, 2012. Unfortunately the house wasn’t covered by insurance. Here’s part of what Dee told us: “The house […]

Tumbleweed Popomo

The Popomo is a modern design by Jay Shafer, the original founder to the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. It’s a sleek, simple, and their easiest house to build. The 8′ x 18′ footprint contains a small bedroom, living space, kitchen and bath – all on one floor. Pictured here is an example with COR-TEN steel […]

Vote for Shed of the Year 2011

Public voting for Shed of the Year has begun. This annual competition is hosted by the folks at Readersheds.co.uk and occurs in conjunction with Shed Week. Over 1,500 sheds from around the world have been entered this year – so there’s lots of tiny shed/house designs to browse. Pictured here is a hobbit inspired shed built […]