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Tiny Home Living Without Living in a Tiny Home

The following is a guest post by Tiffany Krezinski. Photo via Groovexi. For me and my family, living in a Tiny Home is a dream we’re still working toward. My husband and I have our plan laid out: when our kids go to college, we’re going to take the big leap. We knew, however, that […]

Focus on the Future – Small is beautiful and eminently livable – By Michael Mehta

Back in November I posted the story of Michael Mehta’s small house on Gabriola Island in British Columbia. Shortly after that Michael mentioned to me that he was working on an article that focused on the benefits of simple living and small homes. To help with the research I reached out to you, my readers, […]

Small House on Gabriola Island, British Columbia

This small 576 square foot house is located on Gabriola Island in British Columbia and has two stories, a 24′ by 24′ footprint, type-3 septic field, instant hot water heater, and cork floors. The landscaping around the house was finished in river rock so as to avoid having to water lawn. The photos, plan, and […]

Usonian Inspired Home by Joseph Sandy – Part 2

The other day I posted news of a Usonian inspired tiny house design by Joseph Sandy. Today Joseph posted an update on his blog with two possible roof options for that same house. He also included more information about the design of this tiny living space and details about each ‘room’. Be sure to visit […]

Greg Johnson in Natural Home Magazine

Greg Johnson, the author of Put Your Life On a Diet and co-founder of the Small House Society is featured in the November/December issue of Natural Home Magazine. Greg’s story is one of extreme downsizing, self-empowerment, and a great example of how simple living can create new freedom and a happy life. Be sure to […]

Bill Builds The Tiny Solar House

A couple of weeks ago I got some exciting news from my friend Kent Griswold that someone was building a house from one of my tiny free house plans. I’ve had a few people tell me they are planning on building one of my designs but these are the first photos of an actual house […]

The Great Escape – Building Freedom

It’s always nice to see someone realizing their dreams and building a tiny house. James and Kristen have been researching and working for several months to escape from what seemed like an unavoidable destiny of debt. Using Sonoma Shanty house plans and the free house plans on Tiny House Design as part of their inspiration, […]

Tiny Simple House is off the Back Burner

If you’ve been reading Tiny House Design for a while you might remember one of the long term projects I have on a back mental burner is the Tiny Simple House. While simmering back there it’s been transforming from a modified shotgun house to a more flexible yet equally as simple housing solution. The Tiny […]

Small Living Journal Issue 5

Get the next issue of Small Living Journal hot off the press. In this issue of Small Living Journal we focus on our dreams, goals and plans for the future. As you read you’ll notice that each of us has a different approach. The diverse nature of our backgrounds must explain our different paths; but […]

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