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Single Mom’s Tiny Home: Ideal for Life Transition

Inside a single mom's tiny home shows how simple living allows her to focus on what matters most to her.  Meet Shannen, a strong woman and mother to two boys,...
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3 Ways to Power Your Tiny Home

Know your options to power your tiny home sustainably and for off-grid living! Building your own home from the ground up gives you the chance to design a property that's...
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5 Great Tiny Home Design Features to Consider

Create a functional, cozy and sustainable home with these tiny house design features! So you’ve decided to build or buy your very own tiny home! Exciting times lie ahead, but...
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Couple’s Inventive Tiny House with a Downstairs Bedroom

We share a talented couple's inventive tiny house with a downstairs bedroom. Their ticket to less stress and less debt! Empty nesters, Traci and Matt, were looking for opportunities to...
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Tiny Home Office: 5 Ways Furniture Increases Productivity

Are you now working from home? Comfy and functional tiny house office space is possible! Every organization dreams of achieving optimum productivity. This is not often easy, as there are...
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3 Actionable Ideas to Keep Your Tiny House Cozy

Keep your tiny house cozy this winter! If you love the flexibility of a nomadic lifestyle, the ability to move as needed or desired, tiny homes on wheels make a...
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Empowering DIY Build: Woman’s Modern Farmhouse Tiny Home for $30k

We share a stunning farmhouse tiny home built by a resilient first-time DIY builder in our latest tour. Meet Tori, a Millennial shellfish biologist with NO prior building experience. After...
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$20k Container Home: Couple’s Clever Build

In our latest tiny home tour, we share a cozy modern DIY container home on a dreamy waterfront location in northern Washington. After living in a rustic school bus conversion,...
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Build the Perfect Shipping Container Home with these 9 Tips

Want to build a shipping container home? Ready to DIY, or do you need pro help? For many homebuyers, the size used to mean everything. However, in today's economic climate,...
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Day in the Life Tiny House Couple Working from Home

Enjoy a realistic look at what our day is like in our 130 sqft tiny house together, working from home. We've been living in our tiny home on wheels for...
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Beautiful Tiny House Patio Flooring Ideas

Complete your outdoor living space with beautiful tiny house patio flooring! There are many tiny house patio flooring options that you can choose from, and deciding to pick among one...
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Minimalistic Container Home Living – 10 Tips to Know Before Your 1st Conversion

Reduce, reuse, recycle in style and on a budget with minimalist container home. But do your research! Container homes have been a growing global trend over the last few years....
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Luxury Tiny House Outdoor Living Space Designs

With limited indoor square footage, creating tiny house outdoor living space helps you live large! Having a small home or a limited backyard space can't stop you from having a...
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26′ Custom Tiny House with Extraordinary Home Office

In our latest tour video, we share a look at a delightfully custom tiny house with a unique lofted home office, aka tiny command center! We met up with Spindrift...
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The Most Popular Tiny House Air Conditioning Systems

Sharing top tiny house air conditioning options for those planning their build. There was a time when air conditioning was seen as the ultimate height of luxury. Air conditioners were...
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Nomadic Tiny House Boondocking Experiences

Enjoy a throwback Thursday look at our past nomadic tiny house boondocking experiences across the west. For four and half years, our traveling tiny home zig-zagged across the United States...
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Gardening Ideas For Traveling Tiny Home Dwellers: Allotment Greenhouse & More

Semi-nomadic or traveling tiny home dwellers can enjoy gardening! We share 3 ideas for movable gardens. If you love the idea of a minimalist lifestyle, the prospect of becoming a...
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Family’s $25k Starter House to Airbnb Tiny Home

From a flexible starter home to Airbnb tiny house, Katie and David's story shows how a THOW can contribute to a fulfilling lifestyle and help achieve financial goals even after...