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tiny house use ideas

Turn Your Tiny House Into Something Else: 3 Things You Can Do Other Than Living in It

Fun tiny house use ideas! People choose to live in tiny houses for a variety of reasons. Some move to a tiny house because of their financial situations. Living on...
camper van living

Camper Van Living: Better Than an Apartment?

Ups & downs of camper van living vs apartment life Whether living on the road in an RV or having an apartment with noisy neighbors and a good view is...
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Retiree Earns $3k/Month with Tiny House Airbnb​

We partnered with Airbnb to share the amazing stories of hosts behind unique small space listings, like Superhost Laurel. She designed an exceptional gooseneck tiny house to earn extra income...

Upsides of Downsizing: How To Effectively Downsize Your Home

Downsizing has more facets than you might think. It's not just about getting rid stuff. Going tiny by downsizing has swept over the world as more people indulge in the...
tiny home ADU

Maker’s Plant-Filled Tiny Home ADU with Studio

Denise Bayron is a multi-talented maker living in a tiny home ADU (accessory dwelling unit) in Oakland, California. She is a knitwear designer and sewing patternmaker with a knack for...
beginner plumbing

5 Easy-To-Avoid Beginner Plumbing Mistakes (and What to do Instead)

Building your own tiny home? Need plumbing repairs? Read this! Performing plumbing tasks on your own is rewarding in more ways than one. Aside from the feel of satisfaction after...
eco-friendly tiny house tips

Eco-friendly Tiny House Tips: 8 Proven Energy-Saving Ideas

Make your humble home greener with these eco-friendly tiny house tips! Believe it or not, living in a tiny house can still have a somewhat negative impact on the environment....
10-ft wide tiny house

His 10-ft Wide Tiny House with Exotic Pets

Alex lives in his charming farmhouse-inspired 10-ft wide tiny house with an exotic selection of animal roomies-a python, an iguana, a tarantula, and two rare cats. His pets definitely wouldn't...
tiny home improvements

Tiny Home Improvements to Maximize Beauty

Always be optimizing! Tiny home improvements can help you upgrade quality. Some tiny homeowners may struggle to make some tiny home improvements, afraid they would make the place feel more...
Tiny House Garage Conversion

Artist’s Tiny House Garage Conversion Funds His Passion

We partnered with Airbnb to share the amazing stories of hosts behind unique small space listings, like Superhost Michael Crockett's tiny house garage conversion. Michael is a Sacramento-based artist who...
Teachers' Tiny Home

Teachers’ Tiny Home Offers Fulfilling Lifestyle & Room for Baby!

Teachers Gilbert and Jessica downsized into a 28' tiny house to simplify and spend their money on adventure over a mortgage. They live in their THOW with their dog and...
caboose tiny house

Impressive Caboose-Inspired Tiny House

Do you dig the railroad and trains? You'll love this darling caboose-inspired tiny house! We share a look inside the build to see how space-efficient ideas were brought to life...
tiny home additions

7 Amazing Tiny Home Additions You Should Consider

Looking to mix things up? Try these ideas for tiny home additions! When I imagine my tiny house, I envision a self-made sanctuary from the outside world. Our home is...
geodesic dome home

Magical Renovated Geodesic Dome Home

What makes a geodesic dome home work? Keep scrolling! We are partnering with Airbnb to share the amazing stories of hosts behind unique small space listings. Meet Superhosts Denise and...
tiny house parking

Tiny House Parking Comparison: Village VS Backyard

Tiny house parking is hugely important. The good news is the number of options is growing all the time. Check out our in-depth guide to learn about the available types...
solar power generator

Solar Power Generators: Pros and Cons You Need to Know

Is a portable solar power generator worthwhile for your tiny home? Did you know that the United States experiences more power outages than any other developed country? If you want...
tiny home storage

How To Sneak Extra Storage Into Your Tiny Home

Sharing tips for maximizing & adding extra storage for your tiny home. Storage space is limited in a tiny home-just facts. The decreased amount of storage helps you adhere to...
tiny homes for homeless

Seattle’s Tiny Homes for the Homeless

Tiny homes for the homeless are proving to be an effective solution for emergency shelter and transitional housing. Seattle, like many US cities, is experiencing a staggering homelessness crisis. Innovative,...