modern shipping container home

A Modern Container Home Build by Relevant Buildings Relevant Buildings owner Carl Coffman shows us his modern shipping container home in New Era, Oregon. At 900 square feet, it’s created with two off-set 40-foot used containers and a site-built 8-foot bridge. The “bridge” creates significant extra width and height. As a result, ample room is…

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tiny house christmas

Our Tiny House Christmas Special Have you wondered how tiny house dwellers celebrate the holidays in less than 400 square feet? Enjoy our fun, festive tiny house Christmas special featuring tiny homes from around the world. 2020 marks the sixth Christmas in our 130 square foot tiny house on wheels. We’ve parked in a different…

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container homes

Converting shipping containers into homes is full of amazing design possibilities and is remarkably sustainable. Reusing something in surplus for a dwelling that requires less precious resources, like lumber, makes container homes ideal for our climate change reality. That’s precisely what appealed to Relevant Buildings, a container house manufacturer in Oregon City, Oregon. Owner Carl…

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Do you prefer vintage or modern tiny home design? Experience both at Tiny Digs Hotel! Take a look at the latest themed tiny houses at Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Hotel owner designer Pam Westra shares creative insights behind these darling custom builds. These rentals offer big ideas for your future tiny home, from…

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single mom tiny home

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, and Mangus, their English Bulldog. She built her tiny house with her soon-to-be ex-husband for about $45k. But when they separated, Shannen subsequently moved her…

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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 simplify their lives after the kids left home. They decided to build a tiny house on wheels in their backyard but weren’t ready to sell…

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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, Matt and Paiton were looking for affordable homeownership opportunities to put down roots. So they searched for land and researched alternative dwellings, like yurts and…

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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 Tiny Homes for a look inside their shop and their latest custom tiny houses. Co-owner Bijan showed us the newly completed 26′ custom tiny house…

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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 moving out. For two and a half years, they lived comfortably in it with two dogs and their firstborn. Once baby #2 was on the…

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