Category Archives for "Stick Built"

Billie’s ‘Big’ Little House

Billie McKig homeowner in Berkeley, California, describes her little house as “perfect” and “just ideal.” Not an inch of space is wasted; built-ins provide a TV area and her walk-in closet holds a modern washer/dryer combo. At 540 sq. ft., her home is compact yet comfortable says McKig. Walk through the house with Billie in […]

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Tumbleweed Tiny House Tour

Saturday I had the privilege of visiting Jay Shafer (Tumbleweed Tiny House Company) at one of his free open house days at his home in Sebastopol, California. I wanted to experience first hand his craftsmanship and see the actual house he lives in and meet him in person. Jay had just completed a Vardo, which […]

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Martin House-To-Go

Hurricane Katrina played a major part in Julie Martin‘s move from specializing in restoring historic homes to building a portable, affordable, well built vision on wheels called the “Fresh Start.” Julie lost everything in Katrina, but gained a vision on building small homes from the experience. With the initial guidance of Jay Shafer of Tumbleweed […]

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