Enter your e-mail address to get updates straight to your inbox.

Latest Posts

Searching for the Ideal Tiny House Village

With more and more people living tiny, the need for parking is at all time high. The desire for community living is on the rise too. Across the nation, more than a dozen cities have become officially tiny-home friendly and communities of tiny homes are cropping up, of varying legal status—everything from intimate backyard co-ops and eco-villages to resort style developments. [...]

Continue reading

When the Code is Subjective, Enforcement is Elective. And That’s Not Fair with Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman is one of those people who when he hears “no” he says “hold my beer”. After an appalling realization he and his partner was spending an ENORMOUS amount of their take-home on rent in the Bay Area, Luke got creative. He found a vacant lot he eventually bought, and put a container home on it. Not long after, he had a small colony of intrepid, super-smart, artsy [...]

Continue reading

How Often Should I Clean That?

A beautiful house can be ruined if it is not cleaned regularly. Untidiness means the beauty gets hidden behind unnecessary clutter and dirt but it isn’t easy to keep a house clean either. This infographic from HappyCleans might help you as it goes into detail on how often different areas of the house need cleaning. The majority of us will do the dishes and laundry on a sem [...]

Continue reading

Meet Mantis: Largest of the TAXA Outdoors Trailer Family

The classic popup trailer has been given a total makeover. The TAXA Outdoors company recently introduced the latest member of their insect-inspired camping trailers and it contains all you need for comfortable, lightweight adventure travel. The 19-foot Mantis Camper is the newest member of the TAXA Outdoors family. Mantis is a 19 foot long trailer that can sleep four adul [...]

Continue reading

Most Popular Stick Built

Roomy Retreat Features Main Floor Sleeping Space

Many tiny house builders are asked to include nearly all the amenities of a standard house into a smaller space. Sometimes it can be done. The new Roomy Retreat by Sierra Tiny Houses in northern California features both a main floor sleeping area, a living room AND sleeping loft inside an area a smidge under or over 300 square feet. The Roomy Retreat by Sierra Tiny Houses come [...]

Continue reading

Zion’s Tiny Homes Start at $30,000

The word Zion brings to mind a biblical homeland, a green and gold valley, and even the last human city in "The Matrix." Now, the word can be synonymous with beautiful, affordable tiny homes. The base models come with butcher block countertops and all lighting. Zion's Tiny Homes is a travel trailer manufacturer located in St. George near Zion National Park in Utah. The co [...]

Continue reading

Tired of the Cold? Tiny Pacific Houses Now Available in Hawaii

Tiny Mountain Houses of Salem, Ore. now has an arm in the tropics. The tiny house designer and builder’s new partner, Tiny Pacific Houses offers 25 different tiny house models for residents of the Hawaiian Islands. The homes are sold by Hawaiian native Brandon Hardin, but built on the mainland by Pacific Tiny Houses by builders experienced with modular and factory constructio [...]

Continue reading

Multigen Home: The Next Phase of Smart Building

While tiny houses and their cuteness factor make most of the news, the next most important aspect of home design and construction will most likely be the multigen home. A multigen home is a standard, traditional home that has been converted to accommodate multiple living spaces. This is usually done to house multiple generations of one family or to create a rental option for ad [...]

Continue reading

Most Popular Log Cabin

What makes a great log cabin kit?

The tiny house movement is growing in popularity year on year, and it’s no surprise when the average cost to build your own is $23,000 compared to the average cost of a standard house of $272,000. Most tiny homes are in between 100 and 400 square foot, and one of the beauties of building a house of this size is that people can afford high-quality materials. One of the m [...]

Continue reading

How to Build Your Own Tiny Off-grid Cabin Today

The tiny house movement is not just a fad. It is quickly growing in popularity due to cheaper living costs, less environmental impact, and a simpler lifestyle. A large proportion of tiny homes owners don’t want to be grid-tied and so off-grid tiny homes are also growing in popularity. There are so many different options when it comes to living in a tiny home, from bu [...]

Continue reading

What Makes the Perfect Tiny Log Cabin Plan?

Small. Perfect. and Functional. My first thoughts when I saw a tiny log cabin in the forests of Roberts Creek. Log Cabins have been at the center of the tiny house movement as over 700,000 Americans now own log homes. This makes log cabins the most popular off-grid lifestyle; ahead of container homes, schoolies, caravans, and RVs. The unique thing about tiny cabins [...]

Continue reading

Green River Log Cabins Builds Custom Park Models in 3 Weeks

While park models offer a larger way to live tiny, many of them can only be purchased out of the box. Green River Log Cabins in South Carolina not only offers 12 models, but various ways to customize each cabin. In addition, once the design and planning process is complete, the build of each cabin only takes three weeks. Green River Log Cabins contain wood from sustainable for [...]

Continue reading

Stay up to Date with the Tiny House Movement

Enter your e-mail address to get updates straight to your inbox.