Modern Mountain Tiny House with Round Window

Berghaus Tiny House

Say hello to Dennis, the founder of Berghaus Tiny House! He’s super excited to show you around their awesome Dufour model. This tiny house is inspired by the cozy homes you find in the mountains of Poland. Let’s check out some cool features it has! First off, there’s a beautiful round window that lets in lots of natural light. It’s like a dream come true! The layout inside is really clever and comfy. They’ve made the most of the space so everything fits just right. …

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Catskills Tiny House Workshop June 2023

Catskills Workshop

Join Marty the weekend of June 9-10, 2023. Located in the charming hamlet of Livingston Manor in New York’s beautiful Catskill mountains. Depending on your location, we’re roughly two hours from the city. There are no street lamps on our shale road so bring a headlamp. Guests who don’t wish to sleep in a house are welcome to camp on the grounds. Everyone is free to use the bathrooms, kitchens, and showers. There’s no need to take off work Friday; the first class is that …

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Minim Tiny House Plans

Minim tiny house

The Minim tiny house has become one of the most iconic tiny homes in the U.S. With no loft, no walls, and great vaulted ceilings it lends itself to a modern spacious feel. A perfectly refined mobile tiny home, studio, ADU or AirBnB guesthouse. The philosophy behind the Minim is pretty simple: a contented life is largely independent of the size of one’s dwelling. We, humans, can and must live more sustainably, but not without style. Living in a small structure should never feel compromised- …

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How I Turned A $600 Trailer Into $100,000

completed tiny Perch

In 2014 a young couple excitedly set out for their first camping trip with their brand-new RV trailer.  They had never towed before and, as it turns out, they were a bit too confident in their ability to tow. Only a few miles down the road they flipped it over. Nobody was hurt but their personal pride took a real beating that day. Shortly after the accident, the insurance company sold the literal wreck to an auction where a young and ambitious man purchased it …

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Tiny House Living: Navigating Life’s Twists and Turns

Fritz Tiny Homes

As tiny house enthusiasts, we often focus on the positive aspects of downsizing and living simply. However, life is not always sunshine and rainbows, and sometimes we need to address the challenges that come with tiny house living. For Andrew Odom, a tiny house resident, the twists and turns of life took an unexpected spin when he met the love of his life. Their tiny home, which was once spacious for one, now had to accommodate two. But with creativity and open communication, they were …

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The Pacifica from Mount Baker Tiny Homes

I wanted to share a really cool story about Rob Haskell, founder of Mount Baker Tiny Homes. During the pandemic, Rob found himself with some extra time on his hands and decided to pursue his passion for building tiny homes. With his extensive knowledge of construction and trades, he got to work building a trailer with a focus on building something that was both light and strong. Rob also wanted to make sure that his tiny homes were filled with lots of natural light, so …

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Navigating Unexpected Costs When Renovating Your Tiny Home

couple and plans

Tiny homes have become increasingly popular in recent years. It’s not difficult to see why, either. They offer an affordable and sustainable housing solution for those who want to downsize and simplify their lives. Not to mention that tiny homes can be great gateway properties for first-time buyers.  One of the big advantages of tiny homes is that remodeling such a small property can be cost-effective. You may want to upgrade the roof to better suit the climate or install renewable energy systems. Nevertheless, while …

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The Physical and Financial Benefits of Tiny House Living for Older Adults

old man

The tiny house movement has seen substantial growth in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down. People are interested in tiny home living for various reasons. Some want to adopt a minimalistic lifestyle. Others find it more affordable, or even more peaceful.  For older adults, there might be even greater physical and financial benefits.  It’s not uncommon for seniors to make a change in their living spaces after retirement or once the kids leave the house. If you’re considering a move, understanding the …

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The LAD, A $35,000 Certified Budget Tiny House

The LAD tiny house

I like to share affordable tiny house options here at the Tiny House Blog. Yesterday I showed you Michael Janzen’s idea of a tiny affordable plan. Today I want to share with you another friend of mine Steven from Tiny House Listings is building houses and his most affordable one just came to market. Here is what Steven says about the LAD. Looking for an affordable, yet comfortable tiny house that you can call home? Look no further than the LAD, a certified ultra-budget tiny …

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The Simple Tiny House

simple tiny house

The other day I shared with you Michael Janzen’s Tiny House Design System. You can check it out here: Unleash Your Inner Tiny House Designer: Must-Have Toolbox. Michael says: Imagine being able to design your tiny house easily, almost like you were playing with blocks. Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? Well, what if we told you that we have just the thing for you: a tiny house design toolbox that offers a vast array of possible tiny house forms for you to mix and match, allowing …

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Making Space for Nature in Your Tiny Home

tiny house in a field

Homeowners looking to create a brighter living space and improve their overall health can help by adding plants and greenery. If you own a tiny home, it may seem daunting to look around and believe you don’t have the space for extra items. However, where there’s a will, there’s a way, and with some creative thinking, you can beautify your space and make it more natural and comforting.  Today, we have the benefits of living with plant life in and outside of your home. We’ve …

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Unleash Your Inner Tiny House Designer: Must-Have Toolbox

Imagine being able to design your tiny house easily, almost like you were playing with blocks. Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? Well, what if we told you that we have just the thing for you: a tiny house design toolbox that offers a vast array of possible tiny house forms for you to mix and match, allowing you to create your own personalized tiny house design. Whether you’re an aspiring tiny house builder or just someone with a passion for creativity, this toolbox will spark your …

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