Adventures in Building Tiny Homes in Europe

Berghaus Tiny House founder Dennis builds tiny homes in Europe. It all started when he lived in one three years ago. He moved from the big city into the Polish countryside for a summer. During that time, Dennis realized he didn’t need that much space to be happy. He fell … Read more

Innovative CNC-Cut Tiny Houses

Atomic Homes burst onto the tiny home scene during the pandemic with CNC-cut tiny houses. Owners Daniel and Chloe brought cutting-edge technology from their long history doing production design work for the entertainment industry. In 2020, when live event work vanished, they searched for new opportunities to keep their skilled … Read more

How to Build Stunning Tiny Homes

TruForm Tiny, based in Eugene, Oregon, builds stunning tiny homes, from luxury park models to more compact budget-friendly tiny houses on wheels. Co-owners Malia and Jen’s passion for their work manifests in an extensive design/build process. They also prioritize high-quality materials and construction methods. As you might imagine, that’s reflected … Read more

Builder lives in a Beautifully Bright Tiny House

Passionate builder Mikes lives in a beautifully bright tiny house that’s full of comfortable, practical features. His impressive home on wheels is 30 long by 10 wide with an interior height of 10 feet 8 inches. That’s definitely taller than most! The high ceilings, extra width, and many well-placed large … Read more

Tiny Home Frame Kits from Home Depot

Home Depot tiny house frame

One of the largest home improvement stores in the U.S. has also gone tiny. Home Depot sells and delivers tiny home frame kits directly from its website. These homes are also an affordable way to get a head start on a tiny house. The tiny homes by Home Depot come … Read more

From a $5k Tiny Cabin to a Not-So Tiny Home

Natalie built a tiny cabin for $5k, then over time, added on as her family grew. It’s a wonderful example of how a tiny home, especially if built in a permanent location, can evolve with you as your needs change. Impressively, this DIY house showcases thoughtful small space design ideas, … Read more

Shipping Container Home with Site Built Extension

Have you ever seen a shipping container home with a site-built extension? There are growing number of examples of this design, but not all can hold up to strict engineering standards for structural integrity. With that said, Relevant Buildings developed a model that exceeds all the necessary standards to create … Read more

Embrace the simple beauty of plywood walls

Anyone who has installed drywall themselves cries out that there must be a better way. Maneuvering the massively heavy, yet fragile sheets of gypsum and paper into place might just be a DIYer’s worst nightmare. Drywall makes for beautiful walls but can be a pain to install as a DIYer. … Read more

Innovative Shipping Container Homes

Shipping Container Homes

Converting shipping containers into homes is full of amazing design possibilities and is remarkably sustainable. And that’s precisely what appealed to Relevant Buildings, a container house manufacturer in Oregon City, Oregon. Owner Carl Coffman shares tours of their cutting edge small container homes. Most importantly, each is building code compliant and … Read more

Simple Pop-Up Cabin

I’ve been doing a little series on affordable tiny house do it yourself or non-traditional houses for those who are interested in trying out tiny house living at a low price. Most involve some construction but they are all relatively simple to build. These are what we have looked at … Read more