Housing Freedom Restoration

Jame's small home

James Herman of Hillsboro, Ohio contacted me and wanted to share his experience below. I really thought this was helpful so here is Jame’s story. I have been an advocate for a free and fair housing market ever since I retired and realized what a blessing it is to have … Read more

Flooding Hits Musician’s Tiny House

flooded tiny house

I’ve always enjoyed sharing your stories here on the Tiny House Blog. However, when I find out something like this it is not so much fun. However, I feel this is a chance for us to step up and help one of our fellow tiny housers. Here is Bruce’s recent … Read more

Musician Designed And Built Tiny House

tiny house and music studio

Nick Soave contacted me to share his special tiny house that was designed to be a tiny house and a recording studio. Here is his story. I designed this tiny house in 2017. I showed the design to my Dad, who is a highly-skilled builder, and he convinced me I … Read more

Simple Home, Simple Shelter

van life

Over the years as I’ve blogged about tiny homes, my preference for the type of structure continues to change. In the 15 years since the Tiny House Blog was started, I have also moved into a different phase and age in my own life. I was 49 when I started … Read more

Living Off Renewables In A Tiny House On Wheels

Back of tiny house

Annett and Paul have been living off solar energy, rainwater and homemade cooking gas in their tiny house on wheels in Byron Bay, Australia for over four years. Six years ago, they took a leap of faith and traded city life for the countryside. They were driven by the desire … Read more

Tiny Easy Tiny House Plans

Tiny Haus by Tiny Easy

Tiny Easy was founded by a group of friends with a like-minded goal: to solve the problem we’re all facing today: the housing crisis! Laurin and Eujenne, two of the founders of Tiny Easy, fell in love with tiny homes and the lifestyle they presented back in 2016, and nothing … Read more

Vardo Wagon Tiny Home with Kate and her Goat

Vardo Wagon

With her daughter in college, Kate decided to knock some things off of her bucket list. These included extensive hiking, like doing the Pacific Crest Trail, the Appalachian Trail, and the Continental Devid Trail. Kate sold her house and started looking for ways to downsize via Craigslist. She found this … Read more

Kristie Wolfe’s Unique Airbnbs

Lookout airbnb

In the past ten years, Kristie Wolfe has made a name for herself as the queen of unique Airbnbs. I’ve covered her several times on the Tiny House Blog and experienced one of her unique stays: The Crystal Peak Lookout. Kristie’s Unique Airbnbs. Here is a list with links to … Read more

Canadian Tiny Home Build

One of my favorite things to do over the years here on the Tiny House Blog is to share your tiny house story or journey. Rowena from Canada contacted me the other day and shared a note about their journey and a few pictures. I’m hoping this will give you … Read more

Freedom and Tiny House Living

Sheep wagon

When you join the Tiny House Blog email list I send out a series of common questions and answers about tiny houses. One of the questions is “What is a tiny house?” I enjoy getting email responses from people and it helps me learn a little about you. The other … Read more

Off Grid Mountain Urban Colorado Tiny Cabin

This journey started in 2006 when my wife and I purchased 35 acres of remote land near the Colorado/Wyoming border.  My initial plan was to build this kit Jamaica Cottage Shop Vermont Cottage My first of many mistakes was purchasing this before finding out what my county would allow to … Read more