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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Bellingham’s Big Freedom Tiny Homes Build by Hand

Big Freedom Tiny House living room

Handcrafted by the owner, each of these Washington homes features a unique mix of high-end finishes and personal touches in optimized spaces. Big Freedom Tiny Homes are handcrafted in Bellingham, Washington. Big Freedom Tiny Homes was founded and is run by Shannon Black. He began his self-taught business in Taos, New Mexico and brought it up to the Pacific Northwest. He offers several lengths of tiny homes and layouts that offer maximum living. The homes come in 26-, 28- and 30-foot lengths. The base model …

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Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro Review

Brand-new Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro just hit the market with a bang. Billed as the “Ultimate Power Master” due to its impressive 3,024-watt-hour power capacity, versatility, and portability.  It’s a bundle that includes the Explorer 3000 Pro power station and two 200-Watt SolarSaga solar panels. If you’re at all familiar with the rapidly growing world of power stations, then you definitely know Jackery. They’re hustling to keep up with the innovative competition. So it’s no surprise that the SG 3000 Pro is their most …

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Making Space for Nature in Your Tiny Home

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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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Tiny House Magazine Issue 124

Summit Tiny Home

As the warmer months approach, we at Tiny House Magazine are excited to bring you a new issue that is filled with inspiring stories and practical tips for living the tiny house lifestyle. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, an off-grid cabin summer may be just what you need. Imagine waking up to the sounds of birds chirping and spending your days exploring the great outdoors. However, if the recent weather has got you feeling down, fear not! There …

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Gorgeous 40-ft Gooseneck Tiny House

Newlyweds Leo and Shannon live in a gorgeous custom 40-ft gooseneck tiny house built by Liberation Tiny Homes. It feels anything but small. Their outdoor areas triple their overall living space. This includes a pergola-covered patio, a sizable deck in front of the home, and a huge rooftop deck with dreamy views of the Acony Bell village and the Pisgah National Forest. Further, they have an accordion-style glass front door. When open, it seamlessly connects the indoor and outdoor areas. Their tiny house interior feels extra …

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How Tiny Homes Are Taking Over Social Media

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What once started as a seemingly quirky fad in the world of real estate and development has now become a social movement that isn’t likely to slow down any time soon.  Tiny homes—they’re everywhere!  Perhaps you first heard of them from some show on HGTV or Netflix. But now, tiny houses aren’t just an interesting fad gracing your television screens. You could easily wander into any neighborhood across the country today and find a tiny home situated among the rest of the more traditional builds.  …

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Advocating for Multigen Housing

Large family

The typical American dream of a couple with 2.5 children and a dog in a typical American home is fast becoming a fantasy. The real dream is making sure that that typical American home has enough room for aging parents, teens and their growing needs, renters, single mothers or fathers and their children, as well as remote workspaces. In a 2021 study by the Pew Research Center, over 59 million U.S. residents are living in multigenerational homes. This is four times the number reported in …

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Her Sweet Permitted Tiny House in Germany

Claudia lives in a simple, charming, and permitted tiny house dweller in Germany. She lives in the southern part of the country in a quaint village named Hopferbach. Importantly, the mayor and town council approved her home on wheels. Their only requirement was installing a sloped, red roof. So her home matches all the other houses in town. Claudia found a tiny house parking spot on a small lot next to an old farmhouse. Impressively, the landowners will allow her to stay for up to …

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Building a Beautiful Home for Only $20k with Carina Gibson

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Meet Carina Gibson, a multidisciplinary artist with a passion for building and creating sustainable structures. She started building her first tiny house in 2019 with no prior experience, driven by her desire to live more minimally and mindfully. Carina aims to promote environmental activism through her creations and draws inspiration from her Finnish-American background in her designs and life. Carina’s journey towards minimalism Carina’s journey started with her fascination with building and construction, which she couldn’t pursue while living in the city. However, a visit …

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