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Tiny House Auction!

Here’s your chance to own a tiny house!! This 102′ tiny house was built by Lake Michigan College staff and students to help students learn about sustainable construction practices. The house was built with plans from: Tumbleweed Tiny House, Weebee model It is built on a 7×14 tandem trailer (approximately 5000 lbs) with solar panels to convert 12 […]

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Buh-bye 18…What?!

Hey do you want to join me in an easy challenge? I decided to start the year 2018 off right by getting rid of 18 things. Or the way I say it to make me feel better, re-homing 18 things. Clutter is stressful! Do you really need all that stuff? C’mon, you know you got […]

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Tiny Industrial

Chris Schapdick may say he’s a tiny house builder… …but I say he’s an artist!  His tiny homes are functional, true, but they are filled with artistic details designed by Chris. The man has an eye, for sure! Take a look at 2 of the tiny homes he has built, and I’m sure you’ll agree. […]

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Method to NOMADness!

Ross and Sheena are 2 very cool people with 2 adorable dogs and a super cool tiny house. They are on a great adventure and in their words, “Our only goals are: enjoy life, avoid the snow, and go to every National Park to which we can drive.” Sounds pretty good to me! They set […]

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A Skoolie You Have to See!

You’ll be amazed when you see the inside of this bus! Known as the Midwest Wanderers, Luke and Rachel Davis built, live, and travel in their skoolie. The unadorned exterior does not prepare you for what you see when you get inside! Wait…that’s a school bus ceiling? No way! Luke and Rachel raised the roof, […]

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A Tiny Build – Right Before Our Eyes!

No Fear! Gwen McShepard believes it starts with a dream, and she is making her dream come true. In spring 2017, Gwen started making plans to build her own tiny house…herself!  She spent some time planning and researching, and in late August she began the build. Gwen decided to build her tiny house with the […]

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What Happens to Tiny Houses During a Hurricane?

You might be surprised at the answer. Several Florida tiny house owners recently learned just how tough their tiny houses are! During the Tennessee Tiny House Festival, Hurricane Irma was paying a visit to my home state of Florida. I wasn’t sure if our traditional house on a foundation would be there when we got […]

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This Boat Doesn’t Float!

This unique tiny trailer, appropriately named the Pirate Ship, has so many cool features, and it was all made for under $500.00! The Pirate Ship was handmade by Tj Albert, who tells the story behind its creation in the video. 80% of the materials are salvaged and recycled, so the whole thing cost less than […]

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Why Not Me, Indeed!

I’ve had to reinvent myself many times due to life circumstances. The best gift I’ve ever received is from my mom, who taught me that if I wanted something I should just go out and make it happen. Much to her chagrin, I took this literally and had some adventures that scared her, but she […]

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Artisan Josh and his Tiny Home

Every detail of this tiny house built by Artisan Josh is creative, useful, and a work of art. Josh, a Certified Master Tradesman, Contractor, Artisan, and Muralist, used his 21 years of design, construction, and fabrication experience to build his 12′ self-sustaining tiny home. It is his full-time home and workplace. In one end of […]

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