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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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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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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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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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Why Do We Do It?

People are always asking me, “But why do you go to all these tiny house festivals?” For one thing you can actually get inside lots of tiny houses to see if it’s really for you. Plus, there’s a wealth of information to learn at the festivals, the people are so cool, and, well, here are […]

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The Periwinkle Tiny House

My favorite thing about this tiny house is… its owner, Patti Cannan! Well, and the colors, and all the personal touches Patti included in it which just make it one of the happiest tiny homes I’ve seen. Most of the interior items have a story behind them, many coming from family and others found at […]

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Meet Tiny House Guru Michelle Boyle!

This gal!!! Michelle Boyle!!! If you haven’t heard her speak or read her blog, get ready for some fun. Michelle has built her own tiny home, My Empty Nest, while working a full-time job.  She is the host of Tiny House Podcast, writes for Tiny House Magazine, travels around the country speaking at tiny house […]

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Veterans Community Project (VCP)

Retired Marine Kevin Jamison once had to say “no” to a homeless Veteran in need. That experience led him to co-found the Veterans Community Project, a group of Veterans who are “determined to fulfill the unmet needs of homeless Veterans, a task accomplished only by the community for the community.”   A mission to eliminate […]

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2017 Tiny House NC Street Festival

Tiny Houses! Dynamic Speakers! Workshops! North Carolina in the springtime! You know you wanna be there! Tiny house fans from all over will come together April 21-23 in Pink Hill, NC to tour tiny houses, attend workshops, talk with vendors, and hang out with tiny house enthusiasts for a fun weekend! I’m excited to announce […]

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Tiny Houses to be in Bankruptcy Auction

More than 20 tiny homes will be included in an online auction on April 4, 2017. The homes are located in northwest Alabama and are part of a court ordered liquidation of the company, Lil’ Lodges of Alabama, which has filed for bankruptcy. According to auctioneer Chip Pearce, these homes are built of high quality […]

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