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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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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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A Tiny House Community for South Bend, IN

The pocket type neighborhood in South Bend (which just happens to be my former hometown!) would include 12 to 20 tiny houses, ranging in size from 250 to 400 square feet. The Tiny Living Community, still in the planning stages, will target millennials, baby boomers and those just wanting to downsize. The tiny homes will […]

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Tiny House Heaven

Scenes from the 2016 Florida Tiny House Festival Tiny houses everywhere, some built by builders, others built by owners, many lived in full-time. There were tiny tinies, big tinies, vintage campers, gypsy wagons, a container home, yurts, teardrops, and much more. In the next few weeks I’ll be doing posts about several of the homes, […]

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5 Surprising Things We Learned from the Lunsfords’ Tiny House (and a Bonus Tip!)

 1. You don’t have to put the bed in the loft. Most tiny homes use the loft for the bedroom, which does give you useful space below. But before Grace and Corbett Lunsford built their tiny house, #tinylab, they spent a couple of nights staying in different ones to see what tiny living was like.  […]

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