Exterior - Nomad Tiny Home

Nomad Tiny Homes, Starting at $39,000

Here is a clean, modern tiny house created by Alex & Marianne Worlow of Nomad Tiny Homes.  After 10 years of building traditional houses they switched their focus to building efficient, eco-friendly tiny homes.  This model is 200 sq.ft. on the main floor and 63 sq.ft. in the loft.  It is 23.5′ long and features birch plywood throughout. A custom …

Exterior View - Morrison hOMe by EcoCabins

Morrison 28′ hOMe by EcoCabins

Designed by Andrew and Gabriella Morrison and built by EcoCabins in Colorado Springs, the Morrison hOMe comes in either a 24′ or 28′ option. (The 28′ option is shown below.) EcoCabins uses high-efficiency, superior-quality, factory-built technology to produce each hOMe, allowing them to avoid the elements during the build process and reduce waste. hOMe can be built in 4-8 weeks. …

The V House by Nelson Tiny Houses

The V House by Nelson Tiny Houses

The V House is a creation by Nelson Tiny Houses based out of Nelson, British Columbia. V Homes — the “V is for Versatility” — can range from 108 to 250 sq.ft. and start at $35,000 for a 120 sq.ft. model (8′ x 15′). The Nelson Team can furnish it completely with custom-built furniture or keep it bare-bones. You can …

Payette by Greenleaf Tiny Homes

Payette by Greenleaf Tiny Homes

The Payette model by TruForm Tiny is available in 20′, 24′, or 28′ lengths, ranging from 240-304 sq.ft.  They offer several interior options (ladder vs stairs, kitchenette vs extended kitchen, etc) as well as Country or Cottage exteriors.  Prices start at $54,000. Images © TruForm Tiny

Fy Nyth Redux

Fy Nyth Tiny House

The Fy Nyth is a customized 24′ Cypress Overlook plan from Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. Fy Nyth’s owner, Ariel McGlothin, lives off-grid in the mountains of Wyoming where she trucks in her own water and has solar panels and propane for power and heat. The 180-square-foot tiny house on wheels has a propane oven/range, propane heater, and electric refrigerator. Ariel …

Cultivating Contentment

Cultivating Contentment

No matter how die-hard a small space living enthusiast you may be, there will undoubtedly be times when your 500 square feet of space doesn’t seem like enough — especially when you visit family and friends who live in comparatively massive 2,500+ square foot homes. In those moments you feel tempted to compare your home and find it lacking, remember …

Balance Urban Lifestyle

Finding Balance in an Urban Lifestyle

Living in a compact apartment within walking distance of work, school, and shopping, biking or using public transit, experiencing unique city culture and venues — these things characterize the urban lifestyle many people prefer. Although it’s unlikely to affect city dwellers’ enthusiasm for it, the urban lifestyle introduces unique pitfalls including the temptation to over-caffeinate, overeat, over-tech, and be inactive. …

Preferring Urban Lifestyle

Why More People Are Preferring the Urban Lifestyle

Twelve years have passed since the middle of the housing boom, when President Bush proclaimed that owning a home was the realization of the American Dream. It would appear that is no longer the dream of Millennials, the current largest population group born between 1983 and 2000, who are increasingly flocking to the cities instead of heading to the suburbs. …

Friendsgiving

Tiny Living Tips for Hosting a Successful “Friendsgiving”

Until recently, I didn’t know Friendsgiving was an actual term (it even has a definition in the urban dictionary) but I’ve participated in previous years without realizing it.  If you’ve never heard of Friendsgiving, you might be wondering when and where this trend got started. The majority of people seem to think it’s linked to the popular 90s television sitcom …

Overnight Guests in Tiny Spaces

Overnight Guests in Tiny Spaces: Practice in Creative Hospitality

With the biggest holiday season just around the corner, many people are preparing to make cross-country trips to visit extended family, or to receive visitors from out of state. This creates a unique challenge for those who’ve embraced tiny living: increasingly efficient construction and the absence of a second bedroom leaves little space for accommodating overnight guests. Even in standard-sized …