by Laura LaVoie I’ve been saying it a lot these last two weeks when people ask me to describe my experience. Arriving at the 2015 Tiny House Conference was a homecoming. The tiny house community extends to all four corners of the globe and when some of us are able to come together we feel…

by Laura LaVoie Right now, tiny house reality shows are dominating the airwaves and conversations. I can’t really go anywhere without someone asking me if I’ve seen one or more of them. Or, sometimes, they ask if I’ve been on one. When I say “no” they want to know “Why not?” Last year I was…

Peter has opened his 3,000 acre organic cattle ranch to tiny house dwellers who would like to live close to nature. This opportunity is unique in that not only do you get tons of privacy (1/8 mile away from your closest tiny house neighbor) but there is also clean water available from natural springs as…

by Steven Henriksen Lindsey and I are native to the Pacific Northwest, but after a job opportunity came up we decided that we would give living in Florida a shot. It seemed like a great reason to check out the other corner of the country, and we told ourselves that we could always move on…

In Portland, Oregon, January of 2013 Lisa Marie decided that she wished to take her career as a Bikram yoga teacher on the road. With an aversion to the dull beige interior of RV’s and a limited budget, she began to search for alternatives. When she stumbled on The Good News Bus website she knew…

by Kees Hoekstra We design, build and sell dutch style 1950’s gypsy caravans since 1996 and so far we build 80 caravans. It started as a hobby (of course) and after we restored our first caravan people started asking if it was for sale, rent etc. It soon showed that there weren’t enough old caravans…

Shelter Wise LLC is a tiny house builder located in Portland, Oregon. Co-owners Audra and Derin Williams started the company because of their passion for energy and space efficient living. They are joined by project manager and efficiency expert Ben Brower. Not only do they build tiny houses, but they can also help other home…

An astute comment by one of Tiny House Listings readers got me thinking about regrets. I am sure you know, mistakes and omissions on any job can be both expensive and time consuming; therefore, I thought I would give a couple of examples of these in the hope of alerting future tiny housers to some…

Awhile back I purchased The Silverfire Super Dragon cookstove from a Oregon-based company called Silverfire. The stove allows you to cook with bio fuel such as leaves, twigs, sticks and anything else that is dry and from plants or trees. Bio stoves are nothing new, they have been around for quiet awhile. What makes this…