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I built my tiny house by hand. I’ve made all of the common mistakes so you don’t have to.
Focus on making good decisions.
I don’t just tell you want to do. I know that your tiny house needs are unique, so I focus on helping you make the right decisions.
Theory AND practice.
Everything I recommend is something I either have used myself or have researched extensively.
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From The Tiny House Blog
One concern I hear from many would-be tiny house owners is that they’re not sure they’ll be able to downsize to live in a tiny house. They like the idea of cutting down their possessions and living tiny, but they don’t know if they’d actually be able to do it.read more
Summer ends quickly here in Vermont. You go from wearing shorts and a t-shirt one day, to nights that dip down to 45 degrees and foggy, damp mornings the next. But it's not all bad. Fall here is beautiful. In fact, it's so beautiful that tourists come from all over...read more
I often hear from people who would love to live in a tiny house, but who don't believe they can because they have a family. Some people have one kid. Others have three kids and a dog. And plenty more don't have kids right now, but know they will want them in the...read more
Recently I've been receiving more and more emails asking me about the concept of the tiny house shed. Can you build a tiny house out of a shed? Why would you build a tiny house out of a shed? And should I start my build with a shed? In this article, I'll answer these...read more
Note from Ethan: This is a guest post about tiny house plants, by my brother Jesse, who works for a really cool plant nursery in Portland, OR. Houseplants are having their moment. Perhaps it’s because people want to bring a little bit of the outdoors in. Or, maybe...read more
Part of the appeal of tiny houses is the fact that they can enable you to live a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable life. Many people who want to go tiny dream of living in a solar-powered tiny house, using a composting toilet, and perhaps even collecting rainwater to reduce the impact they have on the environment.read more