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2/28 Durango man displays tiny house at Expo New Mexico

Greg Parham of Rocky Mountain Tiny Homes, Durango, CO creates a variety of unique tiny homes. He was at the home remodeling and landscape show Sunday at Expo New Mexico showing off his work. Typically his homes are between 100 and 400 square feet. The one you see above is […]

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02/27 One Tiny House Enthusiast Creates Her Own Petite Palace

Jewel Pearson, knowing that living in a traditional home wasn’t for her, began her journey into the tiny house lifestyle slowly. First, she decided to downsize: “I had downsized over the course of 10 years from a four-bedroom, three-bathroom house to a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment,” she told LittleThings. Once she’d […]

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02/26 Tiny House at Nashville’s Old House Fair

A new element this year is a chance to see one of the “tiny homes” that have been in the news as a new lifestyle trend… Even though I sometimes entertain the idea of downsizing from our large historic house, I have absolutely no intention of moving into what one […]

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02/26 Why Tiny Houses Are So Popular

I’ve been asked this question many times, and there’s no easy answer. I just dig tiny, cozy structures. As to why, there are numerous reasons, some you might not anticipate. Creating a microstructure involves creative thinking, outdoor activity, and problem-solving — things many people crave but often find absent from […]

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02/25 ‘We’d love to have this be the first one of many’ – LCC students build tiny house

In Eugene, Oregon, two Lane Community College construction students had an idea about 6 or 7 weeks ago: Why not learn our construction skills for the labor force – and help the community at the same time? “Building tiny houses is the reason why I started to come to Lane,” […]

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02/25 This Tiny House Used to Be a Shabby One-Car Garage

The next time you park your car in the garage, it’ll be hard not to start dreaming up an extravagant renovation plan after you see what one Seattle-based visual and performance artist did with a tiny, tired car port. Michelle de la Vega acted as her own general contractor, transforming […]

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02/25 Shed of the Year "Shedcations"

As part of the launch of the 2016 Shed of the Year competition, Cuprinol and Airbnb are working together to offer a range of holiday accommodation which is entirely shed-based. Indeed, a poll which is part of the campaign suggests two thirds of people would prefer to holiday in a […]