Living with Pets in a Tiny House

A lot of people have pets and love their beloved fur balls, us included! So when we decided to downsize and go tiny, we thought it would be a challenge to figure out how we were all going to work in a much smaller space. It seemed to be more of a mental challenge than a physical one. We were … Read More

College Couple Skips the Dorm Room to Build a Tiny House!

By Nicolette Cascione   Hey Tiny House Basics! I just wanted to start off by thanking you so very much for our custom 28 foot long Tiny House Basics’ tiny house trailer! We knew ordering from you would guarantee us a safe and strong foundation for our home on wheels and you guys did not disappoint!     Here’s a … Read More

We Sold Our Tiny House!

    You Must be wondering, What on earth were we thinking? This is the story of why we sold our tiny house. By Mario Soto It was proven to provide so much financial freedom and it actually did! Did we just stop loving the tiny house life style after just three years or maybe realized it just wasn’t for … Read More

What is the first step in planning and building your own tiny house?

BUILD OR BUY? How much of it do you want to build yourself? There are 3 main options: 1. Building it yourself from the Tiny House Trailer up. Option 2: Having a Shell Built by a builder and completing the rest (interior finishes) Yourself. Lastly, Option 3: Having a fully turn key tiny house built all for you by a … Read More

Tiny Houses: The Home Hour Podcast Interview

KIRSTEN DUNLAP and GRAHAM SMITH, best friends of 20 years and co-hosts of The Home Hour podcast, are passionate about helping moms create welcoming homes and gracious living spaces.   Today on the Home Hour, we’re celebrating the little things. And by little, we mean TINY! We’re learning about living the good life in small spaces with Joshua and Shelley Engberg from Tiny … Read More

The Duo Who Does It All with Joshua and Shelley Engberg

  Originally posted on TinyHouseBlog You don’t have to appreciate Marvel Comics to enjoy this week’s interview with the dynamic duo of tiny houses, Josh and Shelley. Long before their episode on “Tiny House Nation” aired, this young power couple was already moving their lives in a direction which focused on freedom, travel, and using their talents to help others … Read More

#1 Amazon Bestselling Tiny House Book!

Our Highly Anticipated Tiny House Book: “Tiny House Basics, Living the Good Life in Small Spaces” was just released on May 16th 2017 and we have already hit #1 Amazon Bestseller in over 4 Categories (Small Homes & Cottages, House Plans, Design & Construction, Green Housekeeping) Pick up your copy today to start your tiny house research off on the right … Read More

How the TinyHouseNC Street Festival Came To Be

The following post was written by our good friend  Andrew Odom is a wealth of knowledge, a source of personal inspiration and a man with genuine character. He is also the very first “Tiny House Person” i got to know during our early days of research before we make the decision to downsize. We are very excited for his upcoming … Read More

Have Tiny Houses Become a Official Housing Option?

The Following guest post is by our friend Steven who runs www.TinyHouseListings.com and www.TinyHouseSwoon.com (our feature can be found HERE). Steven have been involved with the Tiny House Movement before it rose to the huge popularity it is now today, he always has had great insight on the movement.  – Joshua    by Steven Harrell   So you know when you … Read More