Just wanted to let you know that there are two upcoming open tiny houses near Orlando, FL in Winter Park.

You’ll get to tour two tiny homes… One is Elaine’s Tumbleweed build from a few years back and the other is called the Dorian and it’s a custom built micro house by Maximus Extreme.

They are both located in a tiny house friendly RV park in the Orlando, Florida area. I’m planning on going, how about you? Let me know in the comments below so we can all meet up.

It’s in Orlando, Florida this August 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM. Can’t wait to see and meet you there if you decide to go.

Open Tiny Houses in Orlando Florida

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I had to show you this creative and unique mobile tiny cottage with dormers and a front porch. Really impressive especially considering this is the man’s first attempt at a tiny house. I’d be proud!

I ran into this originally over at Reddit where the man’s son posts, “My dad’s first attempt at a tiny house, he’s pretty darn proud of it!”

So I wanted to share this creative tiny home on wheels with you here thinking it might inspire you and maybe even cause you to reconsider your future tiny/small house design? Who knows, right?

I really like the dormers and the front porch on this house. This man must be a pretty good carpenter because I see a lot of attention to detail which gives the home a lot of character, don’t you think?

Tiny Cottage on Wheels with Dormers & Front Porch

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Images: OurTinyOne

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Although not practical as a full time living space I thought you’d still enjoy seeing these B-and-BEE Stackable Micro Shelters because they’re interesting and can be useful in lots of different situations.

They were created by Belgian designers/supporters at Archilles Design, One Small Step, Compaan, and Labeur as a way for people to better enjoy festivals. But as soon as I saw them I thought how they can also be used as emergency shelters, napping pods, ‘glamping’, camping, and more.

And it’s all put together and stacked using a ‘honeycomb shelter’ design. They’re easy to set up and can be stacked four high with a staircase system added for upstairs access.

B-and-BEE Stackable Micro Shelters

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Images: Archilles Design

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The founders of Allergutendinge architects, Matthias Prüger, Manuel Rauwolf and Ulrike Wetzel created this tiny house called Seelenkiste (which means the Soul Box or Spirit Shelter) as a meditation space. They designed and built it as a project while students at Bauhaus University in Germany.

It’s a very minimalist micro house that’s made to study, read, and meditate. It’s a place for self reflection. Wouldn’t this be great to have in your backyard or just about anywhere on your own property even if it was your full time living space? I hope you enjoy the tour of this micro home below.

Spirit Shelter Tiny House for Meditation and Self Reflection

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Images: Allergutendinge & Archello

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Rich’s Portable Cabins has built so many tiny homes that I just have to keep showing you the options that are possible for tiny house living. And they come in all shapes and sizes.

It’s important to look at all of these options because I want you to build the home of your dreams that will last you for a long time. One that meets your needs. Anyway Rich Daniels has been building some really awesome tiny houses that I think you’ll also like and be inspired from.

Some are 8′ wide tiny homes on trailers and others are wider and longer than ‘usual’ and are considered ‘Park Model’ homes. Either way, I believe both can be used to simplify and downsize our lives depending on how far you want to downsize. And really what’s best for you and makes you happiest.

Spacious Tiny House on Wheels by Rich’s Portable Cabins

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Images: RichsPortableCabins

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I had to show you this portable tiny home on wheels called the Elaine Cabin built by Rich Daniels of Rich’s Portable Cabins.

In the past I’ve shown you one of his park model tiny houses and another ‘extra long’ tiny house built by him as well. They’re both really cool and he’s built quite a lot of little portable homes.

The home is about 8′ wide and 22′ long so approximately 176 sq. ft. of space without including any upstairs sleeping loft space that might be used although I don’t see that here.

Elaine Portable Tiny Cabin by Rich Daniels

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Images: RichsPortableCabins

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It’s not tiny. It’s not micro. But, it’s just right in my opinion. I’m talking about this modern loft apartment I found on Archello.

I really love the modern style of loft apartments. So naturally when I saw this one I knew I must share. Because sharing is caring right?

There is no real story I could find to go with these pictures except that an architect conceptualized this project into what you see below.

They maximized the use of space by having a guest bathroom downstairs, adding storage under the stairs, a soft bed in the living area and sleeping loft with another bathroom upstairs.

I’m not sure on the exact square footage but if I had to guess it would be around 700 sq ft?

Take a look below and let me know what you think.

Modern Loft Apartment with Built-in Storage under Staircase

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Images © Vietsun Solution Architects

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