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Tumbleweed’s B-53 small house is the company’s largest at 743 square feet with two bedrooms. It also has an additional bedroom option that brings it up to 837 square feet.

This is a normal house that’s designed to be built on a foundation using building plans. Building costs can range from $100 to $200 per square foot according to Tumbleweed.


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Photo credit: Tumbleweed Houses

To view floor plans, dimensions, and to learn about the building plans click here.

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I made these tiny house floor plans a while back.

I never got around to publishing them until now.

It’s based on a 19′ by 8′ dimension making it a roomy tiny house.

I hope you enjoy and please let me know your favorite in the comments down below.

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I know the loft view isn’t perfect–somehow I messed up with dimensions and missed the wood flooring–but I think you get the idea. I’ll get better I promise.

These floor plans give you a visual of what living in a tiny house would be like. It’s also good for organizing/planning furniture, kitchens, bathrooms and windows.

Want more tiny house floor plans?

Download my latest eBook called, The Little Book of Tiny House Floor Plans, it’s free.

You’ll learn all the why’s and how‘s on tiny houses.

There’s color pictures, models and fascinating explanations on each.

The Little Book of Tiny House Floor Plans by Alex Pino

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If you have an interest for gypsy caravans Timothy Leimke is bringing them back to life.


He’s written a book titled The New Gypsy Caravan which features caravan history, assembly instructions, drawings and full construction plans.

There’s also a kit where you can build your own gypsy caravan for under $1000.

The book is $19.95

The kits start at $359.95

This wagon is 9′ 6″ in length, 6′ wide and 6’2″ in height. Weight without a trailer is approximately 500 pounds.

More photos, details and ordering information at their website.

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Photo Credit: Tim Leimke
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Boathouse

1. Lower power and utility bills

2. Less space to worry about

3. Less time cleaning and more for what you want

4. Lower rent or mortgage because smaller is cheaper

5. Locations where what you need is within walking distance–more exercise and less vehicle expenses

6. You won’t lose things as much and when you do they’ll be quick to find

6 ways living in a smaller house improves your life

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For tiny house furniture post #10 I’ve changed the name to Furniture for Small Spaces to broaden the focus to any other type of smaller home including huts, cabanas, apartments, studios, yurts, RVs, etc.

This series is designed for everyone that lives in a small space. Here I’ll cover available—and concept—furniture for your smaller home. I’ll be featuring pieces with…

  • Multiple purposes
  • Hideaway features
  • Hidden storage
  • Sleekness
  • Do It Yourself capability
  • Recycled materials

If you have any ideas just send me a message here.

Today I found these microfiber storage ottomans that come in 8 different colors. They’re on sale for $91.99 on Overstock.

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Photo credit: Overstock

The dimensions are 17 L x 17 W x 20 H. The lids flip over and turn into a tray. Flip it the other way and you can use it to sit or rest your legs on.

It also has some decent reviews at Overstock. Maybe you can create something like this from pieces you already have at home?

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Tiny Garden House

This company’s located in the UK and specializes in garden and backyard structures for living, gardening, offices, studios, artists and editors.

They have a self assembly process available where they deliver everything you need including a set of instructions. No special skills are required to put these together, you’ll just need two people who can follow the manual.

These huts start at around $10,000 in USD.

  • Built using timber from certified sustainable sources
  • High quality doors and windows
  • Fully insulated
  • 8 standard sizes available
  • Pressure treated exterior

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Remember my previous post about Cabin Fever’s tiny prefab houses?

I just wanted to note that they’re having a clearance on their 16 by 20 Maxwell cottage package. It’s normally $32,500 but they’ve taken $10,000 off so it’s $22,500 now.

This model features a curved beam roof. It’s 320 square feet with interior height as high as 10 feet at the peak.

Package comes with plans, materials and hardware.

Recommended uses for this structure

  • Pool cabana
  • Home office
  • Art studio
  • Guest house
  • Exercise room

Other uses

  • Small house
  • Music room
  • Yoga studio
  • Backyard retreat
  • Separate bedroom/studio

Assembly requires at least two people and takes around 4 days to complete. Structure can be built on concrete slab or raised piers.

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