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This is the story behind the now famous and magical Fortune Cookie Tiny House on Wheels built by Abel Zyl for one of his very first tiny house clients.

It all started at a coffee shop with a sketch of the design to which Abel’s client immediately accepted. Towards the end of the video tour, Abel even shows you how he designed and built this tiny house too! It’s a really great video and I think you’ll enjoy it a lot.


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This is the Damselfly Tiny House on Wheels by Zyl Vardos. Enjoy the video tour and learn more about this tiny home below. Thanks!

The Damselfly Tiny House on Wheels (Video Tour)

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This is the Damselfly House: a 24’x10′ tiny house on wheels.


It’s built by Zyl Vardos and is currently for sale. Enjoy!

24’x10′ Damselfly House by Zyl Vardos (For Sale!)

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You don’t have to love Zyl Vardos’ newest build, the Fuchsia, but it’s pretty hard not to.

Never one to commit to the ordinary, Abel Zyl’s freshest design embodies springtime with it’s sunny green and burnt orange trim, and absolutely spectacular roof life. Walk inside the dutch door and you’ll find a spacious interior with a loft bedroom accessible by funky handcrafted steps, a bathroom and kitchen to meet your needs, and a large living area for relaxing and entertaining.

It’s already gone home to its new owners in California, who I’m sure love their house even more than I love looking at it! Get Zyl’s contact information below.

Related: Newest Zyl Vardos Build: Belinda’s Little Bird

The Fuchsia: Zyl Vardos’ Springtime Haven

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This is an announcement to let you know that The Ark House by Zyl Vardos is for sale sold in Olympia, Washington.

The Ark was created in March 2015, by Zyl Vardos, in Olympia, WA, USA. It is known worldwide for its unusual sculpted cedar exterior, flowing architectural lines, and astounding full-length arched windows.

The Ark is designed to be a comfortable living space for one or two people. It would also shine as an attention-getting, devastatingly unique vacation rental. It is energy efficient, built of natural materials, and easily convertible to off-grid use.

It’s a beautiful, custom designed and built 8′ x 22′ tiny home on wheels. The asking price is $88,000 OBO.

Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share below. Thanks!

The Ark House by Zyl Vardos is For Sale!

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I think there’s a general consensus on Tiny House Talk that Abel Zimmerman Zyl, of Zyl Vardos, is a master tiny house craftsman. Therefore, we should all be excited for his newest build, Belinda’s Little Bird!

The home features stunning french doors, no loft, tons of storage and a beautiful tiny Hobbit wood-burning stove. He finished it just recently, thus it’s snow-covered exterior! Abel said the house is now on a farm in Pennsylvania. Perfect!

Related: No-loft Zyl Vardos Build: The Dewdrop Tiny House

Newest Zyl Vardos Build: Belinda’s Little Bird

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Every Sunday at 10:30am PST, Abel Zyl, founder of Zyl Vardos, hosts a live question and answer session.

Here’s what you might learn from Abel in this session replay:

  • How to drill through heavy metal (so you can attach your tiny house to a trailer)
  • Can you get tiny house insurance? (Yes)
  • How to balance your tiny house design/build so it’s safe to tow

And more! Enjoy the full replay of the show right here and subscribe to the Zyl Vardos YouTube Channel to tune in LIVE this Sunday.

Related: Artistic Tiny House Builder’s Workshop Tour

Ask Zyl Live: Tiny House Q & A: January 1st, 2017 – How to Drill Through Heavy Metal!

Screenshot via YouTube/Zyl Vardos

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