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Yes, even Tim Ferriss is interested in tiny houses!

The best selling author and entrepreneur talks about Tumbleweed Houses in the video you can watch below.

He mentions property that he owns where he’s interested in building a couple of tiny homes.

It’s great too because he’s alongside another famous entrepreneur, Kevin Rose.


Watch the clip below:
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We talk about families living in tiny houses every so often here at Tiny House Talk.

But this is a little different.

Even though I think we might have a lot to learn from what’s going on here.

Here’s a huge family sharing just one bathroom.

They decided to leave it all behind so they can travel around the country and enjoy their lives.

I guess this is just one way of doing it, isn’t it?

It’s just another version of the tiny house life. In this case, the entire family is mobile.

Thanks to our reader Richard H. for sending us the story.

Photo Credit Today Show/MSNBC

Photo Credit Today Show/MSNBC

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Tiny House Cabin

This tiny house survey was created by Ryan from The Tiny Life.

It’s all in an effort to get to know each other as a community.

So most of the tiny house blogs and websites are passing this around and later we’re going to be sharing the information.

So if you live in a tiny house please take a few minutes to fill out the form below anonymously.

Once all of the data is gathered and organized by Ryan he’ll share the results with all of us. I’ll keep you updated!

Thank you!

Please fill out the survey/form below:

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la petite maison

The biggest…littlest…um, the latest news in Tiny: La Petite Maison. I’m sure you’ve heard of it; it isn’t all that new, but this 12 year old girl has been taking the tinyverse by storm.

She has been featured in a guest post on the Tumbleweed Tiny House blog. She appeared on Andrew Odom’s r(E)vo Convo Podcast.

She and her Mom even got a chance to visit the Tiny r(e)volution while it was still in Georgia. She also recently visited the Tiny House Showcase, Boneyard Studios, in Washington DC.

There is almost nothing that Sicily Kolbeck hasn’t done and she isn’t even thirteen. As far as anyone knows, Sicily is the youngest tiny house builder on record.

I really wish I had her level of confidence when I was her age.

Sicily and a Nail Gun. Photo from La Petite Maison

Please read below, because Sicily is doing so much more! 

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How is lighting a tiny house different than lighting a normal room of the same size?

A normal room can be treated as one, fairly unified, space. It is used for a limited set of purposes. For example, a dining room is used for dining and gathering.

On the other hand, a tiny house no bigger than many dining rooms may contain many diverse uses in one space. The lighting can serve to highlight these uses rather than making the house seem like one unified (fairly small) room.

If you’ve decided against unnecessary partitions, then lighting can create the feel of separate, intimate spaces without physically chopping the interior up into separate rooms.

There are two basic types of lighting to consider: daylighting and artificial lighting. Last week’s post was about daylighting; today, we’ll look at artificial lighting and the ways it can work for you.

Artificial Lighting for Tiny Houses

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Tiny House Workshop

This is a hands on tiny house building workshop with Derek “Deek” Diedricksen, author, designer, builder, blogger and DIY Network Host.

So if you’ve been wanting to learn how to build a tiny house or really small cabin, this is the place to do it because we’re going to build one together.

The workshop is limited to 25 attendants so space is limited. If you want to secure your spot sign up as early as possible.

The dates are April 26-28th. This is Deek’s 4th building workshop! He has lectured many times for Tumbleweed too.

He has teamed up with Tiny House Listing‘s and Tiny House Swoon‘s Steven Harrell.

Cost to attend is $399 for the 3-day workshop.

RelaxShacks.com Tiny House Building Workshop - Hands On

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Guest Speakers Include:

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I bet you’re wondering where the heck tiny house people put their clothes?!

That’s easy. They don’t have a lot.

Before you toss in the towel as you have no idea how you’re going to pick a complete wardrobe from an entire closet and dresser(s) of clothes, relax.

Other people have done it. I’ve done it. You can do it.

I used to have two dressers, a full closet, and several boxes in the attic. And I don’t even like fashion!

Now, with the exception of some boots and coats, all my clothes can be packed into a couple of gym bags.

My goal is to get everything in one bag. Your goal might be similar. Or maybe you just want to get rid of the dresser.

The fun part about clothes is that no one has the exact same wardrobe. We all have different lives that require different types of apparel. For example, I have four pairs of boots: cowboy boots for line dancing (don’t judge), waterproof winter boots, everyday sweater boots, and a classy pair of boots with heels for dress-up occasions. To some people, that’s a lot. To me, it’s just right for where I am in my life.

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