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Are you curious about others who are living in tiny houses? Well, great, because this area is jam-packed with tiny house people interviews.


So if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like going from 2,500-square-feet down to 250-square-feet, well, these people can tell you about it!


From folks who built their own tiny homes out of garbage, to ones who went from massive homes down to a 100-square-foot van conversion to adventure the world with!


It’s all here… The question is, when are you going to go tiny and start living the life you’ve been waiting for?

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Ex-Gov’t Rig Insulated w/ Local Alpaca Wool

Anna and Devin made DIYed this amazing minimalist off-roading rig and even added a raised roof! Anna did most of the interior carpentry while Devin worked full-time, and while she calls it “wonky,” she really did an excellent job. The vehicle was once a government rig, which means it had some special features. Their blacked [...]

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Rolling with Ophelia: Couple’s Debt-Free Bus Life

At first, this couple was planning on finding some land without an HOA so they could have a tiny house near their home base in Colorado, but after learning about skoolies everything changed! They almost immediately purchased their 40 Ft. International bus and started renovating it to create an awesome home on wheels. They made [...]

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Nomad Settles Down to Tiny House Village in Austin

Iris lived as a digital nomad when her job when virtual, and then decided to fulfill her long-time tiny living dreams (she used to be hooked on the HGTV shows) by purchasing a Casa de Canto Park Model in a tiny house village in Austin, Texas. While this 399 sq. ft. model does have a [...]

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Round, Two-Bedroom ‘Ula’ Cottage in Kenya

David and his wife worked on renovating the kitchen in this Kilifi round cottage so that his mother-in-law can live here in her retirement. The beautiful cottage has panoramic coastal views and plenty of outdoor space to enjoy. The name “Ula” is the Celtic word for “seashell.” The cottage is about 40 feet in diameter [...]

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Showgirl & Personal Trainer’s Glam Van, Loretta

From NYC to Van Life After the Pandemic 

Dottie had spent 13 years living in New York City and working as a burlesque dancer, showgirl, personal trainer, and bartender. The pandemic put her out of work and eventually she left the city and moved back home. Her mom and stepdad have actually been living the RV life for a while, so it runs [...]

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Kenya’s First Tiny House on Wheels!

A couple of weeks ago we showed you David’s awesome garage transformation in France, but that was far from his first tiny project. He built this awesome tiny house on wheels in Kenya, where he and his wife live while she was researching for a book on African myths. His design is remarkable, with “two-floor” [...]

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Digital Nomad & Travel Nurse’s Van Sanctuary

I don’t know that I’ve ever heard of a vanlife couple who spent as much time and forethought regarding making the move into a vehicle! They spent a full year plotting and planning and discussing all the things that could go wrong in order to prepare themselves. Now that they’ve been living tiny for over [...]

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Average Brad’s Short Bus w/ Tons of Storage

If you’ve watched any of the Tiny Home Tours videos we post here, you are probably familiar with Brad’s work. He is a regular videographer for their YouTube Channel, but that’s not all! He’s an amazing photographer and sells his prints and works some commercial gigs as well. This isn’t his first rodeo with tiny [...]

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Airstream to 800 Sq. Ft. 1953 Bungalow Life

Melanie and her husband have been living tiny now for nearly a decade! First they decided to renovate an Aistream, which they happily lived in for four years before deciding they were ready for sticks and bricks. That’s when they found this adorable 1953 bungalow and turned the 800 square foot space into their home [...]

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Sam & Kelly’s Sprinter w Bathroom & Guest Bed

This Sprinter Van Conversion has a Shower and Guest-Bed!

There’s no denying that vans are just about as tiny as tiny living comes, but Sam & Kelly included the major comfort of a shower and toilet into their van design. For Kelly, it was a must-have when they moved in after 10 months of converting their Sprinter into a home — but now? She [...]

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He went to all the National Parks in his ProMaster Van Conversion

Lefty is a thyroid cancer survivor on the trip of his life visiting all the national parks! He rock climbs, bikes, and camps out in each park until he’s seen it all, and then he moves on to the next location. When he’s done with all the physical exertion of his day, he crawls into [...]

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Nomad Brad’s Uhaul Bachelor Pad

Nomad Brad’s Uhaul Bachelor Pad

Brad was a business-and-home-owner stuck in the grind, and he wanted a change. After a trip camping in nature in his SUV, he started the downsizing process – selling and tossing his stuff so he could go mobile. This Uhaul conversion is his third rig, and it has everything just the way he wants it! [...]

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He Got Sober Building This Military Overlander Tiny House For $37,000

Trevor and Rae wanted to travel full-time for a year, so they saved up to buy an awesome military truck at auction. They didn’t start right away, but when Trevor decided to get sober he put all his time and energy into building out their first truck home for just $37,000. They lived in the [...]

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France Lockdown Living in 300 Sq. Ft. Gîte Over Garage

David and his wife have been building a small home in Kenya, but just before the pandemic hit they were in the process of selling their country home in France and renting out their townhome, leaving them with nowhere to stay! So they took the space above their garage and created a 300 square foot [...]

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Four Years of Fifth Wheel Living in Nashville

Four years ago, Kirs and Devin wanted to escape the rising rent in Nashville and decided to go tiny and move into a fifth wheel. They renovated that one, and later moved into a toy hauler. Most recently the couple purchased a gorgeous 44 ft. fifth wheel that hasn’t needed any work and they are [...]

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Lauren & Her Dad Built Out this Stunning Blue & White Van 5

Lauren & Her Dad Built Out this Stunning Blue & White Van

Lauren had been dreaming of #vanlife for awhile, but thought it would never happen. But when lockdown hit, she got her chance. She managed to convince her dad to help her build out the interior of her Ford Transit while she was living at home. They did an absolutely amazing job! The inside is a [...]

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From Van to Bus to Home to Van Builders & Glamping Hosts

Get ready for a wild ride with this awesome family! Jake, Gianna and their daughter first set out with van life in 2018. When Gianna found out she was expecting again, they upgraded to a bus. But after three years on the road, the family ultimately decided to “settle down” again and purchased a home, [...]

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Single Mom’s Solution to Retirement: Tiny Living!

Hillary raised her three children on her own since they were 6, 4 and 2, and while her job in law enforcement provided for them, it was never enough for Hillary to save for retirement. Once her kids were grown and out of the house, she chose tiny living so she could retire comfortably! She [...]

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Couple & Pets Super Stealth & Simple Van Life

Their Stealth And Simple Van Life

Meet Sarah and Trevor and Persephone the Van, their home on the road for over a year and a half. They spent a total of three years on the road, having had another van before that. While they now own a home and animal rescue, this is the story of their stealth and simple van [...]

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Ex-Military Police Force Member Finds Freedom in VanLife

Former Military/Police Force Member Finds Freedom in VanLife

Candyss was used to her life being defined by her military and police force obligations, so when she decided to transition out of that career, she had to find what freedom meant for her. That led her to van life! She started traveling during the pandemic and now is on the road full-time. She didn’t [...]

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Revitalized Airstream on an Organic Farm

This Airbnb host owns a 5-acre working organic farm and was looking for her next step post-hairstyling career. She found this 1974 Airstream that was dump-bound and saw tons of potential (that no one else saw!). As money allowed she was able to hire folks to help her revitalize the Airstream and ultimately turned it [...]

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Lady Bug Out: Ford Transit Solo Female Van Life

When Dee needed a home post-divorce, she chose this fantastic Ford Transit van which she turned into her “Lady Bug Out” house on wheels. She has her own space she can use for travelling, and she heads back to her 14-year-old son’s house when it’s her time to have him. That way he never has [...]

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