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Her Vardo Tiny House on a Family Farm

Chelsea’s tiny home was a way for her to be close to family but still have her own space. She was able to put her tiny house on her family’s nut farm and stay close to her grandfather, mom, and nieces! After 2.5 years of living tiny, she got that wanderlust again and wanted to [...]


His Box Truck Home with Workshop and Jacuzzi

Paul was ready to get away from the Pittsburg area and find a place with friendly and like-minded people who would want to talk to him — but he needed a way to support himself. A handyman at heart, he decided to build out a huge box truck, fill it will all (and I mean [...]

Textile Artist’s Bright & Bold Jungle Bus 2

Artist Life in her School Bus Conversion

Gillian’s school bus conversion, “Jungle” has more color than most 2,500-square-foot homes! She left her career in set design, her 16-hour days, and her long commutes to NYC and LA to enjoy life as an entrepreneur on the road. Gillian’s bus features tons of her own textile work (much made from ice tie-dye techniques), an [...]

Couple’s European Adventure Inspires Them To Jump into BusLife

Early Retirement in their Shuttle Bus Conversion 

Eric and Robbyn were nearing retirement age but thought they still had more years to work. That’s when a trip to Europe completely changed their perspective, seeing people who didn’t work themselves into the ground as they do in the U.S. That’s when they got the idea to stop living normally and find a way [...]

Transit Bus Conversion for Life Coaches & Their Fur Babies 3

Young Couple’s Shuttle Bus Conversion

Ron and Jess were considering upgrading from their one-bedroom apartment when they went on a vacation to a 200-square-foot cabin and realized they could totally live tiny. That’s when they got hooked onto bus life on YouTube and the rest is history. Their shuttle bus conversion is light and airy, with lightly-stained plywood ceilings, sage [...]

Couple Turns Floating Shed into a Gorgeous Houseboat 13

Couple Turns Shed into a Floating Cottage

Meet the Joneses! Brandon and Sarah were living in a normal house when the opportunity arose for them to purchase what would become a gorgeous houseboat. But at the beginning, it was really just a floating shed without any amenities! Eventually, the couple and their dog would love to sail the globe together, but this [...]

Family Upgrades from Van to DIY Overlander. 5

Family’s DIY Overlander Truck Camper

You might remember Kirt and Jen’s family as the family of four living full-time in their Sprinter van! As their boys grew up, they decided they needed more room — but they didn’t go the traditional route of re-purchasing a home. Instead, they built out this DIY Overlander that doubled their space and made it [...]


From NYC to Building Their Own Debt-Free Tiny Home

Tim and Erica were living in a New York City apartment, but finding a simpler, more sustainable way of life really inspired them to take the plunge into building their own debt-free tiny home. Both artists, this house has all kinds of beautiful aesthetic choices to make it really theirs. Even though it took 2.5 [...]

Sam & Jacob’s DIY Boxtruck with Convertible Bed

Traded Their Car for a Box Truck Tiny House

Jacob’s sister was driving this box truck as her daily driver but was eager to trade it for his Camry. Once Jacob had the box truck, he and Sam decided it would be great to have their own space and be able to travel. So they spent 8 months of nights and weekends crafting a [...]

Her $6K Railroad Trailer Tiny Home 3

Her $6K Railroad Trailer Tiny Home

Back in 2017, Hannah’s dad told her about the railroad trailers she could get at auction. She was only willing to bid $350 on one, and lo and behold she won the bidding! She then worked hard to renovate the trailer and make it into an artsy, cozy home on wheels. The house was built [...]

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Mike’s 3rd Military Overlander Conversion 5

Mike’s 3rd Military Overlander Conversion

Long before #vanlife or tiny living were Instagram-worthy pursuits, Mike was in Africa living out of an overlander. He has converted 3 separate rigs of his own since then, using them to travel all over — and he loves waking up in his own bed with his own things no matter where he goes. This [...]

Entrepreneur’s Third Year on the Road in an Airstream 3

Their Third Year on the Road in an Airstream

Just wait until you see this amazingly well-organized Airstream tiny home owned by an adorable couple of entrepreneurs. They started downsizing their stuff a few years ago until they finally realized they didn’t need that 2500-square foot home anymore! So they started traveling and staying in Airbnbs. When 2020 hit, they needed a home base, [...]

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2005 Bluebird International Built For Hosting & Entertaining

He Built An Incredible Cabin-Inspired School Bus Motorhome

Ryan lost his Disney engineering job back in 2020, but he used that as a launching pad for a whole new lifestyle! He had been interested in tiny homes before, but finally had a reason to purchase a 2005 Bluebird International and make it into a gorgeous school bus motorhome. His decor is all cabin-inspired, [...]

Intimate Rustic Silo Among The Trees 5

His Rustic Silo Cabin in the Woods of Oregon

Joe lives full-time in his box truck conversion, but he and a business partner recently acquired this gorgeous tiny house property in central Oregon. Built by the original owners, this little piece of paradise features a converted grain silo with a bedroom/bathroom addition and even a front porch. Inside the silo itself are two turquoise [...]

Highway Hoosiers Debt Free Bus Conversion 20

They Went Debt-free With a Bus Conversion

Nowell and Lauren didn’t choose bus life because they had to — they wanted the chance to see the country before they hit retirement age (and might not have the health to make that feasible). So the couple sold their home and used the money to purchase and renovate their gorgeous bus tiny house. Now [...]

Musician’s $23K DIY Tiny Home on an Alpaca Farm

Musician’s $23K DIY Tiny Home on an Alpaca Farm

Meet Nick Soave, a musician who built a tiny house on wheels between 2017 and 2019, and has been happily living in it since 2020. It sits on an Alpaca farm in Michigan, and the living room is almost entirely dedicated to his awesome drum set. Nick is starting a YouTube Channel talking all about [...]

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After Daughter’s Sickness, This Family of 5 Moved into RV 2

Family of 5’s Adventurous Life in their Fifth Wheel RV

This family spent three years seeking a diagnosis for their oldest daughter’s illness, and another two years trying treatments for her. When she finally got the all-clear, the parents realized the go-go-go of modern suburban life was so empty. They decided to buy a camper just to spend one month traveling — but once they [...]

Couple’s Budget Bus Build After Vanlife 2

They Built a Budget Bus Tiny Home After Van Life

Sydney and Albert jumped into vanlife two years ago, living in a Sprinter without the extra headroom, almost always cramped in the same space during the winter in Utah/Colorado. While they loved living nomadically, they also needed some more space — so they sold the van and purchased a Blue Bird bus. Their budget was [...]

The Aurochs Duckworth Overland 4

The Auroch: Handcrafted Defender Camper Van for Off-Roading

Now here’s a breathtaking one-of-a-kind creation: A custom-built aluminum pod built on top of a fully-refurbished Defender chassis! Called the Auroch by designer/builder Tom Duckworth, this is no ordinary truck bed camper. The entire thing was built using early 20th-century airplane and automotive building techniques. Not only is the vehicle itself ready for any off-roading [...]

Airport Workers 4×4 Overland Storyteller Beast Mode 3

Airport Worker’s 4×4 Overland Storyteller Beast Mode

Joseph’s brother had been living in a van, and Joseph wanted to get on that bandwagon. So, he rented out his house on Airbnb and bought a Storyteller van that he now lives in full-time! He also works full-time at the local Airport, so his van is both his commuting vehicle and his home on [...]


Family of 3 in Off-Grid Tiny Home

Lee and Payam from Instead Tiny Homes built this off-grid tiny home for Lee’s family. It was a prototype for the off-grid homes they now sell, but it’s also Lee’s full-time residence. Lee, his wife Rebecca, and their son, Max, rent the property where their homestead sits from a friend. The Scandinavian-inspired tiny house features [...]

Artist Couple Traveling The Country in DIY Skoolie 4

Artist Couple Traveling The Country in DIY Skoolie

Cruz and Mariah first went tiny back when Cruz was commuting long distances for his construction work. Living in an RV allowed him to have more time at “home” with Mariah since he could park close to the construction sites. But it still didn’t allow them to travel much. That’s when they decided to sell [...]

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