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From Shed to Sanctuary: Building a DIY Tiny Home to Foster Mental Wellness

Veerle was at University when her mental and physical health needed a break. While she could move back home, she needed her own space and the housing market was pricing her out of an apartment. That’s when she got the idea to build a tiny home in her parents’ backyard! Her 75-square-foot cottage was once [...]

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Tiny Shipping Container Trail Cabin in Oklahoma

Julie and Noel have built an incredible container home village in Oklahoma, where you can stay in one of 10 container cabins and visit the container businesses on the property, including a taproom, restaurant, and shops. There’s a central grain silo gazebo where you can grill and mingle with other vacationers! Each container house is [...]

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Cabin on Stilts Among The Trees in Spain

This beautiful wooden cottage on stilts stands tall next to a gorgeous forest in La Rioja, Spain, giving you a grand treehouse experience. It’s a private spot that includes all the comforts of a regular bathroom, Wi-Fi, and a cozy electric fireplace, but still lets you feel at one with nature through the large windows [...]

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16×20 Two-Story Cottage Plans

One of the great things about building tiny on a foundation is that you aren’t limited in terms of highway height rules. That’s shown in these tiny house plans that have a second-floor loft bedroom with full standing height. Leaving the room open to the living space makes the home feel larger by eliminating extra [...]

20X30 Modern Tiny Home Plans

The Luna: 20X30 Modern House Plans

I’m just loving this 600-square-foot small house design! While the footprint is a large 20×30 rectangle, the living area itself creates an L-shape around the in-set porch. You have the living room and kitchen in one section of the “L” and the bathroom/bedroom in the other part. Plus, you get to extend your living area [...]

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Scandinavian-Style Stuga Cabin in Kentucky

Tall Stüga is a brand-new Scandinavian-inspired cabin at Adkin Acres in Kentucky. The 600-square-foot cabin sits on 40 acres of gorgeous land that you can enjoy and explore. It sleeps 6 — two in the loft, two in the first-floor bedroom, and two (possibly) on the couch when it unfolds. The rest of the cabin [...]

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Hobbit Hole Micro Cottage Addition in Texas

While many “Hobbit Holes” on Airbnb feature tons of natural wood and dark stains, this little cottage in McKinney, Texas pairs the natural wood with bright white walls and a stunning pebbled bathroom that feels inviting and uplifting! The outdoor patio and picket fence really complete the cheerful Hobbiton vibe. Inside you’ll find a custom [...]

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Camel Valley Modern Tiny Home in the UK

Calling all cyclists! This tiny house situated on the Camel Trail in Cornwall is an absolutely stunning modern, yet cozy, vacation spot that could act as a great home base for those wanting to travel the traffic-free trail that winds through beautiful countryside. The interior is set up studio-style, with a double bed in one [...]

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The Pine Cabin: 420-sq.-ft. Timber-Framed Tiny House in Maine

Bill Bowick and David Bouffard are architects who found this lovely piece of waterfront property in Sedgewick, Maine, and decided it needed some lovely cabins! It was originally a saltwater farm, which they found fascinating. Working with builder Jon Ellsworth, of Carding Brook Farm, they were able to construct three boat-inspired cabins. The Pine, pictured [...]

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Stunning Timber Frame Cabin in Vermont

Remember the gorgeous Honeycrisp Cottage? This Timber Frame Retreat has an incredibly similar floor plan (sans the loft) and is also in Vermont! You get a queen-sized bed tucked into one corner with a giant picture window that looks out on the spruce forest beyond. The 3/4 bathroom is closed off by a barn-style door, [...]

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Two Story Dome Home with a Magical Atrium

You know what they say about Texas — everything is bigger — including the Dome Homes. This incredible 1970s marvel is two stories and houses four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living rooms, and a gorgeous atrium filled with live plants providing oxygen and color to the space. Far from tiny, but super cool, this dome [...]

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She Went From Life as a Nomad to an A-frame Cabin

Summer is an incredible woman who has been living tiny for years! She started off in a 1969 Shasta that she converted, and then other small nomadic spaces like an RV and a van. Then a couple of years ago, she purchased this great 1970s A-frame. It needed a lot of help and a lot [...]

Couple’s $7K Montana Cabin

Retired Couple’s $7K Montana Cabin

Below, Kevin and Elizabeth take us on a tour of their 420-square-foot cabin in the Montana woods that they built as a guest house for just $7,000! While yes, it was started and completed before the lumber price boom of 2020, it’s still an impressively low figure for such a beautiful, well-finished cabin. They kept [...]

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20 x 26 Cabin Plans w/ Dramatic Shed-Style Roof

While there are oodles of tiny house plans for sale that show renderings of the space, it’s always nice to get plans for a spot that’s already been built, so you can see what it really looks like! That’s the case with this 20 x 26 cabin that boasts a dramatic shed-style roof (making it [...]

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Nalu Nordic Dome in Nova Scotia

There are geodesic domes scattered across North America to stay in, but this one is particularly magical since it sits on the Nalu Retreat grounds in Nova Scotia, Canada. The private grounds are kept free from partying or loud carousing, designed to be a true respite from the busyness of what’s going on elsewhere. The [...]

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Peace Cabin: Modern Two-Bedroom Skylit Cabin

This gorgeous modern cabin is located in the forest near the Ucluelet inlet in Canada. It features two mirroring queen-sized bedrooms, a huge luxury bathroom with a soaking tub and separate shower, and not one, but two fireplaces, so you can enjoy the warming glow both inside and out on the front porch! The main [...]

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Moody Ranch Cabin in Colorado w/ Screened-In Porch

Now here’s a place I could live forever! This modern ranch cabin in Colorado is the ultimate cozy vacation space, with a gorgeous screened-in porch sporting a sectional sofa and a couch swing that allow you to admire the ranch views in comfort. Inside the cabin, you’ll find a grand electric fireplace separating the sleeping [...]

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Swiss-Roll-Style Cabin in Canterbury: Bumble Barn

This eco-home is so neat, and I don’t know what to call the shape other than a “Swiss roll”! The owners at Great Field Farm in Canterbury call it the “Bumble Barn” because the living sedum roof is a favorite of the local bees. While not exactly “tiny,” it’s a unique and sustainable design that [...]

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200-year-old Cottage Renovation in the UK

Just like this Scottish cow-shed we showed you a couple of weeks ago, this 200-year-old cottage in the UK has been completely renovated, and the results are absolutely stunning. You’d never know you were inside a historic building except for the beautifully preserved cast iron kitchen they framed off in the living room. Even though [...]


Three New Tiny House Plans! An A-Frame, Cottage & Office

Are you searching for some tiny house plans? Small House Catalog released three excellent choices recently: A 336-square-foot A-frame, a 224-square-foot studio cottage, and an itty bitty writer’s cabin. If you’re looking for a full-time residence, the A-Frame is likely your best bet as it has a first-floor bedroom, a loft, and a kitchen and [...]

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Cozy Underground Cottage at Purposely Lost Retreat

Purposely Lost is an amazing woodland retreat space in Sandford, Maine where you can stay in one of three treehouses or one of two “Hobbit” houses. This underground home, pictured below, is a stunning blend of cozy and luxurious, with warm wood tones, leather accents, and stonework. The home looks like a hill from the [...]

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Hobbit Cottage in Upstate New York

Do you love quaint Hobbit architecture? This little Hobbit house in Pawling, NY is brimming with character and even has the signature round door and living roof that Tolkien wrote about. Inside the house is quite spacious, with two separate queen-sized bedrooms along with a dining room and living room. There’s a big kitchen space [...]

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Adobe Tiny Home with Private Garden in Sante Fe

Melissa’s Santa Fe Studio is a gorgeous little adobe casita that offers all the comforts of home in a compact floor plan. Guests rave about the comfortable bed sitting beneath gorgeous exposed beams. French doors lead out into the small covered patio area where you can slowly warm up to the morning. The bedroom flows [...]

10′ x 28′ Deluxe Dragonfly Cottage

10′ x 28′ Deluxe Dragonfly Cottage Ft. First Floor Bedroom

Cool Cottages by DMR is one of the newest tiny house builders out there, now debuting its flagship model: The Dragonfly Cottage! This gorgeous single-level tiny house includes a ground-floor bedroom with a twin bunk over a queen-sized main bed. There is plenty of storage both in the bedroom and everywhere else in the home. [...]