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Looking for the perfect tiny house design so you can live tiny? This is the right place because we feature hundreds of new tiny and small house designs every single year single 2010. Whether you’re looking for a tiny house on wheels, on a foundation, or any other compact housing alternative, you’ll probably run into it here!


Getting your tiny house design right is really about making the right choices for yourself when it comes to your home. Asking yourself the right questions… Like:

  • Do I want to sleep on the main level?
  • How much storage space do I need?
  • Do I want to be able to have a washer/dryer in my tiny house?
  • Do I want to sleep in a sleeping loft to create more space on the main level?
  • How big or how small do I want to go?
  • Should I build on wheels or on a foundation?
  • Or should I build on wheels but use the house permanently?
  • Should I go with a park model tiny house (~400 sq. ft.) or a tiny house on wheels (8.5-foot width limitation versus ~10-ft for park models)
  • Do I want to have a dedicated workspace?
  • How much multi-functional space should I have?
  • What are my options when it comes to multi-functional furniture in tiny homes?



These are all great questions. And you can uncover many of the answers for yourself in the pages ahead. Please let me know if you have any questions and be sure to join our FREE Tiny House Newsletter for more!

Indie Folk Musician’s’ Recycled Yurt 1

Indie Folk Musicians’ Recycled Yurt

Romee & Ruud were indie folk musicians traveling the Netherlands in their amazing green VW bus, but had the desire to put down some roots. So they built a wooden yurt from all kinds of recycled, reclaimed and thrifted materials. The inside of the yurt is typical studio-style with a loft bedroom and oodles of [...]

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Architect’s 495 Sq Ft Tokyo Apartment Renovation 3

Architect’s 495 Sq Ft Tokyo Apartment Renovation

Architect Kumiko Ouchi wanted to transform her partner’s 1970s apartment into a truly beautiful and functional space. She did an excellent job hiding anything unsightly while still including the necessary things (kitchen electronics, books, a litter box) in her overall design. By taking out the walls in the apartment and removing a bedroom, she was [...]

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Retired Couple Downsized to Airstream & Upsized to Custom THOW 3

Retired Couple Went From Airstream to Custom Tiny Home

Janis and Glen were nearing retirement age and looking for a downsizing option that would let them live close to the water. When they came across a renovated Airstream in the Tiny Tranquility park, they jumped at the opportunity. But the Airstream ended up being a little too tiny — so Janis started researching tiny [...]

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THE ROCKET a FUNKALICIOUS Custom 28 ft. Tiny House 7

Her 28-foot ‘Funkalicious’ Tiny Home by Modern Tiny Living

Modern Tiny Living’s latest client didn’t want anything “normal” about her home design. She asked for bold colors and she got it! The exterior is a bright blue with lime green trim, and inside a blend of rocket red with black accents gives it a little rock ‘n’ roll feel. But it’s not just snazzy, [...]

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Her Enchanting, Honey-Colored Tiny House

Marion needed a full-time residence and hired Baluchon to do the job! She named her tiny house “The Witch” and it’s certainly an enchanting little house. Like most Baluchon builds, it has beautiful honey-colored wood tones throughout, and Marion chose burgundy cabinets for contrast. There’s a loft bedroom upstairs with built-in bookshelves and hidden LED [...]

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32-Foot Tiny House by Capstone Creations

Here’s a brand new 32-foot tiny house on wheels that a general contractor of Capstone Creations built during lockdown. The tiny home in North Carolina features one loft accessible via storage stairs, tons of counter space, and a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower. The living room has a fold-down table and plenty of room [...]

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Family Ditches Rat Race for Coach Bus Living 2

Family Ditches Rat Race for Coach Bus Living

Jenn was running a grooming business, working 60-70 hours a week. Kyle was staying home with their three kids and constantly shuffling them from school to sports to activities. They were fed up with the rat race and decided it was time for something new. A year later, they had moved into their awesome coach [...]

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