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This cozy and colourful school bus conversion was built by Aaron and Lena from Roadside Tales.  They wanted a home on wheels that would allow them to explore and adventure with all the comforts of home wherever they parked it.

They Built a Beautiful School Bus Tiny House for 15k

School Bus Conversion into Tiny House 1

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This custom tiny house was designed built by Summit Tiny Homes for Liza (pronounced Lisa) who was looking for an affordable cottage to enjoy with her two daughters in the short term, and for a home she could relax and retire in later on.  She called it The Magnolia after her mom’s favourite tree.

Her Tiny House Can Sleep Up To 9 People!

Magnolia Tiny House Tour 1

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This is the story of a couple who built their very own off-grid island. They’ve been living there for over 27 years now, and have added on quite a bit to it. It’s called Freedom Cove in Tofino, BC.

It all started with a tiny floating cabin they built with driftwood that washed ashore after a storm. And since 1992, they have been living in it and adding on to it. Pretty incredible, isn’t it? Please enjoy the video below from Exploring Alternatives for the full story.

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They Built a Floating Tiny Home, and Just Kept Adding Onto It!

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Measuring just 20 feet long, the Mica cabin by Cabinscape has a surprising amount of comfort and convenience.

We went to film a full tour of Mica cabin this summer and the first thing we fell in love with was the double bed on the main floor.  How nice is it to have an option to sleep on the main level (next to the bathroom!) without having to climb up and down a ladder?  Unless you want a bit more privacy, or to have guests, in which case there is a second bed in the loft. The ladder is attached to the wall in a bunkbed style and there is an extra handle on the wall to make it easier to get up and down.

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20-ft. Mica Cabin with Dual Beds And A Garage Door Window by Cabinscape in Ontario

CABINSCAPE – Off Grid Tiny House Tour 1

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Marie France Roy is a professional snowboarder from Canada who cares deeply about the environment so she decided to experiment with building a tiny home using natural and reclaimed materials. The result is a spectacular organic-shaped cabin that she’s been living in for 4 years now.

It’s two-stories and measures approximately 400 square feet. The main floor is built with a wood frame and cob walls made of sand, clay, and straw. The second floor is built with reclaimed wood.

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Her Magical 400-sq.-ft. Cob Cottage

Tiny Cob House Tour 2

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This is the story of Toronto’s first shipping container home thanks to Mat and Danielle of the Exploring Alternatives YouTube Channel. It’s the story about a family who designed and built a shipping container home above their restaurant, which they already owned.

It’s called the Black Star and it’s designed and built by a couple named Carl and Ana. They used three reclaimed containers to form one half of the house, while the other half is built conventionally. What do you think?

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Family’s Black Star Shipping Container Home

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