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This is a 2021 update of the MiniMotives family tiny house. You may remember Macy Miller, who originally built the tiny house over a decade ago for less than $12,000. Over the years, the tiny house has evolved as well as moved. See below to learn more!

An updated tour of our tiny home which was built for $11,416 ten years ago. We have called this home for nearly a decade, it once sat downtown in an urban core, now it has gained legal status and moved off grid to property we purchased with the money saved while living tiny.

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MiniMotives Family Tiny House Tour (2021)

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Have you ever wanted to RV travel full-time, even if only for summer? Or maybe for even longer than that?

If you’ve been interested in possibly buying or building your own travel trailer or custom tiny house that would allow you to easily travel the country, then Macy Miller might be able to help because she’s been doing it – with her husband, her kids, and their Great Dane!🐕

Well, Macy is super excited because this is her newest course! It’s a compilation of lessons learned from living and traveling (full time) in their 84-square-foot self-built camper. In it, you can expect information on how to find the best places to stay, how to handle utilities, and – of course – tips on how to navigate and manage your relationships, children, and pets while on the adventure. It covers all of that and more. If this is something you’re interested in, please read on to learn more or go ahead and jump over to Udemy where Macy offers the course. It’s on a special launch discount right now so it’s a great time to get it.

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A Comprehensive Guide to a Mobile Lifestyle

Macy Miller releases course on how to RV travel full-time even with family

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This is the story of a young woman, her partner James, their great dane dog named Denver, and their two babies who are all living together in their 232 sq. ft. DIY tiny house that they built and expanded upon as their family grew.

Over the past few years, their family has grown exponentially – and I’m not just talking about Denver gaining 140 pounds! Macy and James have welcomed daughter, Hazel, and their newborn son, Miles, into the tiny house, but not before adding on an additional living space. Originally the house had an attached covered patio, but they recently enclosed the space to create a shared bedroom for their children.

In this tour, Macy tells us about living in a tiny house with children and speaks about plans for the future. Hazel (18 months) gives us a tour of her new bedroom, which she will one day share with her brother.

At the time of filming this tour, Macy was nine months pregnant. Her son, Miles, was since born on October 1st, 2015. Today the “Mini Motives” tiny house is 232 square feet and accommodates two adults, two babies and a great dane!

Tiny House with Two Babies, a Great Dane, and Mom & Dad!

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Most of you already know about Macy Miller. She’s the woman who built her own 196 sq. ft. DIY tiny house on wheels for only $11k.

Right now I wanted to give you a quick update because she’s recently put together a video for us where she gives you a full tour of her tiny home and explains how everything inside it works.

She took about 18 months from start to finish because she was working two jobs and doing volunteer work while building it. At the time that she made this video she’d been living in the tiny home for a year and 3 months. Enjoy!

Video Tour of Macy’s $11k Tiny House on Wheels


Image © MiniMotives

Enjoy the video tour below:

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If you’ve been discouraged by tiny house prices lately think again. Macy Miller of Mini Motives was able to design and build her own DIY tiny house for just $11,000.

And now… she’s offering the plans so if you want, you can build one just like it. More information on that below. The 196 sq. ft. mobile micro home is simple, beautiful, functional, and best of all… No mortgage.

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She Built A Debt-FREE Tiny House for $11k

She Built Her 196 Sq. Ft. Tiny House for $11k

But it wasn’t that easy… I encourage you to continue reading and touring her tiny house below to learn more about how she did it:

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I have been part of the tiny house community since I first saw Jay Shafer on Oprah back in 2008.

We used that inspiration to begin building our tiny house in 2009. As you might imagine, since that time I have seen a lot of other tiny house blogs and become part of the small but growing community of tiny house builders.

There are so many great designs and ideas out there now and many tiny house builders are creating some amazing homes that are smaller than most traditional bedrooms. I thought I might share my favorite tiny houses – in no particular order.

1. Macy Miller’s Tiny House on a Gooseneck Trailer

Photo courtesy of MiniMotives.com

Photo courtesy of MiniMotives.com

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