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The Nest Tiny House on Wheels

“The Nest” is a tiny house on wheels (6’x6′) with a storage loft. It’s my second tiny house. You can see my first one, “The Darling” here.

I lived in this one for 7 months, then because I was making plans to work in AZ in a contract position, and would be going back and forth from AZ to NC so much, I sold that tiny house and bought a tiny bus.

It was green with a stained door. You can see it all below.

The Nest Tiny House on a Trailer


Images © Marsha Cowan









Images © Marsha Cowan

I lived in this one for 7 months, then because I was making plans to work in AZ in a contract position, and would be going back and forth from AZ to NC so much, I sold that tiny house and bought a tiny bus. And I love it!

Update: Now I’m Living in a School Bus that I’ve Converted into a Tiny Cottage on Wheels

This has been a guest post by Marsha Cowan.

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  • Avatar Marcy September 4, 2014, 5:09 pm

    Marsha, I don’t know what work you are doing, but you should really consider going pro designing tiny homes. All 3 of the one’s you’ve done are fantastic.

    • Avatar Marsha Cowan September 4, 2014, 11:03 pm

      Wow! Thank you so much, Marcy! I have thought about it…

    • Avatar Debbie June 29, 2015, 5:05 pm

      I completely agree with Marcy!!! Your style is just amazeballs adorable!!!! I LOVE the shabby chic mixed with rustic simple beauty. You pull it all together perfectly! 🙂

  • Avatar Marsha Cowan September 4, 2014, 11:07 pm

    Rick, it weighed about 3700 at most. It was built on a 6000 pound axle, so the give and take in hauling would not stress the springs to their max. It was very easy for my Ford Explorer to haul.

    • Avatar Maria January 28, 2016, 9:20 am

      So Marsha what is the square footage of the darling? Do you have the plans for this cute home? Would love to build this one.

  • Avatar Maria September 5, 2014, 7:24 am

    Marsha do you have the plans for the nest? I would like the plans to build one.

  • Avatar Charlotte Mo September 5, 2014, 10:11 pm

    You lived in this full time for seven months? Cute as a space to read or relax away from the family, but full time would be a serious test of my seriousness for “Tiny.”

  • Avatar Shelia October 15, 2014, 4:53 pm

    May I ask how you handled showering/toileting in the Nest and the Darling?

  • Avatar Kristen April 8, 2015, 8:41 pm

    how much did it cost to build?

  • Avatar Danielle September 17, 2015, 12:56 am

    Swoon! I’d enjoy having a cute little thing like this one! I love just how tiny it is, very cute! I like your style. I’ll tell my children, when I am old don’t put me in a “home” just get me a tiny house like this to stick me in.

  • Avatar paul Elkins September 18, 2015, 11:38 pm

    One of the sweetest little micro home’s I’ve seen in a long time.
    I’m wanting to create a single axle 12 foot camper with old barn wood and corrugated tin roof. You’ve given me ideas. Thank you!

  • Avatar connie January 27, 2016, 4:10 pm

    Absolutely adorable!

  • Avatar Kim W January 28, 2016, 2:39 am

    All 3 of your Tiny homes are so charming! I love your style. Using your children or a camping site toilet/shower facilities helps keep the homes small. I love your various showering solutions!

  • Avatar Amalie Lopez (Amy) January 28, 2016, 11:58 am

    Wow… this one is really tiny and yet looks really cozy. It kinda has a french country style inside.

  • Avatar Mary January 29, 2016, 2:52 pm

    Great to be able to tow without a huge truck.

  • Avatar Donna Vanscoyk January 31, 2016, 11:59 am

    Keep on keeping on girl and keep it simple….

  • Avatar Laura Evans May 19, 2016, 11:27 pm

    I would love to build this tiny house for my first time you house project. Any recommendations for this being my first one? Keeping in mind I have done some homework on I stallion get walls and suchave I mostly wondered how the overhead storage loft was like. And if you did make it how long it took you? I am looking for more freedom after a divorce and this seems like amaking forster step I stead of buying a rv. Tu for any help laura

  • Avatar Jewelz Vachie November 7, 2017, 7:11 pm

    Marsha, your a gem 💎. I just love to see all that you have created. So whimsical and dreamy. It warms my heart, and makes me smile, to see such tiny, awesomeness. Thank you for posting all your builds, I am beyond inspired. Thank you for your contribution to making my day! Keep building and keep posting! God bless you sweet heart, amen!

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