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Why Plants are Important in a Tiny House

Written by Isabelle Nagel-Brice of A Tiny Good Thing For many, living in a tiny house is all about bringing the outdoors back into our lives. Living in a small space encourages us to get outside and have a closer connection to nature. It’s easier to assess the weather, watch the seasons change, and notice…

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Choosing the Right Time to Downsize

Choosing the Right Time to Downsize Many people plan big decisions, transitions, or moves around what they consider to be the ‘right timing’. That may mean when they’ve saved enough money, accomplished a big project at work, or when their kids graduate and move out.    What most in the end of their lives would…

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Summer Parties in Your Tiny Home

Summer Parties in Your Tiny Home   Summer is the season for family gatherings, pool parties, and fun in the sun. These memory-making experiences can be hosted anywhere, regardless of the size of your interior real estate. Don’t shy away from inviting the whole crew over just because you’ve chosen alternative housing like a tiny…

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Clever Design Ideas for Using Vertical Space

Vertical Gardening Ideas Vertical gardening is using vertical space to grow vegetables (or herbs, or flowers, even root crops), often using containers that hang in a sunny space. Traditional gardeners have achieved this by installing climbing plants like squashes and beans for centuries by building trellises. Vertical gardening takes it one step further by giving…

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Tiny House DIY: Four Must-Know Tips

A decade ago, when the tiny house movement was just gaining momentum, many were reportedly buying completed models in the $15,000-$30,000 price range. Since the explosion of growth in alternative housing and the struggle for most Americans to keep up with the high cost of living and an impossibly low “living wage”, some seeking to…

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Comparing Certifications of Tiny House Builds

While the tiny house movement catches the country off guard with its over 900% increase over the past decade, the idea of alternative housing continues to grow while industry standards struggle to catch up. This leaves holes in major parts of the building and homeownership process that are making tiny house dwelling difficult for many.…

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THOW Life – Must Know for Life on the Road

Living in a tiny house is both a growing trend as well as a novelty to hundreds of thousands binge watching episodes on HGTV of how to build a tiny home. There are certainly freedoms and unexplainable excitement that accompany living in a home that allows you to pack up and hit the road at…

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DIY Tiny House Options

The tiny home movement has rapidly grown in popularity over the last decade. The ability to maintain a small budget, free up time, and live simply has become a very popular way of life for singles, retirees, and growing families alike. Since the boom of the industry, many seeking to build their dream house on…

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