“Do You Have Any Guns?”: A Tiny House Border Crossing

Crossing the border into Canada with a Tiny House is not always easy, but it helps if you speak the language.

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New York, NY: September 11th 2014

New York! Oh how I’ve dreamed of meeting you my entire life. And here we are: you with all your poise and prestige and me, with my tiny home. 

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Philadelphia, PA: Cheese Steaks & Pride

“Welcome To Pennsylvania” the sign read, and underneath in small imaginary letters  it also said – “You’re Now Leaving the Mid West.” I’m from Illinois. I’ve traveled south for vacation and west for work, but…

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Centerville, OH: My Childhood Home & My Tiny Home

Do you have a relationship with your home? How about your childhood home? Well, I can honestly answer “yes” to both of those questions. Obviously I love my tiny home, but when I fall asleep…

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Shelbyville, IL: A Big Cross-Country Move

As some of you may know, Guillaume and I have been building a modified Cypress since last September. The build experience has been more of a marathon than a sprint, but I can finally say…

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Front Door Options for Tiny Houses

How can you get a snazzy front door for your tiny house?? The majority of tiny house plans call for custom doorways. This is due to proportionality: tiny house = tiny door. The major hurdle is that custom…

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Sneak Peek Inside Our Home!

I know we haven’t posted any photos of the inside of our home yet, but today we allowed a Los Angeles radio station (KPCC an NPR affiliate) to take a tour. As of now the house isn’t quite done,…

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Our Maiden Voyage

We had a baby! Well… it feels that way. What I mean is, our tiny house emerged from the driveway and received her birth certificate. She is officially DMV registered as a coach trailer. License plate…

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