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By: Jessica Galliart

Get inspired by these mobile travelers who have taken living tiny one step further.

9 Things You Never Thought You'd See in a Tiny House Jun 13, 2016

By: Jessica Galliart

A two-story tiny house that tilts onto its side? Anything is possible. 

7 Tiny Homes That Will Spark Your Sense of Wanderlust Jun 4, 2016

Pack your bags now, because after seeing these tiny homes, you'll never want to go back.

Trapped in a Tiny House?

See what happens when we send HGTV stars to spend the night in a tiny house in the new digital series 'Tiny House Arrest.'

About the Show

Couples learn what it really means to downsize when they take the plunge into the tiny house real estate market. At an average size of only 180 square feet, watch as clients meet with their builders, or decide to build these tiny homes all by themselves, and follow along through the construction process until the house is complete.
Season 1, Episode 6

Jenn Baxter's Decked Out Tiny House

Jenn Baxter's inspiration for her tiny house came after her mother passed away and she was reading one of her mother's journals. An entry about letting fear stop you in your tracks made Jenn realize that she needed to follow her dream. She immediately hired a builder and created a one-of-a-kind tiny house that includes a rooftop deck, breakfast bar with a hidden washer/dryer and lots and lots of cubby holes and secret storage.

Monday
Sep 14
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Jenna and Guillaume's AdventureHouse-on-Wheels

Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh don't want roots. These 20-somethings plan to make America their backyard with an adventure house-on-wheels. They've studied the options and decided to build their dream tiny home from scratch, but which builder has just the right plans to make their vision come to fruition? Tumbleweed Tiny House Company out of Sonoma, California, features a range of tiny beauties that are customizable. Our couple can let the company's team of builders make it from scratch for $45,000+ or they can pour sweat equity into the project and save half the price.

Thursday
Dec 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Derek and Mary's Little House on the Prairie

Tiny house enthusiasts and young military couple Derek and Mary Voight have decided to hire a builder to do all the heavy lifting. They lend a hand on occasion to speed up the process but they prefer letting a pro tackle the tricky business of building a sturdy house that's agile enough to be pulled by a two-ton truck. The Voights hire builder and tiny home dweller Greg Parham to design and construct their dream home at his construction site in Durango, Colorado.

Saturday
Jan 23
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey! Built for a queen, this modern 330-square foot design might seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. But for Jewel, a 6 ft. by 3 ft. closet is a necessity! So are the screened-in porch and a balcony! Jewel, aka Ms. Gypsy Soul, plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Sunday
Mar 6
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

College Student's Tiny Farmhouse

When full-time college student, Kaitlin Snyder-Patterson, came to the conclusion that renting an apartment was bleeding her dry, she took a serious interest in the tiny house movement. And, when her dad, Mike Snyder, heard that his daughter was serious about becoming debt free, he quickly volunteered his build and engineering expertise to help his daughter's tiny house dream come true. Where Mike has the mad construction skills, Kaitlin has über artistic sense. Together, they build a fun and functional rent-free residence that includes a hidden staircase.

Sunday
Mar 6
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

Mark and Jen's Tiny Surf House

Mark and Jen want a house that is perfect for their outdoorsy lifestyle. The answer: a tiny house near the surf where they can paddleboard to the Gulf and soak in the sun! They've hired builder Kelly Coyle to build a 224-square foot tiny abode that can sustain hurricane winds and provide a multi-functional setting. Key features include a hidden bed, a bay window with extra storage and Jen's beloved 200-pound claw foot tub!

Sunday
Mar 6
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Chloe and Brandon's modern-day Gypsy Wagon

Freelance set designers Chloe and Brandon spend much of their lives moving from city to city where they work on movie sets. They want a permanent home and they have the perfect solution: a tiny house-on-wheels. What happens when two creative artists design such an abode? You get a one-of-a-kind tiny house influenced by pirate ships, gypsy caravans and movie sets!

Monday
Mar 21
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey! Built for a queen, this modern 330-square foot design might seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. But for Jewel, a 6 ft. by 3 ft. closet is a necessity! So are the screened-in porch and a balcony! Jewel, aka Ms. Gypsy Soul, plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Sunday
Apr 24
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Mark and Jen's Tiny Surf House

Mark and Jen want a house that is perfect for their outdoorsy lifestyle. The answer: a tiny house near the surf where they can paddleboard to the Gulf and soak in the sun! They've hired builder Kelly Coyle to build a 224-square foot tiny abode that can sustain hurricane winds and provide a multi-functional setting. Key features include a hidden bed, a bay window with extra storage and Jen's beloved 200-pound claw foot tub!

Tuesday
Jun 14
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 6

Tanner Family Tiny House

Matthew and Meghan Tanner are growing their family but downsizing their house. You could say they're "thinking outside the box" when it comes to cutting their budget to make room for their second child. They've contracted a tiny house builder to create the shell of their 220-square-foot home, while they plan to complete most of the unique interior. Key features include double lofts separated by a catwalk, a floating baby carrier, a couch that transforms into a dining room and a custom family-size walk-in closet.

Tuesday
Jun 21
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tiny House Made for Three

It's not every day that a family upgrades to a tiny house. But Tom and Hannah Pellett are doing just that – moving from a 120-square-foot travel trailer to a roomy 300-square-foot tiny house built by their friend and contractor Rob Grosse. The tricky assignment for Rob is building a tiny house that has enough comfort and storage for the couple and their first baby. Hannah and Tom are only weeks away from delivery day and the house must be done before the baby is born as Hannah is planning on a home birth!

Tuesday
Jul 5
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 13

Erik and Sarah's Expedition Tiny House

Outdoor adventurers Erik and Sarah spend half the year guiding arctic expeditions and the other half chasing their other adrenaline fixes: skiing, kayaking, surfing and more. Traditional housing has proven cumbersome for their nomadic lifestyle, so they're ready to go tiny. With the help of builder and friend Rob Sickler, Erik and Sarah are building their very own expedition tiny house-on-wheels. Their 230-square-foot design includes a bicycle generator for off-the-grid power, a climbing wall to get to the second loft, plenty of storage for all of their adventure gear and outdoor adventure accents throughout!

Tuesday
Sep 6
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 1

Tiny Alaskan Cabin on Ice

Husband-and-wife carpenter team Ana and Jacob White are building a tiny lakefront cabin in Alaska to take advantage of the gorgeous view of Mount Hayes. The vacation home will sleep up to six and offers lots of multi-functionality, such as attached desks that double as a dining table and a bookshelf that hides a ladder to the children's loft. The Whites are used to building in Alaska's harsh weather, but the warm winter has sped up their timeline, since they must tow the tiny cabin across the frozen lake before the ice melts.

Tuesday
Sep 6
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 8

Tiny House Work-in-Progress

After realizing how little they really need to live day to day, Sam and Ellee Best decide to go tiny. The build kicks off in Oklahoma, but Sam's new job starts sooner than anticipated, which relocates the couple to central California. Before they know it, they're 2000 miles away with a half-finished tiny house on their hands – and living in it while finishing construction. Can they stay motivated in order to finish the build, or will the stress get to them?

Tuesday
Oct 4
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lilly's Tiny Circus Home

Traveling circus performer Lilly has been couch surfing for three years and has decided a tiny house-on-wheels is the perfect solution for her nomadic lifestyle. She's designed the 130-square-foot layout that she, her dad and circus friends will help build. Original features include a hidden storage compartment for her heavy circus equipment, a sunken bathtub to soak in after performances, and a specially-designed staircase that allows her pets to maneuver freely from loft to living room.

Tuesday
Oct 4
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Young Couple Builds Custom Tiny Birch House

Nature lovers Justin and Emily Gerde want to get away from the constant upkeep a large home requires. They hire expert tiny house builder Jim Wilkins to build their very own outdoor-themed tiny birch house that will accommodate them, their toddler and their five pets. Jim's design includes all the necessities of home packed into a cozy 325-square-feet. Key features include in-floor "smugglers" storage, a medicine cabinet that doubles as a window, a toddler play loft and raw birch accents throughout.

Tuesday
Oct 4
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

Expressive Tiny Art House

Margaret is a young artist who wants to create the ultimate expression of herself in a tiny house. She gets help from her mother and grandmother, who assist Margaret in bringing her artistic vision to life. The original design features a piano-shaped couch, a round door and a wine barrel bathtub.

Tuesday
Oct 4
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jenny and Nathan's Hawaiian Tiny House

Nathan and Jenny are turning their passion for building yurts into a dream tiny home for themselves. The 314-square abode is situated above the cliffs of the North Shore and features a one-of-a-kind aquaponics system that will provide the couple with fresh vegetables and herbs. Their curvy two-story house offers plenty of extra storage space thanks to rounded counters and furniture... and a loft designed specifically for the couple's three kids!

Tuesday
Oct 4
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 6

Tanner Family Tiny House

Matthew and Meghan Tanner are growing their family but downsizing their house. You could say they're "thinking outside the box" when it comes to cutting their budget to make room for their second child. They've contracted a tiny house builder to create the shell of their 220-square-foot home, while they plan to complete most of the unique interior. Key features include double lofts separated by a catwalk, a floating baby carrier, a couch that transforms into a dining room and a custom family-size walk-in closet.

Tuesday
Oct 4
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Tiny School Bus Abode

When Jason and Blair realized the next few years of their lives would be mobile, they started looking for a solution. Their plan is to salvage a junkyard school bus and make it into stellar digs. The compact 100 square feet of space has lots of clever features including a wood-burning stove, a dining area that converts into a master bedroom, an on-the-go garden and a rooftop deck for stargazing.

Tuesday
Oct 4
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 4

Tiny Work Haven

Maryam and her husband Vladimir want to leave their stressful lives in New York and build a tiny house that lets them live life on their terms. These DIYers are learning as they go, building an idyllic 130-square-foot home that doubles as a mobile office paradise. Their home features an inviting workspace with a massive window, a loft hammock and a hanging garden with air-filtering plants.

Tuesday
Oct 4
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tiny House Made for Three

It's not every day that a family upgrades to a tiny house. But Tom and Hannah Pellett are doing just that – moving from a 120-square-foot travel trailer to a roomy 300-square-foot tiny house built by their friend and contractor Rob Grosse. The tricky assignment for Rob is building a tiny house that has enough comfort and storage for the couple and their first baby. Hannah and Tom are only weeks away from delivery day and the house must be done before the baby is born as Hannah is planning on a home birth!

Sunday
Oct 9
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 2

Mark and Jen's Tiny Surf House

Mark and Jen want a house that is perfect for their outdoorsy lifestyle. The answer: a tiny house near the surf where they can paddleboard to the Gulf and soak in the sun! They've hired builder Kelly Coyle to build a 224-square foot tiny abode that can sustain hurricane winds and provide a multi-functional setting. Key features include a hidden bed, a bay window with extra storage and Jen's beloved 200-pound claw foot tub!

Sunday
Oct 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Young Craftsman's Tiny House

Young craftsman Tanner is ready to move out of his parents' home, so he enlists his grandfather and dad to help build a tiny house. Tanner's unconventional design clashes with his dad's extensive building sense, but the experience becomes a learning process for both. The distinctive design features a unique roofline and a hidden door to a sleek European-style bathroom. They also add special touches by upcycling old family items into new pieces, so the house reflects three generations of builders.

Sunday
Oct 9
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 13

Erik and Sarah's Expedition Tiny House

Outdoor adventurers Erik and Sarah spend half the year guiding arctic expeditions and the other half chasing their other adrenaline fixes: skiing, kayaking, surfing and more. Traditional housing has proven cumbersome for their nomadic lifestyle, so they're ready to go tiny. With the help of builder and friend Rob Sickler, Erik and Sarah are building their very own expedition tiny house-on-wheels. Their 230-square-foot design includes a bicycle generator for off-the-grid power, a climbing wall to get to the second loft, plenty of storage for all of their adventure gear and outdoor adventure accents throughout!

Sunday
Oct 9
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Traveling Actor's Tiny House

Actor Seth Numrich was inspired from a young age by Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' and the idea of being self-sufficient and self-sustaining. His goal is to build a home to take wherever his next acting job lands him -- and with the help of solar panels, a rainwater harvesting system, and a wind turbine he will have the ability to live completely off the grid.

Sunday
Oct 9
9am | 8c

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