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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. 

14 Gorgeous Mobile Spaces That Prove the #VanLife Trend Is Here to Stay Aug 31, 2016

By: Jessica Galliart

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

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 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.

Tuesday
Dec 16
2am | 1c
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
Dec 27
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 11

Rob's Eco- Living Tiny House

Rob Irwin knows a lot about form and function working together, which is absolutely necessary to tiny-house living. This industrial designer is building a 300-square feet house with all sorts of engineering feats and eco-friendly features including a butterfly-angled roof that captures rain water, an attached chicken coop that lets you grab fresh eggs from inside the house, an aquaponics system where he can grow fresh herbs year-round, solar panels for heating, and even an efficient climbing wall to get to the loft! This is eco-living tiny-style!

Friday
Sep 25
8:30pm | 7:30c
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
Mar 21
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
May 31
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 5

Tiny Tilting Tower Home

North Dakota builder Jim Nelson lives for a challenge, so he and his team are building a game-changing two-story tiny house that they can tilt from horizontal to vertical. Key features in this snug 140-square-foot engineering feat include a front patio, furniture that can be locked down when the house tilts and an observation deck with panoramic views.

Tuesday
Jun 21
12:30am | 11:30c
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.

Monday
Jul 18
3:30pm | 2:30c
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
Aug 16
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Sunday
Oct 9
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Charles and Dakota's Tiny Bus House

The tiny house movement is all about restoring old materials. Charles Kern and Dakota Hills are taking the idea one step further. They purchased an old bus and are transforming it into a tiny house unlike any other! They're popping the top, adding wood paneling, handcrafted cabinetry and a rooftop deck to convert the space into their own personal cozy cabin. The coolest feature of all? Their Murphy bed/office desk/yoga studio.

Tuesday
Nov 15
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 8

Austin and Kaytlyn's Kansas City Tiny House

Newlyweds Austin and Kaytlyn Averill are making it official and trading in their 1200-square-foot home for a tiny house love nest! The best part of living 'cozy' is that Boone, the Averill's 150-lb St. Bernard puppy, will always be able to keep his human companions in sight!

Tuesday
Nov 15
9am | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 4
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Joe and April's Tiny, Traveling Dream Home

After a near death experience, Joe and April Marzullo decide it's time for a change. Friends and former colleagues Bruce Schweich and Bart Ikens step in to create the perfect tiny home for this small family before they leave for North Carolina. Specially designed to accommodate every family member's needs, this tiny house features a gourmet kitchen for professional Chef Joe, a sleek and clean design to match April's tastes and plenty of fun space for their young daughter Sophie.

Wednesday
Jan 4
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 5

Nautical Tiny House

A recent graduate and her boyfriend take inspiration from a 17th-century ship while creating the tiny house of their dreams. Their nautical vision includes blue and green shingles that resemble waves, an aquarium and kitchen cabinets that resemble whiskey barrels on a pirate's ship. The couple is hoping to live off the grid, so they're hiring an expert to design an unusual water pillow system to store rainwater for their personal use. They're hoping the finalized house will inspire them as they travel the coasts in search of a job in wildlife ecology.

Monday
Aug 21
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 6

Tiny Fisherman's House

A Colorado Springs, CO, fishing guide tired of the rising cost of rent gives tiny living a try. The outdoorsman wants to make his tiny house the ultimate fisherman's crash pad, and his family will pitch in to give the interior an artistic touch. His living room will double as the entertainment room and the prep room where he and his friends can tie flies before hitting the water. On the exterior, the fishing features include special racks for rods and waders. The final step will be moving the tiny house into the hills.

Monday
Aug 21
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Nautical Tiny House

A recent graduate and her boyfriend take inspiration from a 17th-century ship while creating the tiny house of their dreams. Their nautical vision includes blue and green shingles that resemble waves, an aquarium and kitchen cabinets that resemble whiskey barrels on a pirate's ship. The couple is hoping to live off the grid, so they're hiring an expert to design an unusual water pillow system to store rainwater for their personal use. They're hoping the finalized house will inspire them as they travel the coasts in search of a job in wildlife ecology.

Tuesday
Aug 22
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 6

Tiny Fisherman's House

A Colorado Springs, CO, fishing guide tired of the rising cost of rent gives tiny living a try. The outdoorsman wants to make his tiny house the ultimate fisherman's crash pad, and his family will pitch in to give the interior an artistic touch. His living room will double as the entertainment room and the prep room where he and his friends can tie flies before hitting the water. On the exterior, the fishing features include special racks for rods and waders. The final step will be moving the tiny house into the hills.

Tuesday
Aug 22
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tiny Alaskan Yurt

An Alaska couple is looking to buy their first house together and has decided to build their own tiny house yurt. Building in a scenic location is a high priority for the couple so they decide to construct their future home on a peaceful spot near Stone Step Lake. Their two-story fantasy yurt will include all the necessities the active couple may need including an underground freezer, a half-moon deck, a wood burning fireplace and enough weatherproofing to survive harsh Alaskan winters. Battling the cold weather will make construction a challenge -- will the couple and their building team pull it off?

Monday
Aug 28
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 7

Nomad's Tiny Home Base

A world traveler discovers the perfect home base in a tiny house community in Lakeside, Arizona. Her quirky style pushes her designer to his creative limits with glitter countertops, bubble wall art and accent walls painted in chartreuse. On top of a tight deadline, the unpredictable weather of northern Arizona threatens to throw the construction completely off track.

Monday
Aug 28
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tiny Alaskan Yurt

An Alaska couple is looking to buy their first house together and has decided to build their own tiny house yurt. Building in a scenic location is a high priority for the couple so they decide to construct their future home on a peaceful spot near Stone Step Lake. Their two-story fantasy yurt will include all the necessities the active couple may need including an underground freezer, a half-moon deck, a wood burning fireplace and enough weatherproofing to survive harsh Alaskan winters. Battling the cold weather will make construction a challenge -- will the couple and their building team pull it off?

Tuesday
Aug 29
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 7

Nomad's Tiny Home Base

A world traveler discovers the perfect home base in a tiny house community in Lakeside, Arizona. Her quirky style pushes her designer to his creative limits with glitter countertops, bubble wall art and accent walls painted in chartreuse. On top of a tight deadline, the unpredictable weather of northern Arizona threatens to throw the construction completely off track.

Tuesday
Aug 29
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Sam's Tiny Adventure House

A contractor that recently relocated to North Carolina is ready for a new building project. He enlists the help of his two daughters to create an adventure tiny house complete with a drawbridge, rooftop deck and even a zip line!

Monday
Sep 4
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 9

Craftsman's Mini Mansion

A young craftsman brings his expertise in woodworking and custom cabinetry to his "mini mansion," which he insists has a full-size bedroom, walk-in shower, handcrafted wine storage and a spacious linen closet. This tiny house is sure to not disappoint when it comes to luxury and style!

Monday
Sep 4
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Sam's Tiny Adventure House

A contractor that recently relocated to North Carolina is ready for a new building project. He enlists the help of his two daughters to create an adventure tiny house complete with a drawbridge, rooftop deck and even a zip line!

Tuesday
Sep 5
12am | 11c
Season 5, Episode 9

Craftsman's Mini Mansion

A young craftsman brings his expertise in woodworking and custom cabinetry to his "mini mansion," which he insists has a full-size bedroom, walk-in shower, handcrafted wine storage and a spacious linen closet. This tiny house is sure to not disappoint when it comes to luxury and style!

Tuesday
Sep 5
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Big Family's Tiny Lake Retreat

A young couple with four kids and a fifth on the way are looking for the perfect tiny getaway. Their family owns lakeside property in Temple, GA, which makes for an ideal setting for a mobile tiny house. Their dream tiny home has a big list of must-haves that includes a mudroom to store all of their fishing and lake sporting gear as well as space to sleep seven. Outside, they're hoping to have an outdoor shower to hose off muddy kids and an outdoor living space with a porch. Will they be able to build the home of their dreams while staying within budget?

Monday
Sep 11
9pm | 8c

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