Radical downsizing? Maybe not so radical.
Pack your bags now, because after seeing these tiny homes, you'll never want to go back.
Get inspired by these mobile travelers who have taken living tiny one step further.
A two-story tiny house that tilts onto its side? Anything is possible.
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.
A model from Boston is heading west to LA to further his career in the fashion industry, so he builds a tiny home that is every bit as fashionable as he is! His tiny home features a pulley bed, rock climbing holds and concrete countertops on the inside, while the outside features a gorgeous rooftop deck.
The high cost of homes in the San Francisco Bay Area leads a young couple to build a custom tiny house. Their stunning luxury home has more bells and whistles than a full-size mansion, including a roll-up garage door, gourmet kitchen with copper accents, king-size bed with tons of storage space underneath, convertible office space and a nesting dining set that pulls out from under the kitchen to accommodate up to 12 people.
A couple relocates from North Carolina to Florida and decides to build the midcentury-style tiny home of their dreams. The couple's must-haves include an eclectic front door, funky wallpaper, neon signs and artwork from the era, as well as a guest space with a floating daybed. Their builder has his work cut out for him when they're not willing to compromise on an entertaining space or their firm deadline.
A barista and sous chef are eager to simplify their lifestyle by moving into their own tiny house. With the help of a building crew, the San Diego, CA, natives get to work on a 340-square foot total package tiny house with everything on their wish list. Their entertainment-driven design includes a chef's kitchen with accordion window, a bar and herb garden.
After spending 11 weeks living in their car while visiting all 48 contiguous states with their toddler, a couple is ready to convert a cargo van into their very own tiny house. With only 80 feet of area to work with, their space-saving design will include an elevated queen-sized bed with storage and retractable deck underneath, a kitchen counter that doubles as an office and stairs that also act as a closet. The tiny home will then include a full bathroom with shower and toilet. The finishing touch will be a loft for their toddler that features a cozy bed, decorative safety rails and a starlit ceiling.
A California couple builds the ultimate treehouse escape perched high in a circle of gorgeous redwoods. The tiny home packs plenty of engineering ingenuity and handcrafted features, including a freshwater pumping system and a hidden bookcase.
A contractor and his wife plan to realize their dream of going tiny by constructing themselves a tiny honeymoon home before their wedding. Their 275 square-foot design will include a full workshop and yoga practice space as well as a second story deck, unique custom cabinetry, a wooden bathtub and rustic accents throughout. Their wedding is in 15 weeks -- will they finish it in time?
After living in New York City for 20 years, a couple is ready to move upstate with their son and French bulldog into a 400-square-foot dream home. Unlike more traditional tiny house designs, this build utilizes three separate structures joined by a common deck to create a more spacious tiny compound.
A young California couple hires Missouri builders to help build their dream container home. This luxury "tiny" will feature a master bedroom loft with heaps of storage, a guest bed that lifts and doubles as an office, a true walk-in closet and a rooftop deck where they can take in gorgeous mountain views.
A Florida couple finds themselves no longer in need of their large family home and decides to build a luxurious tiny house. The couple doesn't want to give up any of the creature comforts they are used to as they transition into this new phase of life, so they throw the budget out the window and plan for a completely custom, high-end tiny. This gorgeous house features soft-close cabinetry, a beautiful full-size kitchen with a pullout vent hood and motion-detecting faucet. The large bathroom comes equipped with heated floors, a dual vanity and a rounded glass rain shower.
A young couple wants a simpler lifestyle with a sleek, modern twist. Their tiny house will incorporate a first-of-its-kind stucco-like exterior, a rooftop deck with a clever removable railing system and an even more clever hidden bike storage rack. Their open design includes tall windows that provide plenty of light, a tucked-away staircase with storage steps large enough for their dog to manage and a second-story "hammock floor" that gives guests a place to stay.
A couple plans to build a simpler life in the great outdoors of Alaska with support from friends and family. He plans to use his aerospace engineering experience to complete most of the build, but her creativity is what will set their tiny house apart. This 400-square foot lodge will include a handcrafted fireplace created with stones picked from the nearby shore, an artistic penny floor mural, handmade counters, hidden storage for fishing gear and canning equipment, handrails made from tree limbs and a bathroom vanity made out of a prized wine barrel. This tiny house makes for the ultimate tiny Alaskan escape!
A young Kentucky couple wants the freedom of a tiny house while exploring the lake where they live. They decide to build a tiny house on a boat, complete with a full-size kitchen, master bedroom and even a fishing hole in the living room.
A mom and daughter in Texas mix business with pleasure as they build a tiny home that doubles as a yoga studio. They infuse a lot of Zen into this unique design with aerial hammocks, monkey bars, yoga mat flooring and a fold-down kitchen table that doubles as a chalkboard to use in yoga class.
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