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Uni Grad’s Ultimate $US12,000 Eco Tiny House

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 This young couple has given themselves an incredible start to life! After graduating from university, Sam and Simone threw themselves right into a building a tiny house on wheels. Constructed as a DIY project, this tiny home cost an amazingly low figure of only AU$17,000 to build, which works out to be just over US$12,000 – essentially the equivalent of what one years worth of rent would have cost them. Given the high material cost of items in Australia, …

Spacious DIY Off-The-Grid Tiny House

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This stunning off the grid home in Australia may be tiny, but it has a very big story to tell. Constructed as a do-it-yourself build by recent empty-nesters Jan and Kev, this tiny house is open, spacious very efficient and completely off the grid.

Life On The Road In An Ex-Ambulance Camper

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 Our ambulance camper (or campulance) makes for an incredible home on the road! We never set out to purchase an ambulance but when we found this one, it was love at first sight. Ambulances are well maintained, have plenty of space in the back and often come kitted out with all kinds of cabinetry and storage so they can be some of the very best vehicles to convert into campers after their service.

Off-Grid Artisan Tiny House Built To Escape Wildfires

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When we first met Ryan, he was living in a different tiny house on wheels. It was a beautifully handcrafted 28ft home which was finished to an exceptional standard – you can see the full video tour of that first home here. Today, almost two years later we caught up with him in a completely new and much smaller home. 

Jay Shafer’s Stunning $5,000 Tiny House

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Jay Shafer is the Godfather of the modern tiny house movement. I say the modern movement, because for the vast majority of human history, we have lived in small, simple shelters. It was almost 20 years ago that Jay designed and built his first 90 square foot (8m2) tiny house on wheels and that moment sparked the very beginning of the tiny house movement and a trend towards reclaiming the human right to affordable simple shelter.

Yurt Life and Permaculture In High Sierra

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Hidden deep amongst the mountains of California’s High Sierra is a stunning little permaculture oasis. Surrounded by towering trees and flourishing gardens, one young family has taken the leap into permaculture and homesteading on this land, where they have also built a beautiful little yurt which the family now call home.

Life In Our Traveling Tiny House

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It’s been a year now since we built our Little Zen tiny house in North America and in this weeks episode we re-visit our own home and talk about our experiences living in a traveling tiny house on wheels. 

Solo Mother With Teenage Daughter Builds Amazing Tiny House

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As a solo parent, life can be a bit of a challenge. The skyrocketing cost of housing in cities such as Sacramento, California certainly doesn’t help make things any easier. One solo mother decided to do things a bit differently though, and managed to get out of the rent trap by building an amazing tiny house where she now lives together with her teenage daughter.