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Bryce, Author at Living Big In A Tiny House

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.

The Pinecone Treehouse: A Spectacular Tiny Home In The Trees

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 As children, so many of us have dreamt of building homes or unique sanctuaries in the trees. There’s something about a treehouse which truly epitomises nature and our ability to live in harmony with our surrounding environment. This treehouse, a stunning and geometrically ornate structure shaped like a pinecone and suspended amongst the towering redwoods in California takes that dream to the next level.

Beautifully Handcrafted Heirloom Tiny House

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When constructing a tiny house on wheels, we are presented with a unique opportunity to add materials and fittings which we may not be able to afford were we constructing a larger home. Reducing the size of a home also means reducing the amount of materials which are required to build it and therefore gives us an opportunity to use higher quality, longer lasting materials. Putting hard wood floors down in a 5 bedroom family home would be an extreme …

Back To Nature Living In A Beautiful Tiny House Tent

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 This family are doing things a bit differently, living a minimalist, debt free life style in a stunning tent. Zac and Katie together with their children Fox and Grizzly escaped the high stress, high cost lifestyle in Southern California and returned to Katie’s family land in New Mexico where they have built an incredible tiny tent house, going back to nature and living a rewarding life close to nature and each other.