Our Urban Tiny House In New Zealand

This week I am so excited to be able to share something really special with you all. A full video tour of our very own tiny house on wheels in New Zealand. For those who have been following my journey from the very beginning, you’ve been waiting a very Read more

Architect’s Micro Studio Apartment

This week, we travel to Melbourne to visit the incredible micro apartment of architect Douglas Wan. Originally constructed in the 1950’s, the apartment was originally intended as nursers quarters. Its now been completely reimagined for modern living and transformed into a stylish and exceptionally clever micro studio apartment. At just Read more

Luxury Modern Small Home Built In Suburban Backyard

Hidden away in the backyard of a suburban Sydney neighbourhood is a wonderful small family home. At only 31.5 square meters (340 square feet) this house is truly tiny, in fact, it’s smaller than the swimming pool. Thanks to some fantastic small space design however, the downsized house is Read more

This Ultra Modern Tiny House Will Blow Your Mind

 Matt and Lisa’s tiny home on wheels is quite something to behold. Jet black with hints of cedar trim, this modern tiny house has a lot going for it. Amazingly, this tiny house began it’s life with a simple match on a dating app which united two souls, one Read more

Incredible Shipping Container Home By The Sea Is A Small Space Marvel

After traveling many vast and open oceans a 40ft shipping container landed on the shores of New Zealand in what was to be it’s final voyage. There, it was purchased by a young couple with a grand vision of converting it into a spectacular home. While the container’s travels Read more

Super Cool DIY Tiny House With HUGE Movie Theatre Loft

 If you’re a fan of a good movie, or relaxing in front of the television then this could potentially be the ideal tiny house for you. Packed full of clever design features, this home on wheels even has an incredible movie theatre loft, creating the perfect space lie back, Read more

3 x 20ft Shipping Containers Turn Into Amazing Compact Home

 I’m always absolutely amazed at how a shipping container, a cold, hard, metal box can be transformed into an incredibly warm and welcoming home. This stunning house in Victoria, Australia is a perfect example of that, with three 20 ft shipping containers being joined together to create an amazing, Read more

Woman's Dream Tiny House Even Has A Walk-In Wardrobe

Dolly's Tiny House is absolutely incredible. While it may look a bit like a giant dollhouse, this wonderfully designed home is no toy. At 7.2 by 2.4 meters (23 x 8ft) this home on wheels fits a whole lot of house and is possibly one of the best designed Read more

Incredible Small Off-Grid Earthship Home

This week we travel to Adelaide, Australia to visit a truly remarkable off-the-grid marvel in the form of an Earthship home. If you're wondering what an Earthship is, you're probably not alone, although in recent years they are becoming more popular and are popping up all over the globe! An Read more

Jay Shafer's Stunning $5,000 Tiny House

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 Read more

The Top 5 Most Sustainable Materials To Consider When Building A Home

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Sustainability and efficiency have become huge topics of discussion amongst commercial and industrial builders across the globe. By using more environmentally friendly building materials, we can create homes that don’t hinder the health of the environment or ourselves. Read more

Island Living In An Off-The-Grid House Boat

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Mark has lived a very unique life, sailing and traveling around the world working as a professional mime and clown. Now, in his retirement he is living the island lifestyle on an incredible off-the-grid house boat where he is able to enjoy life and spend his days looking out over the ocean.  Read more

Electrician Builds Off-Grid Van To Surf The World

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Imagine waking up each day in a stunning new location, stepping outside your home, grabbing your surf board and hitting the waves. Kiwi electrician Johnny Johnston is living that dream, traveling and working all over New Zealand while hunting down the countries best surfing locations all in his converted van. Read more

The Fairytale House That’s Shaped Like A Shoe

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There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. That’s how the story goes, but this incredible small home is no fairytale. Constructed from ferrocement, this tiny house has been built in the shape of a boot. Despite it’s whimsical appearance, it’s a functional home and is currently used as a retreat for lovers and those who are wanting to escape reality and live a little fairytale of their own. Read more

Architect Builds Incredible Off-The-Grid Tiny Home To Avoid High House Prices

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As an architect, Doug is used to designing large and spectacular homes. When it came to his own house, he decided to do something a bit different and challenged himself with going a lot smaller and designing and building a tiny house on wheels. With the benefit of his years of experience in architecture, his home is beautifully designed and filled with clever concepts to help make the space functional.

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Off The Grid Cabin In New Zealand Paradise

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Hidden away deep in the Baton Valley, nestled amongst the imposing mountain ranges of the Kahurangi National Park is a tiny, off the grid cabin which looks as though it could have sat there for hundreds of years. Named the Honeywell hut, a tribute to it’s builder Jack Honeywell, this historic looking cabin is the pride and joy of it’s owners Richard and Fiona, who constructed this unique get-away as an escape for themselves, as well as to help provide additional accomodation for their horse trekking business. Read more

Old Railway Carriage Converted Into Stunning Off-Grid Home

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When Mandy saw the two railway carriages which sat rotting away on a property she was looking to purchase it was love at first sight. Despite their derelict state she saw their potential to be transformed into an incredible home. After 8 years of part time renovation work, the carriages have now been lovingly transformed into a wonderful, off the grid, small house which overlooks the big sky country of the Central Otago region of New Zealand.

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Couple Build Tiny House To Live Big In Retirement – Revisited

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This couple has done an incredible job in building a unique and beautiful tiny home on wheels which will allow them to truly live big in their retirement! When we first met Dave and Adrienne, they had recently completed their first tiny house design. You can see the full tour of their first tiny house design here. After an admirer fell in love with their tiny home and offered to purchase it, the couple decided it would be a fantastic opportunity to have a go at another design, and fix some of the issues they were having with their original home. Read more