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13 Creative Alternatives to Kitchen Cabinets for Tiny Houses

If you’ve been dreaming of living in a tiny house, or if you’re currently working on your build, you’ve probably been on the lookout for clever space-saving ideas. And while you might have come across fold-out desks, under-bench storage, and stairs made out of drawers, I wonder if you’ve considered alternatives to regular kitchen cabinets.

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Skip the Trailer: Should You Build Your Tiny House on Skids?

When they think of tiny houses, most people think of tiny houses on wheels. These portable homes have become the symbol of the tiny house movement. They’re popular because building a tiny house on a trailer enables you to get around pesky building requirements and zoning laws.

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Tiny House Hunting: 9 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Tiny House

While my focus is on helping people to build their own tiny houses, I do recognize that not everyone wants to or indeed should build their tiny house. Building a tiny house is a huge thing to do. It requires a lot of time, effort, patience, and skill. If you’re even slightly unsure about doing it, you probably shouldn’t go there.

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Towing a Tiny House: How to Do it Safely & Simply

One of the most obvious benefits of living in a tiny house on wheels is that you can move house, quite literally! But towing a tiny house isn’t no simple task. If you’ve ever towed any kind of mobile home, you’ll know that a lot goes into making sure it will be safe while it’s on the road.

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10 Bunk Bed Ideas for Tiny Houses

I’m often asked how families or couples with children can all fit into one tiny house. Others want to know how they can find the space to host guests in their tiny houses. Well, it’s not easy to find extra bed space in a tiny house, but if you get creative with bunk beds, you might just be able to do it! I have therefore compiled a list of bunk bed ideas for tiny houses.

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Tiny House Plans: Where to Get Them, What to Look for and What to Do with Them

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is, “where can I buy tiny house plans?” And while I ended up working with an architect to design a completely custom tiny house, you may not know that, before that, I bought plans for the Tumbleweed Fencl (now called the Cypress). I’ve also collaborated with lots of brilliant tiny house builders, many of whom have put their tiny house plans up for purchase.

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