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Join Dee Williams for a special workshop in New Zealand

CasitaBonita (in Nelson, New Zealand) is hosting a 2-week Intensive Tiny House Design/ Build Workshop, March 3-16, 2019. Tiny house LEGENDS Dee Williams and Lizabeth Moniz, will be joining in from the Southern Hemisphere for this hands-on workshop, so that you can learn everything you might need to know about starting your own tiny living journey. The workshop will begin with a welcome pizza night and discussion. Days will be spent in the workshop on a real life tiny build project, learning construction skills and techniques, and becoming comfortable using tools and reading plans. Evenings will be spent in the […]

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The Tiny Project featured in Fine Homebuilding’s Downsize Issue

I’m very proud and honored to have contributed a tiny house article appearing in the latest Downsize magazine by Fine Homebuilding.  This issue features a ton of great small living inspiration, including the article I authored featuring 5 tiny houses from around the country. I even made the contributors page! The “Inspiration for Living Small” article features the following tiny homes: Entertaining Abode (Joshua Engberg, tinyhousebasics.com) Ethan’s Tiny House (Ethan Waldman, thetinyhouse.net) Esher model (David Latimer, newfrontiertinyhomes.com) Jenna’s Tiny House (Jenna Spesard, tinyhousegiantjourney.com) The Tiny Project (Alek Lisefski, tiny-project.com) It’s great to see mainstream homebuilding magazines featuring tiny houses on wheels, and Downsize […]

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Our lowest sale price ever — tiny house plans for only $150!

We don’t want the cost of tiny house plans to prevent people for building their dream. So, for a limited time only, we’ve placed our award-winning Tiny Project tiny house plans on sale for the lowest price we’ve ever offered — just $150 — giving you 40% off the normal price. The price will never get lower than this, so now is your chance to save big and start building your tiny lifestyle! All the details are taken care of when you buy these plans Save hundreds of hours and possibly thousands of dollars by using a good set of […]

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10 Downsizing and Minimalism Tips for Tiny House Living

I recently contributed to an article on what can be learned about minimalism from people living in tiny houses. Up until now I have not written much at all about minimalism or downsizing as a topic of its own, though the sentiment is often mentioned or implied in nearly everything tiny house related.  I’ve always believed that a tiny house goes far beyond its 4 walls and a roof, and is only part of a conscious personal choice to live in a more simple and sustainable way. I hope my house and continued tiny house outreach helps to catalyze a […]

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Podcast: How Tiny House Living can Shape Your Relationships, Career, and Life with Alek Lisefski

Recently I had the pleasure to take part in Ethan Waldman’s tiny house podcast series. It was a lot of fun to talk about my experiences, and how tiny living has shaped my life, even though I have now moved to a new country and have sold the tiny house. Scroll down to read more and to listen… Here’s how Ethan summarizes the episode: Alek designed and built his 8×20′ tiny house in 2013, and lived in it for 3.5 years before selling everything and moving to New Zealand for his next adventure! Alek believes a tiny house goes far […]

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Your chance to win free Tiny Project tiny house plans

This month our friends at TinyHousePlans.com are giving away the Tiny Project house plans as part of their monthly sweepstakes. Read below for more info and how to enter. More about the sweepstakes from TinyHousePlans.com… Each month we draw a name at random for our FREE Tiny House Plans Sweepstakes! Sign up today for your chance to win and stay up to date with new tiny house plans announcements, exclusive discount codes, and informational articles. Once you enter your email address and see a green confirmation message on this page, you’ve successfully been entered! 

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Tiny House Inspiration: June 2018

The Tiny Greenie, a Golden Bay, New Zealand retreat is truly spectacular. The home itself is stunning, but also the location, the view, and that OUTDOOR TUB! It’s no wonder the Luminaire tiny house was created by an interior designer. Every little detail of the interior is meticulous and amazing. Spend some time with the photos and you’ll discover some great little features! Though not “tiny”, this small home was recently named New Zealand’s small home of the year. It’s built with concrete and it clean, minimalist interior design is sure to inspire. This Australian tiny house is a real […]

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Introducing TinyHousePlans.com: your 1-stop shop for the best tiny house plans available

We’re really excited to share a brand new tiny house resource that will make comparing and choosing the best tiny house plans so much easier. The new website TinyHousePlans.com is now live and the Tiny Project plans are featured on the site. Before this launch, there was no central site from which to browse for tried-and-true plans, making this search sometimes tedious and time consuming. Their curation process is intensive and only those tiny house plans which meet their strict safety and quality standards make the cut. We’re honored to be included, but more importantly we want to share this with you […]

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Tiny House Inspiration: April 2018

Though not “tiny,” this small Japanese home by Life Style Koubou is really stunning in it’s simplicity! The use of natural wood inside and out feel great, don’t you think? The ZEN DEN may be a perfect solution for those looking for a beautiful, minimlist studio space or very small home. These come made-to-order if you don’t want to build your own tiny. The Swallowtail Tiny House on Wheels by The Tiny House Company out of Australia has such a great design and a really clean, beautiful look due to the great materials choices and impeccable styling. The butterfly roof and exterior design is […]

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An Inside Peek at Pauline’s amazing “Hale Lehuanani” Tiny House

Years ago, Pauline Sugarman came to see the Tiny Project house when I was living in Sebastopol, CA. Since then we’ve stayed in touch and I’ve visited her house a couple times while under construction, offering any advise I could along her design/build journey. Pauline has been very private about her process until now, but the time has now come when her house is near complete and she’s ready to share it with the world. She doesn’t have her own blog or website, so I’ve asked her if I can share her photos and story myself. She’s named her house […]

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