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Massive Tiny House Book Giveaway!

Yep, it’s that time again. Time to downsize, to purge unused belongings in order to keep my life simple and avoid being weighed down by stuff. Lucky for you that means I’m giving away a bunch of great books! This once-a-year tiny house book giveway includes: Tiny House Design & Construction Guide by Dan Louche Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter by Lloyd Kahn Turning Tiny by over 60 leaders of the tiny house movement Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials by Ryan Mitchell The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo Superbia: 31 Ways to Create Sustainable Neighborhoods by Dan […]

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“Turning Tiny” Book Giveaway!

Unveiled at the 2016 Tiny House Jamboree, the epic hardcover edition of Turning Tiny features over 60 leaders of the Tiny House Movement who have come together to embody the spirit of human scale living in one amazing book. Turning Tiny, a collection of stories from some of the most renowned tiny house thought leaders and luminaries. Some of the authors include: Jay Shafer Dee Williams Andrew & Gabriella Morrison Kent Griswold Deek Diedricksen Andrew Odom Zack Giffin B.A Norrgard Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons Hari Berzins Lee Pera Lina Menard Vina Lustado Christopher and Malissa Tack Sean David Burke […]

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Book Review: Tiny House Design & Construction Guide

Dan Louche’s Tiny House Design & Construction Guide is truly one of the most important tiny house resources you can buy. From my personal experience, I can say it’s the best “how to build a tiny house” book I know of, and one that I referenced a lot when building my tiny house. (I’d say my house turned out really well, thanks in part to this book!) I’m writing this review because Dan has recently released an updated 2nd edition of the book that contains 50% more content including 38 more images and illustrations! The book was great before, and […]

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“You Have Too Much Shit” downsizing self-help book Giveaway!

If you’ve been on Facebook or any other social media recently, you may have seen Chris Thomas’s hilarious yet pragmatic little downsizing self-help book entitled “You Have Too Much Shit.” Despite being able to download to PDF and other digital versions for free, I couldn’t help but buy a few printed copies. Why (besides the fact that a printed book is always more fun than digital)? Because it’s high time for another giveaway! Read on below to enter… The book paperback book starts out with: William Morris famously said “have nothing in your house that you do not know to […]

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Acquiring Sponsorship for My Tiny House Build

This article was originally written a few months ago for my friend Drew’s new book, GAINING CORPORATE SPONSORS for your tiny house. I reprint it here with permission. See more about the new book at the bottom of this post. During my tiny house build, while I didn’t get anyone to just “give me” things for free, I did receive some meaningful discounts and made some great connections in the process.  Even now, in our search for the perfect place to park, I am realizing that the process of gaining “sponsorship” for my tiny house boils down to a few […]

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