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The art of living small by embracing quality and simplicity.
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Why a tiny home isn't really a trailer or an RV

Why a tiny home isn't really a trailer or an RV | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Or, answering the question of "why not just buy an RV or trailer instead of a tiny house"?
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Why a tiny house rather than an RV quickly explained.. They're not the same.

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Living Tiny Legally: Part 1

Living Tiny Legally is a 3 part educational docu-series. It provides an in-depth, inside look into how a handful of cities from all over the country ar
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Great information on the challenge of why we are going tiny and how we're pushing to do it legally...

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DIY: Self-Watering Container Garden

The benefits of container gardens is that they are very water-efficient. Plants receive their water from the water reservoir below the soil so they can ge
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Slick!  I like it.  Container gardening works for TH folks - And for one to two people, a couple of containers brings much food!

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Container Gardening Ideas

Container gardening -- growing plants in pots, window boxes, tubs and hanging baskets -- is a simple and practical way to add blossoms, greenery, eve
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Container gardening - anyone can do it but for the TH dwellers, container gardening is part of the lifestyle.  Here are a few great ideas for your gardening desires.  .

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Self sustainable - Off grid Tiny house - Solar Powered

Interested in the Self sustainable, off grid tiny house lifestyle? Join in the journey of turning a trailer into a tiny home. For Goal Zero solar product
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In inside view of someone who really is doing it - off grid that is!

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Spacious two-bedroom tiny house is fit for a small family

Spacious two-bedroom tiny house is fit for a small family | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Thanks to its clever layout, this little home offers more space and privacy for families.
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Two bedrooms don't leave much for social space but, it is a great layout if you don't need social space. I featured this TH in my channels - it's nice to see the inside.

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Modern tiny home boasts a big kitchen for foodies

Modern tiny home boasts a big kitchen for foodies | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Tiny house kitchens can be often quite small, but this home's kitchen is relatively large and has plenty of counter space to cook up a storm.
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Nice clean kitchen/food oriented TH!  Clean roof line, amazing space and storage...one of the things I look for.

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Tiny house construction company cooks up a new model

Tiny house construction company cooks up a new model | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
It's all about where you put your priorities.
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cute, tight models that have a lot of appeal.  I like the company's approach!

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Tiny home is a light-filled modern gem, simplified for do-it-yourselfers

Tiny home is a light-filled modern gem, simplified for do-it-yourselfers | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
This uncomplicated and spacious design takes its cues from a more modern aesthetic, with a dash of Japanese influence.
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One of my altime favorite designs!  The roof line maximizes space  and the windows bring the inside out.  Two modifications I would make are a double door for the main entrance and mixed material for siding to offset the plain roofline.  Other than that... this is a sweet design!  #tinyhomeawesome #tinyhomes 

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Sweet Sixteen: Stylish & Space-Saving Details for for Tiny Kitchen Makeovers

Sweet Sixteen: Stylish & Space-Saving Details for for Tiny Kitchen Makeovers | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
The kitchens in these photos might not all be shoebox-small, but the juicy ideas are ripe and ready for tiny spaces. Each solution aims to do one of three things: Add utility, add storage or add interest.
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This a a great little article for space saving ideas and concepts as we all pick design concepts for our tiny homes.

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Groovy New Tiny House with Full-Size Appliances Can Sleep 8 - Curbed National

Groovy New Tiny House with Full-Size Appliances Can Sleep 8 - Curbed National | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
All photos courtesy of Escape Traveler Remember the Escape Traveler, the fab new mobile tiny home with major amenities like a full-size oven and bathtub? Well, despite already offering one...
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38' 13,000 on double axle.  Sleeps 8, interesting layup for those needing full size appliances.

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Tiny Portable Homes, Built for Adventure

Follow us on: http://www.howtobuildahouseblog.com/ Music: "Bed" by Jahzzar (http://www.betterwithmusic.com) Follow us on GOOGLE PLUS: ...
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Great 4 minute video on tiny home looks. It provides a sense of I could do that.

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Framing a bedroom closet at the tiny house Part 2

Video 2 of 2 on framing the closet for the tiny house at St. Bernard Acres!
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Terrific lesson for those who are DIY for building.  Learn a universal process for your building project.

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12 Tiny Homes That Prove Small Is Beautiful

12 Tiny Homes That Prove Small Is Beautiful | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
There's a lot to be said for living in a small house. Less wasted space, cheaper energy bills, and fewer chores . . . it almost makes you wonder why anybody
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Everybody has their own tastes for convenience, utility, and comfort.  These are some great examples of variety and quality!

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THE MOST EPIC TINY HOUSES

Abel Zyl is the Creator of Zyl Vardos. Zyl Vardos designs and builds artisan hand crafted tiny houses. Zly is known for having multiple curves and ver
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One of the best THOW builders Zyl Vardos Tiny Homes are truly epic. One of the most masterful craftsmen in this industry... to own a Zyl Vardos TH is a dream.  

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Custom Craftsman Built on Tiny House Nation

Adam's tiny house was built on a previous episode of Tiny House Nation and now he's forced to relocate because of a change in life circumstances and als
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love this design... feels so comfortable and... the possibilities are endless..   Although the price tag is up there.. for many it's acceptable.

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8 Tiny House Tours

Complete tour of 8 tiny houses. Which is your favorite? Subscribe to follow our RV journey!
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Tour 8 Tiny homes in this video and gather Ideas for your own.

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Esk'et Tiny House is not your average tiny home

Esk'et Tiny House is not your average tiny home | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Tiny house enthusiasts Robert and Bettina Johnson recently completely their very own home, which combines a surprisingly large and modern interior with a curved roofline and references to local art and tradition
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Really nice TH!  Video at the end provides great build detail.

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Tiny House Village lets you try out small living for size

Tiny House Village lets you try out small living for size | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
The idea of living in a tiny house can seem pretty appealing, but the reality of day-to-day life in such a small space obviously isn't for everyone.
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How cool is this!?  Try it before you decide...  This is helpuful for decidiing what features are important to you.  I also think this really helps with people who don't their needs for true space.. people who are large, people who have many belongings, people who need to literally simplify their lives.  This is a great opportunity for that.

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Tiny house trends: Sprout looks to 'dominate' market as developer of nation's largest tiny home community

Tiny house trends: Sprout looks to 'dominate' market as developer of nation's largest tiny home community | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.
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Go Colorado!  And building with SIPS... Tiny Houses are here to grow into flourishing communities... I think we'll all be surprised in about 5 years how well this is going to take off!

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Tiny House Living May Soon Be Illegal - The Organic Prepper

Tiny House Living May Soon Be Illegal - The Organic Prepper | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
Is it any surprise that the government is now taking steps to limit our ability to drastically reduce our expenses? Tiny house living may become illegal.
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It'll never stick!  Living in and RV has been illegal for years but they still do it.  There are far too many people saying enough of the McMansion debter's lifestyle.  #notworried  #TinyLivingForever

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Protesters assail city seizure of tiny houses from homeless people

Protesters assail city seizure of tiny houses from homeless people | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
There were almost as many selfie-sticks and cameras as people at a rally Friday on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall to protest the confiscation of tiny houses from homeless people living in a freeway underpass in South Los Angeles.
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TIny Houses for the homeless - I believe the UN has a signed document that says every person is entitled to a home... Now why would the City of Angels work to take away rather than provide - or at least assist with those who need help the most?

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Tiny House Jamboree, Insights from the Tiny House Tribe

Insights & inspiration from the tiny house community at the National Tiny House Jamboree 2015. Leaders in the tiny house movement share their tiny house ...
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Follow up on the Tiny House Jamboree...  I appreciate the ability to watch this video.

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Hadley tiny house owner in legal limbo over zoning regulations, may have to move - GazetteNET

Hadley tiny house owner in legal limbo over zoning regulations, may have to move - GazetteNET | The Tiny Mile | Scoop.it
HADLEY — Mount Holyoke College graduate Sarah Hastings believes she has built an ideal living situation — kitchen, bedroom, living
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Many cities and counties are going to have to make decisions.  Let's help them make good ones. This will work out for Sarah, she has a community behind her.

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A tiny house that travels - Kenosha News

Kenosha News A tiny house that travels Kenosha News The owner of remote Canoe Bay Resort near Chetek, the Midwest's only Relais and Chateaux property, is investing in the tiny house movement and gaining national attention for his new venture:...
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Worth the read. “We’re leading, not following” the tiny house movement, Dobrowolski believes. “We want to stay a little ahead of ourselves and the market.”

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