Tiny Blue Devil Continues To Grow

Building a tiny house is one of those odd projects that seems to move slowly yet moves incredibly quick. While the visual results may not seem great, the amount of work is often mind-numbing. Since the start of January and the initial deck installation, the tiny house...

Tiny Blue Devil Officially Gets Underway

Many of you may remember me talking about my mentor role with South Lenoir High School in an effort to build a tiny house on wheels with their construction trades program. Called the Tiny Blue Devil we are building a 20' Elm (plans courtesy of Tumbleweed Tiny House...

Tiny Houses and Small Homes Can Free You From A Mortgage

When we were thinking of transitioning to Tiny r(E)volution v.3.0 we were perhaps most concerned about having to enter back into the mortgage pool. We knew we didn't have as much as we would like for a down payment. We knew our monthly budget was one we were happy...

Dream Tiny With BEHR® Paint And Win Big

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is brought to you by BEHR® Paint. Color that’s True to Hue. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Behr.  Color is so very important in regards to turning a house into a...

Sizing Up The Tiny House Phenomena

The following OpEd first appeared in Issue 43 of Tiny House Magazine. That issue and all other back issues are available to purchase. We live in a world where there seems to be some perverse power in polarization. We feel validated in our own prejudice. Veiled as it...

A Barn Raising…sort of!

We first wrote about LP® SmartSide® on June 6, 2012. We had just installed our siding and were smitten with the result. In true Tiny r(E)v fashion we even shared a video on our experience with the material. LP® Building Products is a leading manufacturer of high...

Win The Simple Life

Ryan and Hannah Corson of the Restoring Simple Homestead have long been friends of the Tiny r(E)volution. The two met in 2012 at a coffee shop in Golden, Colorado, and have been creating a wonderful homestead since. In just a few weeks the couple will be welcoming...

Asking For Help When Building Your Tiny House

There seems to be this unwritten rule in the tiny house world that before you can build a tiny house you need to successfully list the help of your dad. Whether they are contractors or accountants they seem to possess skills that come into play when you are out of...

It’s Been A Long Time

How does one welcome himself back? Kind of an awkward thing. But, at the risk of being awkward...welcome back Drew. It's been a long time. What have you been doing? Truth is, I've been doing a lot. About a year ago I woke up and felt like Tiny r(E)volution had run its...

How (not) To Tow The Tiny House

Part of the allure of building a tiny house is the idea that you can take your home anywhere you want, almost anytime you want. And with their almost sticks 'n bricks sort of building practices they are permanent homes that just happen to be on wheels! But with such...

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