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...

Why choose to live in a tiny house

The grass is always greener on the other side. Think about it for a moment. Some may call it a truth. Some, a proverb. Some may have it over their desk on a calendar or tucked into their wallet for regular reading. For some it may ring true while others use it as an...

A Tiny House of Metal

Perhaps the best thing about having a blog is the conversation that can come from what began as just a personal thought. Blog posts often have the ability to create bonds and even drive wedges between people who typically do not know each other other than from the...

Who would use wood (for their tiny house)?

We wood. And we are. Using wood, I mean. Trust me though. The decision was hard to reach. About 3 months ago Crystal and I saw a photo online of the Tortoise Shell built by Bill Kastrinos. A beautiful (and seemingly functional) tiny house built using 20ga steel...

The laws surrounding Tiny House living

There is no shortage of confusion about Tiny House living. Some focuses around what exactly a Tiny House is; especially when built on a trailer. Some confusion is centered on the obstacles of where to put the Tiny House. And then there are those obstacles that come...

Tiny House Update – 03.24.11

It's very easy to forget that the r(E)volution is truly focused around building a tiny house. With life zooming by at 100mph thins comes up, topics surface, and lessons are learned. Many weeks come and go and I find myself not even taking the time to recognize how far...

How-To decorate your tiny house

Americans spent $343 billion on home enhancement, according to a 2009 study by the Barnard Retail Consulting Group of Upper Montclair, N.J. Some of the more obvious trends to this spending spree is People are changing their decor more often than in the past. Consumers...

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