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Couples learn what it really means to downsize when they take the plunge into the tiny house real estate market. At an average size of only 180 square feet, watch as clients meet with their builders, or decide to build these tiny homes all by themselves, and follow along through the construction process until the house is complete.
Season 1, Episode 3

Chloe and Brandon's Modern-Day Gypsy Wagon

Freelance set designers Chloe and Brandon spend much of their lives moving from city to city where they work on movie sets. They want a permanent home and they have the perfect solution: a mobile tiny house. What happens when two creative artists design such an abode? You get a one-of-a-kind tiny house influenced by pirate ships, gypsy caravans and movie sets!

Saturday
Jan 16
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey. This modern 330-square foot design is built for a queen and may seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. For Jewel, however, the 6 ft. by 3ft. closet, the screened-in porch and the balcony are a necessity! Jewel plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Sunday
Feb 21
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Tiny House with Special Creature Comforts

Trevor and Mary are creating a tiny house outside of Dayton, Ohio, that suits both their needs -- and those of their four cats! It's a house unlike any other tiny dwelling thanks to cat bridges and walkways throughout the plan. The creature comforts also include two spacious lofts, a foldaway office, big appliances, and a view unlike any other. The lucky couple is planting their tiny house on the family's wildlife refuge. Trevor and Mary are trading volunteer help with the animals in exchange for free parking. This tiny house build will certainly lead to lots of wild adventures!

Friday
May 6
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey. This modern 330-square foot design is built for a queen and may seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. For Jewel, however, the 6 ft. by 3ft. closet, the screened-in porch and the balcony are a necessity! Jewel plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Wednesday
May 25
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 12

Charles and Dakota's Tiny Bus House

The tiny house movement is all about restoring old materials. Charles Kern and Dakota Hills are taking the idea one step further. They purchased an old bus and are transforming it into a tiny house unlike any other! They're popping the top, adding wood paneling, handcrafted cabinetry and a rooftop deck to convert the space into their own personal cozy cabin. The coolest feature of all? Their Murphy bed/office desk/yoga studio.

Tuesday
Jun 7
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Charles and Dakota's Tiny Bus House

The tiny house movement is all about restoring old materials. Charles Kern and Dakota Hills are taking the idea one step further. They purchased an old bus and are transforming it into a tiny house unlike any other! They're popping the top, adding wood paneling, handcrafted cabinetry and a rooftop deck to convert the space into their own personal cozy cabin. The coolest feature of all? Their Murphy bed/office desk/yoga studio.

Thursday
Jun 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Jenna and Guillaume's Adventure House-on-Wheels

Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh don't want roots. These 20-somethings plan to make America their backyard with an adventure house-on-wheels. They've studied the options and decided to build their tiny dream home from scratch, but which builder has just the right plans to make their vision come to fruition? Tumbleweed Tiny House Company out of Sonoma, California, features a range of tiny beauties that are customizable. Our couple can let the company's team of builders make it from scratch for $45,000+ or they can pour sweat equity into the project and save half the price.

Friday
Aug 26
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

College Student's Tiny Farmhouse

When full-time college student, Kaitlin Snyder-Patterson, came to the conclusion that renting an apartment was bleeding her dry, she took a serious interest in the tiny house movement. And, when her dad, Mike Snyder, heard that his daughter was serious about becoming debt free, he quickly volunteered his build and engineering expertise to help his daughter's tiny house dream come true. Where Mike has the mad construction skills, Kaitlin has uber artistic sense. Together, they build a fun and functional rent-free residence that includes a hidden staircase.

Thursday
Sep 8
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Jewel Pearson's Tiny House Gem

North Carolina project manager Jewel Pearson can't wait to leave her apartment lifestyle behind and embark on her very own tiny house journey. This modern 330-square foot design is built for a queen and may seem a bit extravagant to an outsider. For Jewel, however, the 6 ft. by 3ft. closet, the screened-in porch and the balcony are a necessity! Jewel plans to blend all of her favorite household luxuries with the freedom of the open road!

Friday
Nov 4
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 8

Lilly's Tiny Circus Home

Traveling circus performer Lilly has been couch surfing for three years and has decided a tiny house-on-wheels is the perfect solution for her nomadic lifestyle. She's designed the 130-square-foot layout that she, her dad and circus friends will help build. Original features include a hidden storage compartment for her heavy circus equipment, a sunken bathtub to soak in after performances, and a specially-designed staircase that allows her pets to maneuver freely from loft to living room.

Thursday
Dec 8
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Big Family's Tiny Lake Retreat

A young couple with four kids and a fifth on the way are looking for the perfect tiny getaway. Their family owns lakeside property in Temple, GA, which makes for an ideal setting for a mobile tiny house. Their dream tiny home has a big list of must-haves that includes a mudroom to store all of their fishing and lake sporting gear as well as space to sleep seven. Outside, they're hoping to have an outdoor shower to hose off muddy kids and an outdoor living space with a porch. Will they be able to build the home of their dreams while staying within budget?

Thursday
Apr 27
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 2

Pushing the Tiny House Limits

Surfing couple Sean and Angie want to build themselves an affordable tiny house in Oceanside, California. Sean uses his construction experience to design a nearly 400-square-foot tiny house with a long wish list including dog-friendly stairs, heated floors and a fire safety system. The only thing hampering their dreams? Days of unexpected rain!

Sunday
May 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Tiny Tilting Tower Home

North Dakota builder Jim Nelson lives for a challenge, so he and his team are building a game-changing two-story tiny house that they can tilt from horizontal to vertical. Key features in this snug 140-square-foot engineering feat include a front patio, furniture that can be locked down when the house tilts and an observation deck with panoramic views.

Tuesday
May 16
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 0, Episode 1

How Are They Now?

Months have passed since these tiny-house owners ditched their traditional digs (and financial trappings) for houses no bigger than trailers. From first-time homeowners to growing families, vacation homes to gypsy wagons, we find out what these homeowners have been up to since we last saw them. See how they are rethinking their spaces and learning from their mistakes, modifying their living quarters and moving from one location to the next and even generating income from their tiny gems.

Thursday
Aug 17
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 1

Grad School Tiny House

It's the ultimate test for an architecture student as Davis Richardson takes over his parents' driveway for the summer to construct his first-ever tiny house. The design includes a slanted wall that functions as both an open food pantry and bookshelf, an extended kitchen countertop that doubles as a workspace and a walk-in closet that also serves as his living room. With the school semester fast approaching, can Davis and his friends bring his amazing drawings to life before classes begin?

Thursday
Aug 17
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Tiny Zoo House

Stephanie and Tim are wildlife experts who travel the country educating people about animals. The young TV host and artist want to trade in their car and pup tent for a tricked-out tiny house that caters to all sorts of animal roommates, including hissing cockroaches. They're eager to have a living space that's easier to work out of, with an edit space for Steph and a collapsible easel with pull-down art supplies storage for Tim. Every inch of the couple's tiny house features gorgeous woods of all species and tiny creature comforts.

Thursday
Aug 17
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Traveling Tiny Firehouse

A couple sets out to create the ultimate tiny firehouse-on-wheels, complete with a hot red garage door, functional fire hydrant that doubles as a jack and water source, and of course, a fire pole from the upstairs loft! The cozy interior is filled with an array of amenities created out of firehouse memorabilia.

Thursday
Aug 17
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 2

Luxury Tiny Home on the Lake

A Los Angeles woman leaves the city for a slow-paced tiny lifestyle in Greenville, SC. Her interior designer teams up with her family to create a luxurious tiny house on lakefront property complete with a mobile greenhouse and porch swing. Inside, amazing furniture is crafted from the property's cherry wood, special lighting is added and the walls are decked out with original art. This family affair leads to a truly unique tiny farmhouse for this valley girl!

Thursday
Aug 17
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Tiny Customized Craftsman

Artist Adam's tiny house takes cues from the Craftsman style bungalows designed by his favorite architects of the 1920s. Adam is customizing everything he can, including a barrel ceiling, hand-carved cabinets and headboard, even a wooden soaking tub! Final touches include beautiful stained glass windows and a cozy front porch. This perfectionist has to find middle ground as the deadline for a tiny house festival swiftly approaches. Fortunately, Adam's teenage son and father are on board to try and help him across the finish line!

Thursday
Aug 17
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 10

Tiny Space, Growing Family

Darrel and Patrice are growing their family, but they want to downsize their life in order to focus on the important aspects of living. They hire builders Brian and April Preston to help them construct the tiny house of their dreams, but the builders are pushed to their limits when they learn the couple's baby is coming early.

Thursday
Aug 17
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

A Tiny House for a Growing Family

Simplistic newlyweds are sick of the Texas heat and cleaning their 3,500-square-foot house, so they're planning a big move to Colorado and are looking for a tiny house-on-wheels for them and their three fur babies. Alabama Tiny Homes builder James Brewer knows he can make their dream come true with a 305-square-foot tiny home and plenty of custom features. But then, much to his surprise, James finds out he needs to make room for one more.

Thursday
Aug 17
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 13

Pitmaster's 90-Square-Foot Dream Home

A grilling enthusiast builds his own mobile tiny home with plans of touring BBQ competitions. He incorporates features that will help him build his culinary creations, including a planter box over his deck where he can grow fresh herbs. At only 90 square feet, it will be a challenge to make sure the house is fully functional and big enough for him to live in, but this pitmaster is up to the task.

Thursday
Aug 17
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

Traveling Tiny Firehouse

A couple sets out to create the ultimate tiny firehouse-on-wheels, complete with a hot red garage door, functional fire hydrant that doubles as a jack and water source, and of course, a fire pole from the upstairs loft! The cozy interior is filled with an array of amenities created out of firehouse memorabilia.

Friday
Aug 18
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 2

Luxury Tiny Home on the Lake

A Los Angeles woman leaves the city for a slow-paced tiny lifestyle in Greenville, SC. Her interior designer teams up with her family to create a luxurious tiny house on lakefront property complete with a mobile greenhouse and porch swing. Inside, amazing furniture is crafted from the property's cherry wood, special lighting is added and the walls are decked out with original art. This family affair leads to a truly unique tiny farmhouse for this valley girl!

Friday
Aug 18
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Tiny Customized Craftsman

Artist Adam's tiny house takes cues from the Craftsman style bungalows designed by his favorite architects of the 1920s. Adam is customizing everything he can, including a barrel ceiling, hand-carved cabinets and headboard, even a wooden soaking tub! Final touches include beautiful stained glass windows and a cozy front porch. This perfectionist has to find middle ground as the deadline for a tiny house festival swiftly approaches. Fortunately, Adam's teenage son and father are on board to try and help him across the finish line!

Friday
Aug 18
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 10

Tiny Space, Growing Family

Darrel and Patrice are growing their family, but they want to downsize their life in order to focus on the important aspects of living. They hire builders Brian and April Preston to help them construct the tiny house of their dreams, but the builders are pushed to their limits when they learn the couple's baby is coming early.

Friday
Aug 18
1:30am | 12:30c

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