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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 2

Derek and Mary's Little House on the Prairie

Tiny house enthusiasts and young military couple Derek and Mary Voight have decided to hire a builder to do all the heavy lifting. They lend a hand on occasion to speed up the process but they prefer letting a pro tackle the tricky business of building a sturdy house that's agile enough to be pulled by a two-ton truck. The Voights hire builder and tiny home dweller Greg Parham to design and construct their dream home at his construction site in Durango, Colorado.

Saturday
May 23
2:30am | 1:30c
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.

Saturday
Jan 16
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Unfoldable Tiny House

Building designers and business partners Alex Gore and Lance Cayko want something better than an old-fashioned recreational vehicle to take on the road and take in the countryside. They imagine a tiny house-on-wheels with a glass wall that allows you to view nature from the indoors! They also want one side of the house to unfold and form a deck for parties and family gatherings. They envision a tiny house that's both family and couple friendly. Alex and his fiancé, Annie, plan to take the house they call Atlas on their honeymoon this summer. Lance will use it for a vacation home with his kids. Like its nickname, you won't want to hit the road without this tiny house in tow!

Friday
May 6
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

The Unfoldable Tiny House

Building designers and business partners Alex Gore and Lance Cayko want something better than an old-fashioned recreational vehicle to take on the road and take in the countryside. They imagine a tiny house-on-wheels with a glass wall that allows you to view nature from the indoors! They also want one side of the house to unfold and form a deck for parties and family gatherings. They envision a tiny house that's both family and couple friendly. Alex and his fiancé, Annie, plan to take the house they call Atlas on their honeymoon this summer. Lance will use it for a vacation home with his kids. Like its nickname, you won't want to hit the road without this tiny house in tow!

Thursday
Oct 6
7:30pm | 6:30c
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!

Friday
Nov 4
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 10

Young Craftsman's Tiny House

Young craftsman Tanner is ready to move out of his parents' home, so he enlists his grandfather and dad to help build a tiny house. Tanner's unconventional design clashes with his dad's extensive building sense, but the experience becomes a learning process for both. The distinctive design features a unique roofline and a hidden door to a sleek European-style bathroom. They also add special touches by upcycling old family items into new pieces, so the house reflects three generations of builders.

Friday
Dec 9
3:30am | 2:30c
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
Feb 23
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tiny House Made for Three

It's not every day that a family upgrades to a tiny house. But Tom and Hannah Pellett are doing just that – moving from a 120-square-foot travel trailer to a roomy 300-square-foot tiny house built by their friend and contractor Rob Grosse. The tricky assignment for Rob is building a tiny house that has enough comfort and storage for the couple and their first baby. Hannah and Tom are only weeks away from delivery day and the house must be done before the baby is born as Hannah is planning on a home birth!

Monday
Feb 27
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 9

Nashville's Innovative Tiny House

Tiny house enthusiast David wants his home to succeed where other wee homes fail. His one-of-a-kind design features a garage door on one side, a jacuzzi and a fold-out deck on the other permitting fresh air to flow right through. David and girlfriend Peggie-Sue love to host dinner parties and this tricked-out house is the perfect solution.

Thursday
Mar 9
7pm | 6c
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?

Friday
Mar 17
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Nomad's Tiny Home Base

A world traveler discovers the perfect home base in a tiny house community in Lakeside, Arizona. Her quirky style pushes her designer to his creative limits with glitter countertops, bubble wall art and accent walls painted in chartreuse. On top of a tight deadline, the unpredictable weather of northern Arizona threatens to throw the construction completely off track.

Friday
Apr 28
1pm | 12c
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!

Friday
Jun 30
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 6, Episode 5

Tiny Cargo Van Conversion

After spending 11 weeks living in their car while visiting all 48 contiguous states with their toddler, a couple is ready to convert a cargo van into their very own tiny house. With only 80 feet of area to work with, their space-saving design will include an elevated queen-sized bed with storage and retractable deck underneath, a kitchen counter that doubles as an office and stairs that also act as a closet. The tiny home will then include a full bathroom with shower and toilet. The finishing touch will be a loft for their toddler that features a cozy bed, decorative safety rails and a starlit ceiling.

Sunday
May 13
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 1

Southern Charm Tiny House

Thursday
Jul 12
1pm | 12c
Season 7, Episode 3

Tiny Man Cave

Mike wants to live a more simple life so he's leaving his large home behind and moving back to his hometown of Grants Pass, OR, to become a farmer. He entrusts three builders to create a high-end tiny man cave that includes rain-sensing skylights and a surprise garage under the gooseneck for Mike's motorcycle.

Thursday
Jul 12
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

Tall Man Tiny House

Tiny house owners try to make every inch count, but for 6-foot-7-inch-tall Clay, it's a must! After selling his home and changing careers, Clay is building his dream house without the stress of a large mortgage. His home needs to fit his huge frame, so many typical tiny house designs are being replaced with custom elements. Windows will be larger and higher, and Clay's bed will lower into the living space when not in use to allow for unprecedented headroom.

Thursday
Jul 12
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 7

Tiny Winery Retreat

A business owner and wine lover always dreamed of owning a tiny retreat in wine country, so she purchased 26 acres outside of Columbus, Ohio, and found the perfect builders to bring her high-quality tiny house design to life. She envisions the house having a fully customized, Amish-crafted barn theme with room to entertain, wine-inspired elements and hidden kayak storage for enjoying the lake.

Thursday
Jul 12
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 7, Episode 9

City Girl Meets Country Tiny

A career cheerleader with a busy schedule wants a rustic-chic country tiny home that can be her perfect escape. Not only will the tiny house have a master on the main floor and a spa-like bathroom, it will also be placed on a farm with horses, a zip line and other adventures just steps away from the front door.

Thursday
Jul 12
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 11

Tiny Shoebox House

An Idaho couple creates an amazing three-level tiny home perfectly suited for the both of them in gorgeous Swan Valley, ID. She wants a pampered paradise with a powder room worth envying and a place to showcase her huge shoe collection. He prefers a rugged and rustic escape with wood floor paneling on the walls and a hidden entertainment center. In the end, this tiny house has it all including vintage accessories, an upscale master bedroom with skylight and even an outdoor movie theater!

Thursday
Jul 12
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 7, Episode 13

Off-Grid Tiny

A family of five builds a charming off-grid tiny house on 20 acres of land in northern Idaho. They all pitch in on the rustic home that includes a wood stove, live edge shelving, a bunk room that holds the whole family and his-and-hers outhouses.

Thursday
Jul 12
4pm | 3c
Season 7, Episode 14

Tiny Upcycled Island Home

A cruise ship bartender utilizes her family of contractors to build a tiny house to park on her parent's San Juan Island property. Her design includes recycled materials from her dad's 'boneyard' of salvaged and reclaimed goods, and the 328-square-foot design is sure to feel huge compared to the ship cabin she's used to.

Thursday
Jul 12
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 7, Episode 12

Charlestonian Dream "Tiny"

A family of four brings the unique character of Charleston, South Carolina, into their tiny house build. They include traditional touches on the outside like an oyster shell stone path, black shutters and window boxes, and the Southern charm flows indoors with wood countertops and a sitting area.

Thursday
Jul 12
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 10

Athlete's Tiny Training Home

A young outdoorsy couple follows their dream of becoming homeowners with no problems downsizing. He's a triathlete so their design will require space for his gear as well as a flex area that functions as a desk, a workout space and a table. This Colorado abode will include locally-sourced beetle kill pine to help accent the interior and a slick hidden dog food feeder for their three pups. This house is sure to be an outdoor lover's paradise.

Thursday
Jul 12
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 7, Episode 8

Not So Tiny House

After being diagnosed with epilepsy, a woman is ready for more independence and her master craftsman father is harnessing his talents to build her a unique tiny home that expands. Motorized bump-outs and a roof-raise system dramatically increases usable space and allows for a huge bathroom, standing loft and a large living room. A clever bunkbed, laundry shoot, retro kitchen and fireplace makes this anything but a typical tiny.

Thursday
Jul 12
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 6

Artistic and Idyllic Tiny Escape

An entrepreneur with six kids wants a tiny vacation home to place at one of his properties. He enlists the help of an uber artistic builder who draws inspiration from musical instruments for the shape of his homes. The tiny will have all kinds of unusual surprises, including an escape hatch that leads from the second-story deck into a loft.

Thursday
Jul 12
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 4

New Parents' Tiny Nest

It's a race to the finish as an expectant Idaho couple adds a nursery to their tiny house blueprints. With help from family, they set out to create a sleek, modern tiny home with all the functionality new parents need. As an interior designer and a contractor, this mom-and-dad-to-be hope to make their tiny dream a reality before the new baby arrives.

Thursday
Jul 12
7pm | 6c

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