Boston model Sterling Folkestad is traveling west to LA to further his career in the fashion industry. But first he's building a tiny house in Ipswich, MA to serve as home base. His fashion-forward compact home ─ co-designed with his architect father ─ features concrete countertops, a pulley bed and a gorgeous rooftop deck.
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A couple is fulfilling a dream of building a tiny house that doubles as a mobile coffee shop to take on the road! But building a functional living space alongside their work space will require the loft to transform into an office space, the kitchen into a coffee shop with service window and their living room to double as retail space.
A young couple that exudes Southern charm enlists the help of their aunt and uncle to build a gorgeous tiny farmhouse. The rustic home features reclaimed wood, a custom bathtub, a pull-out dog bowl and a front porch for entertaining.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
An adventurous family of five sets out to enjoy life more fully by converting a school bus into a tiny house built for traveling. They may only have 235 square feet to work with, but they're including an area for home schooling, a relaxing place for the family to gather at night, sleeping accommodations, a kitchen and a bathroom. The build is sure to be a tough task -- especially in a rounded bus where nothing is plumb or square!
A Colorado Springs, CO, fishing guide tired of the rising cost of rent gives tiny living a try. The outdoorsman wants to make his tiny house the ultimate fisherman's crash pad and his family will pitch in to give the interior an artistic touch. His living room will double as the entertainment room and the prep room where he and his friends can tie flies before hitting the water. On the exterior, the fishing features include special racks for rods and waders. The final step will be moving the tiny house into the hills - will everything continue to progress smoothly for the fisherman?
A contractor that recently relocated to North Carolina is ready for a new building project. He enlists the help of his two daughters to create an adventure tiny house complete with a drawbridge, rooftop deck and even a zipline!
An Alaska couple is looking to buy their first house together and has decided to build their own tiny house yurt. Building in a scenic location is a high priority for the couple so they decide to construct their future home on a peaceful spot near Stone Step Lake. Their two-story fantasy yurt will include all the necessities the active couple may need including an underground freezer, a half-moon deck, a wood burning fireplace and enough weatherproofing to survive harsh Alaskan winters. Battling the cold weather will make construction a challenge -- will the couple and their building team pull it off?
A self-proclaimed nomad who lives to travel and see the sights enlists his best friend's father to build a custom teardrop-style tiny house. This unique dwelling will feature dual swooped structures that are connected by a common deck. The main house will include a kitchen with full-size appliances, a massive sink, a large sitting area with a hidden big screen TV, plentiful storage and more. The second structure will be a dedicated -- and not so tiny -- bathroom that includes a large shower and walk-in closet. This house will truly be unlike any other tiny home!
A performing couple answers the call to travel and leave the rat race behind by building a mobile tiny home. To maximize mobility and match their gypsy lifestyle, the house is being constructed directly on the back of a diesel flatbed truck. The interior will feature carnival-inspired designs like a stage for performances, pop-out sections that expand the living space, a hand-built Japanese soaking tub, stained glass windows and antiques placed throughout. These gypsies' new home is just what the couple needs to share their passion for music and dancing around the country.