Exterior, Tiny Home Building Type, and Wood Siding Material Boise, Idaho–based architectural designer Macy Miller built her own 196-square-foot home, which she shares with her partner, James Herndon, their newborn, Hazel, and the family’s Great Dane, Denver. The exterior cladding, which Miller stained for a uniform effect, is a mix of nearly a dozen types of wood plank, including poplar, oak, and fir.  Photo 8 of 21 in 10 Things You Should Know Before Moving Into a Tiny Home from A Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet