My House: A Roaming Couple Settle Down by DIYing a Tiny Cabin for Less Than $10K

Burned out on #vanlife, Eugenia Diaz and Pepe Romero decided to build their ultimate dream: a homestead and a self-sufficient lifestyle in Portugal.
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After a jaunt in Los Angeles making leather goods with their company, CUERO&MØR, Eugenia Diaz and Pepe Romero decided it was time to head back to Europe. When the Spanish couple returned in 2019, they converted a van into a camper to roam freely, but knew they’d eventually want to settle down. The next step in their journey? Designing and building a tiny home on their own piece of land. After three months of searching, they settled on a little more than an acre in the Alentejo region of Portugal and got to work.

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