How to Build a Tiny DIY Trailer On a Budget
A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Extraordinaire Builds the Tiny Home of Her Dreams With $12K
At 23 years old, self-taught designer Mariah Hoffman set out to craft her own 156-square-foot sanctuary.
Budget Breakdown: A Maui Couple Build an Off-Grid Tiny Home For $45K
Custom-built from the ground up, a 360-square-foot tiny house on wheels is an affordable, off-grid paradise for a family of three...
See How This Couple Built Their Mobile Tiny Home For Just $30K
At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Couple Turn a Bus Into a Dreamy, Off-Grid Home for $20K
After saving up for several years, Timothy and Meryl Miller outfit a school bus for a cross-country road trip, tackling the work...
This Off-Grid Tiny Home Is One Retiree Couple’s Permanent Vacation
The 182-square-foot home by Madeiguincho includes self-sustaining systems designed to allow the couple to stay checked out as...
This Tiny Trailer Home Boasts Soothing Beach Vibes
Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it within a month of...
A Stellar Sustainable Home Is Built on a Surprisingly Low Budget
Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.
A Compact Home in Moscow Built on the Lowest Possible Budget
A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family of five.
Budget Breakdown: A Prison Bus Becomes a Couple’s First Home For $26K
A young couple converts a 31-foot, 1989 Chevy B6P bus that was formerly a prison transport vehicle into a charming tiny home.
This Norwegian Wood–Wrapped Tiny Home Was Built for Freedom
Norske Mikrohus’s latest design is clad in sustainable spruce—and it will take you anywhere you want to go.
Black Aluminum and Cedar Wrap a Traveling Couple’s Tiny Home
French builder Baluchon created Ala Köl for their clients’ life on the road.
An Ecuador Couple Seek Out Adventure in a DIY Tiny Cabin on Wheels
The camper has a bed, workspace, kitchen, and bath—plus a whole lot of rustic, off-grid charm.
Budget Breakdown: A Designer Couple Revamp a Tiny Seattle Condo For $13K
Clay Anderson of Olson Kundig and Alex Almerico of NBBJ give their 505-square-foot home in Capitol Hill a serious upgrade on a...
Budget Breakdown: A $134K Laneway House in Toronto Puts a Couple’s DIY Skills to the Test
Shaving down time and cost, two scrappy Canadians gave themselves a crash course in construction.
Budget Breakdown: A Couple Turn a Humdrum Home Into a Hygge Haven for $243K
Alli Devlin, her husband, and her architect cousin spruce up a riverside home outside Seattle.
12 Inspiring Tiny Homes That Were Entirely DIY’ed
The owners of these micro houses dreamed big and built small.
This Tiny Trailer Home Lets Its Owners Climb Up the Wall
Thanks to a transportable tiny home with a nifty climbing-wall facade, a couple can tap into their love for bouldering, no matter...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Turns Her Parents’ Garage Into a Tiny Home for $2,695
Moving home to Torrance, California, to take care of her dad, Monica Chang makes clever use of 170 square feet.
Budget Breakdown: A Shipping Container Is Transformed Into an Off-Grid Tiny Home for $23K
The eco-friendly escape is powered by solar panels and a wind turbine—and it even includes a full bath.
How a Couple Built the Forever Home of Their Dreams in Less Than Six Months
Along Victoria’s Surf Coast, a minimalist timber dwelling combines Scandinavian charm with the laid-back vibes of a New Zealand...
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
A Canadian Couple Launch a Tiny Home Company With a Clever 268-Square-Foot Dwelling
Connoisseurs of living tiny, Heather and Kevin Fritz started their own design-build business to offer truly custom solutions.
A Couple Transform a Vintage Airstream Into a Scandinavian-Inspired Tiny Home
An ambitious couple's DIY overhaul of a decrepit 1971 Airstream Sovereign—purchased for less than $5,000—creates an airy retreat...
An Australian Couple Turn a Bus Into a Traveling Tiny Home and Physical Therapy Practice
Clare Austin and David Dimech converted a Toyota Coaster into their mobile home and headquarters of Project Physio, which brings...
A Couple Transform a Toy Hauler Into a Mobile Tiny Home For $6K
After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time residence for a family of four.
A California Couple Customize Their Tiny Home With Multi-Layered Interiors
After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to officially name the new model after...
A Globetrotting Couple’s Light and Bright Tiny Home Is Born Out of a Love for Adventure
Tony and Charlotte Perez designed and built a tiny home that’s compact and easy to maintain, something the couple needed to...
Budget Breakdown: A DIY Couple Turn an Aging Barn House Into a Dreamy Catskills Getaway for $55.6K
Undeterred by the pandemic—and with their one-year-old daughter in tow—Danielle and Ely Franko spend seven months overhauling a...
A Light and Bright Tiny Home in Portland Is a Young Couple’s Ticket to Financial Freedom
High ceilings and clever storage make this 324-square-foot home feel simultaneously expansive and compact.
This DIY Couple Craft a Tiny Cabin in the Santa Cruz Mountains for Less Than $35K
In search of a Bay Area retreat, Jeff Waldman and Molly Fiffer purchased a piece of land on which to experiment and gain new...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Find Work/Life Balance With a Backyard Office Built for $144K
The founders of Austin-based Hunt Architecture create an elegant workspace and guest room without breaking the bank.
Budget Breakdown: A Portland Couple Design and Build a Compact Home For $222K
An architect and construction engineer couple build a sustainable, 624-square-foot abode for $221,580—here's how the numbers add...
A Couple’s Home in Australia Is a Canvas for Changing Light
Centered in a lush garden, the single-level dwelling by Edition Office features softly textured brick and burnished concrete that...
Budget Breakdown: A Young Couple Turn a Termite-Infested Shack Into a Luxury Home for $46K
Eager to test their design chops, an American couple go to Costa Rica to tackle their first design-build challenge—for under $200...
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Build a Net-Zero Home and Studio for $250 Per Square Foot
eMZed Architecture construct a sustainable, durable, high-performance residence and office in Portland, Oregon, for $950,000—an...

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