I use this post as a starting point for people just getting into or learning about Tiny Houses. It gives a general overview of Tiny Houses and some great videos, people seem to really like this crash course into our little world.
I have always been intrigued by the idea of taking a shed and finishing it to live in. The advantage being that you can pick these sheds pretty much anywhere for pretty cheap and some of them actually look half decent.
Today we have a 430 square foot apartment owned by Caroline, who calls the style elegant simplicity. At first she wasn’t sure what to do with the space, but her designers helped her see that small is great, you just need to know how to work with it, not against it.
One thing that many enjoy about having a home is sharing it with others at dinner parties, visiting guest, having friends over for a party and other events. But the trouble with a very small space is that you don’t have space to have a lot of extra furniture, just the space for the basics. Here is an interesting alternative to spare seating. These are chairs that flatten out so you can paint them as wall art when not in use.
A while back I interviewed two New Yorkers who were Living it up in the big city, but in a very small way. One of them was interviewed by fair companies and took us on video tour of her place. You can read my interview with them here