Here’s a “before and after” cabin renovation that embodies so much of what we love at Tumbleweed. It took absolute determination, belief, preservation, intelligence, grit and creativity.
The Miracle: What do you get when you combine nearly 200-year old cabin timbers and a retired mathematician? Nothing short of a miracle cabin that comes to life! Imgur (and Reddit) user Kippies recently shared photos highlighting his father’s 10-year restoration of an... Read More
You likely have heard of Ryan Mitchell already, or read The Tiny Life blog. He wears many tiny house hats as a blogger, author, builder and North Carolina conference leader. He recognized the lack of information about the impact of local building codes and zoning laws on tiny house owners, and published Cracking The Code to fill the gap.
Tumbleweed applauds this effort, now in its second edition, and is offering this guide FREE to anyone buying a Tumbleweed product through December 24th. We sat down with Ryan to ask some of the tougher questions.
Ryan Mitchell, author of Cracking The Code and blogger at The Tiny Life
Q: Is it possible for would-be tiny home dwellers to live legally in this country?
A: Absolutely! Community leaders are waking up to the fact that people want truly affordable housing... Read More
Where would you put your home? We realize that placing your tiny home in a nice environment is important, and encourage you to dream here. While all these settings are sensational, you may prefer solitary time, connections with others, or even yearn for a satellite connection. Take a look at how others already live off-grid.
Pictured: A tiny island in the Adriatic Sea near Dubrovnik, Croatia Read More
Tumbleweed Tiny Houses has received word that we're not quite the first house on wheels. Today we learned about Charles Miller, who built and parked his very own Model-T home in Odgen, UT. This 1929 cottage-to-go is a stunner!
Model T Motor Home built in Ogden, Utah (www.theoldmotor.com)
In this classic farm cottage, we appreciate the roof line, finished porch, well-proportioned front door and over-sized windows. This archetypal home... Read More
It’s the day before Thanksgiving. Your sister, brother-in-law and niece are visiting you and your tiny home this evening. How will you entertain everyone? What will you make for dinner?
Gourds set the mood (flickr/nickshadel)
Tumbleweed Houses recently posed these questions to Facebook visitors and discovered how you would celebrate in a cute little place.
Along with cheeky suggestions for reservations, we received a flood of heartfelt and creative responses for enjoying the holidays. Square footage didn’t really change how you mingle with family or friends.
Call us impressed! With so many delectable ways to give thanks, here are the most inspiring ideas to chew on.
Thanksgiving Eve and Day Ideas
Turkey Fry - “Deep fry the turkey outside, make remaining dinner inside, set the table outside with a nicely set table weather permitting of course. If not a small folding table inside with names written on small white pumpkins as place setting. Precook ... Read More