The biggest challenge while building the campervan was having no clue how to do any of the steps involved. Whether insulation, interior design, furniture construction, electricity, or auxiliary heating. Everything was new territory for me. But that was also what made the project so exciting for me. Learning all these things through trial and error was an important part of the van conversion for me.
Deciding to build The Nook, a tiny house on our property, and how we went about it is a layered story that goes back about a decade. That's when I began a long term documentary photo project about a community called Wild Roots, living in the woods in Western North Carolina with no electricity or [...]
GMC Vandura van converted into an RV with 200w solar panels and an amazing wooden interior.
I had always wanted to build an Earthship. But for that, you need to own property and have a lot of financial, physical, and time resources. So I looked into whether tiny houses could be built in an eco-way, using off-grid systems and so on. Definitely, I have dabbled in many, many different things. I [...]
Our total build cost was £6,700 which considering the spec and finish of our van, we were really happy with. We managed to save a lot of money by doing everything ourselves and buying a few expensive items second hand.
My name is Kristin, and my family and I live in a small house that we designed ourselves here on the North East coast of Canada. We are a (very soon to be) family of 5 plus 3 large Siberian Huskies. My husband and I have two children, they are 13 and 7, and we [...]
We are Jonny 26 and Megan 23. We both are coming from a small town in the north of Ireland. We both have a passion for the ocean and being outdoors. We love exploring our little country and fully appreciate just how lucky we are to live in such a beautiful country. Although it is [...]
My name is Chloe, I’m 24 years old, and I’m a disability support worker. My partner’s name is Luke, he’s 25 years old, and he’s a plumber. We both grew up in Geelong and met in high school. We’ve recently celebrated our tenth anniversary. On a trip to Europe last year, Luke proposed in a [...]
"The idea of tiny living brought me a lot closer to being outside and living in a space that was in a relationship with it's surroundings. It was exactly what I needed in my life, and I don't regret the decision for a second." I grew up as a wild child in the Selkirk Mountains [...]
My name is Amanda, and I'm a single mum of two beautiful girls aged 8 and 2.5. My best friend Emma introduced me to the idea of tiny house living when I was coming up with ideas about how to reduce overhead costs, give us something unique, and be environmentally friendly. I am lucky that [...]