Kim & Ethan converted a skoolie into a beautiful home on wheels, all by themselves. They allowed enough time for completing the build, especially since they searched for gadgets and materials needed on the second-hand market to make the project possible within $20k budget. The first thing they did was to raise the roof to [...]
My name is Saundra - Lynn Gallows. I am a graphic designer, artist, avid kayaker, and now tiny house builder. My wife's name is Shannon Gallows. She is a licensed art therapist, a care director for a retirement community, an artist, and also an avid kayaker. We have been together for 7 years, and in [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]