The Inside Story: Wind River Tiny Homes

Over the years Tiny Home Builders have worked with countless people in the tiny home community, from advocates and enthusiast to building companies, and diy’ers, maybe even a few naysayers. They all have a unique story to share and this is one of them. (Please look for more stories in this blog series: “The Inside Story”)

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Justin Draplin: Creek Walk

Over the years Tiny Home Builders have worked with countless people in the tiny home community, from advocates and enthusiast to building companies, and diy’ers, maybe even a few naysayers. They all have a unique story to share and this is one of them. (Please look for more stories in this blog series: “The Inside Story”)

I have written stories about tiny home builders that we partner with and private home owners, but today’s story is about a community developer. We first got to know Justin in the fall of 2018 when he contacted us to build a tiny home trailer for him. We certainly didn’t know then how big his dream really was. It turns out that just building one home would not be enough for him. Justin wanted to build a village. A place where neighbors knew and cared about each other, with a connection to the greater world beyond them. He decided to build north of Travelers Rest South Carolina off of the Swamp Rabbit Trail and called his community Creek Walk.

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5 year old builds tiny house Five Year Old Builds Tiny House

The popularity of tiny homes has been increasing over the last 10 years or more. Several reality TV shows have popped up to show us in great detail the excitement of planning for and building a home that is less than 400 Sq Feet. Not to mention that these homes are usually on a trailer which opens up the entire world to our wonder lust! Everyone is in one the game; professional builders, single women, couples young and old, students and recent graduates.

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The Inside Story: Taylor and Leah

Over the years Tiny Home Builders have worked with countless people in the tiny home community, from advocates and enthusiast to building companies, and diy’ers, maybe even a few naysayers. They all have a unique story to share and this is one of them. (Please look for more stories in this blog series: “The Inside Story”)

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Celebrating the Holidays in a Tiny House Celebrating the Holidays in a Tiny House

 One of the intimidating factors about moving into a tiny house is the thought of getting rid of all your stuff. For many this is the specific reason for moving out of their standard size home, for others it can be a source of stress. Although the dream of downsizing and living with less,enjoying the freedom and adventure this lifestyle represents to the wanna- be minimalist, it can still be a daunting thought. After all we have been conditioned to identify and associate who we are to our accumulated possessions.

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Hosting Thanksgiving in a Tiny House

So, you want to host Thanksgiving in your tiny house for your family or friends, but you  don’t think that it’s possible in your limited space. Don’t be silly! With some forethought and realistic expectations, you can put on a most memorable affair!

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7 Cool Tiny House Rentals

Tiny homes have become super popular all around the country. And why not? They are affordable to build, easy to maintain, can be moved to almost any location, are great for the environment and are just so darn cute! Many people have taken the giant leap to live tiny permanently but others are still on the fence, not sure if they can be happy in such a small space. An entire new market of vacation rentals have sprung up to satisfy the curiosity of the tiny house lover. If you want to know if tiny is for you, renting one of these small abodes is a great start. There are so many great tiny house rentals out there, from single units in remote locations, to small villages in popular areas. Here is a list of my top 7.

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