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DIY Tiny Houses: Ideas For The Year 2021

by: Laura Mauk
diy tiny houses  ideas for the year 2021 | Newsletter

The owners of these tiny houses dreamed big and built small. Building the tiny house of your dreams is no small task, but these DIY builders and designers were undaunted. These projects prove that nothing is out of reach with some savings, fortitude, and elbow grease from converted school buses to fairy tale cabins. DIY Tiny Houses: Ideas For The Year 2021 is an inspiring article 'written' by tiny house enthusiasts.

DIY Tiny Houses: Interview With The Inhabitants

Mariah Hoffman’s Micro Modula

"My house took roughly five years to complete," says Mariah Hoffman, a self-taught designer, and builder. "I completed it when I was 28 years old. The project was paycheck to paycheck, as funds would allow." For Mariah, the impetus to craft her own home came out of necessity as much as her deeply rooted love of architecture. Growing up, she often lacked a sense of safety and security at home. "Since early childhood, I’ve planned my dream home," she says.

Woman, tiny house, veranda, 2 chairs, DIY

Recommended: Sustainable Tiny House Towns: Wheeled And Fixed

Tony and Charlotte Perez’s Light and Bright Abode

"We love freedom and not being held down by material things," says Charlotte Perez, who lives in a 280-square-foot house on wheels with her husband, Tony, a longtime builder who constructed their tiny home for $35,000. "I’ve built custom homes for over 20 years," Tony says. "I build big houses, but I love living simply and practically." The couple, who lived in Africa for four years and has traveled to almost 60 countries, wanted a tiny home so they would be able to work less and volunteer more. "We love to roam," says Charlotte.

People, tiny house interior

Recommended: Sustainable Rusted Cottages Win ADNZ Award

Saul and Trysh Martinez’s 250-Square-Foot Tiny House

Already swamped with student loans, Saul and Trysh Martinez spent $24,350 and almost an entire year building their own 250-square-foot home-on-wheels in San Diego, California, as an alternative to keeping up with a mortgage or paying rent. "The financial reasons were reinforced by our plans to be travel rehab therapists and work for hospitals all over the country," says Trysh, who works as a speech-language pathologist. In contrast, Saul works as an occupational therapist.

2 people, interior tiny house, kitchen

Recommended: Tiny House Mobile Minimalistic Housing: The aVOID

Zeena and Shane’s Maui Digs

Fed up with the lack of affordable housing in Maui, Zeena and Shane decided to take matters into their own hands by designing and building a custom tiny house from the ground up. "Rather than paying a chunk of our income into something we would never own, we decided to take the risk to build something specifically for us," Zeena says. 

tiny house, areal, grass, trees

Shalina Kell’s San Francisco Bay Area Micro House

Shalina Kell is a graphic designer and a maker—and now she can add tiny home builder to her resume. The single mom lives with her teenage daughter in a lovely, light-filled, 350-square-foot tiny home in Sacramento that she built and designed herself. Just a few years ago, she was renting in the Bay Area and feeling squeezed by her prospects for future homeownership. "The rents just kept going up and up," she explains. "I really always had a dream to build my own house, and so when I came across the tiny house movement, it all just kind of clicked for me." 

tiny house interior, TV, shelve, bench

Recommended: Tiny House: The Largest Interiors In Small Houses

Taylor and Michaella McClendon’s Big Island Tiny Home

When the pandemic brought things to a halt on the Hawaiian Islands, Taylor and Michaella McClendon found themselves suddenly without work. "[We] moved to the Big Island two years ago to run our destination wedding photography and videography business," says Taylor. "Yet, like so many others, all of our projects were canceled when COVID-19 hit. Two weeks into the shutdown, I woke up one morning with the idea to pursue my tucked-away dream of building a tiny house." Taylor knew just who to recruit for the job: his brother-in-law Ike Huffman, a finish carpenter, and Ike’s parents Greg and Joy, an experienced builder and interior designer, respectively. Built-in just 25 days, the airy tiny house was such a success that they’ve decided to turn it into a full-time gig.

tiny house interior, bench, windows, chair

Timothy and Meryl Miller’s Adventure Bus

Timothy and Meryl Miller drove their 25-foot, a 20,000-pound school bus on the 950-mile journey between Wisconsin and New York City. They paid $5,500 for the bus, which had already had all the seats torn out, and spent an additional $15,216, turning it into an off-grid home.

tiny house interior, kitchen, sink

Hans van der Broek

WhatsOrb 'Beautiful', The Tiny House That The Future Demands!

This tiny house project is still in the experimental phase but already attracted some attention in The Netherlands. It has a totally different approach; it is the next year, 2021, also available with a cellar and a typical Duch floating house.

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  • 'Beautiful on the way.'
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  • 'Beautiful' On The Water. '

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  • Modular.
  • Affordable.
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  • A full house.
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  • Stylish.
  • Meets all today's requirements and wishes.
  • Easier to obtain a permit because of its permanent nature.
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Jacob Witzling and Sara Underwood’s Diamond Cabin

Jacob Witzling and Sara Underwood are designing and building an incredible collection of cabins in a Pacific Northwest rainforest—and they recently unveiled their latest dwelling. It’s called the Diamond Cabin—and it draws inspiration from geometry and fairy tales. "The geometry is realized in the hexagonal pyramid roof and 16 triangular and trapezoidal skylights," Jacob says. "Using salvaged decades-old, hand-split cedar shakes as siding and draping the entire cabin in moss brings the fairy-tale element to our work."

exterior, tiny house, green, trees, forest, lights

Recommended: Sustainable Tiny House From Scandinavia: Love It

Tom’s Diminutive Dwelling in England

Tom, who is 20 years old and lives in England, built his own tiny home on wheels at 17, using mostly reclaimed materials and only $8,000. The simple construction features horizontal wood siding, a pitched metal roof, and a small deck attached to the front facade.

tiny house, exterior, wood, hedge, grass, trees

Ailsa and Paul’s School Bus–Turned–Micro Home 

Ailsa and Paul of Cheshire, England, purchased a 300-square-foot American school bus converted into a home they call Otto. The interior finished with reclaimed wood salvaged from a local pallet yard, showcases two fireplaces, a full-size shower, and a washing machine. On the exterior, the couple arranged a large deck with a hot tub and a grill.

interior, tiny house, bench, metal frame, bus

Recommended: Tiny Houses From Shipping Containers. A Trend?

Shaye’s Teeny Dwelling Named Hazel 

Shaye, a tiny house designer, and builder, consulted with her artist and designer mom to build her own tiny home, named after her daughter Hazel. The family-friendly micro dwelling is marked by a living wall, tall ceilings, a large bath with double sinks, and an expansive covered deck on the front facade. 

Tiny house, wood, veranda, steps, plats, trees, hammock

Robbie and Priscilla’s Tiny Home-on-Wheels 

Robbie and Priscilla purchased a 1998 Thomas School Bus converted into a 210-square-foot tiny home they've driven across the U.S. to Canada. "We had to break away from the monotony of our daily lives," Robbie says. "We're our happiest when exploring new places." The couple outfitted the off-grid tiny home with a wood-burning stove, a brick wall in the living area, a washer and dryer, and quartz kitchen counters.

interior, tiny house, kitchen, bench, chair

Cover photo http://www.samfroststudio.com/

Naturally rusted steel sheathes the cabins that Malek Alqadi built on a 1954 homestead outside Joshua Tree National Park. "I loved the idea of stitching the existing structure back together, reinforcing it, and giving it life again without compromising the beautiful setting it’s in," he says.

Surrounded by boulders and twisted yuccas, two cabins in the Mojave Desert stand like Monopoly houses, their steel siding weathered to a tawny finish. But behind the simple gabled forms lies a complex network that enables them to operate wholly off the grid. 

Source, original article in Dwell Media. Dwell Media is an inspiration and collaborative platform for architects, designers, and enthusiasts to share and discover inspiring design.

Recommended: Tiny Houses Tips And Tricks: Minimalistic Living Experience

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