Category Archives: tiny house

Tiny House Jamboree 2015

What an incredible weekend! In April, when Lee Pera of Boneyard Studios first invited me to speak with her about tiny house communities at the Tiny House Jamboree, there were 3,500 people signed up to attend. By the time she and … Continue reading

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Tiny House Design-Build Wrap Up

Yesterday we wrapped up our Summer 2015 Tiny House Design-Build class at Yestermorrow. After A Week of Tiny House Design-Build our students had their noggins full of considerations and their drafting tables full of bubble diagrams, inspiration boards, and sketches. … Continue reading

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A Week of Tiny House Design-Build

Yesterday evening we sent our Tiny House Design-Build students off for a much-needed 26 hour break. Since they arrived a week ago on Sunday evening, we’ve had a packed schedule with lots of hands-on learning. Today they’re going for runs, … Continue reading

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Cabinets & Built-Ins Class at Yestermorrow

Whew! What a busy couple weeks it’s been! A week ago I wrapped up my role as Project Engineer & Sustainability Coordinator for the Breathe Building and presented our owner, Chris Calarco, with a stack of Operations & Maintenance Manuals. … Continue reading

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Living in the Lucky Penny

This past weekend was Memorial Day Weekend, which marks the one-year anniversary of the build blitz that kicked off my tiny house build, including: My SIPs Wall Raising, My Tiny House Air Barrier, and my Vardo Rafter Raising. So I’ve … Continue reading

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Tiny House SIPs Wall Raising & Exterior Workshops

On June 13-14 I’ll be teaching a two-day Tiny House SIPs Wall Raising Workshop in Portland, OR in conjunction with Patrick Sughrue of Artisan Tiny House. Two weekends later we’ll do a Tiny House Exterior Trim & Siding Workshop to … Continue reading

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Lucky Penny Video Tour

After several weeks of So Much Tiny House Goodness and the Lucky Penny’s Public Debut last week, I have other exciting news to share! Yesterday Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard of Tiny House, Giant Journey have posted a video tour of The Lucky Penny, my tiny … Continue reading

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Lucky Penny’s Public Debut

What a busy couple weeks it’s been with So Much Tiny House Goodness! And along with that, lots of press. I was going to wait until those last pesky pieces of trim were finished before I shared photos officially. But … Continue reading

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So Much Tiny House Goodness

This month is jam-packed with tiny house goodness: This weekend I’ll be participating in the Tiny House Conference, where I’ll be speaking about tiny house Building Basics and leading the Open Source session. I participated in the Tiny House Conference in … Continue reading

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Tiny House SIPs Wall Raising Workshop

Think you might want to build your tiny house with SIPs? Ready for some practical, hands-on building experience? Want to have fun and feel empowered to build your own wee abode?  I’m teaming up with Angela Ramseyer of MightyMicroBuilt to … Continue reading

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