Tiny house interiors need to function well and make their owners feel right at home. Let these small home owners inspire you if you’re considering downsizing to a tiny house.
Recycled and upcycled tiny house
Jenine Alexander built this tiny home herself for under $3,500. With materials salvaged from the reuse center at the landfill or picked up on Craigslist, she’s created a cozy, affordable low-impact home. Since building this structure, she’s built two more.
She blogs about her small house building projects; if you’re interested in downsizing your home and alternative building options, you might find her posts and photos inspiring.
Inspiring use of small space
Ana White has created a tiny house that is filled to the brim with clever space saving tricks. From tables that convert to desks (and then seats) to the incredible elevator bed, this has got to be one of my favorite tiny house concepts, though it probably cost a bit more than $3,500. There are plenty of hacks you can steal here if you’re considering downsizing to a tiny house.
Downsizing your home has never looked so good!
Small house living in Hawaii
Johnny Sanphillippo works as a housekeeper, a gardener, a house painter. His salary is less than $20,000 per year. And yet he fulfilled the American dream of owning a home: A tiny house Hawaii style.
He talks here about how he made it happen. Spoiler: His plan is a bit unconventional, but he managed to complete his small home without a mortgage. I wish every young adult would see this and rethink their options for owning a home.
If a tiny home just seems too cramped to you when you start thinking about downsizing your home, a small house like this one might be a good option.
Downsizing to a tiny house – DIY version
Teri Page, who blogs over at Homestead Honey, and her husband have created an off-grid tiny home in Northeast Missouri. They created their 350 square foot home on a budget by doing much of the building themselves. You can read all about how they did it, here.