Category Archives: Tiny House

Meet the Tiny House Crafters of Vermont!

Meet the Tiny House Crafters of Vermont!

If you are looking for a team of tiny house enthusiasts who can help you design and build your completely customized and swoon-worthy tiny house on wheels, look no further than Tiny House Crafters of Vermont. Known across the web for our 8×20 Sherwood model, featuring a space saving shed roof, funky under stair storage,Continue Reading

Living Large in Tiny Spaces with Felice Cohen

Living Large in Tiny Spaces with Felice Cohen

I grew up in a large home on Cape Cod and assumed I would one day have a large home of my own. It never dawned on me I would love living in a space the size of a Honda Accord. I moved to New York City after graduating from the University of Massachusetts AmherstContinue Reading

2nd BIG Tiny House Festival – Call for Vendors

On July 16, 2016 from 12:00-6:00 pm, show off your business at the 2nd BIG Tiny House Festival. This festival is the culminating event of BIG Art; Tiny House, a yearlong public art process that highlights functional forms of art. In particular, we’re looking for businesses or artists that focus on one or more ofContinue Reading

Why do people build tiny houses?

Why do people build tiny houses?

– written by Hearth Founder, Miranda Aisling It’s officially happened, I have become one of those people: The Tiny Housers. Over the past two years, I have shifted from merely curious to hopelessly entangled with the tiny house world. It started in November 2013 when I first saw one of the multitude of tiny house articles.Continue Reading

What does it cost to build a tiny house?

What does it cost to build a tiny house?

Tiny houses, like all houses, run the gambit when it comes to how much they cost.  The most important variables to consider are: size, materials, and labor. While planning BIG Art; Tiny House, we made a few important decisions: The house is 20 ft long (obviously the smaller it is, the less it costs). BecauseContinue Reading

The Two Minute Tiny House

5 months, 18 weekends, and $15,000 later the exterior of BIG Art; Tiny House is complete!  We made a timelapse video almost every weekend and just compiled them into this awesome super timelapsed videos that made all of our efforts look like they took no time:

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 14 – Siding!

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 14 – Siding!

It’s been a beautiful two weekends to work on the tiny house, although the temperature has been dropping quickly while we’re out there hammering.  On Oct 10 and 11 I was, oooooonce again, stuck at home due to illness.  Thankfully Tiny Home Helper Rebekah Owens and Hearth Members Nat Bearg and Jaclyn Wood stepped upContinue Reading

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 13: Starting the Siding

This Saturday dawned cold, rainy, and gray. It was also the first day in the entire project that I was slated to work on my own.  Suffice to say, the desire to stay in bed sipping tea and reading one of the fantastic books lent to me by Hearth Member Marika McCoola was strong. ButContinue Reading

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 12 – Ondura Roofing

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 12 – Ondura Roofing

The past four weeks have escaped in a blur of traveling, hospital visits, and a wee bit of building.  Hard as it is to believe, the last time I posted was five weeks ago when we finished installing the windows.  The plan was to come back strong and get most of the roofing done overContinue Reading

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 11 – Dormer Windows and Outriggers

BIG Art; Tiny House Post No. 11 – Dormer Windows and Outriggers

Working up to this weekend was not the most fun I’ve ever had.  We juggled bad weather possibilities, newly discovered building steps, and the general weight of fatigue.  In an optimistic view, I had been hoping to work on roofing this past weekend and move on to siding by Labor Day.  Turns out, there wereContinue Reading