264 Sq. Ft. Honeymoon SuiteAired on Dec 22, 2014
A Little Rock couple builds a 264 sq. foot mobile honeymoon pad as they prepare to get married and hit the road as traveling nurses. They want plenty of storage space so they have room for their wedding gifts, and they want a large kitchen so they can cook some homemade meals. But most important of all, our hosts John and Zack have to deliver a dream home that can bring these almost newlyweds together in a small space.
192 Sq. Ft. Launch PadAired on Dec 29, 2014
Brian is a thrill seeking bachelor in Trenton, GA. A hang gliding enthusiast, Brian spends most of his time in the sky. He wants a tiny house on the ground so he can continue to pursue his passions. Brian has started the build on his own, but enlists the help of John and Zack to take the design to the next level.
204 Sq. Ft. Climbing GymAired on Jan 05, 2015
Vince and Sam work hard and play harder. They love to rock climb and go hiking with their dog; they want a tiny house that fits their fun-loving lifestyle. But Sam is a medical student so she needs her own quiet study space too. John and Zack must blend this couple’s active and studious sides, designing a very unique tiny house.
275 Sq. Ft. Nomad's NestAired on Jan 19, 2015
Jeremy and Lindsay have traveled the world and they are finally ready to settle down–in a tiny house! Lindsay is a fantastic baker who needs functional kitchen space. Jeremy is 6’5″, will he even fit in a tiny house? Plus they have a collection of sentimental travel mementos they aren’t willing to part with. With a limited budget and the goal of fitting a king sized bed into the bedroom, John and Zack have a big challenge ahead of them.
224 Sq. Ft. Entertaining AbodeAired on Jan 26, 2015
Josh and Shelley are a young couple in Northern California who own a moving and hauling business. They love to entertain friends and serve their famous specialty cocktails at home. They don’t want the party to end in the tiny house. They bring in John and Zack to build them a transformative tiny house with an indoor/outdoor entertaining space that the couple can use all year long.
192 Sq. Ft. Bird HouseAired on Feb 02, 2015
Bird trainers Simon and Lindsey need a tiny house with enough space to train their nine birds. Plus they’ve been gathering windows, wood, and metal to build their own tiny nest. John and Zack must repurpose all of their materials into a house that takes advantage of every bit of space but won’t leave Simon and Lindsey feeling caged in.
576 Sq. Ft. Mississippi Memory HomeAired on Apr 13, 2015
A family rebuilds their home after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. While they are excited to return to their community, permit issues threaten to shut the whole build down. Plus this family wants an open floor plan with a full dining table to host large family dinners. Zack rises to the challenge with one of his most innovative furniture pieces to date.
340 Sq. Ft. Solar Powered StudioAired on Apr 20, 2015
Phillise and her toddler boys want a tiny eco-friendly house. They are committed to living off grid and the house is passively designed to take advantage of the California sun. The build has Zack seeing double–this house is built on two tiny house trailers! And John encounters tough tiny house critics in Phillise’s family. Can he win them over before Phillise moves in?
340 Sq. Ft. Steampunk Adventure HomeAired on Apr 27, 2015
Michele and her son are ready for their next adventure–in a tiny house! Since they plan to drive this tiny house across the country, John coaches Michele through House Driving 101. Zack and the team design a steampunk themed home full of metal gadgets and gears.
400 Sq. Ft. Wine Tasting House (#18)Aired on May 04, 2015
Aaron and Meredith and their two dogs just packed up everything and moved to Austin, TX in hopes of expanding their winery business. They’re looking for a tiny house that fits right in with the unique appeal of the local scene and keeps them close to the business. Zack’s challenge is going to be creating a bohemian space that not only impresses our homeowners but transforms to accommodate for the clientele they plan to host.
480 Sq. Ft. The Gothic Castle HouseAired on May 18, 2015
The musical Rempis family wants a gothic tiny house but while Cally and Steve love horror films and gothic style, daughter Miura loves pastels and pearls. John and Zack must build a tiny house that fits their differing tastes.
400 Sq. Ft. Vacation HomeAired on May 25, 2015
This close-knit family is looking for a tiny home to do some extended stay vacationing in. They’ve asked John and Zack to build them a high-tech tiny home that they can monitor from afar to check weather conditions in the long winter months. Zack’s challenge will be building a tiny space that meets all their high tech needs, stores some of their winter gear, and brings the family closer together.
300 Sq. Ft. His n' Hers HouseAired on Jul 13, 2015
Kelsey and Matt have been friends and roommates for several years now. Recently, the two broke the cardinal rule: don’t date your housemate. With all going well so far, they’ve decided to take the next big step in their relationship–building a tiny house. However, just because the quarters are about to get closer doesn’t mean Kelsey and Matt are ready to share a room. Our challenge is to build a tiny house that still provides ample privacy for these two techy best friends turned lovebirds as their romance evolves. Other challenges include a separate sink and vanity areas, a video picture wall to showcase the couple’s adventures, and ports for iPads and other devices throughout the house.
180 Sq. Ft. Tiny LighthouseAired on Jul 22, 2015
Together since 17 and married in 2013, Lauren and Liam want their already small life to become even smaller by building a nautically inspired tiny house. After a long stressful day teaching students via the family owned business, Grand Prix Driving School, the couple prioritizes space and downtime. With Liam’s extensive movie collection and Lauren’s overflowing bookcase, the two want to be able to enjoy their private time, separately. Our challenge is to create a dual-purpose “nook” that works as a library for Lauren and a movie theater for Liam. An additional challenge would be to make the design of the ultra tiny home inspired by Cape Cod Lighthouses by including a small version of one. Being that this is the first tiny home on “the cape” Lauren and Liam look forward to being a novelty while still blending into their surroundings.
180 Sq. Ft. Backpack HouseAired on Jul 29, 2015
Justin and Melissa are teachers who hope to give inner city kids a chance to learn about nature through their business InspireOut. They want a home that can connect them with the outdoors and serve as a base for the business.
300 Sq. Ft. Crash PadAired on Aug 05, 2015
Matt and Emma love throwing parties and having friends over. Now that Emma is heading back to school they’ve decided to turn their garage into a tiny house and rent out their big house to make up for the loss of one-income. The challenge is they still want to make sure there’s room for all their friends to crash. John and Zack will have to figure out a way to make room for the couple, their numerous friends, and their new puppy.
350 Sq. Ft. Outdoor Adventure HouseAired on Aug 22, 2015
The Setliff’s are looking to escape the fast pace of their city life, leave all their electronic devices behind, and build a tiny house that can serve as their weekend getaway. Zack and John’s biggest challenge will be packing enough into the house to keep the two young boys entertained.
340 Sq. Ft. Pioneer HouseAired on Aug 29, 2015
The Graham’s are gearing up to make a major move across the country and begin their next adventure as a family. They’re looking for a craftsman style tiny house that’s going to hold up against the brutal winters they will soon face and that packs enough functionality for the whole family. Zack and John’s biggest challenge will be fitting it all, and the family in less than 350 square feet!
12 Tiny Homes of ChristmasAired on Dec 05, 2015
We all dream of getting away for the holidays, now hosts John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin are going to be showing us how to do it tiny style. They’ll be showing us 12 amazing tiny homes in amazing locations packed with tricks to make each home perfect for the holidays. From tiny ski chalets in Lake Tahoe, to tiny tropical getaways in Hawaii, we’ll see how creative homeowners celebrate the season in style, despite their limited square footage. Across the hour, tiny homeowners will be showing us around their homes, and pointing out what makes them special for the holidays. For some it’s about escaping the cold to celebrate Christmas in the sun, unwinding in their tiny house paradise. For others, it’s about showcasing the unique and innovative ways their tiny homes can deliver big on holiday functionality and cheer.