Tumbleweed Tiny Homes

Turn your shed into a hideaway haven with a mini home, perfect for guests or your own peace and quiet. Jay Shafer, author of "The Small House Book" and owner of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company has made a career out of downsizing. Choose from 16 diminutive plans designed for max efficiency and sustainability. The tiniest houses range from 65-140 square feet but can go on up to 4 bedrooms.

Price: Plans start at $399. Finished homes range from $16,000-$59,000.