We want to thank the media and our friends who have made it possible to get the dialogue going about using Pure Salvage Building to create Tiny Texas Houses.  We have had articles published about us in numerous magazines in the USA as well as Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Britain, and Canada that we know of so far.

Tiny Texas Houses has been featured in:


Tiny Houses Simple Shelter
by Lloyd Kahn

That’s our very first Tiny Texas House
on the cover! We are featured on
pages 44 to 49.


Major Magazines

Southern Living

House Beautiful

Mother Earth News, August/September 2012
we’re one of the featured builders in Lloyd Kahn‘s article, “Cozy, Affordable and Inspiring Tiny Homes“!

Romantic Prairie Style, Premiere Issue, Summer 2012

Country Living, February 2009 in The Good Life Pg 64

Austin Woman Magazine, March 2010 issue Page 38

Natural Home Magazine, May / June 2010 issue Page 26

Texas Home and Living, July / August 2010 Issue Page 22

Explore Magazine (Texas), January 2010 Centerfold
On the Trail of Tiny Texas Houses, by Monica Gagnier on July 16, 2009

E .. The Environmental Magazine, Front Cover May/ June 2009 issue

The Economist Magazine, February 2009
Very little house on the prairie, A new vogue for little living

This Old House Magazine
Not Everything is Bigger in Texas by Amy R. Hughes (published 03/08)


Major & Local Newspapers

New York Times,
The Next Little Thing? by Steven Kurutz (published 9/10/08) for HGTV
Tiny Houses: Still The American Dream, Just a little smaller, by Geoff Williams (published 11/13/08)

Austin American Statesman
Tiny Texas Houses Luling builder defies the big, goes tiny, by Michael Hoinski (published 11/16/08)

Texas Coop Power Magazine
Tiny Houses Reprise the Past by Camille Wheeler (published 11/07)

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Houston Chronicle

San Antonio Express

The Gonzales Inquirer


TV & Radio

This Old House

This New House by DIY Network TV

Renovation Nation

Living large: A look inside the tiny house movement, July 29, 2010

VIDEO: NEED TO KNOW | Living large: A look inside the tiny house movement | PBS

Note that PBS used multiple photos of our homes, without permission or attribution, to illustrate this story online and in the video, the thumbnail used is of our Canyon Lake house. Tiny Texas Houses is not affiliated with Dee Williams, Jay Shaefer or Tumbleweed Homes in any way; Tiny Texas Houses does not build tiny houses on trailers.

KXAN-TV, Austin, TX

Small house movement hits Central Texas; Tiny houses stress reuse and energy efficiency, Feb 2010

Small house movement hits Central Texas:

FOX-7-TV, Austin, TX
FOX 7’s Nik Ciccone reports from Luling (11/20/08): Fox News Tiny Houses Popping Up Around Austin

Texas Country Reporter


Tiny Texas Houses Turns Garbage Into Gorgeous Long Lasting Rustic Homes, June 2012
Articles on
Articles on

MNN – Mother Nature Network
Smallest homes: Tiny Texas Houses
Tiny Texas Houses Are Colorful Abodes Made from Reclaimed Materials, March 2012
Brad Kittel Builds “Tiny Texas Houses”, February, 2012 (This made the Yahoo top 15 articles list)
10 Tiny Houses You’ll Love Big Time, November 2011

and many others.