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Stephanie Arne and Tim Davison began living in their tiny house in August and will be in it for about two years.

Tiny House brings its big message to Lakewood Ranch

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Stephanie Arne, the founder of the Creative Animal Foundation, and Tim Davison, a prominent wildlife artist, began living in their tiny house in August and will be in it for about two years.

Willis Smith' s Brett Raymaker, David Sessions and John LaCivita, Wild Kingdom host Stephanie Arne, wildlife artist Tim Davison and Willis Smith' s David Otterness enjoy the Tiny House.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Willis Smith' s Brett Raymaker, David Sessions and John LaCivita, Wild Kingdom host Stephanie Arne, wildlife artist Tim Davison and Willis Smith' s David Otterness enjoy the Tiny House.

Stephanie Arne and Tim Davison make the most of every foot of their 203-square-foot home.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Stephanie Arne and Tim Davison make the most of every foot of their 203-square-foot home.

Tim Davison and Stephanie Arne said they love their tiny house, but they do "go on a lot of runs."

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Tim Davison and Stephanie Arne said they love their tiny house, but they do "go on a lot of runs."

Tim Davison has his easel tucked away against a wall and his brushes on the wall.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Tim Davison has his easel tucked away against a wall and his brushes on the wall.

The Tiny House leads to multiple uses, such as a spice rack and a place for photos.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

The Tiny House leads to multiple uses, such as a spice rack and a place for photos.

Willis Smith is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified builder and therefore was selected as a stop on the Tiny House Tour.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Willis Smith is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified builder and therefore was selected as a stop on the Tiny House Tour.

While the Tiny House is, well, tiny, its skylights bring in plenty of light.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

While the Tiny House is, well, tiny, its skylights bring in plenty of light.

Getting in and out of bed does offer somewhat of a challenge in the Tiny House.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Getting in and out of bed does offer somewhat of a challenge in the Tiny House.

Stephanie Arne said one of her few complaints about the Tiny House is that the two burners on the electric stove are very close together.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Stephanie Arne said one of her few complaints about the Tiny House is that the two burners on the electric stove are very close together.

Tim Davison says he hit his head on the beam over the bed about three times before he stopped doing it.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Tim Davison says he hit his head on the beam over the bed about three times before he stopped doing it.

Those who like a wide open bathroom would struggle in the Tiny House.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Those who like a wide open bathroom would struggle in the Tiny House.

Tim Davidson decorated the interior of the Tiny House with this map. He will draw lines on the map to follow their 50-city tour.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Tim Davidson decorated the interior of the Tiny House with this map. He will draw lines on the map to follow their 50-city tour.

Jeffery Kin and Michelle Bianchi-Pingel of The Players Centre check out the Tiny House at a special event at Willis Smith Construction.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Jeffery Kin and Michelle Bianchi-Pingel of The Players Centre check out the Tiny House at a special event at Willis Smith Construction.

One of the perks of the Tiny House is that there is more room under the bed.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

One of the perks of the Tiny House is that there is more room under the bed.

Big screen in a Tiny House.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Big screen in a Tiny House.

The Tiny House will roll into 50 U.S. cities on a two-year tour.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

The Tiny House will roll into 50 U.S. cities on a two-year tour.

Shower time means squeezing around a corner.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Shower time means squeezing around a corner.

A couple of storage bins allow the couple to have somewhat of a wardrobe for changing seasons.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

A couple of storage bins allow the couple to have somewhat of a wardrobe for changing seasons.

Tim Davison said he has been living out of a suitcase anyway, so he feels right at home.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 |

Tim Davison said he has been living out of a suitcase anyway, so he feels right at home.

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