Extreme Minimalists: This family lives in a beautifully organized van

Welcome to Extreme Minimalists, which shares the stories of individuals who live on less. Check back every week for a new episode, from a family of three living in a van to a woman who lives with absolutely zero furniture!

Jake and Gianna make living like a minimalist look easy. The couple, who are also parents to 2-year-old Luna, realized that homeowning wasn't for them and decided to undergo a major change.

"It wasn't authentic to us," Jake said to AOL Lifestyle. "Both of us have always kind of lived outside the box and really given into our passions -- travel is one of them."

So, the two decided to take their family on the road, transforming a worker's van into their dream home over the course of an eight-month renovation.

"We are not hippies down by the river," explained Gianna of their home on wheels, which includes a beautiful and clean kitchen, a huge pull-out pantry and even shiplap-decorated walls.

"The reaction when we told people we were going to live van-life was definitely mixed. There were some tears, some laughter, some 'hoorahs!'" said Jake. "Part of the van-life journey was to see where we wanted to end up."

Added Gianna, "The less we have, the more life we live!" 

Check out their unique home in the video above. 

Scroll through below to see another beautifully tiny home: 

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