Tag Archives: house plans

Hikari Box by Portland Alternative Dwellings

The Hikari Box, designed by Derin Willians, is an easy to build 24-foot tiny house design. Tiny house builders, Shelter Wise, says this is the easiest tiny house they’ve ever built – making it an ideal design for an owner-builder. On the inside the Hakari Box is 184 square feet. It has an open light-filled […]

Tiny House Plan Mashup – Little River and Calpella

When I draw my tiny house plans, I draw them with common key dimensions. These are things like width, wall height, and door and window height. The advantage of this is that elements from one plan can be used in another. For example, lets say you like the front porch and front wall from one house […]

Ron’s Custom Pioneer’s Cabin

Ron bought one of my cabin plans, the 16×20 Pioneer’s Cabin, and took it to the next level. Here’s what he said. “Michael, We just completed construction of the modified Pioneers Cabin.  I had an architect friend of mine modify the base plans.  It took 4 months and 9 days for me and my wife to […]

The Cheryl Cabin by Pin-up Houses

The following is a guest post by Joshua Woodsman from Pin-up houses. Every single man have a dream to build a cabin. Cabin according to your wishes and ideas. Place where you can escape from everyday stress and worries. Cabin homes are typically small homes, designed with simplicity.  Often used as vacation homes for families or just […]

Keith is Building the 12×24 Homesteader’s Cabin

Keith shared some early photos of his tiny house project with me today. He’s building  house from one of my free tiny house plans, the 12′ x 24′ Homesteader’s Cabin. Today is day 6 of his project and the shingles are going on the roof today as well as the window and doors. He’s still […]

Tumbleweed Popomo

The Popomo is a modern design by Jay Shafer, the original founder to the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company. It’s a sleek, simple, and their easiest house to build. The 8′ x 18′ footprint contains a small bedroom, living space, kitchen and bath – all on one floor. Pictured here is an example with COR-TEN steel […]

Dan’s Tiny House Project plans now available

Dan’s Mom had been living in a badly constructed trailer home that was deteriorating around her. Like most of us these days money was tight, so Dan began researching frugal housing options and discovered the tiny house movement. Inspired by the tiny homes he found online, and having some experience building stuff, Dan came up with […]

Palladio’s Escape in the news

There was a nice article on Ricky Newcomer’s Palladio’s Escape Cottage small prefab house at the TheNewsStar.com. The house is prefabricated and then assembled at the work site using bolts, metal plates, and a crane. The prototype pictured here took about four months to design and build but only 3 days to assemble. Now that all […]

Palladio’s Escape Cottage Plans

This small prefab home drew a lot of interest when I first posted it here on Tiny House Design. Palladio’s Escape encloses 412 square feet and has a footprint that measures 18′ by 26′. Inside you’ll find a full kitchen, two small pantries, an eating bar, living room, and space for a washer and dryer. […]

Gungadin’s Tumbleweed Fencl

Tonight I ran across the story of a fellow in Flint, Michigan that is building a Tumbleweed Fencl. The Fencl is an 8′ by 19′ tiny house on a trailer designed by Jay Shafer. The interior square footage is just 130 square feet and the plan features an open main room with a sleeping loft […]