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“The cabin was constructed primarily of recycled materials leftover from other jobs,” John says

Where are you building your cabin? The property is a vineyard located in upstate Pennsylvania (www.seconddistrictvineyard.com) on the New York Border.  (Milanville, PA)  The Tiny House Virginia was built on a slope behind a pond on the property looking down onto a stream and a beaver dam.  Do you have a special tool for removing nails or […]

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“The most challenging thing was to conceive the water foundations! The rest was just work.” Richard says

One of our DIY builders bought our Cabin Plans Set Book, choose Marlene, and started to build in the wild. This building is special mainly because it is built on foundations in water. He was so willing that he shared with us his rich experience from construction. How difficult was it for you to create […]

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Garden Cottage Shelley- an Interview with a DIY builder Patrick

One of our customers builds his own Garden Cottage Shelley. He modified plans a bit, but generally, the design remains the same. Have you been choosing between more of our designs? I haven’t chose any other designs from your website (yet) Have you been building it for yourself (DIY) or with some professional help? I […]

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Off-Grid Container House Gaia – Press Release & Pictures

Download press release + pictures of the Container House Gaia: PICTURES + PRESS RELEASE Design: Joshua Woodsman – Pin-Up Houses External Container Dimensions without roof: 6m x 2,44 mm / 20ft x 8ft Construction time: 3 months Price of material + work: 21 000 USD Material: 20’ HC shipping container, construction timber, spray foam insulation, corrugated […]

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Forest Cabin Marlene under the Construction – interview with a skilled DIY builder

Where are you building your Cabin Marlene? (a type of building site- sloping/forest/meadow, not address, just country if you want)In the forest! We had to chop down trees, Make firewood out of them. It was on top of a mountain on my dad’s land. It was the land of our grandparents who used to have all […]

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“I’m not building a piano!” – Interview with Builder Jim

Jim, you have chosen Gazebo Plans Clara from our Pin-Up Houses Family. How did you find the website with our plans? I have been looking at different plans for gazebos and teahouses but most of what was available looked like it was for larger projects.  This plan came up through Pinterest and Google searches and […]

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7 Simple Ways to Make your House More Sustainable and Eco-friendly

We live in a world impacted by environmental challenges. The repercussions of environmental pollution have been felt across the globe and have not yet reached a peak. The few upshots are warning signs that call for necessary action and ecological responsibility. Conservation efforts begin with every individual that calls this planet home. Every individual should […]

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Best Tools To Have Around Your House

Whether you like taking things into your own hands or you prefer calling an expert, having some tools around your house is always a good idea. Basic maintenance is necessary no matter where you live. And having essential tools handy will save you a lot of money in the long run. With that said, you […]