Small Garden Shed Plans Marilyn


Cabin plans with the construction process

  • complete set of plans + CAD set
  • construction progress + comments
  • complete material list + tool list
  • eBook How to build a tiny house included
  • DIY Furniture plans included
  • DIY building cost $3,600
  • You can find a printed version of cottage Marilyn plans  together with 8 other designs in our new book Cabin Plans.

house-sample-plansFREE sample plans
of one of our design

Easy to build cabin

Marilyn is sweet 217 sq. ft. / 20,2 m2) small wooden 1 bedroom cabin with 57 sq. ft. (5,3 m2) front porch. This one-room timber structure has classical design look, gable roof a ground floor space of 11′-6″ x 8′-2″ / 3,5 x 2,5 m2) with a 80 sq ft / 7,4 m2 loft.

What will you get

Timber construction step by step guide small-backyard-shed-plans

Small garden shed plans

Complete set of a small garden shed plans (pdf): layouts, details, sections, elevations, material variants, windows, doors


eBook How to Build a Tiny House Included

  • Over 1000 illustrations
  • 276 pages

Complete material list + tool list

Complete set of material list + tool list. A very detailed description of everything you need to build your small cabin.



Small cabin plans

Marilyn, the first small cabin I constructed single-handedly, is one of the most charming tiny homes we offer. Its most striking feature is the front porch. Who would not love cabins with a front porch, right? You can sit and read, have a meal or chat with your companion over a cup of tea or glass of wine, all of that while enjoying the fresh air, sunlight and views all around. And without worries about the weather, because it is under the roof. Four pillars support Marilyn’s front porch; however, apart from them, nothing obstructs your view or access, as you can step on the porch easily directly from the ground. You can enter into the ground floor room in the middle of the porch, enlightened through three windows and ideal to serve as your socializing space or study. Little steps will bring you to the loft, with two windows and enough space for a bed. So you can enjoy a view of the start night sky while you are falling asleep, all relaxed in your sweet cozy little cabin.

Construction PDF plans

Marilyn, named after who else than the amazing Marilyn Monroe, is the adorable little wooden cabin. It is a simple and easy to build cabin, a timber frame structure with the classical design of wooden houses with a gable roof and covered front porch. It takes only one easy to climb little steps to get to the loft, which is ideal for sleeping. And a cabin where you can sleep is an ideal cabin! Or you can create a cozy reading place, your secret spot to hide and relax, or socializing space. The main ground-floor room may serve to hang out with friends, as a study, to store tools or sports equipment, etc. In other words, it is entirely up to you how you will choose to use these adorable small cabin plans. Our pdf plans can also be subject to any changes or adjustments you wish to make. We like people doing things their own way, so any of our tiny home plans can also serve as an inspiration for your own unique ideas.


Built-Up Area

151 ft² / 14 m²

Total Floor Area

209 sq. ft. / 19,4 m²

1st. floor

80 sq ft / 7,4 m2


80 sq ft / 7,4 m2


57 sq ft / 5,3 m2


11'-6" x 8'-2" / 3,5 m x 2,5 m

DIY Building cost



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Dalynn Townsend
3 years 7 months ago

Can this be built with screws? Or only those models shown with the screws can be built that way?

3 years 6 months ago

You can use many types of foundations.
Yes specifically for this design, ground screws can be used.

5 years 8 months ago

I’m just now getting back to work and would love to buy this plan. Can it be built on skids so it can be moved and be enlarged enough for a small kitchen, love seat, bathroom with a small bathtub and reach-in closet? I’d also like a small coffee station on the porch with a three piece dinette and have the porch screened in.

5 years 8 months ago

Hello, yes It can be build on skids. I can easily adjust these plans according to your wishes, please contact me via email for detailed info.
Thank you,

Ko keke
6 years 7 months ago

how to buy in myanmar—?

6 years 7 months ago

We sell construction plans – you buy them, you get the material and you build it yourself (with a help from some friends or builders, in case you have no construction experience). You buy our plans online and they are sent to your email the moment you complete the order. So you can do that from any place in the world.