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Small A-Frame House in Romanian Carpathia – Part 1

How to Build an A-Frame Small House Dan Baban bought floor plans for Alexis, a small wooden A-frame house, from the website pinuphouses.com. Thanks to the detailed documentation of the process made by Dan, you can now see what it takes to build your own tiny wooden house. Since we have a substantial number of […]

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Interview With A New Proud Owner Of an A-Frame Cabin Plan – DAN BABAN

Remember Alexis? Well she has arisen from the… from its foundations, this time in Romania! Yup, that’s right! Romania! Our little baby has made it all the way down to mountainside, and what is more, *shed tear*, she is making the people around her even happier, and here is how it all came to be: […]

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An Interview with Dianna Greetan, a Proud Owner of one of our Sustainable Cottage Plans

We are so happy to have Dianna for this interview. Many thanks for her time, and mainly, for her positive comments! If you are considering buying one of our house plans, here are ideas from one of proud owners of our house plans, Louise, more precisely. Njoy! What made you choose pinup houses? How did […]

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Wood Shingle Roof

We have already shown several types of roofing materials, such as  metal and asphalt, and we have also discussed what materials are the best for walls. Next, we learnt what things are important when building stable foundations for your tiny house. Today, we are going to discuss the penultimate sub-chapter of roofing materials: wooden shingles. […]

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Timber – Beams, Boards, Planks, Joists… for Your Small House!

Buying the correct timber (Beams, Boards, Planks, Joists…) In previous entries to our blog, we discussed what to be careful with when building foundations, floors supporting walls and many other things. In this entry, we want to focus on types of timber. Believe us, there’s much more to building houses than just a few wooden […]

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Building Without a Permit

Small homes without building permit

Building without a permit for building Back in the days of our grandfathers, getting  planning permission wasn’t part of the routine. You could build anything you wanted (at your own risk), as long as it was on your own property. Building without a permit was absoultely common. It was certainly in your interest to build […]

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Tiny House Construction Guide – Press Release & Pictures

step by step guide to DIY construction

Download press release & pictures of the How to build a tiny house book guide: pictures & press release How to build a tiny house We are proud to present to you our first tiny house construction book guide on DIY tiny house construction How to Build a Tiny House. Step by step guidance, illustrations, photographs and more, […]

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Kids Playhouse Plans Turned into a Tool Shed

cheap garden shed plans crooked shed

We have not presented any of the products built based on our micro homes plans in a while, have we? Well we are going to fix that now. Today we have another crooked playhouse plans, except this time the playhouse was turned into a crooked shed. Why not, looks pretty cool! We are very grateful […]

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Free Cabin Plans

Free cabin plan

Free cabin plans available to download HERE. We are architects who are big supporters of tiny house movements and concentrate on designing easy to build micro house plans off all kinds. You have probably noticed that, if you have been following us alreadt, but maybe you just stumbled upon our small house blog for the very […]

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Wooden Cabin Bettie Nearly Finished

DIY wood cabin with front porch

Hello, we are back with Bettie by lake! Remember her? The magical wooden cabin Bettie with front porch in the woods built following our cabin plans and overlooking a lake, whose images we got from its builder Alex – thank you Alex again! To remind you, it all started with a pillar foundations and timber floor […]

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Virginia, Wood Cabin with Front Porch

small cabin with front porch

Have you met Virginia? She is one of our small house plans, a cabin with front porch, shed roof and loft. We don’t think you did, so we would like to change that today and introduce you Virginia from Milanville, Pennsylvania. She is still under construction process, but nearing completion and it is exciting to […]

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Playhouse Plans Turning into Reality

kids playhouse timber frame pin-up houses

We are very happy today. We received a huge amount of amazing photographs of a crooked playhouse. Thank you Radek! It feels like Christmas came early and we are very eager to share the photos with you. There is everything, from connecting the very first timber frame to completed cladded and painted kids playhouse, beautiful. Due […]

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Cabin Bettie by Lake

DIY cabin frame

We already introduced one DIY cabin Bettie, remember? Now we’ve met another one! Seems like they could become lakeside cabins, because this one is as well placed in the forest with stunning view over a lake and it suits her very much. She is not completed yet. She is still under construction, so we cannot […]

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Candy in-between the Trees

construction process of DIY wood cabin

It has not been that long since we introduced wood cabin Candy last time, remember? Now we are going to talk again about Candy, a different one, on very lovely looking place surrounded by trees and forest. She is still under process of construction, she is not finished yet. However already have some pictures, which we […]

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Crooked Playhouse for a Fundraiser

timber wall and roof frames

We are always happy to see when any of our DIY plans for low cost constructions end up serving a good purpose. Providing a kids play area is already good enough, of course, don’t get us wrong! But being used in a raffle fundraiser is also nice, as in case of this crooked playhouse and project […]