The DIY House Building Blog

May 30, 2016

Tiny House Plans Suitable For A Family of 4!

These Tiny House Plans are for a 2 bedroom tiny house on a trailer... I designed and built this tiny house with families in mind...

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Jan 06, 2016

Tiny House Trailers New Zealand

Order your Tiny House Trailer - Competitive prices, durable well built trailers with a 10 Year Warranty...

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Jan 06, 2016

Tiny House Art Studio The Start

Hello I have been interested in tiny houses for about 6 years now. I have just started working on what will be my tiny ART STUDIO! I have been doing much

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May 06, 2015

Our Tiny House Trailer Manufacturer, New Zealand

David did an amazing job of our trailer - and I haven't found anybody else with more reasonable prices. Here are photos, videos, prices and Davids contacts if you want to get in touch with him...

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Apr 29, 2015

Bucket Toilets: Our Verdict (and Advice) After a Year of Using Ours

Bucket toilets can be easy to use and odour free. Learn what cover materials to use, how to compost your waste and what games you can play with your composting toilet here...

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Apr 15, 2015

Our Attempt At Building A Small Straw Bale House For $15,000

We want to show that you can build a small straw bale house that is comfortable, beautiful and off-grid all within a reasonable budget. Here's our attempt...

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Nov 17, 2014

Use These Tiny House Plans To Build A Beautiful Tiny House Like Ours

Learn how to build tiny house framing using our tried and tested tiny house plans. We love this tiny house - you will too!

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Nov 17, 2014

Tiny House Pictures: Life in Our Tiny Trailer House, One Year On...

32 of our tiny house pictures to inspire and excite your imagination.

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Aug 20, 2014

Share Your Tiny House Project With The Community

Share Your Tiny House Project With The Community And Receive Feedback and Comments About Your Beautiful Creation!

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Jul 24, 2014

Our Tiny House Cost Breakdown

Be assured - you CAN build a tiny house for a reasonable amount. Discover the total cost of our build by seeing our actual tiny house cost breakdown from start to finish.

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Apr 09, 2014

Storage Stairs - How To Design Them For Your Tiny House

Transform wasted space into useful storage using this detailed guide to designing storage stairs...

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Mar 27, 2014

Tiny House Trailer - How To Select One In New Zealand

Save yourself the headache involved with selecting a tiny house trailer. It's a critical decision with hundreds of options. We've already taken the plunge so why not learn from our successes and mistakes...

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Mar 06, 2014

Moving Day For Our Tiny House On Wheels

We moved Lucy, our tiny house on wheels the other day. It was a nerve wracking experience not just because of all the low hanging power lines, but also because of our encounter with the police...

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Jan 07, 2014

The Secret To Deciding Between Strawbale and Cob

Many people think that strawbale vs cob is an either/or decision. I discovered that you can get the best of both worlds by using them both in your diy house project

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Nov 13, 2013

Lime Plastering On Our Cob Cottage

We were nervous to do the lime plaster on our cob cottage - but it turned out beautifully... Here is our mixture ingredients and photos...

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