I moved into my first tiny house sixteen years ago. I’ve been making beautiful, functional, little dwellings for other folks to live in ever since. In 1999 I published my first article about the merits of simple living and began speaking out against the legislated ban on small homes in the US. I believe people should be allowed to live as simply as they choose. Since the recent housing bust, bank bailouts, and subsequent economic downturn, there has been increasing demand for well-designed, affordable homes, and more sensible laws. MORE ❯❯
The Book that inspired a movement
FREE House plan download with paperback book orders! Enjoy 20% OFF and FREE shipping on U.S. orders! Jay Shafer's The Small House Book has been the starting point for thousands of tiny house builders and enthusiasts. Written by renowned tiny house pioneer, Jay Shafer, these 220 full-color pages include step-by-step instructions, a cross-country tiny house tour... READ MORE
From 99 to 288+ Square Feet, we have a plan for you
All of our gorgeous house plans are designed by Jay Shafer and vary in size from 99 to 288+ square feet. Our homes can be built on wheels or a foundation, or moved from one to the other. Our furnished plans include a pre-designed floor plan and blueprints for Jay's component furniture designs. Our shells have an open floor plan for design flexibility and our component furnishing plans can be bought a la cart. SEE THEM ALL
Design your own interior with our room components and furnishings
It's easy! Choose a shell and use our room components and furnishings to create your own flexible floor plan. All of our component and furnishing plans come with step-by-step instructions so that even inexperienced builders can take on these fun DIY projects.