I've listed 25 different tarp shelter designs to help you get started. Each configuration has its pros and cons and there isn't really a perfect design for all occasions. You'll have to chose the right one depending on your situation.
Awesome packing tip called a skivvy roll. Teaches how to save space in your luggage every time you travel. Budget travel lovers will enjoy this technique because it can mean less packed luggage (and fewer fees).
Available for free or cheap at all home improvement stores, PVC pipe is totally great for home storage and organization in different ways. Take a look at these DIY PVC pipe storage ideas for inspiration.