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 righ(Try Design)
Tarp Shelters - Examples showing how to make multiple types of tarp shelters. With a small amount of paracord and a tarp, you can quickly setup an improvised shelter that will keep you dry and warm with a small reflected fire.