Posts Tagged ‘exterior home design’

Love Small Home Living

March 14, 2012   No Comments

  We have lived in one of those beautiful Country French homes for many years. It is a large home with plenty of square footage for the entire family. When we first moved in I had a hard time filling all the rooms with furniture. Through a job transfer our family is moving to an […]

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Great Ways To Transform Your Home

April 14, 2011   1 Comment

My husband can always tell when I’m getting a little restless. I start moving things around the house and he can’t find them. We have lived in one of those cute country cottage home plans for about three years now and when we first moved in I decorated it to be perfect. I had a […]

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Home Remodeling Trends

March 14, 2011   3 Comments

We are in the process of moving and have recently purchased one of those cute little country home plans that is the perfect size for the two of us.  It is an older home so we want to fix some things up. Since the weather is too cold to work outside we have started on […]

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Country Landscape Ideas

September 23, 2010   1 Comment

Some of my fondest memories growing up were visits to my grandparent’s home in the country. As I grew up it never changed, it was one of those cozy country homes and I will always remember that feeling of safety and warmth when I entered it. We just bought a home outside the city limits […]

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Dressing Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

September 9, 2010   No Comments

I am a retired carpenter and have recently taken an interest in trying to flip a house. There is a home down the street that was foreclosed on about 6 months ago and it is really getting run down and making our neighborhood look bad. It is a cute little country home design with a […]

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Bungalow Style Home’s Unique History

August 25, 2010   2 Comments

I have been searching the web for different home plan styles and the term Bungalow keeps on appearing. When I think of a Bungalow style home I think of a 3-sided open-air home with palm trees and hammocks in the yard. I now know that this style of home is much more than that. Bungalow […]

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Great Tips For Modernizing Your Backyard

July 22, 2010   No Comments

I don’t know about you, but work has been very busy and now that summer is here I want to get out of my home office and enjoy the outdoors. I haven’t seen my friends or family since the last holiday and I am ready to entertain. With that said, my contemporary home plan is […]

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Great Ways To Add Curb Appeal

July 6, 2010   No Comments

We are getting ready to be empty nesters but before that happens our home has to go through one last hurrah – the marriage of our youngest son. Soon after the wedding we will be moving into a smaller ranch home design. There are many things we need to do in order to put the […]

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Swimming Pool Safety

June 4, 2010   5 Comments

Our family loves the outdoors, especially hiking and swimming. We are in the process of looking for a country home with acreage and a pool so we can enjoy both. So many home plans on the market today have swimming pools in the backyard. Since we’ve never owned a pool I thought it would be […]

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Outdoor Living Trends

May 18, 2010   2 Comments

You’ve watched the commercials on TV where homeowners are creating water parks in their backyards with hoses and sprinklers, where camping close to home is pitching a tent in the backyard and pretending you are miles away from civilization. These are all creative ways to make the fun last when the money doesn’t. The “staycation” […]

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