Posts Tagged ‘house plans’

Stylish and Functional Kitchens

October 10, 2011   No Comments

It’s no secret that kitchens have become the “hotspot” in the home. No longer does a kitchen just include a few cabinets and a couple of boring appliances. From sleek countertops to high tech appliances that offer a multitude of function, kitchens today offer all the convenience we could ever want and a stylish backdrop […]

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American Colonial Architecture

September 6, 2011   1 Comment

Known as the Melting Pot for more than just its people, the architecture in the United States is truly a mixture of architectural styles from everywhere around the world. One of the earliest styles in the United States is known as the Colonial Style because it was developed during the colonial period of America. In […]

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The History of A-Frame Homes

June 9, 2011   1 Comment

An exciting time for us every year is the time we spend planning our family vacation. This year we have been looking at various locations and places to stay that are near the water, mountains and wilderness. We want to rent a cabin or cottage style home design that is away from the city. While […]

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Covered and Wrap-Around Porch Design Ideas

June 1, 2011   No Comments

One normally pictures Farmhouse, Craftsman, Plantation and Country home plans as having wide, wrap-around porches that surround the home or covered porches in the front and also in the rear. Cozy images enter our thoughts of porch swings, rocking chairs, lemonade, big lazy dogs and that “Oh so precious” family time. Our family has so […]

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The Perfect Garden Location

May 18, 2011   No Comments

We live in a beautiful area and tend to spend a lot of time outdoors. Our country home plan has a wide wrap-around porch that overlooks most of our yard. For years we have thought about putting in a garden so that time spent outdoors would be productive along with fun. The kids are finally […]

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Economize Your Home

April 20, 2011   1 Comment

We live in one of those  two-story home plans with split bedrooms. The master bedroom and bath are on the first floor and three additional bedrooms are on the second floor. Our kids are constantly coming and going. Last weekend we spent a lot of quality family time at home. It was wonderful and we […]

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Spring Cleaning Musts

April 6, 2011   3 Comments

We live in one of those sprawling ranch home plans at the end of a cul-de-sac in a neighborhood that has lots of children. With so many people coming and going, the traffic has taken its toll on our home. Over the winter months the dirt and grime that has entered our home now needs […]

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Healthy Spring Cleaning Tips

March 31, 2011   No Comments

Our family lives in one of those older-style two-story Victorian house plans and the last couple of months the weather has been bad so we have been spending a lot of time in our home. We have made a commitment this year that when we spring-clean we are going to throw away items we don’t […]

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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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The Top Green Building Trends

March 1, 2011   2 Comments

Over the last couple of years the growth of the green building industry has skyrocketed. So many people are concerned about how to save money while also making the world we live in a much cleaner place that the green building trend is no longer a trend but a way of life. I realize it […]

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