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Home Design

Easily Modify the Exterior Style of a Home to Suit a Different Style
What are the popular home exterior styles in your area? Each region has its own preferences, and unless you want your house to stick out like a sore thumb, it's wise to keep them in mind when choosing a home plan. However, it's wide to bear in mind that the exterior style of many home designs can be easily changed.
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Contemporary House Plans with Warm & Inviting Interiors
Many of Mascord's contemporary house plans boast living spaces with warm and inviting interiors. These home plans offer the perfect solution when building where the weather is not always 70 degrees and sunny.
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AMDA Celebrates John Yeon & Northwest Modernist Architecture
Portland, Oregon architect John Yeon (1910-1994) had no formal architectural education, yet his style has influenced and inspired modern home plans across the country, and particularly in the Pacific Northwest.
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7 House Plans with Stunning Wine Cellars & Wet Bars
Today we’re featuring Mascord house plans with stunning wine cellars and wet bars because we appreciate what a sanctuary a wine cellar and/or wet bar can be!
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Mascord Top 10: Ranch House Plans
There’s plenty to love about ranch homes—they’re functional, great for growing families, and excellent for aging in place. Check out our top ten best selling ranch house plans.
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7 Cool House Plans with Cute Rooms for Kids
When browsing home plans, what features do you prioritize? If you’re a parent, chances are that your kids’ needs pop to mind almost before your own! Here we present cute kids' rooms, culled from interiors of Mascord house plans.
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Home Designs that Let In the Light
When it comes to home plans, owners want spacious, thoughtfully designed homes that let the natural light in. Our home plan design experts create spaces that help homeowners maximize natural light year-round.
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10 Home Plans with Sensational Staircases
There’s nothing quite so satisfying as a grand entrance (or exit). That’s why we’ve decided to feature some of our gorgeous home plans with sensational staircases.
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The Design Versatility of Ranch House Plans
Think of ranch home plans as blank canvases, awaiting your personal vision. Because ranch homes are inherently so clean and simple in design, they’re easily adapted to personal flair.
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15 Updated Craftsman House Plan Interiors
These Craftsman-style homes offer all the charm of the Arts and Crafts style, as well as updated floor plan layouts and modern conveniences perfect for the 21st century family.
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How to Preserve the Style of Your Historic Craftsman House Plan
Our Craftsman house plans make truly beautiful homes. However, remaining true to the style when remodeling does create a challenge. Read on to learn how to honor your home's unique style when remodeling.
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An Inside Look at the Differences in Modern & Contemporary House Plans
It’s not easy to distinguish between modern and contemporary house plans, but it is possible! Let's examine some distinguishing features of both contemporary and modern home plans.
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Small Cottage House Plans Embrace a Warm and Welcoming Style
Plenty of homeowners prefer small cottage house plans to other home styles. In this post, we explore what qualifies a small home plan to be categorized as a cottage, what you can expect from a cottage home and more.
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20 Home Plans with a Great Indoor/Outdoor Connection
Today’s homeowners crave home plans that feature an indoor/outdoor connection, which allows them to not only bring the outside in, but to enjoy additional living space as well.
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In Urban Areas Small Lots Don't Mean Small Home Plans
In cities across the country, small home plans are being constructed on narrow lots, particularly infill properties in-between other buildings. Read on to learn more about this trend!
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Ranch House Plans Re-examined: Cliff May's Innovative Style
Cliff May’s ranch style house plans are distinguished by a connection to nature in every room, seclusion and comfort for families, and more. Learn more about his ranch house design.
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Bringing the Arts & Crafts Style into Your Home Plan
In love with the Arts and Crafts style? Bring these touches into your home plan! Whether or not you have a Craftsman house plan or a ranch, the Arts and Crafts style can be incorporated into all house plans with these helpful tips.
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Open or Closed? Unique Ideas for Your Home Plan's Kitchen Design!
When it comes to your house plan design, do you want an open or closed kitchen - or the benefits of both? This post discusses how you can have the best of both worlds!
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15 House Plans with Luxe Bathroom Designs
Take a look at these gorgeous bathroom designs we’ve gathered from our house plan collection.
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Contemporary House Plans at One with Nature
More and more contemporary house plans are being built in natural settings. The contrast between the stark geometry of a modern-style home and the soft lines of nature appeals to many designers and homebuyers.
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