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How to Plan the Perfect Shower
In new home designs, tiled showers are extremely popular. Unlike traditional fiberglass showers, a tiled shower gives you the opportunity to customize to your heart’s content.
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Your Kitchen Backsplash: Blending Form and Function
Backsplashes aren’t a new thing – in one form or another, they’ve been around for decades. Learn about new styles and how they function with houseplans.co
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Kitchen Cabinet Trends 2016
When it comes to kitchen cabinets, we’ve seen a few great design trends that are sure to become even more popular over the coming year. If you’re building a new home – or doing an extensive remodel – here are some of the things that you can look forward to.
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How to Create a Perfectly Balanced Home
Did you know that there are three different ways to balance your home? We aren’t talking about ways to perch your home on the edge of a cliff, either! Instead, the different balance styles – symmetrical, asymmetrical and radial – refer to the way your home’s interior, exterior and furnishings are arranged.
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5 Features Everyone Wants in a New Home
People may disagree about the merits of granite countertops or stainless steel appliances. However, there are a few features that almost everyone would love to have in a new home. From efficient designs to outdoor living areas, here are the features that no homeowner can do without.
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Essential Elements of the Victorian Home
Victorian architecture first emerged in the 1830's, and it continued to be one of the more popular building styles through the early twentieth century. This style is named after Queen Victoria who, as the longest reigning Queen of the United Kingdom, ruled from 1837 to 1901. The Victorian homes of her era were fanciful constructions – usually two to three stories high with elaborate interior and exterior designs. We will take an in-depth look at some of the elements unique to this architectural style.
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Designing with Light
When designing or decorating a home, it’s easy to be caught up in the colors and material choices. However, lighting is even more important than either of these considerations. Designing with light is not about the shape of your fixtures or the lamps and shades that you choose, but rather the color, placement and intensity of your lighting.
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Choosing the Perfect Wood for Your Home
When building a new home, one of the most challenging tasks is selecting the proper wood for flooring, cabinets, trim and other elements. Not only are there color choices to think about, but also grain patterns, durability and style. There are far too many species to list here, but we can get you started with a quick look at some of the most popular woods available today.
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It's All in the Details - A Killer Bathroom Shelf Design!
A part of the Aurea home design (plan 2453), this shelving unit is extremely popular on Houzz.com and has been added to over 150,000 ideabooks! We think you'll like it too, and we also have plenty of other creative home design ideas to share.
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Why You Shouldn't Seek Specifications for Colors You Find in Digital Images
When designing the home of your dreams, you want to be absolutely sure that everything you choose and order is the exact color it should be. You spent a lot of time meticulously choosing colors that coordinate perfectly, and you deserve them to be exactly what you expect. Here's one way to help ensure you're satisfied with the final results.
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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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Bungalows from Bad to Beloved: Craftsman House Plans Then & Now
Most Realtors would agree: Craftsman house plans are popular among today’s homebuyers. But that hasn’t always been the case! Here we examine the love/hate relationship that America has had with the Craftsman bungalow.
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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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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 House Plans with Gorgeous Master Suites
We believe that master suites should feel like a getaway after a long day, and our home plans are designed with this in mind. Take a tour of some our favorite posh master suites!
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5 Kitchen Design Elements of Small Cottage House Plans
The kitchen is the heart of any home. Here we offer a look at some of the delightful design elements often found in the kitchens of small cottage house plans.
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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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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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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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