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Yearly Archives: 2013


Smarter Home Design

What makes a home's design "smarter?" Sensible room arrangements? Efficient use of space? Thoughtful traffic patterns? Certainly, these are all characteristics of better quality home plans, but there is much more to consider when it comes to a more intelligent, intuitive design. Smarter home designs also have the capability to flex and expand as our [...]

By |December 27th, 2013|Home Styles, House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Cape Cod Craftsman House Plan

Like a kaleidoscope of architectural details, house plan 87584 embodies elements of Cape Cod, Craftsman and Victorian style. The front door is encased in a Victorian tower with stone veneer, and the light upstairs is like a beacon to guests as they arrive at your home on the corner. In the side gables, ocular transom [...]

By |December 20th, 2013|House Design|0 Comments

Barn Style Luxury House Plan

House Plan 74833 | The gambrel roof over the front facing gable draws attention from every passer-by, and the tower room creates a balanced street view. Repeated in the shed dormer is an arrangement of three windows. With all the lights on at night, this home is a beacon of luxury and comfort. Three white [...]

By |December 18th, 2013|House Plans|0 Comments

Traditional Farmhouse Plan

House Plan 76267 House Plan 76267 fits into many architectural categories including traditional, farmhouse and country. Traditional elements are accompanied by a wrapping country porch that invites you out for shade in the summer. On the second level is a balcony where you can get some sun, watch the sunset or look up [...]

By |December 12th, 2013|House Design|0 Comments

Traditional European House Plans

These Traditional European House Plans offer classic elements of style with front facing gables, hipped roofs and small sheltered entry porches. Arched windows, brick and stone veneer give these homes added beauty and charm, making them welcome in any neighborhood. House Plan 62097 Round topped windows give House Plan 62097 instant street appeal, [...]

By |December 9th, 2013|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Affordable House Plans

Affordable home plans come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from about 800 to 2400 square feet. Great for small families, vacation homes, starter homes or retirement, these economical houses are perfect for people in all walks of life. Ranch style homes are represented with simple floor plans along with lake homes with open basements, [...]

By |December 5th, 2013|Home Styles, House Plans|0 Comments

European Luxury Home Plan

Gorgeous on the outside and filled with luxuries inside, European Luxury House Plan 63081 is top of the line. A hipped roof and stucco walls are complemented by the romantic features including wrought iron balconies and arched windows. Columns adorn the rear of the home, supporting an upper level sun deck. The covered porch off [...]

By |November 27th, 2013|House Plans|0 Comments

Holiday Farmhouse Plans

House Plan 86162 To celebrate Thanksgiving this coming week, we decided to feature some of our best Farmhouse Home Plans. Sitting with family around a solid wood dinner table, passing the bread and carving the turkey- it's that much more American when festivities take place in a traditional farmhouse. The windows may afford [...]

By |November 22nd, 2013|House Plans|0 Comments

Log Home Plans

House Plan 87054 I can't think of any better place to spend Thanksgiving Day than a log house, surrounded by mounds of fresh snow with icicles hanging from the eaves. This week a customer called about log house plan 87054. When I called the designer with questions about the plan, he said, "Hold [...]

By |November 15th, 2013|House Design, House Plans|0 Comments

Country Home Plans with Wraparound Porches

The sight of a wraparound porch evokes feelings of simple country living, and these beloved homes are found all over the country. Whether you dream of sipping sweet tea on a Georgia porch, gazing up at haint blue ceilings on a South Carolina veranda, piling firewood by the sheltered front door in Idaho or retreating [...]

By |November 7th, 2013|House Plans|0 Comments