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7 Curb Appeal Ideas On A Budget

Your home is one of the few places you can escape to and remove the stresses of everyday life. However, no matter how comfortable you feel there it s important to remember that it does matter how the outside of your home looks. Keeping your curb appeal up makes it easier to get finance and maintain the value of your...

Easy Ways for Millennials to Build the Home of Their Dreams

For all the cynicism millennials have incurred, we have to admit this generation is well on its way to a challenging future. And we can sense their desire to start their own lives without much difficulty. After all, millennials have access to a plethora of digital technologies that can help them with practically any task they can get their...

How to Add Charm with Windows (Inside and Out)

You can add charm with windows, both inside and out of your home. Your windows allow you to connect with the world outside your walls. Perhaps you have views of sweeping mountains or the city. Or, maybe you're lucky enough to have sea views. Whatever lies outside, windows connect you with the outdoors. From the exterior of your home, windows...

New York City Penthouse Apartments With Incredible Style

New York City penthouse apartments are well-known as highly-desired real estate. And why not? With stunning city or park views, posh amenities, and a level high above the street noise, penthouse dwellers wouldn't settle for less! Let's take a look at the apartments that are the toast of NYC. New York City Penthouse Apartments SWEEPING VIEWS Most penthouse apartments have sweeping views. Literally, these...

The Best Branding To Build Your Construction Company

The construction industry is not just about building homes; it also has to be about selling them and about selling yourself as a contractor. If you are solely focused on the building aspect and forget about the promotion, that can leave you chasing jobs instead of being so busy that you have to turn them away. Unfortunately, for some...

Top 5 Reasons To Love A Tiny Home

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Here are the top 5 reasons to love a tiny home. As home prices have skyrocketed, people have fallen in love with this new concept. In fact, the idea of ditching a huge home has become quite appealing! So let's take a look at why so many people love tiny homes! A CONNECTION TO THE OUTDOORS: Because of the small size, tiny...

Why American Barn Homes Are Such A Hot Trend

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Here's a quick photographic rundown to show you why American barn homes are such a hot trend right now. Indeed, this barn home is rugged. The trend started in the USA in the heart of Texas. Why not? The barn home is sturdy and stands up to extreme weather. In fact, some would argue that they are sturdier than a...

7 Exterior Renovations That Add Style And Value To Your Home

Check out these amazing 7 exterior renovations that add style and value to your home. The outside of your home is important. We call this curb appeal. Because it's the first thing a visitor sees, it's a chance to make a great first impression. Of course, you want to invest in wise renovations. These exterior renovations will get you the...

13 Great ideas of facades for country houses

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One of the most popular styles of home design in the United States right now is the traditional country house. Typically, country home plans combine several traditional architectural details on their well-proportioned, cozy facades. Look for porches, gables, lap siding, shuttered windows, and dormer windows on country home plans. Their famous nostalgic look lends them their enduring appeal. If you're...

Top 15 Small Houses & Tiny House Designs & Floor Plans

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5 Simple House Floor Plans to Inspire You If you have never known about a great yet simple house floor plans, it is time to consider these plans for your home. A simple home can look as great as those that are packed with lots of luxury furniture. Adding luxury furniture is a great idea to give your home a great...

5 Easy Ways To Add Curb Appeal To Your Home This Spring

Add curb appeal to your home this spring. Get inspired by these 5 easy ways to increase your home's beauty. Curb appeal is very important. Indeed, it's the first impression of your home. As a matter of fact, most visitors will judge your home before they ever step foot inside. Take a look at our before and after photos. Certainly,...

The Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia – Early American Architecture

Visitors flock to the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia every year. This building is a grand example of Early American Architecture.  Usually, this style is called Colonial. Also, you may hear the term Colonial Revival. The King of England had the palace built in 1703. In fact, the Governor both lived and worked here. Indeed, it was where he entertained...

Biophilic Design: A Marriage of Functional Design and Nature

Biophilic Design is a trend that's a marriage of functional design with nature. Of course, you have seen this design. You may have marveled at the beauty. However, you may not have considered the thought process of the design. This design is common in public places. In fact, you'll find this in hospitals, office buildings, and universities. Of course, humans long...

Hobbit Homes That Are Affordable For Everyone

We have already written about the The magic of a Hobbit house and also informed you about great experience you can get at the Hobbiton Movie Set. But now it is time to introduce the affordable hobbit homes you can buy and place on your property! These homes look like something straight out of a Tolkien novel and they're perfect for anyone...

Luxury Log Cabin Homes That Are At One With Nature

Luxury log cabin homes appear to be at one with nature. This is because of smart design choices. Designers make the home blend in with nature. Indeed, log cabin owners love nature. Therefore, they respect the natural setting. This log home illuminates the night. It appears to rise out of the landscape. What a gorgeous home. Certainly, these owners dream of sitting...

924 Bel Air Rd. – the best house you can buy on Earth (for $250 000 000)

There are many nice houses, especially in California. But this one made us reconsider what we think is amazing. 924 Bel Air Rd. is the address you might want to visit if you are interested in the greatest architecture combined with adorable views, helicopter pad and a very nice collection of super cars (which are included in the price). If...

Frank Lloyd Wright & Fallingwater – America’s Architectural Gem

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Frank Lloyd Wright designed a masterpiece home named Fallingwater. This is an American architectural gem. This amazing home sits in Mill Run, Pennsylvania in the Laurel Highlands region. Frank Lloyd Wright founded the theory of "Organic Architecture." This means that he designed buildings to blend with nature. In fact, the name Fallingwater stems from the home's most famous feature. Indeed, the...

Minimalistic Norwegian Home Built on a Budget: Casa Kolonihagen

Located in Stavanger, Norway, Casa Kolonihagen by Tommie Wilhelmsen was especially developed as a summer holiday residence and accommodates a small bed and a living area. The project reflects the modern Scandinavian way of life- not too flashy, nor too common, balance being a major factor of the design. Believe it or not, this contemporary architecture gem has only 24...