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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...

Top 30 most luxurious houses in the world – check them now!

We recently shared 25 Amazingly Tiny Houses, where owners pared down to the essentials and by doing so, created peaceful spaces that exemplify the ideals of eco-friendly living, simplicity, and modern style. Now we’re taking a look at the world’s most luxurious houses, where no expense is spared and every luxurious whim is fulfilled. Have you ever wondered what...

$15.4 Million Luxury Stunning Residence For Sale in Los Angeles

Even if the property was already sold in June 2016 for amazing $15,400,000 USD, we still want to show our readers some luxury details of this stunning residence. The Luxury Residence is located in LA and is a private home that covers an area of 7,500 square feet and has 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. With astonishingly jaw dropping uninterrupted views from every level, this...

25 Impressive Small House Plans for Affordable Home Construction

This Small house plans collection contains homes of every design style. Homes with small floor plans such as Cottages, Ranch Homes and Cabins make great starter homes, empty nester homes, or a second get-away house. Due to the simple fact that these homes are small and therefore require less material makes them affordable home plans to build. While building costs...

Modern Prefabricated Modern Home with Stacked Stones Pillars and Concrete Wall

This attractive modern prefabricated home with Stacked Stones Pillars and Concrete Wall plus Hardwood Floor Patio and Outdoor Dining Space in Burlingame, California in the San Francisco Bay Area has a modern prefab exterior as well as a sleek high-end interior. This amazing 3,000-square-foot house was originally digitally designed by Toby Long of Clever Homes and pre-cut in the factory. Custom finishes...

Amazing Modern Kloff Road House in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa

This amazing Kloff Road House in South Africa, is a modern house with a very specific and attractive look. The chief designers responsible for this house are Nico van der Meulen Architects and M Square Lifestyle Design. The home owners asked them for a unique house plan for a big and spacious home that can accommodate their big family. Therefore the architects...

10 must see places when in Rome.

There is a famous saying that Rome wasn't built in a day and certainly cant be experienced in a day either. It is perhaps the most famous and historic city with millions of visitors and admirers pouring in all through the year.  I had the opportunity to go and experience the city for little more than a week and...

Biltmore Estate: The Crown Jewel of the North Carolina Mountains

BIltmore Estate - NC
Biltmore Estate is the crown jewel of North Carolina's mountain region. The Great Smoky Mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop to this grand estate home. Located in Asheville, NC this mansion is the largest private home in the United States. Indeed, the Vanderbilt family has owned this estate since 1895. George Vanderbilt began construction on the estate in 1889.  In fact, it...

Cape Cod Beach Home Inspiration

Cape Cod beach house interior
Coastal New England in the summertime.  The quintessential American dream of the summer vacation.  The place where you can hob-nob with the elite and enjoy the warmer months in splendor by the water.  The Cape Cod beach home offers the perfect abode for these halcyon days.  Here we offer Cape Cod beach home inspiration that gives you a taste of these splendid casually elegant homes.  Pull...

Fun and Functional Garage Conversion Ideas

Cozy modern garage conversion
There is a space in your home that can be designated for guests, entertaining, leisure or family time.  It is most likely filled with castoffs from the home and yard, not even being used for its intended purpose.  That space is the garage.  If you find yourself needing extra space, consider the space you already have but may not...

The Captivating Glass Art of Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly glass art
To observe the captivating glass art of Dale Chihuly is to witness something truly spectacular.  Chihuly's work is on display at over 200 museum locations worldwide and graces public gardens and historic sites.  He is a master of his craft and creates truly amazing works of art and architectural structures.  Here is a look at this prolific artist and...