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Explore architectural styles and innovative home conversions. Learn ways to enhance your home with architectural details.

Convert Your Basement into a Bright and Comfortable Space

Do you dream of turning your dreary unused basement into a bright and comfortable space?  Your basement can be transformed into a family room, an apartment, a game room, theatre or many other useful spaces.  Here are some inspiring ideas to help you achieve your dream. If your basement is unfinished, you’ll want to install insulation and finish the walls...

Round Houses and Circular Interior Style

A round house for spectacular views
We’ve probably all seen unique houses in our travels and even seen round houses on occasion.  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a round house or considered decorating a space in your perfectly angled home in the round?  Here are some unique round homes and ways to decorate in a circular design layout. A...

The magic of a Hobbit house

If you have ever wondered what a Hobbit house must look like in real life, then you surely have to check out the following lines. The best thing about going home is when you feel the comfort and warmness of your own place. You can’t deny that the magical Hobbit houses offer exactly that. They’re small but homey and there’s...

Turn up the Heat with Modern Fireplace Updates

Fireplaces have come a long way from the days of wood-burning brick surround caverns in the center of the living room.  Today’s fireplaces are design elements in and of themselves and are finding their way into every room in the house.  They are works of art that easily take center stage in a room.  Modern fireplace updates will elevate...

Different Types of Roof Styles

Definitely, you will like to know the various available roofing options when it is time for you to roof your home. Indeed, you will notice that there are a lot of roofing styles when you look around the buildings located here and there in the cities. There is no doubt that more roofing styles will be introduced in the...

$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...

15 most beautiful steps in the world

musical theater in Seoul, South Korea
Do you love the street art? Are you fascinated about exploring new places and new touristic attractions? Do you love travelling and do you are always in search of unusual architectures? If you have answered "yes" at least at one of this questions, well, this article about the 15 most beautiful steps in the world fits for you! Enjoy...

Design Ideas for Under the Stairs

Have you ever wondered what other uses there were for that empty space underneath the stairs?  Depending on where your staircase is located there are a number of unique ways to use this space.  The area under your stairs can be transformed into extra storage, a cozy nook, shelving units or many other useful spaces. One of the best uses...

Give an endless charm to your home with an aquarium

awesome bedroom built under the water in an aquarium
An aquarium is a real chic, luxurious and exclusive element of design that can transform your home decor. The modern design trends and the new stylistic tendencies, associated with the new technologies and the new materials, have completely revolutioned the concept and the function of the traditional aquariums: from simple and additional elements to the interior decor, the contemporary...

The Classic Charm and Versatility of Window Shutters

Shutters let in filtered light
Used alone or with other window treatments, shutters are a classically charming addition to any window.  They are also an extremely functional and versatile option, providing filtered light, privacy or the ability to open fully.  Shutters can be custom-made to your particular window measurements and can be painted or stained to fit within your decorating style. Depending on your preference,...

Staircases That Inspire

Every multi-level home needs a staircase but there is no reason to choose one that is ordinary.  If you are planning a new home or remodeling an old one, make your home’s entrance a grand one with a standout staircase.  Even in a home with limited options, there are ways to improve the look of this necessary feature. In a...

Top 5 Reasons To Love A Tiny Home

tiny home
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...

Breathtaking water walls that will completly steal your heart

Breathtaking indoor and outdoor water walls that will completly steal your heart
If you want to create an extremely magic, relaxing, and charming atmoshere for your home, your garden or your backyard, there is nothing better that adding a water wall. The water walls can be built in many different sizes, shapes and materials, such as glasses, marbles, rocks, smooth stones, mirrors, laminated surface and so on. The choise depends on...

Aquariums as Furniture and Accents Give Homes a Lively Atmosphere

Want a way to add some vitality and liveliness to your home without having to buy a large mammal that can knock things over and track mud throughout the house? Do you aspire to have a unique piece of furniture that is sure to wow guests while looking sleek and stylish? Consider buying or ordering a custom aquarium for...

Entryways with Unique Architectural Elements

It's not always the layout, color, or theme of a room that brings life to it. In fact, the personality of a room is often seen through the smaller details, such as the finish on the wall, material of the furniture, crown molding, borders, etc. One such example that is even more engrained within the house itself is 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...

What’s In:Texture Mixing in Home Design

Not only is the concept of mixing patterns and color fashionable, but combining textures has become an interesting new way to create a vibrant atmosphere in the home. Mixing textures can be done in the structure of the home or with smaller elements,such as tables, chairs and countertops. Although this is an individualized process, there are some tried-and-true combinations...

Taking Modern to the Victorian Age: Mixing Modern Style with Classic Architecture

A seamless melding of styles
If you live in or are considering buying a Victorian home and want to blend your modern taste with classic architecture, here is some inspiration to set you on your way.  Don’t let your home’s architecture dictate how it should be furnished.  In fact, decorating a Victorian or otherwise older home in a modern style sets the stage for...
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