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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...

The Unique Architectural Style of a Glass House

A stunning glass house
Imagine living in a home where there is a view in every room, there is always an abundance of natural light and you feel as if you are living in the outdoors.  This is what it is like to live in a glass house.  Now, there is the figurative meaning of the words living in a glass house, but...

Homes In Paradise

We all may not live in paradise, but there’s certainly no harm in taking a peek into how the other half live from time to time. There’s something therapeutic about taking a look at the homes of the rich and famous, to inspire our dreams and wish lists if money were no object for us. We’re going to look at...

Homes Above and Below: Airplane Hangar and Underground Homes

Air hangar home
The dream of owning a home has evolved much over the years.  Now there is a large population that is considering alternative home options.  We'll take a peek at homes inspired by air and earth.  Airplane hangar and underground homes are a lucrative option for those looking for unique architecture and living. The underground home may bring you back to the...

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...

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...

Beautiful and Unique Ceilings

Textured and uplit ceiling for home theater (soelbergi).
Floors, walls, and ceilings are the three different planes of a room. By far, ceilings are the most neglected planes. As we typically look forward and down in a room, walls and floors are typically decorated and maintained much more than the ceilings which are often overseen. Stucco ceilings, also known as popcorn or cottage cheese ceilings, were extremely popular between...

Tiny House Living for Big Rewards

Tiny house
Tiny house living has its big rewards.  If you are looking for an alternative to apartment living, are simplifying your life, or you just want less of a financial burden than other housing options, consider the tiny house.  Short on space but loaded with charm, tiny houses are a welcoming respite from the ordinary. Tiny house plans generally include a...

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...

Improving Your Lifestyle With Open Plan Living

Open plan living is a modern style of interior design, which is also a lifestyle choice as well as a style decision. It is essentially opening up certain areas of the home and allowing them to be in one open space, with specific function areas as opposed to rooms. Open plan living is so popular because it opens up the...

A Treehouse Castle

  Everyone has dreamed of a treehouse when they were little children. We all loved to have our very own treehouse where we could spend the majority of the day. You may have also drawn a rudimentary blueprint and planned out that which tree limbs would support the beams. You may have also inspected the plywood when your father would...

5 Atlanta Apartments where Industrial Style Feels Right at Home

There’s one design trend that never seems to go out of style – on the contrary, in a world abounding in innovative solutions for home decoration and improvement, the industrial look is only getting more traction among design enthusiasts. If you’re a homeowner, making your home unique with exposed brick and pipes, sealed concrete floors, and steel-frame, 13-foot windows is...

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,...

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...

Frank Lloyd Wright & Fallingwater – America’s Architectural Gem

fallingwater
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...

Why to choose green roofing system

Deciding on sustainable green roof you make a deliberate choice to protect the nature and to live better. With the following lines you’ll see how the green roofing systems achieve that. Starting with the environmental advantages we have to put the air quality on the first place. We all know that plants reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and produce...

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...

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...
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