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House Plan News — Living Space

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A She Shed?

A She Shed? 0

As a family grows it is important that each member have their own private oasis, or get-a-way spot in the home. Children often have a playroom that grows with them or their personal bedrooms where they can express their creativity. Men have their legendary "Man Cave" where they can enjoy all their favorite pastimes. Where does mom go? Most places where she can relax are fair game to the rest...

Four Gourmet Kitchens: the Heart of Your Home

Four Gourmet Kitchens: the Heart of Your Home 0

With the holidays around the corner, we begin to envision ourselves baking and enjoying warm home-cooked meals with our family and closest friends. In recent times, kitchens have made the transition from a simple functional room for meal preparation to a cozy space for family to gather and unwind at the end of a long day. Beautiful, and functional kitchen designs can be found in home plans of styles and...

Daylight Basement House Plans

Daylight Basement House Plans 0

Yesterday's basement is a thing of the past! Daylight basement house plans have become the second most popular level in homes. This new found level does not serve as storage space anymore; play rooms, media space, and family recreational areas are among the most common areas featured in homes. Big Canoe daylight basement featuring full bar, game area, and family media room. Archival Designs boasts basement designs for almost 95%...

Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Kitchen Decorating Ideas 0

Archival Designs' Luxury Mansion House Plan Monclay. With winter upon us, here are some ideas to freshen up your kitchen! Cozy Up Outfit your banquette or breakfast nook with an ensemble of pillows. These pretty additions will decorate the eating space when it's not in use and provide an extra layer of comfort when you are gathered around the table. Display Stylish Artwork Even though a kitchen is called upon to...

Study Looks at How Finished Space Is Distributed in New Homes

Study Looks at How Finished Space Is Distributed in New Homes 0

Realizing the dearth of information that's readily available on the topic, NAHB researchers recently surveyed our single-family builder members to get a bead on how finished floor space is distributed in new homes. Below are highlights of the resulting special study, the entirety of which you can find on HousingEconomics.com: 1) 1) Bedroom space accounts for just under 29% of floor space in new homes, irrespective of the overall size of those homes; 2) Bathroom space is...

Room-by-Room Organization Tips

Room-by-Room Organization Tips 0

In the Bathroom spacer Clever & Compact For bathrooms that are a tight squeeze, consider a flip-down shelf with hiddenstorage behind it. The shelf in this tiny bathroom folds out from the wall to be within reach of the vanity. In the wall niche, a makeup mirror turns the shelf into a full-fledged vanity, creating a bathroom that can now accommodate two. As a bonus, the shelf is topped with quartz, a...