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How Concrete Homes Can Look Stylish INSIDE

Houses June 7, 2016

How Concrete Homes Can Look Stylish INSIDE

You can feel safe and secure in a concrete home knowing that its exterior can stand up to the test of time, and weather, while still enjoying a stylish interior that is stunningly beautiful and cozy. Bedrooms can look as warm and inviting with specific style and color choices in a concrete home as in any home. Take your time to choose the right decor that makes you feel at home.

When you think of a concrete home, it may not sound warm and cozy, but these sturdy homes can be comfortable and stylish inside. Don’t allow the durability to fool you, the interior can be softened with colors and style. You can make the home warm by using traditional furniture and colors that are neutral and earth-toned or bright colors like brick red and yellows. The minimalist look is displayed in this particular home, which keeps it white and neutral and a great pairing for any style of furniture.  A minimalist look also gives the illusion of a more spacious environment.

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18 Scandinavian Home Designs

Houses June 7, 2016

19 Models Of Contemporary Scandinavian Home Designs

Scandinavian design has a special place in the design world. You never hear the term “West European design” or “Southern African design.” The chunky, minimalist layouts of graphics and the traditional wood, also kind of awkward, but in a good way, of houses.

Here are 18 examples of what is going on in Scandinavian house design now.

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

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Beautiful Alpine House by Skupaj Arhitects

Houses June 6, 2016

Majestic Alpine House by Skupaj Arhitekti

Summer or winter, its nice to visit a ski mountain, or any mountain for that matter. House design for hillsides is of course different from prairie land in a lot of cases, although there are flats in the hills as well. what about this basic little alpine house? It’s by Skupaj Architects, and its actually a rebuild.

Points to notice:

fiber-cement tiles on the roof
Galvanized metal accents on wooden window shutters and frames
Pitched roof added to earlier structure
Built on stone
Wood used: oiled native (Slovenia) larch
Interior:  Open plan living space design
Rooms: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, plus …
Additional features: separate studio apartment (to rent out)

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

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Award-Winning Model Home and Check Out the Amazing Interior Photos

Houses June 6, 2016

Award-Winning Model Home w Lovely Interior! (HQ Plans & Pictures)

A house starts with a plan, right. That’s as simple as it gets. Just like almost anything, there’s a blueprint that guides you to where you want to get. One of the companies we found who provide ready made plans for houses, cottages, garage plans, etc. is called simply :ePlans Home.” Houseplans offers a lot of options to choose from.

This plan is from Visbeen Architects, and it won first at the American Residential Design Awards in the Model Homes category a few years ago.

Primary Style Craftsman Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 4
Living Area: 2,944 sq.ft. Width: 56′
Foundation: Finished Daylight Basement Depth: 56′
Bonus space: 362 sq.ft. Stories: 2
Styles: Country
Cottage
Craftsman Garage Bays: 2

Special Features

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Charming Signature House Plan – Meet a Hillside Craftsman (House Plans)

Houses June 6, 2016

Charming Functional House

Do you want to get a new place or a second home where you can stay for your getaways? Do you have a limited budget and want to have a small unit as a start? Do you want something that will fit your preferences, whatever they are? Do you want a new place that is stylish, with great quality but will not break your budget? Do you want a ready made plan so that it will be easier for you to choose and decide what kind of house you want, removing many of the worries and hassles of not getting what you want? If your answer is yes, then you can consider choosing a manufacturer that provides ready-made house blueprints.

Plan #929-2 – Signature plan by Donald A. Gardner Architects

“Meet a Hillside Craftsman designed for flexibility. For example, the study off the foyer connects to a bathroom and the back hall leading to the garage so it can function as a guest suite. The separate mud room and laundry add functionality. A rear porch and screen porch add entertaining space near the large island kitchen. The master suite includes double walk-in closets and easy access to one of the many porches. On the lower level, two bedroom suites flank a cozy rec room. Upstairs, a bonus room with skylights offers a bright space to expand.”

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European French Country Home

Houses June 6, 2016

European French Country Home

Do you want to get a new place or a second home where you can stay for your getaways? Do you have a limited budget and want to have a small unit as a start? Do you want something that will fit your preferences, whatever they are? Do you want a new place that is stylish, with great quality but will not break your budget? Do you want a ready made plan so that it will be easier for you to choose and decide what kind of house you want, removing many of the worries and hassles of not getting what you want? If your answer is yes, then you can consider choosing a manufacturer that provides ready-made house blueprints.

COOL House Plan ID: chp-43832

House Plan Specifications:

Number of Bedrooms: 5
Number of Bathrooms: 5.0
Width of House: 88 feet
Depth of House: 93 feet
Finished Basement/Lower: 1839 sq. ft.
First Floor: 2734 sq. ft.
Second Floor: 1258 sq. ft.
Total Living Area: 5831 sq. ft.
Covered Porch: 450 sq. ft.
Garage Size: 2 Car
1st Floor Plateline: 10’0
2nd Floor Plateline: 9’0
Foundation Type(s) available for this plan: Basement
Architectural Style: European
Exterior Wall Structure: 2×4 studs

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Adorable Bunk House that could be Your Staycation

Houses June 6, 2016

Adorable Bunk House that could be Your Staycation

This adorable cottage style home is perfect for a nice quiet getaway from it all. It is a beautiful little house that looks as if it came out of a storybook. This bunk house can be used in many ways. It is lovely for creative people, artists and writers to use as a staycation. A staycation that will keep artists and writers inspired by its beauty and nostalgia.

The home is surrounded by trees which adds to the level of comfort you feel just looking at this home. A bunk house is a great place for singles or couples who want to have a little vacation, or even what we call, a working vacation, but in a different and lovely environment. The bunk home has a traditional look about it but any kind of decorations would only add to the beauty of this bunk house. Located in beautiful Washington state, this bunk house sits in what is known as The Abeja Inn and entire farm  Walla Walla ,that has been converted into a beautiful getaway.

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Stunning 1260 Sq. Ft. Economical Rancher Home with Front Porch (with House Plan)

Houses June 6, 2016

Stunning 1260 Sq. Ft. Economical Rancher Home w/ Front Porch

Ranchers. The ideal house for anyone who for whatever reason is averse to stairs. All on one even level, they do have a nice feel to be able to just walk from room to room like that. This one is a design by a company we’ve featured here a few times: Cool House Plans.

Specifications

Number of Bedrooms: 3
Number of Bathrooms: 2.0
Width of House: 30 feet
Depth of House: 42 feet
Total Living Area: 1260 sq. ft.
Covered Porch: 180 sq. ft.
1st Floor Plateline: 8’0
Foundation Type(s) available for this plan: Stem Wall Slab
Crawlspace
Architectural Style: Ranch
Exterior Finish: Siding
Exterior Wall Structure: 2×6 studs
Primary Roof Pitch: 6:12
Roof Peak:
from Front Door Floor Level 18 f

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Country Craftsman House Plans (with house plans)

Houses June 5, 2016

Country Craftsman House Plans

The Craftsman style house is a classic in America (and Canada). It’s a simple design, usually, by ‘by design.’ Usually it means hand-building and natural materials are used, and the effect is a cozy traditional house. Often they also use shingles for the siding and even stonework. And what is a craftsman house without a comfortable, prominent porch?

Number of Bedrooms: 4
Number of Bathrooms: 4.5
Width of House: 67 feet
Depth of House: 104 feet
Finished Basement/Lower: 1817 sq. ft.
First Floor: 2487 sq. ft.
Total Living Area: 4304 sq. ft.
Covered Porch: 424 sq. ft.
Garage Size: 3 Car or more
1st Floor Plateline: 10’0
Foundation Type(s) available for this plan: Basement
Architectural Style: Cottage
Exterior Wall Structure: 2×4 studs
Roof Peak:
from Front Door Floor Level 28 feet

From the designers:

“Perfect for a lakefront mountain home, this basement home plan offers exceptional living and entertaining opportunities. The kitchen, featuring an island, conveniently flows into the breakfast, sunroom, and family room with fireplace. Ideal for outdoor entertaining, the family room and sunrooms open onto a covered deck with spiral staircase leading to a lower covered deck.”

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Comfortable inside and beautiful outside, with interlocking brick detail

Houses June 5, 2016

Comfortable inside and beautiful outside, with interlocking bricks

This is a stylish medium-sized house from Miramani, who we’ve featured a few times here for their stand-out home designs. What caught our eye most on this one, and the reason we’re sharing it, is that divided but simple look of the exterior.  They haven’t provided more images of this particular design yet, but when we see some we’ll update this page again to add them.

Design details:

  • A mixture of burnt interlocking bricks and concrete blocks make this design cost effective, yet appealing and durable at the same time.
  • Each bedroom has ample closet space and depending on your desire, your closets could be walk-in closets or standalone.
  • The shared common areas of the kitchen, dining and living room are at the centre.

PLAN DETAILS
Width: 12 meters
Depth: 15 meters
Open areas: 36 m2
Enclosed area: 104 m2

Total area: 140 m2
Stories: 1
Bedroom: 2
Self-contained rooms: 1
Toilets: 2
Kitchen: 1
Living room: 1
Veranda: 1

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