Whether it’s a simple family gathering, a Fourth of July cookout, a birthday celebration, or a holiday reunion, there are things you can do to make entertaining at home enjoyable and stress-free. From trendy home features and furniture arrangement, here are several ideas to make your home an ideal entertaining place for family and friends.
Great kitchen design is less about how it looks (which is also important) and more about how it works. Your kitchen is the most important room in the house, so you want to do it right. Here are 10 common design mistakes professional designers see in kitchens created by someone without experience.
Your dream home has changed since you became a parent. Now, you want to make sure that the home you build serves all members of your family. Your children need a functional, safe place to grow up and the kid-friendly house plan that you choose should reflect that.
hat started out as customizing an existing barn for family living has evolved to include using a stock plan to build a metal barn and customize it to your needs. We've rounded up a few of our favorite (and bestselling!) barn and barn-inspired house plans to get you started.
If you own a lot with a great view, you’ll need a special house plan to really appreciate it. Whether your view is the mountains, a lake, or the city skyline, you’ll be able to enjoy the view no matter where you are in the house with our plans.
Garages with loft spaces are one of the unsung heroes of the home world. Adding a loft to your garage, or revamping the existing space, is one of the best things you can do for your home’s overall value, but also for yourself.
Thinking about building a house at the beach or, as they say in New Jersey, down the shore? Living next to the ocean is great, but for the safety and integrity of your home, you have to plan for flooding, high winds, and erosion. The solution? An elevated beach house.
From smart technology to skylights for stargazing, mudrooms with pet washing stations, dual kitchen workstations and accent walls, there are so many cool features that you can include in your new home. Imagination and creativity are crucial but ultimately, your design should reflect who you are and your lifestyle.
When building your own house, it’s normal to want to cut down on the cost, but it can be tricky to do this without also sacrificing the quality of your home. You can build the home of your dreams without breaking the bank by following these top 10 tips.
An innovative and striking style that captivated the architectural world in the 1930s, the A-Frame home continues to evolve decade after decade. From rustic cabins to scenic lake homes, tiny guest houses and grand residences, the A-Frame plan offers unique designs that are affordable and attractive. We look at the A-Frame home, its features, and the advantages and drawbacks of building one.