Plan 15688GE: Deluxe Mountain Craftsman Dream Home Plan
This mountain home plan features a loaded upper level with laundry, bedrooms and a playroom as well. It is available in many versions.Approaching the front porch entry, you are drawn into rustic elegance beneath soaring timber trusses framing 8'-high glass doors. A true mountain craftsman facade, this home plan features ornate gabled peaks, various roof pitches and a decorative single dormer.Upon entry into the home, a 16' foyer and adjacent dining room greet guests. With a built-in…
23 Cozy Outdoor Fireplace Ideas for the Most Inviting Backyard
Outdoor fireplaces bring comfort and warmth to your deck or patio, allowing you to use the space in cooler weather and after dark. Whether made of stone, brick, or other material, these structures also form a dramatic focal point. Give your backyard a sophisticated update and a cozy glow with these outdoor fireplace ideas.
Fireplace Designs and Design Ideas, Fireplace Photos - BHG.com
Use these fireplace ideas to add interest and warmth to any setting. Whether you're remodeling an old fireplace or starting from scratch, these fireplace decorating pictures are full of inspiration.
Katie Stassi Scott
Back in 2008, interior designer Katie Stassi made news when she was named one of domino magazine’s Top Ten Designers. Her house in Houston, which she totally renovated and decorated, was an internet sensation and placed her on the national design scene, which attracted domino, amongst others. Before the days of Pinterest, photographs of her house would have been some of the most pinned pics of the year, no doubt. There was a tremendous buzz about Katie’s work, and the projects and accolades…
Update a Brick Fireplace: How to Whitewash Brick the Easy Way
In this easy and cheap DIY you will use whitewash paint to transform your living room. These 3 easy steps will brighten up your home in just a few hours!
Twelve Questions For a Magazine Story Producer
Today I am thrilled to present an interview with Donna Talley, Regional Editor and Producer for Meredith Publications. Donna is one of the t...
Converting Old Stables Into a Cool "Music Barn" - Hooked on Houses
A reader named Peggy wrote me about her talented sister Kelly Mittleman, an award-winning designer in Connecticut. For one of her recent projects, she converted what had been old horse stables into a “music barn” that her client can jam out in with his musician friends.The homeowner and his friends get together once a week to rock out in the barn.Kelly is a …
Chestnut Hill Family Room Before and After
Here’s the design story of our Chestnut Hill Family room renovation. When our clients first came to us their family room furnishings were a collection of randoms and hand-me-downs. An old sofa, an assortment of uncomfortable chairs and a rug … Continue reading →