With so many house plan designs available today, there is no doubt your perfect home is waiting for you. But, what does perfect mean? What do you want out of your new house?
Housing preferences consistently evolve as the needs of homeowners change and technology advances. Many times, age can play a significant role in what buyers want to see in a potential new home. The NAHB recently released their latest study¹ and HousingEconomics shared an independent survey² revealing what consumers are most likely to request this year.
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Open-layout great rooms are at the top of the list for consumers. Large family areas with uninterrupted views from the kitchen, to the living room, to the dining area allow for easy entertaining and pay homage to more contemporary design. Elegant and continuous woodwork on the ceiling ties the spaces together and brings back a touch of traditional design. Central islands serve as a multi-functional space for cooking, eating, and entertaining.
After countless hours you’ve finally chosen the houseof your dreams. Now the real fun begins! When it’s time to choose the color scheme for your home, treat it the same way you would the interior. The right color scheme will help boost it’s curb appeal while expressing your personality and style.
1. Bright and airy.
Paint materials such as stucco, shakes, or siding a light and neutral off-white to create a bright and homelike exterior. To keep things interesting, add a pop of color to shutters or front door, and select a medium warm tone for the roof. By adding color to your palette the overall scheme will feel warm and inviting.
The charming Cumberland Cottage house plan features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in under 2,000 sq. ft.
Kitchen styles and designs evolve over time, but there are a few things we simply can’t get enough of. If you’re ready to remodel your kitchen, or are planning on designing your own home you’ll enjoying learning more about these kitchen designs you won’t want to live without.
1. Contemporary meets traditional.
We’ve enjoyed the excitement of new design with the comfort of traditional elements for years and this design approach is here to stay. It’s no surprise 2016 kitchen designs demand innovation, multi-functioning spaces, and beautiful materials while keeping in touch with the warmth of the spaces we enjoyed as children.
For your next project, incorporate warm exotic wood finishes on the floor or ceiling with streamline cabinetry and fixtures. The use of glass in cabinetry will provide a modern touch that is well complimented by some unique traditional decorations.