The Promenade Plan, A Bungalow Home

The Promenade Plan, A Bungalow Home Some things are just better left to the experts. Need to drywall a room in your house? Oh, they make it look so easy on the DIY network-but, no, it isn’t. Want to cut your own hair? Yup, I’ve done that, too. (Still waiting for it to grow out). […]

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The Traditional Home: the Brickmoore Plan

The Traditional Home: the Brickmoore Plan I recently went to the beach. When I was there, the sun would peek out every now and then from the cloud cover. Coastal areas can be like that- a bit of gloom then full of light, especially when the sun has set and the moon casts its guiding […]

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The Boddington, Your European Home

The Boddington, Your European Home The Olympics have started, and I am not getting much done at home. Glued to the TV, in fact. You know how that is-you hold your breath until the swimmer touches the side of the pool or the diver (gasp!) completes that inward three and a half somersault. Or that […]

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The Faircrest, a Low Country Home

The Faircrest, a Low Country Home Sometimes you want all that hustle and bustle inside your home because it is filled with joyful noise. Like kids laughing and playing. Then, some days, you just want to take your cup of coffee or tea and sit outside, listening to the squirrel and chickadee chatter. You can […]

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The Ledoux- a Summit of Your Own

The G 7 Summit recently took place in Cornwall (if you have ever watched Outlanders or Poldark, you know how beautiful the scenery can be). Eight world leaders gathered for three days to discuss global issues and (hopefully) make major decisions on how to make the world a better, safer place. Summit- meeting. But a […]

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A Recipe for Living Well-the Savannah House Plan

Have you ever looked through a cookbook with complete indecision about what to prepare? The pictures beg you to stay on that page, while you peruse the ingredients (do I have this? that?). Shopping for house plans can be like that, too. Oh, this one looks great and so does this one. Hard to choose, […]

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Brave New House

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner Building a new home takes courage.  It takes guts, perseverance and patience.  It takes vision and creativity.  It takes the desire for newness and excitement to become reality.  With this transitional home, Sterling (C-2677), by Living […]

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The Treasure Chest of Living

Corbusier, noted Swiss architect and city planner, said the home should be the treasure chest of living. This Craftsman cottage by Living Concepts, Timberline C-2795, could be your treasure chest. It boasts of a deck, basement and a bonus room. The home has less than 3000 square feet but plenty of room for four bedroom […]

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Single floor living – Craftsman Charm Everywhere

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count.  It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln You’ve heard this before – make the years count, not count the years.  Lucky for you, with this spacious Craftsman style home, Pennwood (B-2487) by Living Concepts Frank Snodgrass, you can enjoy many […]

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Bringing a Little Bit of Europe Home

If you were fortunate enough to travel to Europe pre-pandemic, then you most likely observed (and took plenty of photos of) the homes in that country. Steeply sloping roofs, stone accents or all stone are just two characteristics of the European home design. The Whitaker D-3219 by Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts embraces that European […]

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A Bit of Whimsey with a Craftsman

An eclectic mixture of design and exterior materials makes Primrose E-3500  more than just charming- it captures the essence of the plan. This craftsman cottage by Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts has 3500 sq. feet, not including the bonus room above. Two deep flowerboxes give you opportunity to add color to the front of your […]

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Leaving Mayhem Aside- the Farrington

You can build a low country or farm home anywhere- the suburbs or closer into the city. The wildlife noises will be different, of course- squirrel chatter versus an occasional squeal of the tires. Once inside, however, you can put your feet up and relax, forgetting the outside mayhem. This home by Frank Snodgrass of […]

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