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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The Perfect Combination- the Turgon House Plan

Eric Carle, a much-loved children’s author and illustrator, recently passed away. If you have ever read to children, then you know that his books were cherished by children and adults, with stories that still resonate. He used the perfect combination of vibrant colors, texture and words to convey his message, such as The Very Hungry […]

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Your style: European. Your address: Anywhere

“ Soon Hansel and Gretel came to a little cottage.  When they got quite near, they saw that the little house was made of bread and roofed with cake.  The windows were transparent sugar.  There must not have been very strict building codes.” – Charles M. Schulz If this home, Florenville (D-3350), was covered in […]

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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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The Elmslly, a Craftsman Home Plan

An unusual name for a home design- perhaps, but the Elmslly (and no, I did not misspell it), a craftsman home created by Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts, is a delightful one just waiting for you to claim it. The plan has slightly less than 3500 square feet (3411, to be exact), two garages with […]

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Rambling with Charm

The Westhampton, D-3045, may ramble somewhat, but it is tightly packed with form and function. The home plan by Living Concepts is European by design and cottage-like. Oh, but don’t let that fool you. The house may only have 3045 square feet, but it has three bedroom suites, two full baths and one half-bath, a […]

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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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Not Your Average Storybook Cottage

“If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed.  The vision pulls you.” – Steve Jobs This must be true for Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts Home Plans because this eloquent Cottage/Craftsman style home, Greenbrier, shows just that. Drawn by his inspired hands with a vision, […]

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Looking In, Looking Out

Have you ever peered inside a window, cupping your hands against your forehead to see better against the glass? And then wondered what it was you were missing? Then, being inside and looking out, you realize the beauty is the same within as it is on the outside. The Bravington plan by architect Frank Snodgrass […]

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Traditional Transitional

“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” – Gustav Mahler Borrowing from Traditional house plans of the past and introducing new products and the lifestyles of today makes for great Traditional house plans.  Most people associate a Traditional house plan with Colonial or Georgian styles, but really, Traditional style is […]

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One Floor – One Life – Live Both

One Floor – One Life – Live them both well  Be grateful for who you are and what you have. No Matter What.  Are you an empty nester, live alone, have physical challenges or just looking for easy movement of space and comfort?  Look no more.  This ranch-style, 2700 square foot single story home with […]

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