The Pembroke Plan: Possibilities

Do you remember when you graduated, high school or college? The emotions that caused tears of joy (I did it!) or relief (I’m done!). This plan by Living Concepts– The Pembroke Plan: Possibilities can evoke similar feelings, especially if you have been looking for that perfect house plan. Ah, the possibilities here! First, this is […]

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The Linville Plan: European Retreat

When you hear Linville, what do you think? Mountain streams and waterfalls? A retreat? Well, The Linville Plan: European Retreat by Living Concepts is like that, too- unique. A one-of-a-kind place where you can get away. Oh, and yes, Linville is also a lovely place in the North Carolina mountains. The exterior, as shown, is […]

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Let it Flow – Cascade

“ I am rooted, but I flow”. – Unknown What does the word cascade evoke in you?  Thoughts of rushing waters or the peaceful sound of a waterfall?  Movement?  Flow?  Well, in Frank Snodgrass’ hands, this Cascade plan is just that.  There is movement, there is flow.  There is ease.  This bungalow-style home, with 1.5 […]

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Guiding Home – Hatteras

“I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.” ― George Bernard Shaw I adore the ocean; its moodiness and its calm.  The moodiness of changing colors of the waters and the intensity it takes to build the wave-capped foam, that is yet, so […]

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The Buchanon Plan: Low Country Comfort and Convenience

I am a diligent weather-watcher. Yet, I know that the even threat of storms brings the possibility of refreshing rain. I am an optimist. What threatens you in your life- storms? New job? Relocation? Then, think of the challenge as an opportunity to expand and explore. This- the Buchanon Plan: Low Country Comfort and Convenience […]

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Come on Down – Westminster

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle Westminster, this Living Concepts 2-story European-style home brings you over 4,000 sq. feet of living space with 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half-bathrooms.  You’ve heard both phrases, “Come on Down” in the game show industry and if opportunity doesn’t present itself to you, build […]

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Drive and Commitment – Laurinburg

“Mind on the drive.  Hands on the wheel.  Eyes on the road.” – Unknown Seeing this classic, traditional style home makes me think of steadfast things, strong, reliable, and yet personal.  To take a journey requires one to be steadfast, committed, open to possibilities.  Laurinburg, a two-story home with 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths, […]

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Lynbrook: The European Plan

Are you ready for a change? I was, so I started digging in my yard. Uprooting ugly bushes (I promise) and replacing them with azaleas. Maybe you are ready for a change, too. In that case, Lynbrook– the European Plan by Living Concepts is worth delving into. The home has 5831 square feet, with two […]

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The Radbourne: A Traditional Home

The Radbourne: A Traditional Home     The Explanation As I write this, it is a cool, wet, spring day. Perfect for frogs and worm-seeking birds. Yet, I know that those hot muggy days are just waiting to pop out, like the dandelions in our yard. Those months (yes, those long months) of sweat dripping […]

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Small & Mighty – The Dormont

Small and Mighty – The Dormont “Be like water, which is fluid & soft & yielding, as in time, water will overcome rock which is rigid & hard. Therefore, what is soft is strong.”― Anonymous This warm, welcoming cottage/craftsman style home brings you an easy feeling, downsized space, but luxury and style you would expect in […]

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The Essex- Jump on in!

“Many people cycle or swim to keep trim. But if swimming is so good for the figure, how do you explain whales?” Charles Saatchi Many moons ago, I swam a lot. Every day, in fact, the pool was open. Since then, I have swum in rivers, lakes, ponds, and my favorite- the ocean. If you love […]

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The Belvedere Plan-Commanding Inside and Out

Did you know that the word belvedere means designed to have a commanding view? Well, didn’t we both learn something new here today. And that is why the name fits perfectly. The Belvedere Plan by Living Concepts is one you cannot just walk on by without looking back. It begs you to look again and […]

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Enjoy Nature – The Natoma

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and winds long to play with your hair.” – Kahlil Gibran When I think of the house plan name Natoma, I think of the base word Nature.  I think of the outdoors with its earthy colors, space, and myriad of ‘emotions’ to be so […]

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Hello Spring – Hello Blairmore

“And the Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.” – Percy Blythe Shelley Happy Spring!  Don’t let this home, Blairmore, by Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts, fool you.  This looks like a […]

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The Ashburton: Making Best Use of Inside and Out

Like the Atwell plan by Living Concepts, the Ashburton: Making Best Use of Inside and Out, realizes that the outside space is nearly as important as what’s inside. Almost. When we are prone to wander outside on a beautiful day, we do want our living area that is outside the confines of four walls to […]

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Inside/Outside: the Atwell Home Plan

It is March, and we are in springtime. Yes, meteorological spring. Okay, so your calendar says Spring is officially March 20th or whatever. Yet, have you not seen the narcissus poke their slim green bodies above the earth? Or the daffodils waving their yellow banners? Ah, time to start planning for outside events that usually […]

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European Charm – The Coventry

“But soft, what light through yonder window breaks….” – Shakespeare Based on that alone, I’m ready for this home.  Frank Snodgrass of Living Concepts, has given us Coventry (E-3678), with over 4200 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 ½ baths, and plenty more space so we can fuel our European dreaming souls daily.  With a charming […]

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