A beautiful new Victorian home showcasing a couple of barrel vaulted ceilings is the focus of this article. Two distinctively different styles of barrel vaults are shown, radius and elliptical.
Home Building Styles & Trends
Don't know the difference between a Victorian and an English Tudor style home? You're not alone! We're going to help you out by sharing our tips for choosing the best house style for you, give you the scoop on some recent homebuilding trends, and review some popular floor plans and design ideas.
Thinking about going all out and buying a magnetic induction cooktop. Things you should know before taking the plunge by buying the most innovative cooking appliance on the market (and the most expensive).
Cypress lap siding is a great choice for today’s American homes. Here are some great reasons to consider all-natural solid cypress for your homebuilding construction project.
Frank Betz house plans offer many convenient features at an affordable price. This craftsman style plan squeezes a lot of house under a moderate footprint.
Looking for a totally unique way to cap off your chimney and add some pizazz to your home’s exterior. Dump those ideas of your of a boring old square clay chimney pot on your chimney and go for the gusto by gathering some great ideas here.
Installing a slate roof on this newly constructed Victorian home was no small feat. They used 100 square of roofing tile to complete this project including hand-cutting all of the slate at angles for the turret.
Photos of Victorian chimneys and chimney pots abound in this post of the home under construction I’ve been visiting and even more pictures from various sources. Lots of great ideas for capping your chimney in style.
Taking a timeshare sales tour with RCI is no cake walk. Get ready for a sales attack and some scheming sales practices.
Fish-scale shingle siding was a great choice of materials for the front gable of this classically styled Victorian home build.
What follows are some examples of what you can do with an A-frame ceiling to liven it up a bit with an open web, exposed beam design.
Have you been looking for ideas for a Victorian style foundation vent for your home? This one hits the mark. It is made of iron and will last the lifetime of the home.
The TwoDaLoo is a dual-sided toilet that allows you and a very good friend to “go” at the same time whilst you talk about the day’s events. How dumb of an idea is that?
Bonner Custom Homes is at it again. This time the style is Victorian and this home should prove to be an extraordinary example of the quintessential Industrial Age style of the late 19th century.
Recommendations for pot filler faucets plus a few photos of the ones we’ve seen installed in newly constructed gourmet kitchens. Also included is a DIY video on how to install a pot filler above your cooktop.
A word of advice from a consumer to all home architects out there…make enough room for both doors to open simultaneously in a Jack & Jill bathroom without banging into one another.
Looking for a craftsman style home plan in thriving Paulding County, Georgia? Summerlyn should make your list of potential neighborhoods to call home.
Photos and ideas for two-story ‘window walls’ as shown in family rooms and great rooms. Great stuff if you’re putting together a dream home idea book!
Beautiful photos of the historic Tate House in Tate, Georgia decorated for the Christmas season. It’s a pink marble mansion boasting Taj Mahal quality marble.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event not to be overlooked in this thriving suburb of Atlanta. A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 2 of my article regarding the home tour.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event organized by the Marietta Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau and Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society . A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 1 of my article of the home tour.
Woody Ravenscraft is a decorated WWII veteran, but he’s also the designer, builder and owner of an underground home in southwestern Ohio. Take a look.
Don’t just pour a dull concrete driveway. Jazz it up with embedded washed river pebbles! You’ll be astounded with the results!
Walk-in hidden kitchen pantries are a nice feature to incorporate into a kitchen design. Here are a few photos to give you some ideas.
A true story of a woman that went from peaceful Laotian citizen to Vietnam war refugee to proud owner of a beautiful extreme dream home in her native country of Laos.
Win a $500,000 dream house in the Match & Win Dream House Game sponsored by Goya, Tyson and Reynolds Wrap. Over $1,000,000 in kitchen-related prizes. No joke!!!