What you put on the ceiling is just as important as what you put on the walls. Used in the right room with the right accents, things like vinyl, aluminum, Styrofoam, and tin ceiling tiles can add a stunning punch that’s different from the other rooms in your home! Here’s what real ceiling tiles and faux ceiling tiles are like, how much tin ceiling tiles cost, and the steps for installing tin ceiling tiles yourself.
Trying to decide which architectural styles is best for your new home? Here, we're sharing some of our favorites -- including minimalist tiny houses, classic Craftsman homes, charming English Cottages, sprawling Victorian manors, and everything in between! We've got plenty of examples of home architectural styles for you to browse pull your favorite features from.
Before installing a pocket door, read these helpful tips. Pocket doors are great, but they have their limitations too. We’re putting some in our home, but we were unable to use a pocket door in the bathroom like we wanted to.
Shipping container homes are popular. But are they really less expensive & easier to build than other houses? Some good & bad things about these tiny homes.
Looking for the ideal floor plan for your home? 5 common mistakes you want to avoid and tips you should consider when planning the layout of your new home.
The Grove at Cooper’s Point offers very luxurious Charleston-style homes in the outskirts of Atlanta in the eclectic Smyrna/Vinings area. These homes offer some of the finest materials and craftsmanship in the area in a great location.
Green homes have been around for awhile, and they’re getting greener all of the time. GreenPod Intelligent Environments. GreenPods are designed by Ann Raab and can be used in a number of different ways.
The Village at Woodside Plantation in Aiken SC is a neighborhood community with townhouses and single-family homes. Here are my first impressions…
What are the basic principles behind Universal Home Design? Here are easily explained answers for the 3 trouble spots found within every home: the entrance, the kitchen and the bathroom. If you’re building, remodeling or buying a home, you’ll want to make life more comfortable for yourself or the homeowners. See if your home measures up.
Curly pine wood paneling, twin fireplaces made of fieldstone, hand-hewn solid oak timber joists. Those are just a few of the extraordinary building materials in use in The Willcox lobby. Old world craftsmanship and attention to detail are two outstanding characteristics of this historic building.
The Willcox is an historic hotel located in the heart of thoroughbred country in Aiken, South Carolina. Character abounds in this freshly restored and renovated high-end hotel and resort/spa.
The Clayton Homes i-House is one of the latest prefab homes for consumers to choose from in an already crowded housing market. The difference here is all of the great green features that the i-house has to offer the buyer.
This brand new Victorian style house looks like it could have been built decades ago with all of it’s features that remain true to Victorian architecture. Located in Marietta, GA, this classically-styled Victorian home stands out as a great example. I’ve included over a dozen pictures from start to finish on building a turret.
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.
Fish-scale shingle siding was a great choice of materials for the front gable of this classically styled Victorian home build.
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.
Looking for a craftsman style home plan in thriving Paulding County, Georgia? Summerlyn should make your list of potential neighborhoods to call home.
Don’t just pour a dull concrete driveway. Jazz it up with embedded washed river pebbles! You’ll be astounded with the results!
If you’re looking for interesting accommodations rather than the mundane chain hotel, try a Bed & Breakfast Inn for a change.
Pictures of a thoroughly detailed English cottage house made in the U.S.A. Most of these photos were taken of some of the window and door features of the home.
Affordable housing for the Hurricane Katrina-ravaged region of the Gulf coast was a major force behind the concept and eventual fruition of the Katrina Cottage. This will soon be THE structure that many Mississippi and Louisiana residents will find themselves living in. It is a win-win situation for those in need of housing in this devastated area.
My take on a great new Charleston Row House-style home in the heart of downtown Aiken, SC. Custom features abound in this new home. I’ve made some recommendations on dining establishments while I was at it.
A gold mine of luxurious features awaits within this Charleston Row House-style designed home located in historic downtown Aiken, South Carolina. I feature the travertine tile inlay fireplaces in this first-of-a-series posts. As of this posting date, it is still available for sale.
Craftsman-style multifamily home plans are what’s in store for you if you buy a home in Hiram Park subdivision in Hiram, GA. They are basically single family dwellings that share a wall, or two, but have all of the features of a regular home. You had better know the true meaning of Love Thy Neighbor or you may find yourself moving on.
I accidentally stayed at a haunted Inn a few years back and came away unscathed. I just needed to stay somewhere in the Newark, Ohio area that was a little off the beaten path. I got more than I bargained for at the Buxton Inn. Historic architecture and ghosts abound within this little corner of the world. I’ll be back!
If you think you were a basket-case after a long day at work, what would you think if you actually worked in a basket. The world’s largest picnic basket, to be exact. It’s The Longaberger Company home office located in Newark, OH and it is an amazing site.
This post covers a recently renovated 3 BR/1 BA brick ranch style home, circa 1966, in Aiken, SC. My parents have owned it as a rental property and have decided to put it up for sale after a lengthy list of renovation upgrades were completed. They spent about a year (here and there) renovating the home to maximize their appraisal value. It seems to have worked! Check it out!
Here’s a home preview of a traditional European-style home in The Park at Anderson Farm in Marietta, Georgia. This exclusive home is situated in a gated community on prime property near Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and the historic Marietta Square.
We recently visited Garden Parke subdivision-Lot 21, just outside of Marietta, GA and less than a mile north of The Retreat. Homes start in the $600’s and go upwards of $1,000,000+. The home we looked at, The Keystone, was priced at $767,900 and built by LIG Homes. Located at the intersection of Barrett Parkway and Burnt Hickory Rd., the home we visited at Garden Parke was loaded with extras.