HOUSE PLAN BLOG


Modern Takes on Western Design Trends | Wild West Reimagined

Western design trends often draw inspiration from the rugged landscapes, cultural heritage, and the pioneer spirit of the American West. Here are some popular trends to draw inspiration from if you are considering Western design elements or décor for your home:


Luck of the Irish House Plans

🍀 In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, check out this collection of house plans with names inspired by the Emerald Isle! 🍀
Luck of the Irish house plan - The Blarney Plan 1424.
The Blarney Plan 1424

Blarney: Home to the famous Blarney Stone, Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland is a popular tourist attraction. Visitors can kiss the stone to receive the “gift of gab” and explore the castle’s gardens and historic ruins. For our Blarney* home plan, we enhanced the façade with stone accents and wrapped the great room and screened porch fireplaces in stone. (*Gift of eloquence not included in purchase! 💚) 



Greenery as a Design Element | Bringing Nature Inside

Incorporating greenery into your home design can add freshness, color, and a sense of vitality to your space. By bringing greenery indoors, you can create a welcoming and vibrant environment that promotes relaxation, improves air quality, and enhances overall well-being. Here are several ways to bring nature inside and use greenery as a design element.

Greenery in The Sarafine house plan 1403-D.
The Sarafine Plan 1403-D

Building Green: A Guide to Sustainable Home Design

Building green involves incorporating sustainable practices and materials into the construction process to minimize environmental impact and maximize energy efficiency. Here are some tips for building green:

Building green - Solar panels on The Northwood house plan 209.
The Northwood Plan 209

Solar Panels: Solar panels are often installed on the roof to capture sunlight and convert it into electricity. This renewable energy source reduces reliance on fossil fuels and lowers electricity bills.