23 Amazing Built In Kitchen Nooks


When designed properly, a kitchen can become the very beating heart of a family home. Such a design requires that a kitchen become a place where the family can gather, either to keep one another company while cooking or simply to share a quick bite from the refrigerator before heading […] Read more »

Millennials and retiring baby boomers find the right fit in tiny homes


America is having a big love affair with tiny houses. There are television shows: “Tiny House Nation” and “Tiny House Hunters.” There are movies: “Tiny: A Story About Living Small” and “Small Is Beautiful: A Tiny House Documentary.” Pinterest has more than 900 boards devoted to tiny houses, and design […] Read more »

The House Designers Design House Plans for America’s Baby Boomers


Recent studies by the National Home Builders Association and AARP show that baby boomers are leading the push in new home construction trends, influencing how builders, designers and architects modify their floor plans to meet varied lifestyles and changing needs. This affordable ranch house plan is one of our most […] Read more »

Check Out the Top 10 Home Trends for 2017

Martha Stewart Living

Blue accents, heated floors, wood tile and more — these home decor trends are booming on Pinterest, and they’re going to be huge in 2017. By Camryn Rabideau 1.2 k Shares Pinterest Facebook MORE Comment Twitter Google+ Pinterest is many people’s go-to website for home decor inspiration, making it a […] Read more »

The Minimalist Life Cleanse Stage 1 [De-Cluttering your Home]


  The Theme here? Minimalism in the home. Minimalism is such a broad word for all that it encompasses, the meaning stretching across many different elements of your life and approach to, well, almost everything. Your lifestyle consists of numerous different habits, routines, behaviours, activities and passions. Some of these […] Read more »

How to Conquer the Challenge of Downsizing


If you’re like most of us, at some point you will face the prospect of downsizing. Perhaps you want to move to a smaller house. Perhaps you want to move overseas or wander the country in an RV. Perhaps you just don’t want to leave a lifetime of stuff behind […] Read more »

Downsizing Baby Boomers Head to Urban Areas


Home prices in urban areas have not fallen by as much the last few years as they have in the suburbs. And prices in urban areas are recovering much faster too, according to John McLain of the Urban Land Institute. Why? Some say it’s because of new moving patterns among […] Read more »

10 Benefits of Minimalism


Anyone who has embraced minimalism, in any sense of the word, knows the benefits go far beyond what you could explain in a single blog post. Of course there are the obvious upsides of having less clutter — like fewer opportunities for your possessions to jump out of the hall […] Read more »