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Your Dream Home Plan – 7 Bedroom Mistakes to Avoid

With your Dream Home Plan, the master bedroom is one of the most important rooms to avoid mistakes.

It’s a place to escape from the demands of daily life and relax at the end of the day. How you choose to design and decorate the space can have a huge impact on how comforting and enjoyable it can be.

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Master bedroom from The Runnymeade #1164

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The American Dream Home: Its evolution over the centuries

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The Jasper Hill #5020

As our life styles change, so does our criteria for the American Dream Home!

By Chuck Tripp

In a recent Washington Post article written by Emily Badger, the single-family home in America was the topic of discussion—in particular, how radically it has evolved over the years. What was in vogue a century or more ago certainly isn’t so today. In fact, upon even a cursory glance, it becomes quite clear that Americans today like their homes bigger, bigger, and BIGGER. In fact, according to the article, “new homes built today are about a thousand square feet larger than single-family homes completed just 40 years ago.”

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FAQ’s: Dream House Plans from dongardner.com

Begin searching our Dream House Plans today – Here are some tips to help with navigating our new website!

By Chuck Tripp
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At Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc., we are all about options. We have a history of working with families to help them find the home plan of their dreams, no matter what stage of life they are in—that includes young couples, families with kids, even empty nesters. Over the years, we have made an effort to assist our customers during the entire building process to enable them to make informed decisions and choose from a range of optimal dream house plans, materials, and configurations. Here are a few frequently asked questions that we hope you will find useful in your home plan search:

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6 of the Top Features in Home Plans for 2015

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Open floor plan of The Rangemoss #1211
By Charles Richardson and Echo Dempsey

The home plans buyers of today have more options than ever before.

With the advances in building materials over the past decade, it’s possible to customize a living experience that fits your lifestyle and preferences.  And though the actual design, style, and theme may vary from homeowner to homeowner, there are a few key features that virtually everyone wants.

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Home Plans Designed for Outdoor Living

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Plan #5020 Outdoor Kitchen

Home Plans with outdoor living spaces are trending with the modern homeowner. In fact, they are currently the most popular special function area sought after when designing a dream home. Lou Maglio is the president of Walpole Outdoors, one of the country’s leading manufacturers and distributors of distinctive architectural landscape products and structures. With over 40 years in the casual living industry, he shares his experience with…

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