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Don Gardner on Pinterest – Top 10 Pins of All Time

Don Gardner has over 3,200 Pins on their Pinterest Boards, what are the Top 10 All-Time Pins?

#7 was a total surprise and #2 & #3 are just awesome!

 #1 is the Kitchen from The Jasper Hill – House Plan 5020

Don Gardner House Plan 5020 - The Jasper Hill

Hot Housing Trends 2015: Kitchens –

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Dream House Plans: French Country Home Designs

By Charles Richardson and The Plan Man
Home Designs House Plan 1178 - The Carrera

French Country Home Designs – Plan 1178 The Carrera

French Country home designs are to many the dream house plan.The mere name conjures up images of the lush, rolling French countryside in northern and southern France that is sprinkled with estate-like chateaus and idyllic farmhouses. Also known as French Provincial, the French Country style has become quite popular in upscale suburban neighborhoods. The majestic lines and impressive facades make a great first impression from the street and evoke a sense of elegance and refinement.

HOME PLAN TRENDS: Georgian Home Designs

By Charles Richardson
Georgian Home Plan - 868 The Wedgewood

Home Plan Exterior of the Wedgewood

Georgian architecture conjures up images of stately houses on vast, sweeping estates, where the privileged would mingle amid champagne, music, and starlit skies. In actuality, a Georgian home plan is simply a colonial design, albeit, it originated among wealthy New Englanders and genteel Southern land owners. The influences that make the Georgian home “stately” can be traced to the classical influences of the Italian Renaissance. The impressive facades, multi-storied composition, symmetrically aligned windows, and regal entrances were designed to create a feeling of grandeur as well as balance.

Building Your Dream Home

By Charles Richardson
Building Your Dream Home: Featuring The Heatherstone - House Plan 5016

Featuring The Heatherstone Plan #5016

Dream home. The name implies perfection. Of course, rule number one about building your dream home is realizing that there is no such thing as a perfect home. Recognizing that on the front end will save you a lot of heartache and frustration. Now, that’s not to say that you can’t get very close, or that you can’t enjoy the building process—you can, on both counts. The key is remaining open-minded and flexible. That applies whether you’re building a new home, or buying a home and renovating it to your specifications. Either way, your “ideal home” plans will likely require unexpected changes and alterations.

Here are a few things to consider as you begin the process of making your dream home a reality: