(BPT) – 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco – but with the comfort and ease you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and exterior, building materials and surroundings.Continue reading “Bringing the Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends”
(BPT) – As trends transition in and out of style, an understanding of what takes a space beyond temporary can help achieve a truly timeless design. Whether it’s blending the past with the present for a new take on traditional, or selecting decor and furnishings with a quiet, yet self-assured air, certain elements will establish endurance and ensure an aesthetic that is – and always will remain – relevant.
Curate a space that will withstand the test of time by opting for clean lines and even proportions to create an unobtrusive look that will remain effortlessly in style. For a sense of depth and character, consider textured wallpaper, or an authentic rosewood coffee table that will develop a natural patina over time. To further establish staying power, select a complementary neutral palette of soft gray or sandy beige, then accent the clean canvas with quintessential jewel tones for stately elegance.Continue reading “Embrace Timeless Design Elements For a Lasting Aesthetic”
(BPT) – Fires can occur when you least expect it, leaving little time to plan your escape, so the time to prepare for an emergency isn’t when your alarm sounds. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), only 32% of American households have actually developed and practiced an emergency escape plan. Make time to sit down with your family to plan and practice what you would do in case of a fire or carbon monoxide (CO) emergency. Consider the following tips when helping to prepare yourself and your loved ones:Continue reading “Tips To Prepare You and Your Loved Ones For an Emergency”
European Style Home Plan chp-60205 | Total Living Area: 4557 SQ FT | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: Two Full, One 3/4, 1 Half Bath | Garage Bays: 3 | Dimensions: 76′ W x 64′ D
This European style two-story house plan design looks as though it comes from a time gone by. A deliberate blend of stone and shake siding gives this European classic curb appeal that is hard to beat.
You’ll love how the kitchen, great room and dining room all work together in an open floor plan to create a spacious living area perfect for entertaining.Continue reading “New European House Plan With 4 Bedrooms”
(BPT) – With the early arrival of winter, the grip of cold temperatures and snowfall that landed along with it, now is a good time to start thinking about keeping your home warm and cozy all season long.
This winter, consider the strategies below to keep your house warm, even during the most frigid days of the year.Continue reading “How To Keep Your House Warm – Even In Freezing Temperatures”