Living in a Barn

October 29, 2014 | 8 comments

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Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about country living.  A piece of land.  Surrounded by trees. Perched on a lake perhaps.  Close your eyes – can you picture it?

So I’ve been browsing.  For both property and homes.  … Continue Reading...

Imagine the View – Friday Floor Plan

October 24, 2014 | 5 comments

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This week we are taking a trip south for Friday Floor Plan … Miami Baby!  And who better to visit in Miami than Mr. Trump?!?  This floor plan is an end unit condo in the Trump Royale high-rise complex in Sunny Isles Beach.  … Continue Reading...

The Salt Box – Friday Floor Plan

October 17, 2014 | 8 comments

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Glen Mawr Front Elevation

Source: Woodhouse – The Timber Frame Company

One of my good friends loves salt box homes.  I was curious as to the history behind these homes so did a little research and decided to feature one for my Friday Floor Plan.… Continue Reading...

Is it Real or or is it Memorex????

October 14, 2014 | 11 comments

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Anyone who knows me, knows I am a techie gal. I love my gadgets – always have!  I am the girl with the smart phone at the ready to answer anything you may be wondering about.… Continue Reading...

Filling in – Friday Floor Plan

October 10, 2014 | 1 comment

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Source: Christopher Simmonds Architect

Source: Christopher Simmonds Architect

I’ve always been intrigued by the concept of in-fill housing.  The creativity and planning it takes to fit a home into an irregular space is genius! There are so many factors to take into account:

  • Style – fitting into the existing style and vibe of the neighbourhood
  • Natural light – taking advantage of the available natural light for the infill home without blocking it for the adjacent homes
  • Layout – making the home feel just as spacious as its full size lot counterparts.
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