?>Old English Style Houses | DIY Home Ideas

Old English Style Houses | DIY Home Ideas


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Features of Modern Tudor Home Plans. These days most Tudor style house plans are not actually built in the post-and-beam fashion. The look, however, is achieved by fastening rough sawed lumber on the outside of the home plan to create the post-and-beam look. The space between them is then filled with plaster or stucco.

English country style emphasizes coziness and a relationship with nature. Elements are drawn from English country homes that often feature steep thatched roofs, manicured grounds, and effusive gardens. The decor can be casual or formal, and the focus is on function rather than flair.

American house styles come in many shapes, some with architectural details borrowed from classical profiles, some unique to the New World. The story of these styles' evolution parallels the timeline of American history—a colony dependent on the Mother Country turns into an industrial nation with a unique design language.

The Colonial style—dating back to 1876—is one of the most popular home styles in the United States. Colonial-style homes usually have two or three stories, fireplaces, and brick or wood facades. The classic Colonial-style house floor plan has the kitchen and family room on the first floor and the bedrooms on the second floor.

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My old house….lovely lanterns, cobwebs and all. Hi there! Come on in! Welcome to my house. I am so glad you stopped by for a chat! Excuse the mess, we always have a project going on. And my son usually has action figures and pb & j crusts on every surface. When we first looked at our house our