House Plans: An Allegory

By Lindsey Walta, October 31, 2008 | In Home Design |

Goldilocks and the Pre-Designed House Plan

Always prone to wander, and one never to learn her lesson, Goldilocks returned to the home of the three bears one crisp Autumn day. It was from this very house she had run not so many days earlier, terrified by the family of bears staring down at her as she …

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Custom Home Plans: An Allegory

By Lindsey Walta, October 29, 2008 | In Home Design |

The Three Bears Design a Custom Home

On a cold, wintry evening with little else to do in the large wood but seek shelter, a young bear family snuggled up together by a fire that they had made in their makeshift den. Oh, and as dens go, it was a good enough place; it stayed dry …

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Breakfast Room Design Ideas

By Lindsey Walta, October 27, 2008 | In interior decorating |

Need breakfast room inspiration? Check out this article on Southern Living’s website for some great ideas.

Here are a few of my favorite pictures from the article.

This look is more of a breakfast nook, its warm and cozy feeling is enhanced by the windows fitted with soft panels, upholstered chairs and cushioned benches, and the exposed …

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Trend: Clients Want Better not Bigger Houses

By Lindsey Walta, October 24, 2008 | In Home Design |

Not too long ago, clients wanted bigger and bigger when it came to house plans. It was not as important to pay attention to the tiny details, as it was to make sure that they had a certain size master or a giant great room.

While many still want large houses, the major trend is …

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Good News for the Housing Market

By Lindsey Walta, October 22, 2008 | In housing market |

Lately, all you seem to hear from the media is bad news about the housing market. It seems that when we think it couldn’t get any worse, another grim headline tells us it is indeed getting worse. Nothing against the media, I read the headlines daily and would never suggest that we ignore what they …

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