Surprise Mom with a Dream Home Plan!

     Shown above is a beautiful dining area with a double-sided fireplace that warms both the great room and dining room in La Casa Bella House Plan from Direct from the Designers. Explore 35 photographs of House Plan 4912, a luxury European-influenced home with a magnificent kitchen design, as shown above. What Makes a House […]

Tips for Selecting the Perfect House Plan

If you’re planning on building a new home, the first step in this exciting project is to find the perfect house plan that fits your family’s lifestyle, budget, personal taste and lot. Stock house plans from companies like Direct from the Designers, allow homeowners the opportunity to build and customize their dream home at a […]

The Spookiest House on the Block

October means more than pumpkin spice lattes and falling leaves, it is also the time for ghouls and goblins to come out and play for Halloween. If your new home is going to be in a neighborhood full of children, there are bound to be trick-or-treaters at your home, and a house with the right […]

Three Dining Rooms To Die For

We’re over halfway through November and in just a week we’ll all be sitting at our dining room tables with a turkey and mashed potatoes.  If you tend to be the one who hosts the holidays in your family, you want to make sure you have a dining room to host your family’s Thanksgiving dinner. […]

Direct from the Designers Unveils the Ultimate Kitchen Wish List

In 2013, homeowners are craving creative, yet functional transitional-style kitchens that include spacious cabinetry and countertops, walk-in pantries and casual dining spaces.  Times are changing, especially when it comes to home design. Gone are the days of the traditional, isolated kitchen, cut off from the rest of the house and crowded with appliances and cooking […]

Affordable Fireplaces for Your Home Design

No matter what size or style home you have, adding a fireplace to your home design will create a warm and cozy living space. Traditional fireplaces are not the most energy efficient, but you can still enjoy the comfort and warmth of a fire without wasting energy by installing an electric fireplace or insert instead. Here […]