Summer Issue of Her Dream Home

Designers Direct House Plans, America’s leading online house plan provider recently released its summer issue of Her Dream Home magazine entitled “Outdoor Living Spaces.” This bi-monthly magazine is one of the newest publications from the leading residential architects and designers, whose renowned collection of over 6,000 house plans only be found at Designers Direct House Plans.

Designers Direct House Plans is known not only for designing traditional architectural styles but unique and innovative homes like ENERGY STAR approved, affordable, fabulous kitchens and exclusive home designs.

“This issue celebrates homes that are designed to extend a home’s interior living spaces to the outdoors so you can spend time with family and friends in an inviting gathering space,” said Christine Cooney, Creative Editorial Director of Designers Direct House Plans, the Internets leading provider of residential house plans. “With the rising cost of fuel and travel expenses, many homeowners are deciding to stay closer to home. Creating a vacation-like oasis in your backyard can be much cheaper than taking a family vacation and it’s a space you can utilize for years to come.”

You’ll find inspiring house plans with gorgeous and functional outdoor living spaces to help create an enjoyable outdoor living space in your new home or redesign an existing space. You’ll find everything from covered patios, barbeque porches, dining and living room vignettes, gourmet kitchens, custom pools and much more in a wide range of architectural styles.

Stepping Outside: Creating an Outdoor Living Area features innovative design ideas and tips including helpful suggestions for lighting, patio furniture, decks and more!

Since summer is all about outdoor cooking and barbeques you’ll find some of the newest outdoor cooking appliances that were featured at the April 2011 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. This issue also includes 5 Sizzling Tips for Cooking Outdoors so you can learn how to create the perfect grilled dishes, including a recipe for Chicken Teriyaki Sticks from the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Summer is also the perfect time to get your garage organized to make spending a day at the park or beach a stress-free packing event. This article is packed with affordable tips and products so you can organize items like bikes, sporting equipment, beach gear, toys and gardening supplies.

This issue also features a selection of new and exclusive house plans that only be found on Designers Direct House Plans.