How to Design a New Dream Home

Contributed by Lara Buck

Deciding to buy a home is one big time decision. This might involve your life time savings and thus you need to plan and go about this in a systematic and organized manner. Purchasing an old home from its previous owner can be beneficial only in the price factor. Apart from the paper works and understanding the location, you also need to calculate the price and also the additional features of the home, before you go for a venture to buy a new home.  As you intend to stay in the new home for a considerable amount of time, you need to consider the location, facilities available and the space offered before making a decision.

Some benefits of a New Home:

Freedom of Design:

This home is your ‘dream home’ and thus needs that specialized treatment. Your requirements should be given a priority. This is not possible with ready-made homes. Only if you start a new home from the scratch you find this comfortable to the highest extent. You have a set of architectures, designers, plumbers and all the other professionals who understand your requirement and work around it.
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A Cozier Kitchen: 4 Decorating Pointers to Make Your Kitchen Shine

The kitchen is typically one of the most frequently used rooms of a house. In addition to being a place to prepare meals, it’s often a gathering place for family and friends. This is a room that you can easily personalize to reflect your interests and showcase your personality.

Kitchen Lighting

There are specific places in a kitchen where lighting is necessary in order to make meal preparation and clean up easier. Lighting over the sink and above an island can be considered functional lighting. Pendant lighting and chandeliers are two examples of functional lighting that can be found in amazingly unique styles. Let your personality shine through your lighting selection. Mood or colored lighting underneath an island top or under cabinets is another way to express your flair for design in your kitchen.

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7 Home Office Design Tips

Guest post contributed by Tony Solomon

One of the perks of having a home office is that you get to decorate it the way you want. Whether it is to create a cozy atmosphere or a professional work environment, or maybe a creative space for brainstorming. There are no limitations as to how you define this space. It should reflect your own image or brand, but ultimately be a place where you feel comfortable and most productive. Without further ado, here are seven tips on how to design your own home office.
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