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"What artist so noble as he who . . . writes the colors and directs the shadows of a picture so great that Nature shall be employed upon it for generations before the work he arranged for her...
HomeStyles, the nation's leading provider of blueprints for new homes, recently built the home in the Weston Lakes community near Houston.
The first LIFE Dream House is a two-story, shingle-style design that can be finished in stages, so it grows with a family.
Just a stone's throw from Lake Tahoe and the California border, in Crystal Bay, NV, stands a remarkable estate home that is truly a design masterpiece.
When the company leaders of HomeStyles Publishing walked through the dark expanse of their potential new headquarters in St. Paul, Minn., in mid-1996, what they saw made them swallow hard.
A panorama of a meandering beachfront, a rolling countryside, or a vibrant city skyline . . . a room that visually spills out into the lush forest around a home . . .
As today's family tries to spend more time together, the setting for that quality time takes on an even more important role.
For many people, a home's windows and doors are included as almost an afterthought.
Beautiful and dramatic windows add style, sunlight and grace to a home.
Every day, we live with light. It cracks through the window blinds each morning.
For Bill and Marie Cathcart of Minneapolis, Minn., a kitchen was the final straw.
In the appearance-conscious world of home ownership, it's all too apparent that it's not just smart to be beautiful, it's financially rewarding.
Home is the place you dream of-a place to kick off your shoes on Saturday, entertain associates in style, and celebrate birthdays, holidays and promotions with the whole family.
This distinctive, rich-looking home (Plan E-3501) is a new and improved version of HomeStyles' best-selling home plan.
For so many years we've looked at 2000 -at the future- as being something out there, but it's here, it's now. It's immediate.
Most people intuitively know the importance of fresh, clean air for continued good health.
Fireplaces serve as centerpieces of many restful retreats.
In many of the rooms in your home, the fireplace serves as the centerpiece, both visually and socially.
Remember when you and a crowd of friends spent Friday nights clustered around a grainy TV to watch a rented movie on a rented VCR?
So what can you do to make the most of your hearth investment?