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Month: May 2017

A New House, Part 5: Black Windows?

A New House, Part 5: Black Windows?

I know I’m in the midst of talking about floor plans, but today I need to skip ahead to a decision that I’m in the midst of making NOW, this week. Since I began this process I planned on having black windows.  I mean, they’re all over the internet, in all their contrasty glory. Why wouldn’t I want them?   They look clean and trim, and would give my very traditional Georgian house a slightly modern edge.  From the inside…

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A New House, Part 4: The Floor Plan

A New House, Part 4: The Floor Plan

It’s floor plan day! We’re finally getting to the good stuff. If you’re just tuning in, check out the Interior Inspiration, the Exterior Inspiration, and Exterior Elevations to get up to speed. Or just jump right in here, if you so desire. I have always been obsessed with floor plans. Growing up in Reston, VA in the 70’s and 80’s, while the town was still largely under construction, one of my favorite things to do was visit model homes. And there…

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