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Beach House Stock Plans

The crew here in the office are always coming up with new stock plans for our “Ready-to-go” home collection and one of …

Kitchen backsplash trends

When you think about a kitchen backsplash, most people automatically turn towards tile. Tile is a great option and we use it …

Bunk beds

One of the most surprising requests we first encountered when we began designing beach homes was for bunk beds. It shouldn’t be …

Finding the right stock plan

The Archiscapes team has been cranking out new plans faster than I can update the webpage – although I plan to correct …

Outdoor spaces

Your home’s outdoor spaces are just as important as the indoor areas. Unfortunately, all too often, the backyard is left till the …

modern architecture

The Archiscapes team loves the chance to design all kinds of styles of homes, but modern holds a special place in our …

Interior Colors and finishes

Selecting the interior colors and finishes for a home is one of the most difficult things for folks. You know you’ll be …

House colors

A few weeks ago I posted an entry on how to select your home’s colors. Well, I wanted to provide an update …

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Step Three: Exterior Colors and Interior Insulation. Now that the house is “dried-in” or sealed off with all the flashing, water proofing, …

How do you design a bathroom?

Bathrooms seem so simple to design, don’t they? A shower here, tub there, sink, toilet — done, right? Well, actually, bathrooms can …

What color do I paint my house?

Selecting a color for your home’s exterior is never an easy job. Some neighborhoods help you out with “pre-approved” neighborhood color guidelines …

What’s under the stairs?

Monsters? Giant dust bunnies? Stuff you still haven’t unpacked since you moved in ten years ago? How about Quarter-sawn custom oak paneling? …

Seaside Interiors

It’s not exactly bed knobs and broomsticks… but this week a box of doorknobs did arrive at the Archiscapes office. The knobs …

Seagrove Beach home plans

One of the hardest parts about running an architecture firm is making clients feel comfortable with our 2-dimensional plans when the final …

Architectural Art

Many times clients ask us how we initially get started coming up with ideas for their new home or office. As the …

Falling arches

Arches are a wonderful design feature that, when used in conjunction with straight or bracketed columns, can really set off a home’s …

Kitchen cabinet ideas

Creating the perfect kitchen is one of the hardest parts of architecture. It must be functional and fun, big enough for a …

Tub or No Tub?

One of our clients, I’ll call her Mrs. J., happened to discover the Bain Ultra website and that is where she fell …

How much will my home cost?

Hello, my name is Amy and no, I’m not an architect. My husband and I started our own architecture firm nearly six …