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RSSBackyard (5)

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2016-05-19 Outdoor Entertaining 0 None
2016-04-06 Signature Space™ - Garden Center 0 None
2016-03-30 Outdoor Living Space...or Something Else? 0 None
2016-03-14 Outside Storage 0 None
2013-05-15 Preparing Your Patio or Backyard for Summer 0 3.5

RSSBathroom Design (3)

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2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2014-10-09 How to Make Your Bathroom More Eco Friendly 0 None
2013-04-23 Splitting up can be good for your relationship 0 5

RSSBuilding cost (2)

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2016-07-11 "Alternative" Becoming More "Mainstream" 0 None
2013-02-18 All square feet are not created equal! 0 None

RSSCustomer Support (2)

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2016-06-08 Beyond the Basics with Yen Gutowski 0 None
2014-08-05 18 REASONS TO BUY DIRECT FROM DESIGN BASICS 0 None

RSSDecade of Change (11)

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2015-02-26 Young Family: 0 None
2014-06-23 5 Modern Ways to Reduce Wasted Space in Your Floor Plan 0 None
2014-02-25 Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 4
2013-12-30 HER Home Thought of the Day - Best of 2013 0 None
2013-10-23 The Many Great Benefits of Rear-Entry Foyers 0 None
2013-06-06 Do You Prefer Open Format Floor Plans? 0 None
2013-05-06 You do it 92% of the time 0 5
2013-04-01 Beyond Three Bedrooms 0 None
2013-03-07 Woman-Centric Matters! 0 None
2012-12-26 Why Buy New? 0 2
2012-10-09 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part III 0 None
Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-18 Homebuilding Gets an Energy-Efficient Makeover 0 None
2016-08-16 Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage 0 None
2016-08-02 The Art and Science of Home Design 0 None
2016-07-14 Optimizing Traffic Flow 0 None
2016-06-30 Rear Foyer Design 0 None
2016-06-23 Kitchen Jewelry 0 None
2016-06-16 Say 'NO' to Boring Closet Design 0 None
2016-06-10 Laundry Room Design 0 None
2016-06-02 Design with Entertaining in Mind 0 None
2016-05-19 Outdoor Entertaining 0 None
2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2016-05-04 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10 0 None
2016-04-29 The 'Dirty Office' 0 None
2016-04-21 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 1 - 5 0 None
2016-04-08 Flexible Living Tips 0 None
2016-04-06 Signature Space™ - Garden Center 0 None
2016-03-30 Outdoor Living Space...or Something Else? 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2016-03-21 March Home Plan Mania Bracket Challenge Results 0 None
2016-03-14 Outside Storage 0 None
2016-03-03 It's Your Turn! 0 None
2016-03-03 Why Your Brand Matters! 1 None
2016-02-26 Location, Location, Location 0 None
2015-12-09 Specifications 0 None
2015-11-13 Multiple Owner's Suites 0 None
2015-11-02 Dual-Owner's Suites: Aging in Place 1 None
2015-10-23 Maximize Space in the Owner's Suite 0 None
2015-10-16 Dual-Owner's Suites: Independent In-laws 0 None
2015-10-09 Dual Owner's Suites: The Dual-Bedroom Solution 0 None
2015-10-02 A Study of Home: Special Places to Use However you Choose 0 None
2015-09-25 A Study of Home: Special Places to Get Away 0 None
2015-09-18 A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather 1 None
2015-09-14 A Study of Home: Special Places to Play 0 None
2015-09-04 A Study of Home: Special Places to Work 0 None
2015-08-13 What do you call 'home'? 0 None
2015-07-31 The Nostalgic Touch Inside and Out 0 None
2015-02-26 Young Family: 0 None
2014-12-24 Style... the first impression 0 None
2014-06-23 5 Modern Ways to Reduce Wasted Space in Your Floor Plan 0 None
2014-03-24 6 Master Tips for the Master Bedroom - Part II in our series Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 None
2014-02-25 Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 4
2014-02-18 "The Great Closet Debate" 0 None
2014-01-28 Doubling up in the kitchen 0 None
2014-01-06 The Kitchen Pantry is Evolving 0 None
2013-12-30 HER Home Thought of the Day - Best of 2013 0 None
2013-12-03 It's all about the view! 0 None
2013-10-23 The Many Great Benefits of Rear-Entry Foyers 0 None
2013-08-13 What do the Colors on your Walls Say about You? 0 None
2013-07-24 Four Things You Can Do to Make Your Porch More Alluring 0 3
2013-06-06 Do You Prefer Open Format Floor Plans? 0 None
2013-04-23 Splitting up can be good for your relationship 0 5
2013-04-01 Beyond Three Bedrooms 0 None
2012-12-26 Why Buy New? 0 2
2012-10-09 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part III 0 None
2012-09-20 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part II 0 None
2012-09-06 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! 0 None
2012-08-28 FINALLY ABOUT ME® What is your new home personality? 0 None
2012-06-07 Tandem Garages - the new flex space? 0 2.5
2012-05-09 Save your back and knees! 0 4.5
2012-04-09 Dual owner's suites 0 1
2012-03-28 Design trends and things we get asked to inlude on our home plans 0 2

RSSDestressing (11)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-06-30 Rear Foyer Design 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2015-09-25 A Study of Home: Special Places to Get Away 0 None
2014-01-28 Doubling up in the kitchen 0 None
2013-07-24 Four Things You Can Do to Make Your Porch More Alluring 0 3
2013-05-30 5 Best Places to Find Free Moving Boxes 0 None
2013-05-15 Preparing Your Patio or Backyard for Summer 0 3.5
2013-04-23 Splitting up can be good for your relationship 0 5
2013-03-26 You can control unwanted noise in your new home 0 None
2012-09-20 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part II 0 None
2012-03-28 Design trends and things we get asked to inlude on our home plans 0 2

RSSDual Master Suites (6)

Date Title Comments Rating
2015-11-13 Multiple Owner's Suites 0 None
2015-11-06 Dual-Owner's Suites: Boomerang Child, Teen Suite 0 None
2015-11-02 Dual-Owner's Suites: Aging in Place 1 None
2015-10-16 Dual-Owner's Suites: Independent In-laws 0 None
2015-10-09 Dual Owner's Suites: The Dual-Bedroom Solution 0 None
2013-04-01 Beyond Three Bedrooms 0 None

RSSEntertaining (1)

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2016-06-02 Design with Entertaining in Mind 0 None

RSSFinally About Me (4)

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2016-03-03 Why Your Brand Matters! 1 None
2013-02-06 Do you have a new home buyers personality? Sure you do! 0 None
2012-10-09 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part III 0 None
2012-08-28 FINALLY ABOUT ME® What is your new home personality? 0 None

RSSFlexible Living Options (17)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-16 Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage 0 None
2016-04-08 Flexible Living Tips 0 None
2016-03-30 Outdoor Living Space...or Something Else? 0 None
2015-11-13 Multiple Owner's Suites 0 None
2015-11-06 Dual-Owner's Suites: Boomerang Child, Teen Suite 0 None
2015-11-02 Dual-Owner's Suites: Aging in Place 1 None
2015-10-16 Dual-Owner's Suites: Independent In-laws 0 None
2015-10-02 A Study of Home: Special Places to Use However you Choose 0 None
2015-09-18 A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather 1 None
2015-09-14 A Study of Home: Special Places to Play 0 None
2015-08-27 A Study of Home: Special Places 0 None
2013-06-06 Do You Prefer Open Format Floor Plans? 0 None
2013-05-06 You do it 92% of the time 0 5
2013-04-01 Beyond Three Bedrooms 0 None
2012-04-09 Dual owner's suites 0 1
2012-03-28 Design trends and things we get asked to inlude on our home plans 0 2
2012-02-20 Ups and Downs 0 None

RSSFront Entry Foyer (1)

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2013-12-03 It's all about the view! 0 None

RSSGarage Design (3)

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2016-07-07 Garage Door Design 0 None
2014-02-17 President's Day! 0 None
2012-09-06 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! 0 None

RSSGeneral (23)

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2016-08-05 Beyond the Basics with Delores Ames 0 None
2016-07-18 15th Anniversary: Jan's House of Hope 0 None
2016-07-15 Beyond the Basics with Greg Dodge 0 None
2016-07-11 "Alternative" Becoming More "Mainstream" 0 None
2016-06-08 Getting Noticed 0 None
2016-06-08 Beyond the Basics with Yen Gutowski 0 None
2016-03-03 From the President 0 None
2015-08-21 Your Home Puts on About 40 Pounds per Year 0 None
2015-08-13 What do you call 'home'? 0 None
2014-08-05 18 REASONS TO BUY DIRECT FROM DESIGN BASICS 0 None
2013-12-30 HER Home Thought of the Day - Best of 2013 0 None
2013-08-05 The fallacy of comparing “cost per square foot” when evaluating potential builders for your new home. 0 None
2013-02-18 All square feet are not created equal! 0 None
2012-12-26 Why Buy New? 0 2
2012-12-24 Build a Christmas tradition! 0 2
2012-11-26 Do you remember these homes from your favorite TV families? 0 None
2012-10-09 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part III 0 None
2012-06-07 Tandem Garages - the new flex space? 0 2.5
2012-04-27 What's your cost per square foot... 0 None
2012-04-09 Dual owner's suites 0 1
2012-02-23 Pick your lot and home plans very carefully! 0 None
2012-02-20 Ups and Downs 0 None
2011-06-11 Welcome to the Design Basics blog. 0 None

RSSHER HOME (23)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-16 Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage 0 None
2016-07-14 Optimizing Traffic Flow 0 None
2016-07-07 Garage Door Design 0 None
2016-06-30 Rear Foyer Design 0 None
2016-06-23 Kitchen Jewelry 0 None
2016-06-16 Say 'NO' to Boring Closet Design 0 None
2016-06-10 Laundry Room Design 0 None
2016-06-02 Design with Entertaining in Mind 0 None
2016-05-19 Outdoor Entertaining 0 None
2016-05-04 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10 0 None
2016-04-29 The 'Dirty Office' 0 None
2016-04-21 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 1 - 5 0 None
2016-04-08 Flexible Living Tips 0 None
2016-04-06 Signature Space™ - Garden Center 0 None
2016-03-30 Outdoor Living Space...or Something Else? 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2016-03-14 Outside Storage 0 None
2016-03-03 Why Your Brand Matters! 1 None
2016-02-26 Location, Location, Location 0 None
2015-10-23 Maximize Space in the Owner's Suite 0 None
2015-08-27 A Study of Home: Special Places 0 None
2015-08-21 Your Home Puts on About 40 Pounds per Year 0 None
2015-08-13 What do you call 'home'? 0 None

RSSHistory (7)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-05 Beyond the Basics with Delores Ames 0 None
2016-07-18 15th Anniversary: Jan's House of Hope 0 None
2016-07-15 Beyond the Basics with Greg Dodge 0 None
2016-05-04 'Beyond the Basics' with Tricia Baker 0 None
2016-03-03 From the President 0 None
2015-07-31 The Nostalgic Touch Inside and Out 0 None
2014-02-17 President's Day! 0 None

RSShome builders (3)

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2016-06-08 Getting Noticed 0 None
2016-03-03 Why Your Brand Matters! 1 None
2013-09-26 The Top Seven Apps for Home Builders 0 None

RSSHome Styles (7)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-02 The Art and Science of Home Design 0 None
2016-03-03 It's Your Turn! 0 None
2015-11-02 Dual-Owner's Suites: Aging in Place 1 None
2015-07-31 The Nostalgic Touch Inside and Out 0 None
2014-06-23 5 Modern Ways to Reduce Wasted Space in Your Floor Plan 0 None
2013-06-06 Do You Prefer Open Format Floor Plans? 0 None
2013-04-01 Beyond Three Bedrooms 0 None

RSSHome Tips (6)

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2016-08-16 Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage 0 None
2016-06-10 Laundry Room Design 0 None
2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2016-04-21 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 1 - 5 0 None
2016-04-08 Flexible Living Tips 0 None
2015-08-21 Your Home Puts on About 40 Pounds per Year 0 None

RSSinfographic (2)

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2013-10-23 The Many Great Benefits of Rear-Entry Foyers 0 None
2013-03-07 Woman-Centric Matters! 0 None

RSSKitchen Design (6)

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2016-06-23 Kitchen Jewelry 0 None
2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2014-02-25 Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 4
2014-01-28 Doubling up in the kitchen 0 None
2014-01-06 The Kitchen Pantry is Evolving 0 None
2012-05-09 Save your back and knees! 0 4.5

RSSLighting, Products for the Home (2)

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2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2012-07-19 How many people does it take to change a light bulb... 0 None

RSSLivability at a Glance (5)

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2016-06-02 Design with Entertaining in Mind 0 None
2016-05-04 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10 0 None
2016-04-21 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 1 - 5 0 None
2016-04-08 Flexible Living Tips 0 None
2012-02-20 Ups and Downs 0 None

RSSMarketing (1)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-06-08 Getting Noticed 0 None

RSSMaster Bath Design (2)

Date Title Comments Rating
2012-05-24 How many times a week do you use the bath tub in your master bath? 0 4.5
2012-05-09 Save your back and knees! 0 4.5

RSSMaster Bedroom Design (9)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-06-16 Say 'NO' to Boring Closet Design 0 None
2016-02-26 Location, Location, Location 0 None
2015-11-13 Multiple Owner's Suites 0 None
2015-11-06 Dual-Owner's Suites: Boomerang Child, Teen Suite 0 None
2015-10-23 Maximize Space in the Owner's Suite 0 None
2015-10-16 Dual-Owner's Suites: Independent In-laws 0 None
2015-10-09 Dual Owner's Suites: The Dual-Bedroom Solution 0 None
2015-09-25 A Study of Home: Special Places to Get Away 0 None
2014-03-24 6 Master Tips for the Master Bedroom - Part II in our series Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 None

RSSNoise Reduction (2)

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2016-05-09 Designing, Building, and Selling Healthier Homes 0 None
2013-03-26 You can control unwanted noise in your new home 0 None

RSSOffers (3)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-22 Home Plan Sale - $121 Off! 0 None
2016-08-02 The Art and Science of Home Design 0 None
2016-03-21 March Home Plan Mania Bracket Challenge Results 0 None

RSSOffice Design (2)

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2016-04-29 The 'Dirty Office' 0 None
2015-09-04 A Study of Home: Special Places to Work 0 None

RSSOn The Board (2)

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2016-08-02 The Art and Science of Home Design 0 None
2016-03-03 It's Your Turn! 0 None

RSSOrganization (7)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-06-16 Say 'NO' to Boring Closet Design 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2014-02-18 "The Great Closet Debate" 0 None
2013-10-23 The Many Great Benefits of Rear-Entry Foyers 0 None
2013-05-30 5 Best Places to Find Free Moving Boxes 0 None
2013-05-06 You do it 92% of the time 0 5
2012-02-20 Ups and Downs 0 None

RSSPatio (5)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-05-19 Outdoor Entertaining 0 None
2016-03-14 Outside Storage 0 None
2015-09-18 A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather 1 None
2013-07-24 Four Things You Can Do to Make Your Porch More Alluring 0 3
2013-05-15 Preparing Your Patio or Backyard for Summer 0 3.5

RSSPlan Alterations (5)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-08-18 Homebuilding Gets an Energy-Efficient Makeover 0 None
2016-05-04 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2015-08-27 A Study of Home: Special Places 0 None
2014-08-05 18 REASONS TO BUY DIRECT FROM DESIGN BASICS 0 None

RSSPlannng (9)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-07-14 Optimizing Traffic Flow 0 None
2016-05-04 10 Things You Need to Consider in a Home Plan: Tips 6-10 0 None
2015-12-09 Specifications 0 None
2015-08-13 What do you call 'home'? 0 None
2014-08-05 18 REASONS TO BUY DIRECT FROM DESIGN BASICS 0 None
2013-04-23 Splitting up can be good for your relationship 0 5
2013-02-18 All square feet are not created equal! 0 None
2012-09-20 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part II 0 None
2012-06-20 10 Things to Consider Before Signing the Dotted Line! 0 3

RSSPoll (2)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-03-21 March Home Plan Mania Bracket Challenge Results 0 None
2012-05-24 How many times a week do you use the bath tub in your master bath? 0 4.5

RSSPorch (3)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-05-19 Outdoor Entertaining 0 None
2015-09-18 A Study of Home: Special Places to Gather 1 None
2013-07-24 Four Things You Can Do to Make Your Porch More Alluring 0 3

RSSProducts for the Home (3)

Date Title Comments Rating
2014-02-25 Avoiding Common Regrets When Building Your New Home 0 4
2012-09-06 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! 0 None
2012-07-19 How many people does it take to change a light bulb... 0 None

RSSRear entry foyer (6)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-06-30 Rear Foyer Design 0 None
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2016-02-26 Location, Location, Location 0 None
2013-10-23 The Many Great Benefits of Rear-Entry Foyers 0 None
2013-05-06 You do it 92% of the time 0 5
2012-09-20 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part II 0 None

RSSScholz Design (1)

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2016-08-02 The Art and Science of Home Design 0 None

RSSSoftware Apps (1)

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2013-09-26 The Top Seven Apps for Home Builders 0 None

RSSStorage (8)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-04-29 The 'Dirty Office' 0 None
2016-03-14 Outside Storage 0 None
2014-02-18 "The Great Closet Debate" 0 None
2014-01-06 The Kitchen Pantry is Evolving 0 None
2013-05-30 5 Best Places to Find Free Moving Boxes 0 None
2013-05-06 You do it 92% of the time 0 5
2012-09-20 2002 - 2012 the Decade of Change! Part II 0 None
2012-02-20 Ups and Downs 0 None

RSSWoman-Centric Matters (4)

Date Title Comments Rating
2016-03-22 Rear Foyer Drop Zone 0 None
2016-03-03 Why Your Brand Matters! 1 None
2015-08-13 What do you call 'home'? 0 None
2013-03-07 Woman-Centric Matters! 0 None

Uncategorized (6)

Date Title Comments Rating
2014-05-05 The Home Office - Essential to the Modern Floor Plan 0 None
2013-07-05 Driveways That Dazzle 0 1.5
2013-03-02 The Rise in Popularity of Craftsman Style Homes 0 5
2013-01-16 “What have you done lately?” 0 5
2012-11-16 What do you like to display in your kitchen? 0 2
2012-01-27 Where do you put the patio furniture? 0 3

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