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Here I share the projects that I am currently working on, or that have been newly released to the wild...or for permit, but saying I released them to the wild is much more fun.

Transitional Ranch

This home combines traditional looks with more modern conveniences such as an extra-large garage and large room sizes.

Can kids share a bathroom?

That’s a great question. One I can’t answer without sounding completely out of touch seeing as I don’t have kids.

What I can do is show you a layout for a bathroom that the kids share. They each get their own sink, and there is still privacy in the toilet area in case one absolutely can not wait for the other to finish using the bathroom before needing to brush their teeth…or wash their hands…or floss (see? I have no idea what kids do).

I hope this layout gives you some inspiration for your future dream home!

Charming One-Floor

It’s amazing how much larger your house can look with a side-load garage.

See the left two windows in this house? They are actually in the 2-car attached garage.

If you have the opportunity to make your garage side-load, I say go for it!

Traditional Home

A traditionally-styled home ensures that the curb appeal stays relevant for a long time.

The Great Debate

There’s been a bit of a trend these days to have the master bedroom ensuite and walk-in closet directly connected. As in, you have to go through one to get to another.

Here’s why that grinds my gears:

If you have the closet only accessible from the ensuite, if someone is in the bathroom dropping a doozy in the toity, you can’t even go in to grab a sweater…unless you have the kind of relationship where privacy while deucing isn’t a requirement.

I’m firmly in the camp of having a small landing/hallway that leads you to both rooms separately.

Like this:

This way you don’t have too many doors using up wall space in your bedroom, and the ensuite and walk-in closet are still close to each other for easy access.

It’s a win-win!

Sleek Farmhouse

The mix of stone and siding in this house makes it look like a home that has been there forever and has undergone some renovations over the years as the family needs changed. Isn’t it charming?

Contemporary Two Storey

This home combines contemporary and prairie style, with it’s low slope roof, glass garage doors, and window layout.

Compact Bedroom Layout

This is one of the most functional bedroom layouts for a compact area.

Why?

  1. None of the doors hit each other because of the location of the linen closet,
  2. The wall opposite the closets and entry door would have the bed and end tables, leaving a distinct walking area in the room,
  3. The closets provide a sound buffer between the rooms.

When thinking about your bedrooms, be sure to consider the furniture you want, the space you need around the furniture for access, and where windows would be placed.

French Country

There’s one word to describe my favourite style of home:

Timeless

This house could have been built years ago or today, there isn’t a trendy idea that dates it.

Country Craftsman

This downsizing couple wanted to keep style in their farmhouse without too much floor area (which needs cleaning and maintenance!). We created this craftsman-inspired home with carport to suit all of their needs.