Home design & decorating tips about architecture, color schemes, paint colors, interior styles, and so on.


A Look at Prairie Style Architecture and Its Defining Characteristics
| Updated April 12, 2023 | Published June 20, 2021

Have you ever wondered what American architecture looks like? Then take a look at the Prairie style architecture.The original American-born Prairie style is a typical example of the most influential movement in American history. Let’s explore this unique architecture by delving into its history, characteristics, influence and some famous examples right here. 

Types of Bridges
| Updated December 10, 2023 | Published June 20, 2021

Bridges are sturdy connecting structures that are built over obstacles to provide passage for humans, animals, and all kinds of vehicles. They are typically built over rivers, lakes, or gorges.

An Insight into the Classical Antebellum Architecture
| Updated April 9, 2023 | Published June 14, 2021

When one hears the word “Antebellum”, a vision of grand, stately mansions that often served as plantation homes for the Southerners comes to mind. These homes are much like the manor house in Gone with the Wind, featuring opulent columns and covered verandas.

Types of Castles
| Updated July 29, 2022 | Published June 10, 2021

Castles can be found in many regions and many styles around the world. But, the European-style ones are possibly the most well-known. They were common, particularly during the Middle Ages. In this article, we’ll go over many types of castles from ancient time till now.

Discover Old World Charm of Tuscan Style Architecture
| Updated September 9, 2023 | Published May 31, 2021

From Siena and Pisa to Tuscany and Florence, these regions are filled with charming villas built on the hills of scenic countryside. If you are fascinated with Tuscan style architecture, you don’t have to live in Tuscany to enjoy these magical homes.

A Closer Look at Shingle Style Homes
| Updated April 2, 2023 | Published May 31, 2021

Shingle style homes are associated with the wealthy in the US. This cottage style home spans across coast to coast from New England and beyond with a classic yet informal look. Popular as a beach retreat or country home, the architecture takes its inspiration from contemporary and classic influences.

Parts of a Temple
| Updated July 13, 2022 | Published May 12, 2021

Temples are among the earliest structures known or erected by men. The word temple comes from the Latin word ‘templum,’ which means a sacred space. The etymology of the word can give anyone an idea of what a temple is, and that is for religious or spiritual activities, including praying and making sacrifices. In this article, you will know more about the parts of some types of temples.

Parts of a castle
| Updated February 5, 2024 | Published May 10, 2021

Man has attempted to build a form of fortification for defense and shelter since the Greek and Roman eras. Over the ages, these developed into castles, which are a type of military and residential structure. This article will explore on the essential parts of a castle.

Parts of a Church
| Updated July 13, 2022 | Published May 9, 2021

You may have been in a church before, but you have absolutely no idea of its parts. Continue reading to know more about the different parts of a church, according to denomination.

Parts of a Bridge
| Updated February 5, 2024 | Published May 7, 2021

Bridges are of several types, some of which include beam bridges, arch bridges, cantilever bridges, suspension bridges, truss bridges, cable-stayed bridges, and tied arch bridges. Many bridges were built to last centuries. For instance, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, which was opened in 1937, took a total of four years to build and is one of the most famous bridges in the world. Bridges are made up of various parts, as explained in this article.

Music Room Decor Ideas
| Updated July 15, 2022 | Published May 4, 2021

If you love playing musical instruments as a hobby or career, then you’d certainly want to create your own music room or studio. Music rooms are ideal for all ages so it doesn’t matter if you’re not a professional musician.

| Updated February 3, 2024 | Published April 29, 2021

Barns are also built to have good visual appeal. A beautiful barn exterior is a sign that things are up to standard on the inside. Most barns have similar parts and they include the following: