Just for Fun

A Gingerbread Beach House You Can Build!

How to build this gingerbread house based on a beach house floor plan by architect Peter Brachvogel.

America's Coolest Driveways

9 ways to boost curb appeal.

Architect Visit: Olle Lundberg

Architect/Sculptor/Furniture Designer Olle Lundberg's cabin in the Northern California woods.

Treehouse Tub!

This outdoor soaking tub is on a balcony in the trees.

Friday Funday: World Cup Soccer Ideas for Your Home!

Brazil World Cup-related ideas for the home -- just for fun on a Friday.

The Coolest Floating House

The story of a novel floating house designed by architect Robert Nebolon, who is one of our Houseplans.com Signature Designers.

Where's Your Sleeping Porch?

Beat the heat by rolling your bed outside!

Branches With Your Bed & Breakfast?

Explore this cool treehouse -- perhaps the ultimate in sustainability? You can sway, er, stay there!

Jump Into The New Year!

Start a tradition by jumping into the new year.

An Architect's Wish List for the New Year

Have a better relationship with your home and neighbors this year with these forward-thinking ideas

Art Paper Table Runners

Quick ideas for a festive holiday centerpiece.

Holiday Floral Tabletop Ideas

Floral arrangement ideas for the holiday tabletop.