Original Dutch stone and black house is connected with the salvaged vintage barn addition to its right both horizontally and vertically. It contains the entry as well as the stair system which connects three of the four levels of the house. Builder: Gary Lowe. Photo: scott benedict practical(ly) studios. #downleahslane #blackbarn #historicbarn #barndominium #stonehouse #barnhouse #blackhouse #blackexterior #darkhouse #darkexterior #dreamhome #dreamhouse #luxuryhome

ready to Change up the exterior of your house and go Dark? Here are 28 dark exterior ideas to revolutionize your house. It’s no secret I love a dark exterior on a house, well really any building for that matter!  I wanted to compile some of my favorite dark exterior ideas to help revolutionize your […]

Dark Exterior Ideas to Revolutionize Your House

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open tread oak wood stairs with wood stringers, metal top railing and cable railing system diy and built by mark and leah reinert from down leahs lane

This post may contain affiliate links which means I make a small commission if you make a purchase at no additional cost to you. See the disclosure policy for more information. I’m an oversharer! Mark is always telling me I’m an oversharer…I can’t help it…life moments entertain me, and if I can entertain you by sharing our […]

Here’s What No One Tells You About Open Stairs.

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Nordaas American Homes Modern Farmhouse white ranch house

Not to cause panic, but this decision could make or break your building experience! You hear the horror stories all the time, the nightmares of building a house. I had heard them too, and was concerned about how this was going to go. I kinda like my husband, and didn’t really like the idea of […]

Choosing a Builder for Your New House.

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awesome modern french country white house exterior

Here’s your complete guide to finding your house style. So relax and scroll through this post to find your favorite. Don’t overthink this exercise, let it be fun!! When your finger naturally stops scrolling, that’s a good indication you’ve found a house that feels like “home.” When I do this, my brain and body naturally […]

A Complete Guide to Finding Your House Style.

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Demolishing 100 yr old farmhouse that had mold.

Why We built a modern farmhouse The Conclusion (and a new beginning) Mold growing on the outside (and likely inside) of our hot furnace. This is the conclusion to why we built a new modern farmhouse.  Actually, I like to think of it as a new beginning.  Here’s a quick recap in case you missed […]

Why We Built a Modern Farmhouse . (The Conclusion and a New Beginning)

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