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An Outstanding House–Four Ways–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

An Outstanding House–Four Ways–Better Homes and Gardens March 1959

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by Andrea   Oh, do I ever like this house I am showing you readers this week!  It’s fantastic, and the photos of the different variations of thr front give some great ideas for colour schemes and landscaping – let’s take a look!   The upper house version is intended…

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 1)

7 Smart, Affordable Houses–Better Homes and Gardens Feb 1969 (Part 1)

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`by Andrea   I absolutely love browsing the building plans in vintage Better Homes and Gardens magazines – and the Feb 1969 edition has some fab homes!  This week, I’ve got the first four of the seven for you, and next week I’ll have the other three.  Let’s take a…

6 Mid-Century House Plans from 1946

6 Mid-Century House Plans from 1946

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By RetroRuth Here is some more mid-century eye candy for you this fine Monday morning! This week we have some great mid-century home plans from the book “Let’s Plan A Home”, which was published in 1946 by Surface Combustion Corporation.   The “Valley View” by Henry Otis Chapman and Randolph…

The Romantic Ranch House – 1940’s Common Sense

The Romantic Ranch House – 1940’s Common Sense

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There is no reason that a small house, the Style Trends book states, architecturally and otherwise, should not be as attractive, as livable, and as interesting as one costing far more. I can’t agree with this sentiment more, which was just as true in their frugal and uncertain time as it…

I See The Irony – Vintage House Plans

I See The Irony – Vintage House Plans

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Yes, I see the irony in posting about vintage house plans on a site called “No Pattern Required”, but hey, you don’t have to use them. They are just suggestions. 🙂 My paternal granfather was a huge packrat. He must have kept every paper, mailing, gas bill and greeting card…