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Author Archive | Holly Ostrander


Post & Beam Home Design…Lesson #3

Lesson # 3: Know what you need.  Know what you want.  Consider interior & exterior.  Bring pictures. This will assist both you and your designer/planner (whether it’s an architect or a post and beam design specialist) immensely.  People often know the amount of money they’re willing to spend but many don’t really know how they’d […]

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Do I Really Need Four Bedrooms?

  It seems that everyday, all day, we are hearing about this tough economic climate and how we should conserve.  Last night, I ran across my dog-tattered copy of a remarkable design book, The Not So Big House by Sarah Susanka, which discusses simplifying and reducing the size of your new house (  If you […]

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Get Inspired by these 5 Beautiful Barns

1.  The Classic Little Red Barn Just like the Little Black Dress, the Little Red Barn never goes out of style. It doesn’t fall victim to fads and trends.  It doesn’t scream and shout for attention.  But never mistake the eye-grabbing beauty of the simple, classic Little Red Barn. Topped off with the perfectly proportioned cupola, […]

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