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Thoughtful Design Concepts

Full-color Thoughtful Design Concepts bring specialized amenities of the home to life, helping you better visualize what that area could look like when building, remodeling, or re-purposing an existing space. Many amenities are searchable using the Plan Search tool so you can find plans with these features already incorporated into the design. And, as always, if you find a plan and want to include an amenity, talk to one of our plan specialists about modifications through Customized Home Plans services.

Appliance Center Concept

Appliance Center Concept

The convenience of ready access for our most-used small appliances without cluttering up our kitchen counters.

Chill-N-Grill™ Concept

For those that love to barbecue but don't have or want a full outdoor kitchen. With under-counter refrigerator, prep counter, and storage for seasonings and grilling essentials.

Coffee Bar Concept

Carving out a small space in your bedroom suite for a coffee bar is an amenity you'll appreciate daily. You can design with a water supply line or a sink, depending on the coffee maker; and, even include a mini frig/freezer for creamer, ice, etc.

Craft Closet Concept

Installing shelves, drawers, and racks, you can keep all your craft supplies in one spot. And, you can leave an ongoing project "out" hidden behind closed doors.

Laundry Solution A
Laundry Solution B
Pocket Office Concept

Laundry Solution Concept
(In Laundry Room)

If your home's design facilitates a shared wall between your closet, bedroom, or bathroom, a laundry pass-through conveniently "drops" dirty clothes into your laundry room.

Laundry Solution Concept
(In Closet)

Incorporated into your closet, bedroom, or bathroom cabinetry as a tilt-out or pull-out drawer.

Pet Center Concept

Better address the needs of your pets - a space for kennels, feeding, storage, and even washing.

Pocket Office Concept

A space considerably smaller than a traditional den or home office frees up square footage in your home for other uses.

Rear Entry Foyer - Claire

Drop Zone Concept

Eliminate kitchen counter clutter with a Drop Zone to catch items when you first arrive home.

Rear Foyer Concept
(Claire Persona)

Organization and convenience - hooks for hanging, cubbies/baskets for small items, a spot for shoes, and a handy bench.

Rear Foyer Concept
(Elise, Maggie Personas)

Organization and convenience - hooks for hanging, cubbies/baskets for small items, a spot for shoes, and a handy bench.

Rear Foyer Concept
(Margo Persona)

Organization and convenience - hooks for hanging, cubbies/baskets for small items, a spot for shoes, and a handy bench.

Stor-N-More Design
Travel Center Concept
Wine Room Concept
Work-in Pantry Concept

Stor-N-More™ Concept

Cushioned seat with flip-top bench for laundry basket or storage, hooks for towels and robes, and linen storage above.

Travel Center Concept

Keep everything handy and make packing a snap!

Wine Room Concept

The convenience of storing and entertaining when you don't have a wine cellar or full bar in your home.

Work-in Pantry Concept

The convenience of storage and prep kitchen in one!

Learn more about our Thoughtful Design Concepts in Her Home™ Magazine

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