Things You Need to Know to Make Small House Plans
You can consider several small house plans (cottage, ranch, vacation and two story house) before building small house. Usually small house is built under 2000 square feet. Possible to build small house in classic or modern style, and with or without loft. People build small house for several reasons, not always because financial consideration. Maybe they need second house for family holiday. House like this usually is built at rustic, lake and mountain region where environment around it still natural. No matter what type of small house you will build, think and prepare first several factors below.
As illustration, I include three pictures related to small house plans.
Design and material
Good small house plans combine architecture design and material choosing. For small house, simple design is better and selective in material selection can enhance house attraction both indoor and outdoor. Carefully when planning roof height, size of window and door. Small house with short ceiling will look smaller. Also adorn house exterior using brick and stacked stone. Combine these materials with paint color. A little variation will create different appearance visually.
Window is essential element
For all small house plans, window existing is very essential both on main function and aesthetic function. Large window provide large impression for small house, bring freshness, flow fresh air and brighten room with sunshine. Consider to install glass window and door to help room inside look brighter.
Without a doubt, white and neutral colors are best colors for small house both indoor and outdoor. Your small house need to look bigger and bright, avoid using dark colors. Apply these colors not limited on wall, ceiling and floor, but also at furniture selection.
Small house layout
Carefully when planning small house layout. If you make mistake, you will meet difficulty later to repair after house building is done. The right layout will determine whether you will enjoy or not stay at your home later. Use principles of size proportion, separation of public and private area and easiness to activity.
Combine big tree and small tree at your garden. Big tree at your garden will make your house look strong and sturdy. While some small and beautiful trees like ornamental grasses make your small house look bigger and interesting.