Southwest Home Style

Handbook for building homes of earth

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Traditional Fireplaces A Historical View

A 19th century architect at the drawing board

Image via Wikipedia Building a house is a romantic adventure. As we learn and become educated in time, quite likely, chatty sentences embracing “detail”, ” influence”, “style”, will fall tripingly from our lips. Gradually the difference between concrete and cement will become established in our reluctant minds. We will learn to turn coldly away from […]

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Southwest Style With A Cabin Theme

cabin style decorating

photo credit: JBColorado When decorating using the Southwest Style, people seem to desire simple living. But… what if you live in another part of the country and not in the Southwest? What if you want to incorporate a cabin theme decorating? Since this theme is very popular, you will see it show up in magazines, […]

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Inexpensive Home Decorating Ideas

Denice is ballin outta control!

You don’t have to go in debt to decorate you home. photo credit: harry525 You also don’t have to do everything all at once. Just take one step (or room) at a time. This will make the process a little easier to tolerate. It can even be fun and within your means. Painting a room […]

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Home Decorating with Native American Touches


There is not a style as absolute as Native American, but there are subtle touches that you can add to almost any style to get that feel. The southwestern style of home decorating and design would actually make a good match for many Native American artifacts, touches, and artwork. photo credit: ChazWags Pottery is an […]

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