With Mother's Day around the corner, it is only fitting that we recognize the women who truly make a house a home. From the cozy living room filled with pictures and keepsakes to the sweet smells of a home cooked dinner in a well-designed kitchen to the worn rocking chair in the corner of a master suite overlooking the backyard - these are just a few of the special ways moms turn houses into homes.
When it comes to what women want in design features for their new home, it's unanimous that features like mud rooms and spa baths are commonly requested. Here are some of the more popular changes women make to home plans before they leave the drawing board.
This year, honor your mom with an eco-friendly present, especially if your mother is trying to create a green and healthy home atmosphere. Look for decorative items like mirrors, candles, vases and accent furniture made from recycled glass and natural woods like teak and bamboo.