Bring Home Projects to Life With This Discounted 3D Tool

Carpenters have a rule of thumb: “Measure twice, cut once.” That goes for the simple act of sawing a two-by-four, or any home renovation project. Planning is important, and before you lay any physical groundwork you’ve got to have all the details plotted out.

That’s true whether you’re a handyman building a shed or a contractor working on a complete remodel. But how do you do all that planning? If you’re new to home improvement, you should know that paper blueprints don’t really cut it anymore. You need a good piece of design software, and while there are a lot of CAD tools on the market, only one is full-featured enough for professionals, yet intuitive enough for DIY designers: Live Home 3D Pro for Mac.

Software reviewers give high marks to the platform—for its eye-catching rendering abilities and streamlined interface. As you can see from the video above, it’s more

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Tips To Bring a Blueprint to Life

When you design your own home from the ground up, the sky’s the limit when it comes to design. You get to choose the architectural style, the floor plan, and all the flourishes that make this place uniquely, well, you.

Sounds fun, right? It is, but figuring out what you want to build can also be incredibly intimidating. Before you start picking out tile and light fixtures, you need a plan.

In this final installment of our Guide To Building Your Own Home, we’ll help you focus on the joys—and potential pitfalls—of designing your space. We’ll show you where to get inspiration, how to narrow down your needs versus wants, ways to make trade-offs to stay on budget, and much more that will help your architectural plans come to life with as few hiccups as possible.

Where to get home design inspiration


You probably already have a picture

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