Small cottage house plans are increasingly popular recently. If you also want to make your house to be in a small cottage design, it is not difficult to design the house plan for your own. All you need is only using a software of architectural program that can be installed into your computer or laptop. After making the house plan, then you can get the blueprints to build the small cottage you dream.
All you need to complete this project is a 3D home architect program.
Buy 3D Home Architect Program
You can purchase the program from a computer or software store. By using this program, you can create cottage floor plans and also the designs without paying an architect to make the blueprints. When you have had the program and install it into your computer, start the work to make the home plans by opening new file screen. Click the word ‘File’ on the top left of the screen and the select ‘New’ on the list. Then you will have a new plan file to customize.
Building the Walls of the House
Start the home plan creating by building the walls. It is simple by only clicking the wall icon at the screen’s top; it looks like a wall cross section. Click and then drag the wall through the screen. The wall sections will draw the wall dimensions, so you will get the cottage proportion perspective realistically. When you have finished drawing all of the outside wall, then you can start making the walls for the interior of the cottage. It means that you start making specific rooms for the house. Be sure that the bathrooms and closets are included.
Determine the Locations for Doors and Windows
The icon of door is also available on the top of the screen; it looks like a wooden door picture. Like when you draw the walls, you only need to click and drag the icon through the page and then place the door anywhere on the walls that have been applied. Then do the same when you need to add some windows to the cottage house plans. Click the icon that looks like a window and then place it to anywhere you like. You can also choose specific style for the window when the pop-up screen appears with kinds of window styles.
Building the Roof for the Cottage
It is like when you make the windows. You can build the roof by clicking the roof icon that looks like a gable roof picture. Then a pop-up screen will appear; it will allow you to select the specific type and pitch for the roof. Click OK when you have selected the best style for you. Then the system will insert the roof automatically on the cottage plans.
Save the Designs
After you finish making the house plans, you can save your work into your computer. Click File menu and then select ‘Save As’ on the list. A window will come out to ask a name for the file. You can give any name for the file and then click OK. Now you have the cottage house plans. When you need to get the construction approval, you can bring the file to a building planner or an architect.