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A Custom Home for a Growing Family in Bethesda, MD

Built in the very popular Burning Tree Village neighborhood, this shingle-style house is set atop a hill on a beautiful large lot, located on a cul-de-sac. We worked with a couple who wanted a large [...]

By |May 19th, 2018|Custom Homes, Featured Home|Comments Off on A Custom Home for a Growing Family in Bethesda, MD

Open and Semi-Open Kitchen Storage

Open kitchen shelves can serve as a functional feature or just something that is aesthetically pleasing. Many cooks like to have open shelves in their island or cabinet ends for all their cookbooks – so [...]

By |May 18th, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens|Comments Off on Open and Semi-Open Kitchen Storage

BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

As we are heading to Memorial Day and summertime, it’s not too early to start getting our barbecues and porches ready for some summer fun. Maybe you enjoy firing up the backyard grill and throwing [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

5 Ways To Spoil Your Mom Around The House On Mother’s Day

If there’s one thing we know about moms, it’s that they just want a break every once in awhile. That’s why Mother’s Day, May 13, is the perfect day to spoil your mom around the [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Custom Homes|Comments Off on 5 Ways To Spoil Your Mom Around The House On Mother’s Day

5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

Before staging your home for selling, you’re often advised to slap a fresh coat of paint on the walls. While this is a significant step in the selling process, you shouldn’t just select any old [...]

By |May 8th, 2018|Buying and Selling, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors|Comments Off on 5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

Escape the Summer Heat in These Cool Basements

Basements are no longer the dark and dingy place where you store unwanted items, or banished the kids to when you needed some space. Let your fantasies out, and your basement can become a casual [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Escape the Summer Heat in These Cool Basements

Decorating with Earth Tones

Feng Shui tells us that earth tones in the bedroom create an intimate, serene and safe space. And some people want that feeling throughout their home. Earth tones are a natural palette – typically in [...]

By |April 27th, 2018|Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors|Comments Off on Decorating with Earth Tones

6 Little Design Details That Matter More Than You Think

When we’re picturing our dream homes, we tend to focus on the big picture. The thing is, the big picture doesn’t turn out how you dreamt it unless you zero in on the little things. [...]

By |April 27th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on 6 Little Design Details That Matter More Than You Think

5 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself During Your Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling your kitchen isn’t as easy as it sounds. Even if everyone had an unlimited budget, the process would still be riddled with vexing questions and tough decisions. Inevitably, you’ll probably end up having to [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Home Improvement, Kitchens, Renovations, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself During Your Kitchen Remodel

Planning Your Master Bathroom

Spacious or gracious or both? That is one of the questions you might ask yourself when designing a new or remodeled master bathroom. Some people want a quiet refuge where they can luxuriate in a [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Planning Your Master Bathroom