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Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Custom Homes with Mediterranean Inspiration

Summer is here and you dream of vacationing on the Mediterranean Sea… but if you're hesitant to make the trip across the ocean, you might be motivated by some of these Mediterranean inspired custom homes by Sandy [...]

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Top 5 Colors For A Seriously Soothing Bedroom

The bedroom is your relaxation station. It’s your sanctuary for serenity and should promote soothing vibes. One of these best ways to achieve this cozy, calm ambiance in your bedroom is through the use of [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Renovations|Comments Off on Top 5 Colors For A Seriously Soothing Bedroom

Custom Home Spotlight | Contemporary Design in DC

This home exemplifies the meaning of contemporary design. Our clients wanted something that would stand out in a community of new homes in the prestigious 1801 Foxhall development in Northwest DC. The stones for the [...]

By |April 21st, 2017|Concepts, Design Trends, Interiors, Landscapes, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Custom Home Spotlight | Contemporary Design in DC

3 Defining Features of a Transitional Style Home

Looking for a sweet spot between the elegance and intimacy of traditional style and the edginess of modern design? A transitional style home may be the perfect balance for you. What is transitional style? Transitional [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 3 Defining Features of a Transitional Style Home

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Luxury Craftsman Custom Homes

What is that makes a craftsman style home a luxury custom home? It’s all in the details! The designs are based on the Arts and Crafts Movement which used natural materials and architectural features such [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Luxury Craftsman Custom Homes

5 Ways to Embrace Feng Shui For Your Entryway

Whether you want to implement a few feng shui techniques yourself to improve the flow of your home, or are considering an entire home-energy makeover, the starting place is your entryway. The approach to your [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Landscapes|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Embrace Feng Shui For Your Entryway

Feng Shui Basics for a Home with Positive Energy

Your home is your sanctuary, your haven, your oasis. Shouldn’t it promote positive energy and leave you with a clear mind and a calm heart? Well, that’s exactly where feng shui, an ancient Chinese philosophy [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors|Comments Off on Feng Shui Basics for a Home with Positive Energy

The Psychology of Color | Part III Neutral Colors

We can all use a little color in our lives. But sometimes, incorporating warm colors or cool colors in our home designs can be overwhelming. Choosing the perfect color is difficult. It has to complement [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Concepts, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Kitchens|Comments Off on The Psychology of Color | Part III Neutral Colors

The Psychology of Color | Part II Cool Colors

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big commitment. While you may be tempted to select colors based solely on personal preference, this can be detrimental to your home and its livability. Why? Because [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Concepts, Design Trends|Comments Off on The Psychology of Color | Part II Cool Colors

The Psychology of Color | Part I Warm Colors

Inside your brand new home is a blank canvas, and you get to play Picasso. From the paint to the furniture to the minor accessories, each detail is up to you to decide. The thing [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on The Psychology of Color | Part I Warm Colors