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Add Drama and Style to your Home with Chic Black Accents

Do you want a sense of drama or sharp contrast in a room? Then try using black accents for your cabinets, on your walls, or even your windows. A little black can add a bit [...]

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Luxury-Loving Master Bedroom Fireplaces

Baby it’s cold outside, and things are heating up in the bedroom. Especially when you have a beautiful fireplace to warm your nights. What a warm and welcoming way to turn your bedroom into a [...]

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10 Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

We’re fortunate to be living in a time where technology and innovation are king. Between smart devices, apps, and more accessibility to solar power, there are tons of ways to live more efficiently. If all [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

4 Tips To Keep Your New Luxury Home Looking Great

Your brand new, custom luxury home is breathtaking. It’s practically picture perfect, but what happens once you start actually living in it? How do you keep it looking great despite the wear and tear of [...]

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Ultra Violet in Home Decor

In interiors, ultra violet can transform a room into one of extraordinary self-expression, or conversely its polish can tone down a room with subdued, modern pairings. Adding spice and brightness, ultra violet calls attention to [...]

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We build homes for real people!

When we take on a new custom home project at Sandy Spring Builders, it’s not just about building another house. We build homes for real people, and that is how we approach each project – [...]

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Using Your All Seasons Sunroom to Survive the Winter (Fight SAD Season)

A sun-flooded room filled with floor-to-ceiling windows—a.k.a. an all seasons sunroom, a solarium, or a four-seasons room—is a great way to fight off the S.A.D. season. Seasonal affective disorder can take over our bodies when [...]

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Custom Home Spotlight: A Western Lodge on the Potomac River

FEATURED HOME Our clients wanted something that gave the feeling of a Western lodge so they could feel like they were on vacation when they came home. This entire project was designed to use natural [...]

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Which is Right For You?: Walk-In Pantries vs. Cabinet Pantries

Whether you’re building a new home or you’re redesigning your current one, a typical dilemma arises when considering pantry options. Is a walk-in pantry or a cabinet pantry right for you? It’s natural to dream [...]

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Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Holiday Dream Homes

We take pride in the majestic year-round appearance of our custom built homes, but there's something special about holiday decorations. Maybe it's the perfect fusion of a beautiful home and a perfectly executed holiday theme. [...]

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