­

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

Terraces and balconies not only provide extra outdoor living space, they are perfect for small or large gatherings. Maybe you just want a balcony off your bedroom for morning coffee, or perhaps your better suited [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Terraces and Balconies

5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Whatever purpose your wood deck serves—a garden of potted plants, a relaxing summer paradise, or an outdoor entertainment stage—it requires some regular TLC in order to extend its mileage. Wood decks suffer from constant abuse [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Landscapes, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Tips for Maintaining and Repairing Wood Decks

Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

Not every homeowner is blessed with an flat and open outdoor space. From rollings hills to mountainous terrain, a sloping yard can be a bit frightening to work with. However, there are many ways to [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|Custom Homes, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Outdoor Living: How to Make the Most of a Sloping Yard

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

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

Is gardening your thing? If not, these gorgeous gardens and landscaped yards will make you wish you had a green thumb! The use of plantings and hardscape in a creative way can provide a formal [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Landscaping that will make you wish you had a green thumb

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

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner

Halloween is the time for costumes, trick-or-treating, candy and, of course, spooky-fun. Whether or not you participate in dressing up, or handing out candy, or both, here are a few Halloween tips for homeowners. If [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Halloween tips for the homeowner

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Outdoor Fireplaces

Adding a fireplace (or a fire pit) can extend the enjoyment of your summer porch into the chilly spring and autumn months. That cozy campfire-like atmosphere is irreplaceable for kindling new family memories and reminiscing [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes, Renovations|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Outdoor Fireplaces

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Increase Curb Appeal With An Inviting Front Entryway

The term "curb appeal" is a commonly used when a house goes up for sale, however it also describes the first impression your home makes on friends, family, and other visitors while you're living there. While [...]

By |August 26th, 2016|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes, Renovations|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Increase Curb Appeal With An Inviting Front Entryway

DC Outdoor Living: How to Get the Best Outdoor Living Space For Your Yard

Outdoor living space is one of the most sought after features in the DC-Maryland area when it comes to custom home plans. An outdoor living area provides living space without necessarily having to include walls [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Custom Homes, Landscapes|Comments Off on DC Outdoor Living: How to Get the Best Outdoor Living Space For Your Yard