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6 Tricks to Defining Space in an Open Floor Plan

Open floor plans are filled with endless possibilities, but sometimes that’s a problem. On one hand, open concepts can feel atmospheric and create togetherness and flexibility in a home; on the other hand, they can [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on 6 Tricks to Defining Space in an Open Floor Plan

Top 8 Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them

Deciding on a color scheme is arguably the most difficult part of decorating your home. You do laps and laps around the color wheel, and often end up settling for basic neutrals. If you constantly [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on Top 8 Home Decorating Colors and How to Use Them

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Book Lovers’ Paradise

A home library creates valuable storage space and gives your house some vitality. Impress your guests with a dizzying array of beautifully shelved works. Create a regal, intellectual atmosphere where your favorite stories stand ready [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Book Lovers’ Paradise

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Window Treatment Looks We Love

Sometimes a window needs a little dressing up, and depending on your style there are a myriad of options to choose from. It could be something as plain-looking as wood shutter blinds in the bathroom, [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Window Treatment Looks We Love

Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

Americans can’t make up their minds, especially when it comes to their homes. Turns out, according to a Trulia survey, most Americans want a bigger or smaller home than the one they currently live in. [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Building Tips, Custom Homes, Livability|Comments Off on Home Size Satisfaction | Bigger or Smaller?

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 [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Concepts, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Custom Homes with Mediterranean Inspiration

How To Choose The Right Tile For Your Bathroom Surfaces

All tile is not created equal. They may belong to the same family, but they are different products when it comes down to it. The right tile can vary depending on where you wish to [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Bathrooms, Home Improvement, Interiors, Livability, Renovations|Comments Off on How To Choose The Right Tile For Your Bathroom Surfaces

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Sunken Bathtubs

If your ideal bathroom has a clean, sleek, and modern design, a sunken bathtub might be the elegant touch you need. The sunken bathtub has made a recent come back and for great reason. A [...]

By |January 21st, 2017|Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Sunken Bathtubs

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