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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. [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Holiday Dream Homes

Featured Home | Modern Wrapped in Traditional

To see this house from the street, one might think traditional. Open the massive modern front door with seeded glass and you are in a most beautiful eclectic mix. The light oak floors, simple trim [...]

By |December 8th, 2018|Custom Homes, Featured Home, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Featured Home | Modern Wrapped in Traditional

Perfect Rooms To Spend A Snow Day In

Baby it’s cold outside, and the chilly weather and shorter daylight hours make us want to hibernate. Since we no longer live in caves, we can find those cozy and inviting spaces in our home. [...]

By |December 2nd, 2018|Livability, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Perfect Rooms To Spend A Snow Day In

Home Gyms to Keep You Moving This Winter

If you have a spare room in your home that you’re just not sure what to do with, consider a home gym. With winter right around the corner, it’s often harder for people to leave [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|Custom Homes, Interiors, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Home Gyms to Keep You Moving This Winter

A Place for the Whole Family

Family rooms have become one of the most enjoyed rooms in the home, especially when open to the kitchen which is the number one spot for hanging out. As the name implies, family rooms are [...]

By |November 2nd, 2018|Custom Homes, Interiors, Livability|Comments Off on A Place for the Whole Family

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, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Halloween Tips for the Homeowner

Kitchens with Delectable Dine-In Spaces

While dining rooms are where we go for special meals, the kitchen is where most of our eating happens. That’s why it’s important to design space that allows for family and friends to hang out [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Custom Homes, Interiors, Kitchens, Livability|Comments Off on Kitchens with Delectable Dine-In Spaces

Autumn Home Maintenance Tips

Fall is in full swing, and with that nip in the air, you know winter is on its way. Fall is the perfect time to tackle home maintenance tasks so you’re not caught by surprise [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Autumn Home Maintenance Tips

Featured Home Throwback: Arts & Crafts Architecture

WE BUILD HOMES FOR REAL PEOPLE We decided to make this month a “throwback” home, to one we built a dozen years ago for a couple with two young daughters, who are now teenagers! The [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Featured Home, Livability|Comments Off on Featured Home Throwback: Arts & Crafts Architecture

The Wood Beam Wow Factor

The trend for adding wood beams to ceilings and fireplace mantels is actually bringing back a feature from homes built by early Americans. At that time, the beams were both structural and decorative – with [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on The Wood Beam Wow Factor