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Functional Multi-Purpose Rooms

Decades ago, the den was a room where everyone could be together and watch TV or play games. That was back when living Rooms were a “no kids” zone, and before the open floorplan family [...]

By |July 28th, 2018|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Livability|Comments Off on Functional Multi-Purpose Rooms

Award Winning Shingle-Style Home in Bannockburn Heights, Bethesda

2018 MBIA Gold Award Winner | Custom Home 7,500-12,500 Sq. Feet This beautiful shingle-style house was custom-designed to fit the lifestyle of a bustling, active family of 6.  It was important for this house [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Award Winning, Custom Homes, Featured Home, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on Award Winning Shingle-Style Home in Bannockburn Heights, Bethesda

How to Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home

Here’s How to Avoid The Ski Lodge Look & Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home Fact: wood is a timeless home design material. Also fact: it can easily make your home look like a [...]

By |July 1st, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors|Comments Off on How to Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home

2018 Winner of MBIA Gold Award for Traditional Custom Home

We are proud to feature our Gold Award Traditional Custom Home winner in the Maryland Building Industry Association 2018 awards program. This truly unique stone and stucco front courtyard house, with the flair and grace [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|Award Winning, Custom Homes, Featured Home, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 2018 Winner of MBIA Gold Award for Traditional Custom Home

Trendy Garage Doors

Garage doors can be trendy, and add to your curb appeal. Whether traditional carriage doors or more contemporary with mirrored glass, garage doors can make a statement while not detracting from the architectural integrity of [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Trendy Garage Doors

Dog-Washing Stations for the Dog Days of Summer

You probably want to give your dog a bath more often, but it can be a real pain. Large dogs can be especially difficult to get into the bathtub, and don't forget the big mess [...]

By |June 8th, 2018|Custom Homes, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Dog-Washing Stations for the Dog Days of Summer

4 Practical Design Tips for Tween Bedrooms

That middle-of-the-road span of time between childhood and teendom is perhaps the most daunting for parents. But aside from dealing with mood swings and screaming matches, this stage in life also requires another transition: their [...]

By |June 4th, 2018|Interiors|Comments Off on 4 Practical Design Tips for Tween Bedrooms

Cozy Outdoor Rooms

Summer’s here… so who doesn’t want to sit outside and enjoy the warm summer days and balmy evenings! Sitting by the pool, or just enjoying some outdoor eating areas – this is what summer fun [...]

By |June 1st, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Landscapes, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Cozy Outdoor Rooms

4 Design Ideas for Creating a Timeless White Kitchen

If you have the luxury of designing your dream kitchen, it’s important to keep one word in mind: timeless. Unless you want to remodel your kitchen every few years, you need to look at the [...]

By |May 28th, 2018|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on 4 Design Ideas for Creating a Timeless White Kitchen

Geometric Tiles

Got a room that lacks style and pizzazz? Kick your decor up a notch with geometric tiles. Striking and versatile, they look right at home in any space – from rustic  to contemporary and everything [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Design & Decor, Interiors|Comments Off on Geometric Tiles