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5 Ways To Spoil Your Mom Around The House On Mother’s Day

If there’s one thing we know about moms, it’s that they just want a break every once in awhile. That’s why Mother’s Day, May 13, is the perfect day to spoil your mom around the [...]

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5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

Before staging your home for selling, you’re often advised to slap a fresh coat of paint on the walls. While this is a significant step in the selling process, you shouldn’t just select any old [...]

By |May 8th, 2018|Buying and Selling, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors|Comments Off on 5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

6 Little Design Details That Matter More Than You Think

When we’re picturing our dream homes, we tend to focus on the big picture. The thing is, the big picture doesn’t turn out how you dreamt it unless you zero in on the little things. [...]

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Colors for a Productive (and Inspiring) Office

Nothing screams “uninspiring!” quite like a dull, gray office space. Considering gray is the color of concrete and warships, it doesn’t exactly spark creativity. In fact, according to a recent study, gray offices don’t just [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on Colors for a Productive (and Inspiring) Office

3 Major Signs You’re Ready To Upgrade To A Custom Home

If the home you’re living in doesn’t quite feel like home anymore, and you’re fantasizing about your dream home constantly, it may be time to upgrade to a custom home. You know, the kind where [...]

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Tips for Securing Your House While You’re Away

Though it may not seem like it, spring has arrived. That means we have so much to look forward to: flowers blooming, sunny days, and Spring Break! Family vacations are incredibly popular during the first [...]

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7 Key Elements For The Perfect Sunroom

A sun-drenched room filled with floor-to-ceiling exterior windows goes by multiple names, like a sunroom, sunporch, solarium, or sun parlor. No matter what you call it, though, it serves the same purpose: a sunny indoor [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Custom Homes, Interiors, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on 7 Key Elements For The Perfect Sunroom

Which Appliance Finish Is Right For Your Kitchen?

You finally have your dream kitchen setup. All that’s left to do is choose your appliance finishes. Seems like an easy task compared to all the measuring and other decision making you’ve made up until [...]

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Which Water Purification Method is Best for Your House?

Clean water is an absolute necessity. But rather than constantly buying plastic water bottles and slowly ruining the planet, why not filter the water you already have at home? Water purification can get you the [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|Building Tips, Home Improvement, Home Maintenance, Livability|Comments Off on Which Water Purification Method is Best for Your House?

5 Tips to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right

Ambient lighting is essential for livability, considering it’s the key element in creating specific moods in your home. It also helps you see where you’re going, which is pretty important as well. However, it isn’t [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right