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2020 Pantone Color of the Year: Classic Blue

Pantone recently unveiled its 2020 Color of the Year, and we at Sandy Spring Builders are loving it! Classic Blue is a color that brings calmness and confidence when used as an accent inside and [...]

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HOME (Decor) for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, as we drive around town and admire beautifully lit and decorated homes, with trees sparkling through the windows and welcoming wreaths on front doors. Our favorite part is seeing [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|Custom Homes, Design & Decor|Comments Off on HOME (Decor) for the Holidays

Home Design Trends for 2019

If you’re looking to remodel your home in 2019, here are some home design trends that you can expect to see a lot more of for years to come. Which will you bring home? [...]

By |February 1st, 2019|Design & Decor, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens, Renovations|Comments Off on Home Design Trends for 2019

2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral

Pantone announced that Living Coral is the 2019 “Color of the Year”, and they describe it as “an animated, life-affirming shade of orange with golden undertones.”  Although often considered to be a beachy or Miami [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors|Comments Off on 2019 Pantone Color of the Year: Living Coral

A Timeless Trend: Traditional Style Home Design

While “modern farmhouse” and “urban contemporary” are some of the newer trends in architecture, there are still new “traditional” homes being built. Something about the classic architecture of a traditional home gives us a warm [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor|Comments Off on A Timeless Trend: Traditional Style Home Design

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

Mixing Wood Tones

Don’t believe what you hear – you can definitely mix and match wood tones in your home. With that said, there are tips to follow in order to make your space more interesting without just [...]

By |September 16th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Interiors|Comments Off on Mixing Wood Tones

How to Design a Kitchen Island

The kitchen is one of the most complicated rooms to design and figuring out how to add an island to your kitchen can be both confusing and difficult. Deciding on layout, dimensions, seating, appliances, and [...]

By |September 8th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens, Livability|Comments Off on How to Design a Kitchen Island

Wonderful World of Windows

There is a wonderful world of windows out there, and if you look at some of our homes you’ll see what we mean! The old single kitchen window has been updated with a triple window [...]

By |August 25th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors, Renovations|Comments Off on Wonderful World of Windows