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Open and Semi-Open Kitchen Storage

Open kitchen shelves can serve as a functional feature or just something that is aesthetically pleasing. Many cooks like to have open shelves in their island or cabinet ends for all their cookbooks – so [...]

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BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

As we are heading to Memorial Day and summertime, it’s not too early to start getting our barbecues and porches ready for some summer fun. Maybe you enjoy firing up the backyard grill and throwing [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on BBQ Ready Porches to Kick Off Summer

Escape the Summer Heat in These Cool Basements

Basements are no longer the dark and dingy place where you store unwanted items, or banished the kids to when you needed some space. Let your fantasies out, and your basement can become a casual [...]

By |May 3rd, 2018|Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors, Livability, Sandy Spring Builders, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Escape the Summer Heat in These Cool Basements

Decorating with Earth Tones

Feng Shui tells us that earth tones in the bedroom create an intimate, serene and safe space. And some people want that feeling throughout their home. Earth tones are a natural palette – typically in [...]

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Planning Your Master Bathroom

Spacious or gracious or both? That is one of the questions you might ask yourself when designing a new or remodeled master bathroom. Some people want a quiet refuge where they can luxuriate in a [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Bathrooms, Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Planning Your Master Bathroom

Daring Dining Rooms

Dull dining rooms can turn a great meal into a humdrum time, but a daring dining room can make that boring dinner an exciting experience! If your tastes run to more traditional, maybe you can [...]

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Creative Kitchen Islands

If you want to be creative, there’s no better place than your kitchen island. It could be an interesting choice of materials (like hammered metal or glass), or a mix of different products like quartzite [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens|Comments Off on Creative Kitchen Islands

A Touch of Turquoise… and Teal

These cheerful blue-green shades are a versatile classic that can work almost everywhere from the bathroom to the dining room. Turquoise stands strong on its own and plays well with a wide range of other [...]

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What’s Blooming in the DC Area?

It turns out upgrading your home landscaping could raise it’s overall value by up to 12 percent, according to research from Virginia Tech.  But what types of blossoms thrive in D.C.’s hot and humid summers? [...]

By |March 17th, 2018|Buying and Selling, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on What’s Blooming in the DC Area?

Going Green as an Alternative

For so many homes, it is white, grays, and other neutrals that are most found in the wall colors and often in furniture too. But choosing a soft green alternative – be it mossy, sage, [...]

By |March 9th, 2018|Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Renovations|Comments Off on Going Green as an Alternative