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Stunning Scandinavian Décor

Scandinavian décor is characterized by clean lines, simplicity, and functionality. Much of the the style is reflection of the long dark Nordic winters. The region’s inhospitable winter season requires its residents spend a lot of [...]

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Home Decor: Mixing Brights with Whites

Bold colors are a great way to add “pop” to a clean white background. So if your room has white walls and trim, you might consider bold accents with furniture, carpet, artwork, or even a [...]

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Luxury-Loving Master Bedroom Fireplaces

Baby it’s cold outside, and things are heating up in the bedroom. Especially when you have a beautiful fireplace to warm your nights. What a warm and welcoming way to turn your bedroom into a [...]

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10 Ways to Make Your Home More Efficient

We’re fortunate to be living in a time where technology and innovation are king. Between smart devices, apps, and more accessibility to solar power, there are tons of ways to live more efficiently. If all [...]

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We build homes for real people!

When we take on a new custom home project at Sandy Spring Builders, it’s not just about building another house. We build homes for real people, and that is how we approach each project – [...]

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Home Coffee Bars

Does the smell of coffee brewing wake you up and get you ready to face the day? Having a home coffee bar in your bedroom or upstairs den area is a great way to have [...]

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The Cure for Your Winter Blues? An Outdoor Spa.

Got a bad case of the winter blues? A soak in a jacuzzi or outdoor spa is rejuvenating at any time of the year, but in the winter there’s no better remedy. Imagine the convenience of [...]

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Building an Environmentally Friendly Custom Home

Green building is more than a fad, and at Sandy Spring Builders our specifications have always kept energy-efficiency in mind.  There are many shades of green when it comes to building a home, and we [...]

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Combining Stone and Shingle

Stone and shingle homes evoke images of Colorado mountain lodges. And while for many homes, the traditional combination of Western cedar and stone foundation/columns is the perfect mix, others like to add a different twist. [...]

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25 Gorgeous Dining Rooms Perfect for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving – all the yummy food, family and friends, and a time set aside to express our gratitude and thankfulness. And it’s even more enjoyable if you have a fabulous dining room [...]

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