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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 Trends, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on The Wood Beam Wow Factor

What’s Popular in Kitchens Now

Here's what we’re seeing in kitchen trends. Houzz recently gave a list of new trends they are seeing in kitchens, whether new homes or renovations (kitchens are still the most popular room to renovate). Based [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Custom Homes, Kitchens|Comments Off on What’s Popular in Kitchens Now

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 Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens, Livability|Comments Off on How to Design a Kitchen Island

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 Trends, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on 4 Design Ideas for Creating a Timeless White Kitchen

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 [...]

By |May 18th, 2018|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Kitchens|Comments Off on Open and Semi-Open Kitchen Storage

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

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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5 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself During Your Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling your kitchen isn’t as easy as it sounds. Even if everyone had an unlimited budget, the process would still be riddled with vexing questions and tough decisions. Inevitably, you’ll probably end up having to [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Home Improvement, Kitchens, Renovations, Sandy Spring Builders|Comments Off on 5 Essential Questions To Ask Yourself During Your Kitchen Remodel

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

Outdoor Materials for Durable Indoor Décor

Outdoor materials are made to be endure harsh weather, high winds, low temperature, and whatever else Mother Nature has to offer. This durability makes them perfect for withstanding the wear and tear of any busy [...]

By |March 30th, 2018|Custom Homes, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on Outdoor Materials for Durable Indoor Décor