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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

2018 Winner of MBIA Gold Award for Custom Contemporary Home

How to build something transitional/contemporary and still have it fit in the neighborhood - that was the architectural and design challenge for this month’s featured home. This busy working couple with two children were ready [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Award Winning, Custom Homes, Featured Home|Comments Off on 2018 Winner of MBIA Gold Award for Custom Contemporary Home

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 Trends, 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 Trends, 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 Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors, Renovations|Comments Off on Wonderful World of Windows

Tasteful Transitions in Flooring

When looking to create an interesting or dramatic effect between rooms, using different flooring material can provide just the right effect. If you have a stone or tile foyer, that provides a more formal entry [...]

By |August 18th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Renovations|Comments Off on Tasteful Transitions in Flooring

Beautiful Craftsman Touches

Craftsman style homes are part of what was called the Arts and Crafts movement. They were a statement against more modern and industrial looking designs. These homes are recognized for their low pitched rooflines with [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Friday Fabulous Home Feature|Comments Off on Beautiful Craftsman Touches

Using Fun Colors to Brighten up Your Home

For those of you who are tired of boring beige, let a little color into your home. Whether you go for that daring look throughout by painting your entire Dining Room walls in bold blue [...]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Design Trends, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Using Fun Colors to Brighten up Your Home

How to Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home

Here’s How to Avoid The Ski Lodge Look & Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home Fact: wood is a timeless home design material. Also fact: it can easily make your home look like a [...]

By |July 1st, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on How to Make Wood Tones Work For Your Home

4 Practical Design Tips for Tween Bedrooms

That middle-of-the-road span of time between childhood and teendom is perhaps the most daunting for parents. But aside from dealing with mood swings and screaming matches, this stage in life also requires another transition: their [...]

By |June 4th, 2018|Interiors|Comments Off on 4 Practical Design Tips for Tween Bedrooms