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Friday Fabulous Home Feature: The Perfect Entryway

The main entryway or grand foyer of your home conveys an important first impression to your guests. Since your family will be using this space to get out the door quickly with everything they'll need [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: The Perfect Entryway

Fabulous Home Feature: 10 Dream-worthy Swimming Pools

It’s summertime in the nation’s capital, and as the temperatures begin to rise there is no better way to cool off than a dip in the pool. Sandy Spring Builders has created so many stunning swimming pools over the years that we decided to showcase some of our favorites in one article. From whimsical resort-style spas, to infinity pools surrounded by intricate rockscapes, and dramatic modern pools, these 10 outstanding outdoor pools give homeowners their own backyard oasis and dream retreat right outside their door. Take a dive into some of our favorite dream-worthy pools starting with #10… […]

By |June 24th, 2016|Custom Homes, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Landscapes|Comments Off on Fabulous Home Feature: 10 Dream-worthy Swimming Pools

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Kid-Friendly Spaces

It may be the parents who are building new homes, but let’s not forget the kids. Kids are happy to play almost anywhere— in the mud,  in rain puddles, and even in cardboard boxes. But [...]

By |June 10th, 2016|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Kid-Friendly Spaces

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Coffered Ceilings

If you're looking to add dimension and character to an otherwise plain room, nothing beats the traditional look of a coffered ceiling.  Coffered ceilings are an architectural detail that comes in many varieties. Technically speaking, [...]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Design & Decor, Featured Home, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Coffered Ceilings

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Wine Cellars

Many homeowners are turning to a popular trend of having a wine room or wine cellar. No doubt they are a great addition to any new home or renovation, especially if you love drinking vino. There are several options available for you to get creative and come up with an idea that fits your preference and space. […]

By |May 20th, 2016|Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Wine Cellars

Repurposing Building Materials In Your New Home

Around 136 million tons of construction and demolition waste pile up in landfills in America each year, amounting to over half of all landfill waste. The thing is, when handled properly, much of it can be revitalized and repurposed. These recycled building materials can not only save you money and reduce construction waste in landfills, but they also can add unique character to your custom home. […]

By |April 30th, 2016|Design & Decor, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on Repurposing Building Materials In Your New Home

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Indoor Spa Room

What could be more luxurious than your own home spa room? Whether it’s got a spray-jet tub and flat screen, steam shower with access to outdoor pool, or a built-in sauna – it allows you to indulge yourself on a daily basis. […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Bathrooms, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Specialty Rooms|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Indoor Spa Room

Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Waterfall Countertops

Waterfall countertops offer a clean and sleek look in your kitchen, and also add a dash of pizzazz. This design element can be accomplished using most any countertop material, and the edge that extends down to the floor can be on either one or both sides, or the entire back or front of an island. […]

By |April 15th, 2016|Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature: Waterfall Countertops

Sustainable Building Materials Make for an Eco Friendly Home

Eco friendly homes are going mainstream. The growing compassion for the environment has sparked a need and desire for greener, more energy efficient home building practices. Green building, in a nutshell,  is using healthy, sustainable, [...]

By |March 15th, 2016|Concepts, Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Home Improvement|Comments Off on Sustainable Building Materials Make for an Eco Friendly Home

Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Stair Balusters

5 Fun Facts about Stair Balusters 1. They're new Even though they look like classic architectural elements, stairway balusters did not hit the scene until the Renaissance, in the 16th century. 2. They're named after flowers Balusters [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Custom Homes, Design & Decor, Friday Fabulous Home Feature, Interiors|Comments Off on Friday Fabulous Home Feature | Stair Balusters