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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

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

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

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

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

Geometric Tiles

Got a room that lacks style and pizzazz? Kick your decor up a notch with geometric tiles. Striking and versatile, they look right at home in any space – from rustic  to contemporary and everything [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Design Trends, Interiors|Comments Off on Geometric Tiles

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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5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

Before staging your home for selling, you’re often advised to slap a fresh coat of paint on the walls. While this is a significant step in the selling process, you shouldn’t just select any old [...]

By |May 8th, 2018|Buying and Selling, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors|Comments Off on 5 Perfect Paint Colors For Staging Your Home

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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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. [...]

By |April 27th, 2018|Custom Homes, Design Trends, Home Improvement, Interiors, Kitchens|Comments Off on 6 Little Design Details That Matter More Than You Think