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05 Reasons to Build a Custom Home


When in the market for a new home, there is a general assumption that the best financial option is to buy a preexisting home. It is true that building a custom home can have a relatively higher cost of entry, but when the lifetime costs of the home are broken down, the results can be […]

0Ideas for Easy Thanksgiving Decorating


Decorate your home for Thanksgiving with our ideas for centerpieces, mantel displays, Thanksgiving craft projects, wreaths and more. Message board As family and/or guests arrive for Thanksgiving, have them write what they are thankful for on a paper leaf and pin it up. This frame was constructed using a linen-covered foam core and an old frame. […]

0Designing Your Dream Kitchen


We’ve gathered all our best kitchens in one place – from country casual to sleek and modern. Take a look at some of our favorite kitchen designs. Breakfast Room This breakfast room is lit by French doors on either side and a picture window behind the long table. Designed by Berkley Vallone and Caroline DeCesare. Moroccan Influences […]

0Celebrate Autumn With Fall’s Best Porches and Patios


Decorating for fall isn’t all about pumpkins and leaves. Check out these inviting fall-inspired porch and patio spaces that will leave you wanting to add some flair to the outside of your home for the fall season.   Fall Can Be Trendy Fall doesn’t have to have the traditional, muted feel we are used to. […]

0Your Home’s Fall Checklist


Fall is the perfect time to take care of the little things that can make a big difference for you and your home. Most of the tasks listed below are well with-in the average person’s ability. But even if you choose to have a professional handle them, it’s worth the expense. You’ll save money — and […]

0Custom Bathrooms


Gray and Green Wallpapered Powder Room with Sculpted Vanity Even a powder room deserves a bit of luxury. A hand carved marble sink vanity was paired with a modern metallic damask wall covering, gold gilded mirror and amber crystal wall sconces to create this surprisingly unique space. Soaking Tub Surrounded by Green Mosaic Tile An […]

0Benefits of an Outdoor Kitchen


Why should you buy an outdoor kitchen? If you enjoy outdoor cooking and entertaining, you should consider taking it to the next level and put in an outdoor kitchen. Whether you just want to spend more time outdoors or entertain friends and family, building an outdoor kitchen is a great way to enhance your outdoor […]

0Let the Sunshine In and The Winter Blues Out

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We are all drawn to natural sunlight. Our bodies crave it and mainly because sunlight is our natural source of Vitamin D or “sunlight hormone”. Ever notice towards the end of winter your body starts feeling sluggish, tired and increasingly irritable? You start craving carbohydrates, your desire for sleep increases and you start losing interest in pleasurable […]

0Garden Projects for Spring

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The urge to garden in early spring is primal. Re-connecting with the earth is affirming, renewing, promising. Waking up the garden to a new growing season is about more than soil and seedlings…this rite of spring is a tonic to the gardener as well. ~ Early Spring Garden & Yard Tasks • Clear drainage ditches […]

0Custom Home vs Production Home

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What is the difference between a production home, semi-custom home and custom home? Production Home A production home is typically built by large homebuilders that build the same plans over and over, usually in a number of new home communities throughout the state or region. Semi-Custom Home Semi-custom homes are generally built by smaller home […]

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