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Top Three Reasons to Build Your Own Home

The dream of homeownership continues to course through our veins as it has for millennia; the human desire and ability to own a home offers considerable benefits beyond just financial security and comfort. Aside from having a place to store … Continue reading

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Five Home Building Trends That Benefit Homeowners

Change, while necessary, can cause conflict and take “us” out of our comfort zone; however, change is constantly taking shape in all facets of our life and being able to embrace change is a skill set and easily managed even … Continue reading

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The All-American Front Porch

Overwhelming sought after and culturally renowned in America’s architectural landscape, porches symbolize the spirit of America in much the same way as baseball and apple pie have for centuries. As an architectural structure, the porch has existed throughout much of … Continue reading

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The Color of our Lives – Paint Your World

Color – a noun 1. – the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object, usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness of the reflected light; saturation or chroma; hue.   … Continue reading

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House Trend Series 2016 – Outdoor Living Spaces

As homeowners transition into their new homes, one of the most exciting opportunities lie in the ability to seamlessly blend the indoor/outdoor spaces of their home for a casual and comfortable lifestyle that offers numerous benefits for families and friends. … Continue reading

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House Trend Series 2016 – Living Spaces

This period of transition in home design continues as we move out into the living spaces of the home. These spaces can be represented by living rooms, great rooms and hearth or gathering rooms, which are typically found adjacent in … Continue reading

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House Trend Series 2016 – Bathrooms

As outlined in the first part of this design series, transitional styling features a blend of the welcome traditional designs existing side-by-side with modern conveniences without being restricted to one single style. Continuing the series and looking at transitional bathrooms, … Continue reading

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House Trend Series 2016 – Kitchens

Look around and notice the buzzword “transitional” in home design trends; we all know what the word transition means – noun: the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.         to segue, shift, switch, … Continue reading

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Ceiling Styles and Choices

A ceiling is an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limits of a room and while generally considered to be of little importance, there are many ways to add drama and texture to the corresponding room by incorporating various … Continue reading

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Spring is Here

Winter lingers, yet, no matter the length, spring is sure to follow and with it the promise of longer days where the sun is warm, where flowers begin to bloom almost recklessly, where every field is clothed with grass and … Continue reading

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