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Cabinetry Colors: Beyond the Pale

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For the past several years the trend in home cabinetry has been fairly monochromatic. Nearly every kitchen renovation included white cabinetry and often light stone countertops and tile backsplashes. This is a clean, beautiful look and it holds up well over time, especially when more traditional hardware and tile are chosen. But this look just […]

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Design Trend: Soaker Tubs

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Are soaker tubs the new Jacuzzi? Why the age-old design is back in a big way. When we think of modern, luxurious homes, we tend to think clean lines and open concepts. This trend has inspired countless designers and homeowners to knock down dividing walls in order to achieve a more peaceful, clutter-free look. With […]

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Design Trends: A Room of One’s Own

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Everyone wants a sanctuary in their home – a place where they can retreat, relax and be comfortable. For some this is a cozy master bedroom, for others a spa-like bathroom. The entire concept of “man caves” and “femme dens” has catered to the idea of “escaping” from the rest of the house(hold). So it’s no […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces – Start Now!

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We may be experiencing snow day after snow day here in Virginia, but believe it or not, it’s the perfect time to start planning your outdoor oasis. If you’re considering building a deck, patio, porch, installing a pool or an outdoor kitchen – don’t wait until it’s already warm and you can’t wait to get […]

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Materials We Love: Ipe Flooring

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Outdoor living spaces have become one of the most popular things we build for our clients. With the moderate climate here in central Virginia, outdoor spaces can generally be enjoyed for at least three seasons of the year. And with many projects now integrating outdoor fireplaces, chimneys and fire pits, these hardscapes, decks and porches […]

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