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Fall in Love With Your Home This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s day around the corner, you’re bound to hear the word “LOVE” quite a bit. But one of the most popular evergreen sayings, “Home is where the heart is” rings true now as much as in years past. So, regardless of whether you’re starting the journey or you’ve arrived at the home of your […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jimmy Walter

From framing to flying and back again, Jimmy Walter has had an eventful career that landed him right here as a JRC team member. Four years ago Jimmy Walter reached out to JRC owner, Ken Felts, about coming to work for us as a carpenter. Jimmy hadn’t been in Richmond long – just a couple […]

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Design Trends: Wallpaper Done Right

For the last decade or so, wallpaper took a home decor hit. As homeowners went for more modern, clean and neutral designs, wallpaper became the annoying thing that needed to be scraped off during renovation. Home design trends from the 80s and 90s mimicked Victorian style with lots of pattern, darker colors, and often overbearing […]

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Cabinetry Colors: Beyond the Pale

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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Outdoor Living Spaces – Start Now!

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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The Wash Closet: Little Space, Big Impact

With the holidays upon us, you may be hosting family and friends or just having more guests over than usual. This means your “wash closet” may be getting more use than normal. If you have a spare bathroom or half bath that your guests generally use, now is the time to spruce it up. We […]

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Getting Your Home Back-to-School Ready

As kids in the Richmond area and across Virginia prepare to go back to school next week, one of the big concerns on their minds as well as parents’ is homework. No matter what grade your child is entering, they are likely to come home with some sort of work or studying to do. One […]

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Home Trends: Beautiful Banquettes

Banquette seating is nothing new. Built-in benches in an eat-in kitchen go back to mid-century designs, when families began actually eating inside the kitchen, rather than the formal dining room every night. But their popularity has been on the rise lately and in a higher-style way than we’ve seen in the past. New banquette designs […]

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Custom Construction Meets Custom Cabinetry

In a signless warehouse buried deep in Scott’s Addition, Bluebird Cabinetry owner Andrew Olsen is hand-crafting cabinets alongside his son and a handful of craftspeople. Olsen has never been one for the limelight. His pride comes from the work itself and doing things right – the first time. For the past few years, James River […]

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Angela Elliott Helps JRC Clients’ Design Dreams Become Reality

Some people think hiring an interior designer to help them with their new home or renovation is too expensive or too much trouble. But designer Angela Elliott argues that having a designer on board from the beginning of a project, as well as working with a proven construction company, can actually save you money and, […]

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