Home Trends | Coastal Living

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Design inspiration, dream home or ‘the great escape’ aptly describe this coastal beauty nestled comfortably on an historical Florida coast originally known for its boat and home building craftsmanship. Crane Island, Florida (near Fernandina Beach) enjoyed the privilege of hosting the construction of the Southern Living Idea House  in partnership with Riverside Custom Homes and […]

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Smart Kitchen Trends 2020

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Industrial, craftsman style home showcasing 4,500+ square feet of three fabulous stories of a well designed home justifies its HGTV Smart Home 2020 designation that embraces an understated luxury that brings refinement to practical living spaces (including four bedrooms and five bathrooms) for today’s contemporary and comfortable lifestyle. The kitchen however is my first point […]

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Wallpaper Trends 2020

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Bold design with a love for color and pattern are just a few elements driving a continued trend to bring the outdoors in with walls treated with wallpaper. Specifically, botanicals lead the way with 3D textures, grasscloth, cork, straw and wicker wallpaper ranging from traditional florals and trompe l’oeil to tropical botanicals and contemporary geometric’s, […]

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Inspired Design | Understated Elegance

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Subdued formality drove the design process for this Southern California home for clients who loved being near the water but without the “display of shells and pieces of driftwood” according to designer Barclay Butera. This home was designed for year-round living with a casual elegance that befits its French styled decor in honor of the […]

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Top Home Building Trends 2020

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Smart home trends coupled with great design that reflects personal style is leading the way in home building trends in 2020. Setting yourself apart by creating and building a comfortable home that suits your family lifestyle is in vogue now and home builders are listening. According to a recent article published in the tctimes.com, the […]

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Spring Design Trends

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The challenge of taking a modest yet charming cottage built in the 1940s saddled with a “choppy layout and minimal daylight” was beautifully accomplished by taking the home in a lively direction by infusing spring color hues, removing walls and extending the kitchen, according to architect D. Stanley Dixon and interior designer Betty Burgess. A […]

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Kitchens of the Year 2020

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Contest winners for Atlanta’s Kitchens of the Year 2020 showcases some of the hottest trends in kitchen design. Attention to artistic details that showcase homeowners personalities range from custom hoods, distinct materials, lacquered surfaces and antique inspired pendant lighting are just a few of the personal touches that make these spaces truly inspired design. Expect […]

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