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Floor Plan Spotlight: The Game Room

March 26, 2017

Game room, bonus room, rec room, loft—whatever you choose to call it, an extra room in your house can come in handy. Here are five creative ways to use these spaces. Home Office: As working from home has grown in popularity, the demand for home office space has risen with it. Some houses (especially new homes) offer a study or a den that’s well suited for this purpose, but others require a little more creativity. Before you sacrifice a dining room or bedroom, explore your…

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Travelogue: Home Trends at KBIS

February 9, 2017

Last month, our talented design team traveled to sunny Orlando to attend KBIS, where hundreds of influential brands come together each year to share and discuss innovative new products and trends in the kitchen and bath industry. Here’s a glimpse at what caught our eye, and what might catch yours at one of our Home Gallery™ design centers! Black finishes are heating up Want to shake up the traditional stainless-steel look? Look for the emergence of stainless-steel appliances available with sleek black finishes, like these…

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Selling a Home

Lighting Tips to Help Sell Your Home

January 2, 2017
Unique light fixture

You’ve found the right real estate agent. You’ve repaired or replaced everything that needed fixing. You’ve covered the three D’s of home staging—Decluttering, Depersonalization and Deep cleaning. Finally, it’s time to put your home on the market. But, wait! There’s one often-overlooked detail that could sabotage all your hard work: the lighting. In the game of First Impressions, a poorly lit home is at an automatic disadvantage. Darkness can make a home feel small, uninviting and dirty, even when it isn’t. Worse, a potential buyer…

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How to Decorate Your Halloween Party

October 18, 2016
carnival mask isolated on black

Planning to host a Halloween party in your new home? You’ve come to the right place! Following are some tips and product picks for hosting a glamourous black and gold Halloween party. Get ready for your guests to gush over your chic yet frightfully festive décor! Glam Gold Pumpkins. These stunning black and gold pumpkins are sure to make a stylish statement at any Halloween gathering. Bonus: they can be proudly displayed for many Halloweens to come! Masquerade Masks. Decorate your space with elegant black…

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Fresh Fall Decorating Ideas

September 27, 2016
Amherst model home office

The leaves will be turning soon and we’ll be celebrating Halloween before you know it! Rich, beautiful fall colors provide the perfect inspiration for a seasonal décor update. Looking for a fresh take on fall decorating? Here are a few helpful tips for how to bring the colors of fall inside your home: Fall color accents Rich accents in fall colors are a simple but effective way to integrate the season into your everyday décor. Incorporating subtle orange, red, purple and brown pillows and throws…

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