The 1950s and the Dawn of Mid-Century Modern The 1950s introduced the very popular Mid-century Modern interior design style. Pastels became popular while incorporating bold designs from fruit to polka dots. Linoleum floors had fun new designs to choose from and wall to wall carpet was now an option. Living rooms were filled with Scandinavian […]
Get Cozy in your Perfect Bedroom Haven There’s just something about a cozy haven. Where you can turn the main lights down, the mood lights up, and pull a warm fuzzy blanket over you and feel the outside world melt away as you cozy into your sanctuary. Although it’s not a place we can hide […]
Creating your Own Bedroom Haven Your bedroom should be your haven. When you come home from a long, difficult day that tries to take every last bit of your energy and sanity, the one place to hug you and tell you that everything will be okay, should be your bedroom. A bedroom should be an […]
Art Deco brought its Glam to the 1920s The 1920s were known as the Roaring 20s, when Art Deco traveled from France to the US. World War I and the aftermath of the 1918 Spanish Flu were over and The Great Gatsby had just been published, so the country was excited to embrace the glamor […]
Ask an Expert Talking with a Local Cabinet Refinishing Professional We sat down with a local painting contractor that has been an expert in his field for over 15 years, and has taken on the incredibly detail-oriented skill of refinishing kitchen cabinets. We’ve all heard of the DIY kits, but something told us there’s a […]
Four Southwestern Architecture Landmarks to Visit on your Next Road Trip The Southwest is known for many things, including its natural wonders like the Grand Canyon and the Big Bend. When it comes to architectural wonders, the Southwest is home to many historic Pueblo landmarks and modern structures built and designed to thrive in its […]
We are well into 2022 and couldn’t be more excited about the momentum of the year so far! Our team has some really great projects in the works, and sometimes when you get into the thick of projects, you forget to keep educating yourself. It can be difficult to go to classes or seminars, or […]
Image courtesy of Earthship Biotecture From Trash to Treasured Home Finding a Sustainable Home in the Architecture of Earthships Imagine taking some of your trash, items such as aluminum soda and beer cans, bottles of all colors, and old tires, and then building a house with them. Not only that, you build it in such […]
Who DOESN’T love design fails?! Let’s have a little fun today and laugh together as we take on some amazing design fails. As my mentor always says ironically… “someone somewhere is proud of that!!” Now listen, we are all for creativity and thinking outside of the box! It’s just that there is thinking outside of the box, and then thinking on another planet!
Nothing meaningful comes instantly. It takes time and effort and patience! The same can be said for building or renovating your dream home. It takes time, money, effort, a team of skilled people and a whole. lot. of. patience. Here are 7 things we ALL HATE about home building and how to overcome them with confidence!
Cameron-Masland Mansion at Kings Gap by The Sentinel Local Landmark The Cameron-Masland Mansion at Kings Gap State Park Cameron-Masland Mansion Built 1908 500 Kings Gap Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015 717-486-5031 Open To Public As you drive along a scenic Carlisle country road in Central Pennsylvania, you’ll spot an old-fashioned general store, perfectly folksy and reminiscent […]
True Inspiration Can be Found Lost in Nature Have you ever dreamed of having a connection between your living room and garden? Have you ever imagined how it feels to breathe the outside air while sitting on your couch watching TV, or reading the morning news within the warmth of your home? There are so […]
The Pacific Northwest region has become one of North America’s hot spots for innovative architectural design. Much of the architecture features buildings that blend the evergreen natural surroundings with modern design elements, a combination that seems distinctly Pacific Northwest.