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Essential Measurements to Know Going Into a Custom Home Design

Typically, we think it’s best to keep the measurements of a new custom home to the builders. The specifics of the floorplan, hallway width, height of light switches are all things best left to the design professionals. There are, however, a few dimensions we think are important for custom homeowners to know going into the…

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Designing Mudrooms to Combat Summer Mess

Summer is officially here! For us here in Indiana, so far that has meant a lot of rain and soggy conditions for the kids playing outside. For your house, that means a lot of cleaning and mopping to get all of that mud and dirt back outside where it belongs! Here in the midwest, we…

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Designing A Custom Home To Optimize Natural Light

Lighting plays a crucial role in your home, and its importance is far too often overlooked by home builders. Lighting affects the ambiance and mood of your home and should be considered carefully with professional builders who understand lighting design. Get the lighting right and your home will feel comfortable, warm and inviting. Avoid mistakes…

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Turn Your Basement Into A Luxury Wine Cellar

Have you run out of room on your wine rack? If so, it might be time to consider a custom wine cellar. Whether you need to store a few of your favorite bottles or are a huge wine enthusiast with hundreds of bottles from your travels, your wine collection deserves a special spot to be…

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Party-Perfect Porch Designs To Welcome Warm Weather

The sun is finally shining and the weather is warming up here in Indiana. There are few things better than ending the day with a cool glass of lemonade (or wine), sitting on the front porch watching the world go by or getting lost in a good book.  We often overlook the porch or don’t…

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Go From Garage to Gorgeous Functional Space

What comes to mind when you think about a garage? Probably not much. A place to park to keep the snow off the car in the winter. A dark, dusty storage space for the Christmas decorations you drag out once a year. Well, we’re here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way!…

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The Battle of the Bathroom Materials: Tile, Marble, or Laminate?

Bathrooms can be a fun space to design. Whether you’re focusing on a quaint powder room or a large master bathroom, choosing the right materials for your space is a big decision. But what determines whether or not a material is the right choice for your bathroom? That’s up to you and how you foresee…

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Kitchen Ideas to Make the Heart of the Home More Comfortable

When it comes to comfortable spaces in the home, it’s common to think of plush carpeting and abundant, cozy seating in the living room or the relaxing retreat that the bedroom offers. However, the heart of the home, the kitchen, isn’t often considered a comfortable space. But why is that? After all, families and friends…

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Hancock County Home Tour

Looking for something to do this weekend, April 13 & 14? Check out the Hancock County Home Tour in Greenfield, Indiana! Stop by, check out our model home and say Hi to Carl McIntyre at 2326 West Stone Ridge Trail in Greenfield, IN.   Stone Ridge is the perfect location for your next home! It’s conveniently located near…

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Bathrooms for Privacy and Function

Time in the bathroom isn’t something people typically like to talk about. We all want privacy and comfort in our homes, especially in the powder room. But not all bathrooms are designed to be comfortable, and we’ve all been in bathrooms that are downright too small, poorly planned, or don’t provide enough privacy. When you’re…

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Office Design for Organizing Mountains of Paperwork

Ask anyone who works from home, keeping personal and professional paperwork separate is a task in and of itself. Not to mention the number of distractions when working at home and the shuffle of paperwork moving back and forth from office to home. These challenges are just a few of the many facing professionals working…

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Study Spaces for Year-Round Learning

Anyone with kids knows the challenges of getting homework done in the evening between after-school activities, making dinner, and preparing for the next day. But these study habits are vital for the long-term success of a child. Depending on how, when, and where kids study plays a big role in how successful the study session…