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Planning to Refresh Your Space This Spring? Check Out These Floor and Ceiling Options

By Jon Anderson / March 29, 2019 / 0 Comments

If you’re not in the mood or money for a full-bore kitchen or bathroom remodel, tackling the floors and ceilings can add some wow. Starting at the top, you’d be surprised how crown moulding can really date a home. It seems odd that something thought to be generally unchanging has its own fashionable-to-unfashionable cycle. Given […]

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With Fewer Cars and Drivers, What To Do With Empty Garages?

By Jon Anderson / March 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

First I came for your kitchen, now I’m coming for your garage. I’ve noticed a trend over the past year at the Oak Lawn Committee – applicants seeking less parking than is required by the PD-193 ordinance. A hotel will be seeking half of the parking required, and an office building cutting a third. Each […]

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North Texas Homebuyers Are Willing To Splurge on Kitchens

By Bethany Erickson / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

It won’t surprise anyone who looks at a lot of renovated homes and new construction — among the splurges DFW homebuyers are willing to make, the kitchen reigns supreme, a survey of homebuyers revealed. Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, commissioned a national survey of homebuyers, and while Dallas-Fort Worth buyers tended […]

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Big, Bold Wallpaper In, Pinterest 100 for 2019 Reveals

By Bethany Erickson / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Although Houzz and other options for curating ideas for decorating and designing a home exist, Pinterest, the granddaddy (albeit a youthful one) is still the go-to for many when it comes to cataloging inspiration. So for the fifth year in a row, the social media platform has released its Pinterest 100 — a data-driven collection […]

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paint

Hues That Will Color 2019 Will Give You the Blues, Oranges, and Pinks

By Bethany Erickson / January 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Before you head to the home improvement store or meet with your painter, you might just want to check out the trending paint colors for the year — which will probably make anyone liking blues or terra cotta colors supremely happy. While every purveyor of paint has their own take, one thing we noticed right […]

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Design Home

Design Home Game Allows Anybody’s Inner Designer to Compete

By Bethany Erickson / September 20, 2017 / 0 Comments

I’ll admit, I discovered the game Design Home one day while I was waiting for some phone calls to be returned for a story I was working on. It’s the story of a journalist’s life — you never know how long it will take for the call to be returned, so you fill your time […]

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