Custom Homes

9215 Royalpine Stands Out as a Detail-Oriented Modern Farmhouse

By Heather Hunter / March 15, 2017 / 0 Comments

We look at houses all day long. And it’s not often that a new build delights us the way this modern farmhouse by Patten Custom Homes does. It is detail-oriented, with endless built-ins, fixtures, and flow designed specifically for family living. For partner Natalie Patten, 9215 Royalpine Dr. was a labor of love. “I designed this […]

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Dream Big In This Classic Urban Homes Spec House with Rich, Open Spaces

By Leah Shafer / November 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

I’ve got a total scoop for you today, a gorgeous transitional spec house in Midway Hills that just listed. This property is swoon-worthy, with rich, open spaces, high-end amenities, and beautiful conveniences. This is a Preston Hollow-esque home, but with a lot smaller price tag. Located at 4046 Northview Ln., it’s the work of Approved Builder Michael Turner, […]

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Dallas Builders Association Hosts Best in the Business for 2016 ARC Awards

By Jon Anderson / August 23, 2016 / 5 Comments

The Dallas Builders Association’s annual ARC awards sent me north to the Westin Galleria on Saturday night.  Amazingly, our recent rains didn’t hamper any glamorous (and dry) entrances and exits. It’s my second year attending this fab ‘do and I try not to take their “no jeans, khakis, shorts” admonition personally. Before we jump to […]

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Lakewood Custom Tudor With a Touch of Swiss Charm

By Karen Eubank / February 8, 2016 / 0 Comments

Its’ tricky to pull off a build that looks like it fits into an established neighborhood but that’s exactly what architect Guy Vance Brown did with 6832 Avalon Ave. David Bush has the $1.7 million listing and is calling this four-bedroom, three-full- and-one-half-bath home an “Alpine Tudor.” We think that’s an apt moniker for the […]

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After One Year Together, H&M Interior Design Celebrates Thriving Partnership

By Leah Shafer / October 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Great ideas flourish with creative collaboration. One dynamic partnership between two Dallas-based interior designers is fostering a fresh and inspired approach to design. Marissa Marmolejos and Hugh Scarbrough just celebrated their first anniversary together as H & M Interior Design. They were brought together by a shared love of design, a love for others, and an honest desire to […]

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Get Ready For Fall in This Gorgeous Preston Royal Mediterranean

By Joanna England / September 15, 2014 / 0 Comments

The time of roasting marshmallows is almost upon us. We got a little sampling of fire pit weather this weekend, and it really made it hit home that fall is almost here. Heck, pumpkin spice everything is hitting the shelves, and the Arboretum is about to open their annual autumn showcase with pumpkins galore, so […]

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