9334 Hathaway Front

If you want a builder with bold, transitional style that goes all-out on finishes, you have to consider Ellen Grasso & Sons in your short list. The lines are clean from the curb to the cabana, and everything inside is smooth and luxurious.

The attention to detail with this custom build  in North Dallas is reason enough to feature it as this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. When you find your dream home, don’t take chances with financing. You’re sure to get the right loan and sail through closing when you call Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans.

Jump if you want to fall in love with this gorgeous Ellen Grasso & Sons home!

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Karen Eubank of Eubank Staging and Design is one of many locals who won a Houzz award this year. Photo: Shoot2Sell.

Karen Eubank of Eubank Staging and Design (and a Candy’s Dirt contributor) is one of many locals who won a Houzz award this year. Photo: Shoot2Sell.

We love to boast about how ingenious and imaginative the housing construction and design pros are in North Texas. So when Houzz announced their winners of “Best Of Houzz 2015” awards, it was no surprise that Dallas-Fort Worth made quite a splash.

Houzz is an online home remodeling and design site that showcases the work of architects, homebuilders, interior designers, landscape pros, and other residential remodeling professionals. Their Best Of Houzz awards come in two categories: customer service and design. Customer service honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews from 2014. Design winners’ work ranked most popular among the more than 25 million monthly users on the site.

I’ve spent the better part of the last five days combing through the champs, savoring the superb photos, and picking a few of my favorites to share with you today. Candy already mentioned Tatum Brown Custom Homes’ win yesterday, but I’ve got a few others that caught my eye.

First, all five of the designers I wrote about at the beginning of the month in 5 Dallas Interior Designers to Watch in 2015 were Houzz winners (bam!), so a huge shout-out to these five:

Here are seven other DFW Houzz winners that will impress you with their discerning style and exquisite work.

 

1. CAROLINA V. GENTRY, RID: DESIGN AND SERVICE AWARDS

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Photo courtesy Kevin Dotolo

Carolina V. Gentry is a principal interior designer at Pulp Design Studios in East Dallas and her aesthetic is fluid and elegant. What I loved most about her interior designs was the clean, almost architectural feel, and details that feel high-end without being fussy. Many of the photos in her Houzz portfolio feature mirrored or silver accents that lend a midcentury vibe to the overall modern look.

But there’s nothing sterile about her the contemporary ambience—her work is warm and welcoming. She has more than one hundred photos on Houzz that will inspire you. Jump to read about six more winners!

 

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3945 Amherst Front

What a beauty! This stunning home not only has great looks, but its location can’t be beat. On the corner of Tulane and Amherst sits this brand-new five-bedroom, five-bath home built by Ellen Grasso & Sons. Just from the curb you are awestruck by the combination of clean lines, geometric styling, bronze standing-seam roof, and oversized windows. No wonder it’s this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans.

When you’re ready to buy a home of this caliber, there’s no sense in taking any risks with financing. It’s best to call an experienced mortgage expert such as Lisa Peters, who can get you through appraisal and closing with no surprises. See the level of service Caliber Home Loans offers by contacting Lisa Peters today to finance this gorgeous custom home.

Jump to find out more about these delicious digs!

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