home design trends

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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From Facebook: What Design Trends Are On the Way Out?

By Bethany Erickson / October 13, 2018 / 6 Comments

For this week’s social media-generated story, we asked our readers on Facebook about design trends they feel are O-V-E-R. And boy, did ya’ll have some opinions. Some of you are OVER granite. Others feel TVs mounted over fireplaces are on their way out. Karen Eubank, our resident design maven and stager, says the vessel tub is […]

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Stone of the Week: Calacatta Riviera Gives You the Look of Marble, Performance of Steel

By Candy Evans / October 18, 2017 / 0 Comments

Let’s start with a Maestro Color from Allied Stone, shall we? Calacatta Riviera. It’s an awesome color featuring naturalistic veining that looks like the real deal of marble. But it performs like a champ! No sealing is required EVER!!! Today everyone wants the marble look, but no one wants the hassle and maintenance. Natural marble […]

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Cowhide Accents, Gold Fixtures, Midcentury Style Named Among Top 2015 Trends

By Leah Shafer / December 29, 2014 / 3 Comments

Style makers, movers, and shakers, 2015 is going to be a beautiful year, one that is “modern, yet approachable.” At least, it is according to Zillow Digs, which has announced the top five 2015 trends in their annual Home Trend Forecast, as well as which four fads from 2014 are on their way to the style […]

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