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Custom Homes of Texas

CUSTOM HOMES OF TEXAS Written by: Tania Taylor Griffis || Featured in Texas Living Magazine Photos Courtesy of: Cate Black Photography This home is filled with smart design choices that make each space both chic and family-friendly. As the homeowners were relocating from out of state, they relied upon Etch Design Group principal designers Stephanie…

6 Creative Succulent Décor Projects

Contributed by Alex Capozzolo Co-Owner, Brotherly Love Real Estate Succulents, the thick, fleshy, deserted plant; you’ll see them growing anywhere in any environment. Better use them as your interior decoration and get a real feel for the greenery without worrying about additional maintenance or work. That’s what we have on our minds today! Because of…

The Essential Qualities of a Truly Impressive Interior Design

Contributed by Lillian Connors Smooth Decorator Like art in general, interior design appeals to people in different ways. For most designers, but also for many design aficionados, the makings of great interior design lies in the ability to step outside the comfort zone and conventional boundaries of the use of paint, fabrics and textures. For…

Effective Use of Statement Pieces in Interior Design

  Contributed by Lillian Connors Smooth Decorator Getting attached to one piece of furniture you absolutely adore doesn’t have to be scary. Most people dread buying one large statement, feeling as if it wouldn’t work in their home. However, there’s always a way to fit in an eye-catching item into your home design if you…

15 Tips to Revamp Your Room From Dull to Dazzling

Contributed by Julia Weaver Originally Posted on Redfin Your bedroom is one of the most important rooms in your house and the one you spend most of your time in. Even though few guests will step foot inside, it’s important to give your space a refresh to fit your style and become your personal getaway.…

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How Green Building Meets Luxury Design

  Contributed by Matt Lee Owner, Innovative Building Materials Designing a luxury building on its own can be a significant challenge for certain architects, but designing a luxury building that is aesthetically pleasing as possible while remaining eco-friendly is another beast. Luckily, there have been quite a few innovations in the field of luxury green…

Everything You Need to Know About Quartz Countertops

Author: Mandy Lee of Innovative Building Materials Over the past several years, quartz has become a sought-after material when it comes to countertops. Quartz comes in a variety of colors and patterns and is considered to be a quality alternative to a natural stone material. When starting a home improvement project involving countertops, it is important…

Design Trends – Hill Country Austin

Austin has come a long way from the Old World traditional and rustic look of 2005 and has moved into a much more modern aesthetic in the city’s design portfolio. You will hear terms such as “Hill Country Modern”, “Modern Contemporary”, and “Modern Transitional” when consulting with your building professionals about the style you are…