Interior Design

Bedroom Design Mistakes to Avoid

The master bedroom design is one of the most important factors that you will plan for your dream home. It’s a place to escape from the demands of daily life and relax at the end of the day. How you choose to design and decorate the space can have a huge impact on how comforting and enjoyable it can be.

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Master bedroom from The Runnymeade #1164

Kitchen Flooring | Pros & Cons

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the heart of a home — more than just a space for cooking, it’s the place where family and friends congregate, projects are finished and meals are shared.

Kitchen of The Celeste house plan 1323.

The Celeste House Plan 1323

Of course the kitchen needs floors that can stand up to the kind of ongoing use that the kitchen requires. How do you know which kitchen flooring options make the most sense for your kitchen? What is the best kitchen flooring for you?

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2021 Color Trends | Color of the Year

2021 Color Trends

We’ve spent a lot of time at home this year. If you are looking for ways to refresh your living spaces, consider these 2021 color trends. Find inspiration below, whether you plan to paint your entire house or want to create an accent wall!

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Pantone

Pantone has selected two colors for their 2021 color of the year. Ultimate Gray is a calming neutral color and Illuminating is a bright, sunny yellow. 

“As people look for ways to fortify themselves with energy, clarity, and hope to overcome the continuing uncertainty, spirited and emboldening shades satisfy our quest for vitality. PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating is a bright and cheerful yellow sparkling with vivacity, a warming yellow shade imbued with solar power. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray is emblematic of solid and dependable elements which are everlasting and provide a firm foundation. The colors of pebbles on the beach and natural elements whose weathered appearance highlights an ability to stand the test of time, Ultimate Gray quietly assures, encouraging feelings of composure, steadiness and resilience.”

Bathroom Trends | Spa-like Bathrooms

Bring a Sense of Luxury to any Bathroom

Luxurious, spa-like bathrooms are growing in popularity and are the perfect space in which to add a touch of elegance. Incorporating elements such as tiled floors, decorative backsplashes, multiple showerheads and freestanding tubs along with fixtures in luxe finishes like polished stainless steel, matte black stainless and champagne can elevate the look of any bathroom space and create a welcoming retreat. Check out some popular bathroom trends! 

Master bathroom of The Clearlake house plan 1272.

Linear drains are particularly well suited to more modern bathrooms, including curbless, open plan showers. Not only are these sleek, clean-lined drains aesthetically appealing – creating a seamless, contemporary look – but they are also versatile since they can be located almost anywhere within the shower area. 

Kitchen Trends for your Dream Home

Top 10 Kitchen Trends from Dering Hall

Dering Hall recently released an article detailing the top 10 design trends for kitchens. We’ve created a round-up of photography from Don Gardner home plans to showcase how homeowners have incorporated these trends into their kitchen design. More and more, the kitchen is becoming a space to display unique craftsmanship and express individuality. From custom ceilings to two-toned cabinetry, these kitchen photos are sure to offer inspiration for your dream kitchen!

Vaulted ceilings are one of the top kitchen trends.

The Ambroise Home Plan 1373

Double-Height Ceilings

We’ve seen double-height ceilings in the great room for years, but vaulted or custom ceilings in the kitchen are becoming more popular. A barrel-vaulted ceiling is a stunning addition to The Ambroise kitchen.