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Exploring the 2017 Color Forecast

Posted on: November 18, 2016

As a designer I have a plethora of options when it comes to choosing paint; time after time I go back to Sherwin-Williams.  Every year Sherwin-Williams does a color preview called Colormix. Colormix displays four sets of palettes intended to forecast design and color trends in the coming year. Colormix 2017 left me feeling baffled.…

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Main-Level Remodel: A Client’s Perspective

Posted on: November 4, 2016

In a previous blog on Surviving a Remodel we interviewed a family in Springfield who recently had their kitchen completed. This Fairfax Station household transformed the main-level of their home, opening up choke-points throughout. Their kitchen was expanded for entertaining greater functionality was created throughout the kitchen, mudroom, pantry closet, powder room and dining areas. In similar Q…

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Surviving A Remodel: A Client’s Perspective

Posted on: October 21, 2016

We asked a few of our clients to share with us what their remodeling experience was like, and any tips they have for homeowners considering a renovation. Below are the answers we received from a homeowner in Springfield who recently remodeled their kitchen with Sun Design. Q: What was the main reason you wanted to remodel? Our house…

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Project Spotlight: Addition in Maryland

Posted on: September 16, 2016

ADDITION REMODEL GAITHERSBURG, MD These homeowners wanted a functional space that their parents, in their 80s, can easily access and use as a guest space during their frequent visits to their home. By expanding the backside of the house they were able to add a main-level bedroom along with a bathroom and easier to access back-porch.  The…

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15 Exquisite White Kitchens to Inspire

Posted on: August 26, 2016

White kitchens stand the test of time. They’re clean, airy, and sophisticated. It’s easy to see how diverse these white kitchens can be, and how they can compliment a variety of personalized accent tones and textures.

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Choosing the Best Floor Plan for Your Family

Posted on: August 12, 2016

When we think about remodeling our home, often what comes to mind is a classic image of a plain room transforming into a gorgeous picturesque open space, straight out of a magazine. Yet underneath the glamour there is another important piece to a remodel for every homeowner, and that is functionality. The greatest priority for…

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Project Spotlight: Basement in Clifton

Posted on: July 29, 2016

BASEMENT REMODEL CLIFTON, VA These homeowners wanted a functional space for spending time with their children, entertaining friends, and sharing with house guests. By creating separate speciality areas using creative design, they gained a gaming area, a lounge area with a web bar for entertaining, a wine cellar, a bedroom + bathroom enhancement for guests,…

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Zoning Restrictions and Your Addition

Posted on: July 15, 2016

More and more people are aging at home and main level suites are one of the easiest ways to begin preparing for this transition. Adding a master suite to the main level of your home can be done through reconfiguring your current floor plan or adding an addition. When we sat with Rusty and Lisa…

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Aging In Place – Maximizing Comfort

Posted on: July 1, 2016

The remodel for this multi-generational family, involved a sizable addition off the back giving them two bedrooms on the main floor, two on the upper floor, and a sitting room attached to each one.  This will include exploring zoning limitations, details on aging in place, staying within a budget, and maximizing comfort.  In this blog…

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Project Spotlight: Backyard Outdoor Space

Posted on: June 17, 2016

OUTDOOR SPACE REMODEL These homeowners desired a rear covered porch that helped transition between their home and their outdoor pool. The results of their outdoor transformation includes several sitting areas, a covered outdoor kitchen, additional shading space and a grilling porch off their indoor kitchen. HERE’S A SNAPSHOT OF THEIR REMODEL: Several areas were created…

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