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So Many Colors, So Little Time: Color Trends, 2018

Posted April 19, 2018 by christain

There are SO many colors! And SO little time to use them all! How do color experts actually use magic to predict color trends for the upcoming year? Is there some sort of crystal ball that causes them to know what’s coming?

Not really.

Predicting color trends for the future year takes hard work, and maybe a bit of magic. According to Benjamin Moore Paint’s design expert, Andrea Magno, color experts “spend months researching and traveling around the world, attending design shows and picking up cues and influences from different industries, including fashion, art, and even politics. . . finding the common threads. . .”  


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Don’t Miss this Vacation Retreat at the Parade of Homes

Posted February 19, 2018 by christain

This villa is a real treat for anybody who loves the polished home design.  With 5 beds and 3773 square feet of living space, this house has got enough room for anybody.  It also comes with 6 bathrooms and a den in case someone has to take their work with them on vacation.

The villa has a modern color scheme and design while still going for that “natural” feel.  You can see the natural look easily just by looking on the outside of the house.  I mean the garage is wood stained for Pete’s sake!   But you can also play in the huge backyard.  Or if you’re worried about getting dirty there’s a covered balcony with enough chairs to sit the entire family.  Perfect place for everyone to just sit around and share stories when it gets dark.

This house is all a part of the Arcadia Vacation Resort.  The resort comes complete with a lazy river, pool, spa, and a waterslide for the whole family!

And after the whole family has had their waterpark fun, the resort has even got a clubhouse to dry off in and play games.

But if that’s not enough for you, the vacation resort also has a pickleball and volleyball court for all your summertime fun!  This all is just a part of that St George summer fun.  I guess there’s a reason they say it’s easy in St Geezy.


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Tools for Families to Share Ideas with Your Designer

Posted September 4, 2017 by Trevor Dalton

Have you ever seen a door that you just HAVE to use in your house?  Every house has little bits and pieces that we like and dislike.  The trick is to take all those good bits and gather them for when you build and design your own house.  Sounds easy right?  It should be as long as you PLAN AHEAD!  Here’s two tools that you can use to help your architectural designer…well… design.

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