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A Butler’s Pantry for Catering and Entertaining

Do you consider yourself a foodie, or the ultimate host? If you love entertaining and cooking, you want to make sure you have the maximum convenience possible while preparing food and serving your guests. If this describes you, then a butler’s pantry may be just what you need! An increasingly popular feature that is being included in many custom luxury homes, a butler’s pantry can make a huge difference in your ability to cater and entertain to your heart’s content. But what exactly is a butler’s pantry? Read More

The Best in Home Fitness

The arrival of summer means a welcome exodus to the outdoors for many fitness enthusiasts. Depending on where you live, exercising outdoors may be a luxury that’s out of the question for a large portion of the year. Even the most temperate of climates, however, can have less than hospitable weather for exercising. This is where a personal gym can be beneficial to your home fitness plan. Read More

Inside Dream Garages

Media Room - garages

Include a private screening room above your garage for the ultimate movie-watching experience.

Luxury homes call for luxury garages. After all, there is no reason why every square inch of your property should not be perfect. It makes no sense to live in a beautiful home but park in a bare-bones space. A garage can be much more than a mere storage space. It can be a world set apart, a hidden retreat zone that shows your interests and passions in a way not possible on any other parts of your property. Read More

Stunning Entryway Design Ideas

Colleyville House Entry WayWhen decorating your home, the first impulse is to focus upon the living room, dining room, or other areas where guests are likely to spend most of their time. However, first impressions as made as soon as the guest enters the house, making the entryway a major focal point. The following are some ideas on how to design an entrance that will leave a lasting impression on all who enter your home. Read More

Create A Casino Style Game Room At Home

Are you thinking about building a game room in your home where you can relax and unwind after a day at the office? Maybe you would like a place to gather with friends on the weekend. If you enjoy gambling type games, a casino-style game room may be the answer. There are ways to give your hideaway the look of a professional casino, without the risk of losing your hard-earned money. Here are some ideas to get you started. Read More

Touches of Luxury: A Designer Home Aquarium

Aquariums make a stunning focal point in your home. Not only do they add a soothing element; they are a vibrant display of nature that can transform any space into a sanctuary. Building an aquarium should be more than buying a stand-alone tank and filling it with this and that from the pet store. It’s an opportunity to create an architectural element and tie it together with other design themes in the room where it will be located. Read More

Home Decor: 7 Tips for Creating a Calm and Peaceful Home

Our lives are very busy. With all of the jobs and activities we participate in each day, there is a lot of stress attached. So at the end of the day when you finally return home, you should have home decor that creates a calming space where you can relax. The way your home is decorated and organized can really make a big difference in how you feel. The sense of peace created in your home can spill over into the rest of your life as well. Incorporate these seven tips into your life and you will instantly feel the stress start slipping away.  Read More

The Health Benefits of Gardens

Tuscan style luxury home gardensNot only are gardens beautiful; they offer surprising health benefits as well. Regardless of the type of garden you plant, whether a flower, herb or vegetable garden, you will end up with the same positive results. We’ve come up with a list of ways that you can benefit from a garden, even in the smallest of spaces Read More

Elegant Designs for your Dining Room

What makes a dining room design elegant? Is it merely having a roaring fireplace, crown moulding, and chandeliers in a room? Do table and chair types, a neutral color palette, or all sorts of textures spice up the ‘wow factor’ of your dining room? Yes, a dining room could be made elegant by any of these elements. However, it’s a special design that pulls all of those elements together, successfully marrying them while showcasing instances of contrast.

Let’s look at four examples of elegant dining room designs that may be best for you. Read More