I’m so excited to share with you about this traditional custom home that we recently completed. We knew the sweet home owners from church and could not be more thrilled to hear they wanted to build. When we first met with them, they had a stock plan that they had found online and wanted to know about our process and cost to build. This always seems to be a mysterious first step so I want to clear things up a bit. If you have any desire, question, or hint in the direction of building I can tell you for a fact that we as builders would love to answer your questions. Big or small, plans to start soon or way down the road, we love to share our process with you, no strings attached. This isn’t signing you up for phone calls, emails or awkward stalking from us. Every builder is different and journeys through the steps (and even pricing), differently. So it is always a pleasure to share our work and answer questions for you. Its a huge “what if” so of course you have questions… Anyways, I’m so glad these two popped the question.
This sweet family of 5 has great style and wanted something CURRENT but also TIMELESS and COMFORTABLE.
We started with a huge bright kitchen in the heart of their home. Though this may be the current trend, it is also timeless. White shaker cabinets were popular 50 years ago and still today. They liked the style of marble for their countertops but wanted the ease of quartz and preferably some warmth in the color. We ended up going with Silestone’s Lusso Quartz that has a fleck of rust in the veins. To keep with the clean and classic vibe, we used a matte white subway tile with bone colored grout for the backsplash.
The kitchen overlooks a large flat yard that backs up to a mature wooded area. We wanted to maximize the view and monitoring of the kids playing, so we added some large counter-height windows behind their sink. Other kitchen details include a cabinet-paneled dishwasher and full height glass “uppers” to maximize the storage and simplicity in the space.
Finally, we added a matching custom desk on the wall leading into the dining room. This was designed to be the perfect spot to pay bills, research recipes and plan their future family vacation destination.
THE LIVING SPACE
Their kitchen and great room has an open concept design with hardwoods throughout to tie all of the spaces together. We continued with our theme of maximizing view and light with three full length windows facing the backyard and upper transoms to catch the morning light! I was so giddy when they shared their plan to order true reclaimed brick from Minnesota. Adding vintage finishes to a brand new space really increases the charm in a new build. Something with a story gives a room loads of character and I love the classic crisp surround added to the chunky, chippy brick.
Let’s head upstairs so I can show you the other show-stopper! You will love their master bathroom! Clean, classic, traditional and stylish…. they nailed it! We went with the same white cabinets, Lusso quartz and bronze pulls from the kitchen. (SW Alabaster is my favorite white!) We kept with a super classic bronze faucet which mimics that vintage charm we were talking about. Their greige floor tile mimics wood and bamboo for a nice, neutral base. Some of my favorite unique features were these whimsical mirrors accented by 3 pendant lights. The walls are SW Gray Screen which is very a subtle gray/blue.The homeowner added some serious charm by bringing over a barn door that he custom built for the space. Final touch was a sweet pendant over the tub for a little interest! After they moved in, they added some beautiful wood shutters to the tub window! LOVE!!
FRONT DOOR & ENTRY
Heading back downstairs, you’ll pass a cute den that is easily accessible with two barn style doors. This allows for maximum traffic flow, room usage and light into the entry! Win win win! This is a perfect space for office, toy room, formal living room or den.
Last but not least…let’s chat about curb appeal. It is proven that curb appeal adds value to your home and I geek out about exterior details. We went with Alabaster body AND trim on their exterior with stained posts to accent the door. A reclaimed brick patio and path were the perfect finishing touch. I am pretty sure they have hung a sweet black porch swing right where you are picturing it!
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Wall Color : Aged White (Sherwin Williams 9180)
Trim Color: Alabaster (Sherwin Williams 7008)
Bathroom Walls: Gray Screen (Sherwin Williams 7071)
Cabinets: Alabaster (Sherwin Williams 7008)
Hardwood: Coming soon
Tile: Coming Soon
Countertops: Silestone Quartz Lusso