Amazing design ideas to put in your home, and real estate wrecks to avoid!
Christmas in July??
Sold Sisters love Jesus, but having your Christmas decorations still up when your home is on the market in July isn't a good idea.
Dirty Water 1
Looks like a typical prescription bottle, but IT'S NOT!! The bottle is clear plastic, and the the water is brown! The water ran for an hour at this inspection before taking this sample for the well water test.
Dirty Water 2
NO, that's not tomato soup in the sink! During this inspection's water test, the water ran for an hour and didn't clear up.
All tied up!
Not a long-term solution to sagging gutters! And compounds the problem by adding nail holes through the roof which will leak!
Who needs privacy?!
We know having a private water closet for your toilet is nice, but, really, who wants to be alone every time you go?
Who needs privacy?
We know having a private water closet for your toilet is nice, but really, who wants to be alone every time you go?
Yes, they are REAL taxidermied bullfrogs...
Larger than Life Mask
The size and placement of this mask was startling, not to mention, distracting from the cute rustic cabin vibe.
Packing Peanuts 1
I guess this is one way to recycle....
Packing Peanuts 2
... and reduce your energy bills!
Carpet in the BATH??
Really, what is there to say?
We're leaving the Fridge!
Paper towels that make sense!
One of our clients found this idea and is having one built in her new home - we LOVE it! This location keeps paper towels easily accessible but out of the way and off the countertop.
Gotta love this! The microwave drawer allows you to have a beautiful hood above your cooktop, while making the microwave accessible to everyone in the family.
See who's ringing your bell, speak to them, record your visitors through your phone without going to the door!
Unlock your front door with your phone!!
WHAT??!! With a hot tub??!! Love it!
Cutest Tiny House
Could you downsize to this adorable home?
Stand alone Tub
Beautiful new trend - stand-alone tubs!
1970's Rec Room Flashback!
Not only did this Rec Room take us back to the 70s, it was in IMMACULATE condition!
New way to up-cycle gorgeous old doors in your home!
Be still my beating heart! Talk about serious book storage and using previously used space. Thinking vertically is smart when it comes to bookcases!
Under the Stairs Bookcase
Another fantastic way of making negative space work for your family! My friend Wendy B. tucked this great bookcase under their stairs and gained valuable book storage without taking any square footage!
Cloudberry Color of 2017?
Lavender could be popular this year!
Byzantine Blue Color of 2017?
How about a gray-blue? We've definitely been seeing some grays lean in this direction!
Honey Gold Color of 2017?
Make sure your lighting it right if you use this color!
Pantone Color of 2017 - Greenery
Love the freshness of this green!
Poised Taupe Color of 2017
Grayish-beige neutral that should work well with many decorating styles
Augmented Reality Lenovo Phab 2 Pro
Using Google's new Tango Augmented Reality software, Lenovo's newest phone will allow you to use apps from Lowe's Home Improvement and Wayfair Home Furnishings to virtually place furniture, wall art, light fixtures, rugs, and appliances in your home without you having to lift a finger! Imagine how great it'll be to order something for your home knowing it will fit in your space and will look fantastic!
Christmas Tree Closet
Oh, to have the ability to roll my decorated tree into the closet every January, instead of packing away all the lights and ornaments, and hauling them to the attic ~
This hallway has a lovely built-in bookcase - or is it?? It's actually a door to a large hidden room! What kid hasn't wished for a secret place to hide out in, and what parent hasn't wanted a place to stash stuff out of the way? The builders said several clients even had it converted to a panic room. We love it when builders surprise us like this!
Not for Sale...
I guess the owners are tired of people wanting to buy or lease their former gas station. Granted, it IS in a prime location at a major intersection for folks traveling to the beach in the eastern part of NC, so who can blame someone for asking?
Pulley System Drying rack
When you need a place to dry clothes that can't handle the dryer - use this amazing system! Uses vertical space to allow clothes to dry while keeping them out of the way.
Tech in your home
This is just one of the fun ways to add technology to your home... smart lighting! Not only can these bulbs dim and brighten, but change colors, too, and save you money. You control them with an app from your phone or computer.
Tech #2 The Roomba
Nicolle loves her Roomba! It's a vacuum robot that cleans your floors - carpet, tile, hardwoods, laminate, and vinyl. You can program it to vacuum at night or during the day while you're at work - whenever it's most convenient for you!
Office at home, but not! This is a great take on a tiny house - a space that allows you work from home and still have boundaries that separate work time and space from personal/family time and space.
Watch your Step!!
Found in a fantastic historic home that has extremely steep steps to the basement! We guessed the family wanted to make sure everyone was careful navigating them.
Our sellers have this fantastic cabinet in their kitchen! This makes finding your herbs and spices easy, and is an amazing use of space!
Keep a Lid on it!
This great pull-out cabinetry is my hubby's dream! This ends searching for matching lids.
Use your dormers and eaves!
Built-in pull-out shoe drawers and shelves - LOVE IT!
Use your dormers and eaves 2
Using short walls under the eaves of your roof can gain you great storage with these drawers and open shelves.
Veg & Fruit Island Bins
These bins in the kitchen make storing onions, potatoes, and apples and other fruit and vegetables handy and convenient, as well as adding interest to your island!
Found this version of a mailbox station in Lizard Lick, NC! I'm not sure this is what the US Postal Service had in mind...
Tesla is bringing new glass solar shingles to the housing market! They look fantastic, but are they worth the investment?
Patterned tile coming??
In showing new construction, we get to see all the latest design trends! What do you think of this latest one?
Raw unsanded wood?
This model home has raw unhanded painted planks as wall finishes in the stairwell and upstairs hall. Definitely an interesting look, but not practical for a family with young kids, or if you bump into the walls! There's no way to clean it!
Ceiling Finishes Part 1
OOOH! Love this model home's ceiling finish - stained wood planks!
Ceiling Finishes Part 2
This model home's boy's room has corrugated tin covering the ceiling. It completes the industrial feel and absolutely gives this room personality.
Seriously? Hanging a playground baby swing over the kitchen island is definitely not a selling point!
Leftover exterior Fiber Cement siding
This Homes By Dickerson model home uses leftover fiber cement siding and exterior lighting fixtures in the mudroom. definitely gives a great vibe to the drop zone from the garage to leave all your bags, coats and shoes!
New Stained Kitchen
After years of dark stained cabinets and painted cabinets, this modern kitchen gives a traditional feel that is completely updated! And the clean lines of the island's butcher block counters and sides make this workspace warm and inviting.