We worked with an amazing company called Stone Deck Texas, for all of the hardscapes for this house. And let me say, there were LOTS of them. They installed our walkways, stairs, retaining walls, planter beds and pool decking (to perfection, might I add). They work exclusively with Belgard materials, which are some of the… Continue reading Catalog photo shoot!
During our home building process, I utilized Pinterest more than any other resource. When Trent would ask me a question about how I wanted something to look, I would make him give me a few minutes on Pinterest (or pinutes if you want to get punny) before I could give him an educated answer. When… Continue reading Our Modern Farmhouse Exterior [on Paper]
For me, one of the hardest things about building a custom home is that the possibilities are ennnnnnndless. Within reason, we could have gone in any direction with the floor plan and exterior elevation of our home. Due to a few unique characteristics of our lot (flood plain and major sloping), we did have to… Continue reading Creekside Custom Exterior (Pt. 1)
As crazy as this sounds, I was originally drawn to our house from the curb while house hunting in the neighborhood . Even though the house was REALLY ugly, the lot that it's on is pretty amazing. Our house sits on half an acre and the bulk of it is in the front yard. The large front yard combined with several… Continue reading Curb Appealed. The long journey of de-uglifying the outside of our house.
Our house has been pretty on the inside for quite some time now. The exterior has been a whole different story though. The previous owner's wife was apparently a big fan of blue, hence the blue carpet throughout the house when we bought it and the lovely blue trim and shutters on the outside of… Continue reading Exterior paint!