Homebuilding Gets an Energy-Efficient Makeover

by Michele Weaver 18. August 2016 15:30
John Gerlach, a retired military civil engineer, purchased the Design Basics' Amanda plan and worked with our designers to make desired alterations, such as moving the master bath and bedroom for added privacy. But, the changes that really make his home stand out are the ‘green’ ones. [More]

Let Your Home Live Larger with Finished Space Over the Garage

by Michele Weaver 16. August 2016 11:23
Whether bedrooms, flex space, or an upstairs play room, finishing off living space over your garage is inexpensive square footage that makes your home live larger. But it takes careful attention to make sure this space is comfortable year ‘round. [More]

The Art and Science of Home Design

by Michele Weaver 2. August 2016 11:49
More than 100,000 families proudly call a Scholz Design® “home.” Well-known for luxury custom home design savvy and meticulous attention to detail, the Scholz Design® brand enjoys an international following among custom home builders and discerning home buyers. Homes built from Scholz plans have garnered numerous awards and the designs have been featured in prominent national and international publications. [More]

Optimizing Traffic Flow

by Michele Weaver 14. July 2016 15:28
When the weather’s nice, Mother Nature beckons for us to delight in her beauty. Whether grilling out or having friends over, the connection point, such as a door onto your deck or patio, can become a traffic jam. [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Plannng

Rear Foyer Design

by Michele Weaver 30. June 2016 12:17
"Mudrooms” have transformed into “rear foyers,” reflecting buyer’s preferences and the reality that many of us use the entry from the garage much more often than the front door. [More]

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Design Trends | Destressing | HER HOME | Rear entry foyer

Kitchen Jewelry

by Michele Weaver 23. June 2016 16:10
Your hardware, such as cabinet door knobs and drawer pulls, speaks volumes about you. Sometimes referred to as the "jewelry of the kitchen," you can enhance or even create a special look that is distinctly you. [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Kitchen Design

Say 'NO' to Boring Closet Design

by Michele Weaver 16. June 2016 15:16
We all wear clothes, so it would seem that the closet should be a pretty important space. Oftentimes it is the forgotten space--throw up some rods and maybe a few shelves and call it good. Your closet doesn't have to be boring. Why not make it your own and give it some flair AND functionality? [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Master Bedroom Design | Organization

Laundry Room Design

by Michele Weaver 10. June 2016 14:03
Laundry rooms - we all need them, but have varying thoughts on placement and amenities. [More]

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Design Trends | HER HOME | Home Tips

Design with Entertaining in Mind

by Michele Weaver 2. June 2016 13:43
Our Livability at a Glance™ color coding for floor plans helps you quickly identify how each area of the home can be utilized. Areas shaded yellow are identified as spaces ideal for entertaining. [More]

Outdoor Entertaining

by Michele Weaver 19. May 2016 17:05
Whether it’s a front courtyard, expanded deck, or backyard barbecue, plan for outdoor entertaining when you are designing your new home! [More]

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Backyard | Design Trends | HER HOME | Patio | Porch

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