The House That Social Media Built

5 Home Design Don’ts

Mike and Nicole have been renovating houses together for eight years. Between Social Media Houses with input from your votes and Beyond the House renovations on other homes, they have torn apart and redesigned over 50 houses (and that’s not including spaces they’ve completed outside...

Are Mudrooms a Must Have?

Benefits of Mudrooms Open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and master suites. These items often show up on buyers’ “must-have” list. But what about a functional space that helps to keep a home organized and clean? Homes being sold are staged for showings, which means all clutter...

How to Choose a Faucet for Your Kitchen

The kitchen faucet. This is where you go to pour a glass of water, fill up the coffee maker, rinse off fresh produce, fill up pots and pans, and clean the dishes. How many times a day do you use the faucet from your kitchen...

Sponsor Highlight: Brizo®

“It’s not just the things we make. It’s the mark we make on the world.” We know Brizo produces beautiful, high-end products for the kitchen, bath, and shower. Their collections are not only luxurious and inspiring, but functional and innovative as well. When we learned how...

St. Jude Fundraising Update

The season of giving is in full force. We love watching people get together for the moments that matter. But for some families, the holidays were spent in the hospital this year. Children and families affected by life-threatening illnesses know more than anyone that time...

Cooktops: Induction vs. Gas vs. Electric

In a never-before-done vote, we are having you decide what type of cooktop to install in the Hope House, a St. Jude Dream Home Showplace in Bryan-College Station, Texas! With only one day to go, this vote has raised a lot of discussions - and plenty...

Sponsor Highlight: Bosch

“I would rather lose money than trust.” - Robert Bosch Robert Bosch set the expectation over 125 years ago. Since then, Bosch has grown into a leading global company, staying true to its roots while raising standards in the home appliance industry.   This is why we...

How to Design a Kitchen Island

No matter the layout of the kitchen, most people choose to incorporate a kitchen island when possible. Why? Because a kitchen island can serve so many purposes! Before you get into the details of the material and color of your kitchen island, consider these factors...

Four Kitchen Layouts to Optimize Space

The kitchen is often the center point of the home. We love everything about taking apart an outdated kitchen and designing a layout that is aesthetically stunning. Even more important than the look of the kitchen is making sure the central gathering point of your...

The Hope House: Take a look at the layout!

You named it The Hope House. And we know you want details! Builders from Magruder Homes and Pitman Custom Homes worked hard on the layout. Now, we are ready to share the floor plan and overall vision for The Hope House. This way you can...