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5 Tips to Light Up Your Home

Choosing lighting for your home can either be exciting or overwhelming. The styles of fixtures and features of lighting options allow you to explore your creative side, but if you don’t know where to begin, it is easy to get piled beneath all of the...

What type of first impression does your home make?

The front entrance. Often overlooked or under appreciated, the entrance sets the tone for your entire home. Think of your entryway as a first impression. What do you want guests to feel as they walk through the front door? What do you want to see...

Tile in the Master Bathroom: FAQs

We love tile. If you read 5 Home Design Don'ts, you know that we incorporate tile into the homes we design for its versatility, style, and easy maintenance. Kitchen or bathroom, floor or backsplash, tile can add in color and design while remaining easy to care...

Sponsor Highlight: Shaw Floors

As progress on The Hope House continues, we remain in awe of the sponsors that are part of the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace program. These sponsors make it possible to build homes at the lowest cost possible, ensuring funds from the sale of the...

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...