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Basic Guide: Creating an Accent Wall

When you move into your custom home, you want it to feel as though it is truly your own. You want to find ways to decorate it so that it feels unique to you. One way of doing this would be to create an accent wall in your home. This is an elegant way of creating beautiful spaces with
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Top 5 Landscaping Trends of 2015

In 2015, we have noticed the growing interests in creating not only a beautiful landscape, but a functional one as well. Our design build team has had more and more requests for bigger and more detailed landscaping in the past year than ever before. What are the most common trends? Ta
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4 Ways to Celebrate Your Completed Home

So your custom home project is nearing the end. Your visits are becoming more frequent and you are constantly poking your design build team for information on when it will be completed. You finally have a move-in date and are ready to start making memories in your new home! If you are
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Top 5 Biggest Trends in Home Design

New homes are nothing like you have ever seen in the past. In recent years, we have come to notice the abundance of home design trends that have revolutionized what makes a house a home. We have compiled a list of the top five biggest trends in home design. Take a look at them below!
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4 Easy Energy Efficient Home Improvements

Conserving energy in homes is a great way for us to cut back on using precious non-renewable resources. In many areas all over the country, droughts and other shortages are happening because the overuse of these natural resources. We can avoid shortages from progressing at a fast rate
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Custom Home Design Style Checklist

Are you tired of searching for the “right home”? Stop searching and create your own space. If you dream of having a personal space, like game room or meditation room, you may want to consider creating a completely new space around your needs. Creating a custom home is an e
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7 Clever Home Renovation Ideas

If you are tired of your old and outdated home and are ready for a complete renovation, get creative. Ditch the boring basics and really challenge yourself to add creative and functional spaces to your home. Here are a few of our favorite creative home renovation ideas that will send
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Five Ways To Spruce Up Your Home

After the holidays when the decorations come down and are stored away, we begin to see our space in a whole new light. If you have the, “is this what my house looks like?” panic moment, like we all do, don’t fret. We have compiled a list of the five ways to easily sp
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Rice University Exhibition: Honored for Architectural Design

Our team at Shade House Development is very excited and honored to announce that we have been selected by Rice University to be a part of their upcoming architectural design seminar and exhibition. Tokyo’s world-renowned architect, Atelier Bow Wow helped in making the decision t
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