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Cutting Edge Homes, Inc.; photo courtesy of Patrick O'Malley
Posted Jun 6 at 11:36 AM in Tips & Trends by Sandy Giardi
Here at Boston Design Guide, we’ll never tire of seeing what the area’s leading experts in the Design/Build field have up their sleeves when it comes to extraordinary home renovations. While some might take an existing home at face value, these professionals instead see possibility, and a basis from which an entirely new form can take shape. Take a look—and, quite likely, a double take—at these...
Increase Home Appeal with Exclusive Allegiance Doors
Posted May 25 at 1:39 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
In an effort to remain on the cutting edge of today’s residential design and building marketplace, Van Millwork continues to add to their product offerings. Demonstrating their ongoing commitment to showcase the latest products and styles, Van Millwork introduces their new, exclusive product, Allegiance Doors, “Made in the USA.” Now, for a little more than the cost of a standard moulded pre-hung...
Amantii Electric Fireplaces - Audio Video Intelligence
Posted May 12 at 3:10 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Amantii Electric Fireplaces manage to combine the concepts of function and art as one. Audio Video Intelligence introduces their new product that is all you can hope for, and more. These fireplaces are adaptable and require simple installation without leaving a significant dent in your wallet. Keep your home, office, restaurant, or commercial space warm in temperature while reserving satisfaction...
Landscape by Schumacher Companies
Posted May 9 at 4:02 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
(Landscape: Schumacher Companies) Haven’t had a moment to keep up with the latest and greatest trends of the entertaining season? Fear not! We’re here to get to the bottom of the summer's hot topic - bringing the convenience of a sophisticated outdoor kitchen to your yard. An American Society of Landscape Architects survey brought attention to the popularity of outdoor kitchens and entertainment...
Marble and Granite, Inc. (Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite)
Posted May 2 at 1:59 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
(Pietra Del Cardosa – Granite) For decades, granite has been the top choice for kitchen countertops among homeowners for its richness and depth that brings uniqueness and luxury to the most favored room in just about any home. The timeless beauty brought by granite’s presence can take a kitchen remodel to the next level and frequently results in serving as the centerpiece of the room. Marble and...
The Organic Mattress
Posted Apr 25 at 12:48 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (May 8th to be exact). While we often wonder if there is a gift out there that will actually benefit the person who would do anything for you; the gift of a good night sleep is priceless. That’s where The Organic Mattress steps in with the Pillow Bar. With 6 different pillow styles that can be custom-filled with premium European down while you watch, there’ll...
Van Millwork Introduces "The Back Bay Collection"
Posted Apr 20 at 2:07 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Van Millwork is expanding their product offering by bringing in a new line of modern mouldings to meet the needs of today’s residential, design and building marketplace. Demonstrating their ongoing commitment to showcase the latest products and styles, Van Millwork presents a new modern series of profiles - The Back Bay Collection. Van has a history of listening to their customers and is...
Frank Webb's Bath Centers – Your F.W. Webb Showrooms
Posted Apr 13 at 2:01 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
On April 22, 1970, the U.S. launched Earth Day to promote environmental education each year to help us learn how to conserve natural resources. For the past three years, Frank Webb's Bath Centers, your F.W. Webb showrooms, have expanded that celebration to a month-long opportunity for homeowners to save both water and money. Between April 1st and April 30th, Frank Webb's showrooms (there are 38...
Posted Apr 13 at 10:17 AM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
Il Décor in Boston offers their customers a multitude of solutions, such as walk-in closets and built-in wardrobes by Presotto, that can be customized for any space. Walk-in Closets by Presotto - Varius Presotto’s Varius system is an easy to adjust walk-in closet. Its shelves lighten the structure by a twisting movement. You can compose it in a multitude of horizontal or vertical solutions...
How to choose a kitchen backsplash
Posted Apr 7 at 3:46 PM in Tips & Trends by carly stewart
(Rustic stone alcove: The backsplash incorporates several different patterns and sizes of honed stone tiles behind the cook top, consistent with the old-world feel of the kitchen. The inner tile arch is an intentional mirror of the outer stone arch, both reminiscent of a hearth.) The backsplash in your kitchen can be delivered as a strong focal point that can help define the entire room. There is...