Custom Closet Trends

Closet Trends Custom closets are more popular than ever, according to Sandra Sokol of Closets by Design. “Closets, obviously, offer space for clothing, toys, and everything the homeowner doesn’t want laying about the house. And customization is the solution to make that space work the best it can for the homeowner. Everyone has different needs, and custom closets need not be expensive in order to make space more useful.” Kurt Schusterman of California Closets says that homeowners’ lifestyles are so hectic today that closet organization helps bring some calmness, sanity, and control to an otherwise hectic pace. “While we continue to …

November/December 2014 Cover

About the Cover The Parade of Homes returns for the holidays to the Arrington neighborhood of Kings’ Chapel, December 6-21, and is packed with decorating, building, and holiday design ideas. The guest bedroom in the Gregg & Rains Parade home is wrapped in a luxurious Sherwin Williams Sea Serpent and is decked for the holidays by ReFresh Home with touches including a charming custom burlap pillow on the antique iron bed. See the article.

Before You Build: Part 1

Before You Build: Part 1 Q. My husband gave me the best anniversary present ever! He finally agreed to custom build and showed me the nest egg he has been building for 10 years to surprise me! I am determined this will be a happy project to reward the entire family. I have heard some horror stories, though, and want to make sure I get off on the right foot.