August 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

August 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

Textures, Textures, Textures! Many of you have attended our various seminars and have heard us speak about trends and color and how TEXTURES are replacing PATTERNS. This trend is showing up in various home furnishings products including bedding, towels, wallcoverings and area rugs.   Here are two photos of what would traditionally come to mind when speaking the words “area rug”:    The ...
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July 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

July 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

What is ART? You’ve probably heard this statement many times …. "Surround yourself with things that bring you joy.” In a perfect world, all our senses would be tickled and inspired: taste, smell, sound, touch and visual. It might not be possible to create a state of constant bliss in ...
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June 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

June 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

The Powder Bath Have fun! Be different! Make a splash! The Powder Bath is one of those small spaces where you can really have fun!  Fabulous wallpaper as well as unique vanity colors and styles are just some of the ways to reinvent up this small area.  Don’t treat your ...
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May 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

May 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

Dining Chairs and Stools You know the feeling, we’ve all experienced it: You're sitting at a holiday family gathering for too long or at a restaurant where the chairs are so uncomfortable that it takes many minutes for your hips, legs and butt to recover! This won’t happen with our ...
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April 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

April 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

The World of Sleeper Sofas  So, you’re thinking about buying a sofa sleeper. Most likely, you are limited in space but you need the additional sleeping room to accommodate friends and family. There is much to consider when selecting a sleeper sofa and in this article I will use examples from one of my favorite furniture ...
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March 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

March 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

Everyone watches HGTV – even designers. (Shh . . . It’s our dirty little secret!) Who doesn’t want to see all of those fabulous transformations? Kitchens always seem to be at the top of the list. After all, it is the heart the home! So what are we seeing as the top trends for 2019?  ...
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February 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

February 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

It's All About Induction If you’ve visited our last several models, they all had either an electric or gas cooktop. In our new Regatta Model located at 605 Henry Street, we’ve changed it up and designed around the Café Induction range with convection oven and warming drawer. I know what ...
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January 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

January 2019 eNewsletter Main Article

How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel Whether you’re doing a small remodel or a large renovation, living without a kitchen can be hectic, long-lasting and expensive. And while eating out in the beginning might seem fun, after a while it becomes overrated and expensive. But if you plan and prepare ahead, you ...
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December 2018 eNewsletter Main Article

December 2018 eNewsletter Main Article

All About Area Rugs The area rug is a major component in a room setting and is ideal when exposed beautiful bare floors are desired. They are often advantageous over wall-to-wall carpeting because they are easier to clean and easier to replace if you get tired of the look. A ...
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November 2018 eNewsletter Main Article

November 2018 eNewsletter Main Article

The New SandStar Home Maintenance Program Special Guest Writer James Pobuda Vice President of Construction, New Home Division Have you gotten your car serviced lately?  Have you had the oil changed on that shiny new car parked in your garage?  Have you changed the air filter?  No, SandStar Homes isn’t interested in doing ...
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