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Jun 11

Guest Blog: Best Shade Trees

This month our friends at Sunshine Landscaping discuss Shade Tree planting.


Hello friends, in this month’s blog we are going to talk about the trees that are best for shade.

When it comes to choosing a shade tree, there are a lot of factors to consider.  The most important should be its toughness against …

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May 28

Selecting your lot – 6 things to consider

An in-depth analysis can help you save big money and eliminate the guesswork when selecting your lot. Here are 6 things you should consider before you purchase a lot in the Austin area: Permit Jurisdiction

 Is your lot in the City of Austin, Lakeway, Westlake Hills, Travis County or other? A lot within the …

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May 19

Color Trends and Inspiration: Guilford Green

COLOR TRENDS 2015 COLOR OF THE YEAR Paint and stain manufacturer Benjamin Moore recently chose Guilford Green as their 2015 Color of the Year. Ellen O’Neill, Creative director at Benjamin Moore described Guilford Green as: “A neutral that’s natural. A silvery green that works with, well, everything. No worries. No second thoughts. Just a brush, …

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May 04

Transitional Style – Striking your balance

 Transitional Style  Transitional Style  Create a balance between comfort and style in your new home design using transitional style. Transitional design is a good way to join elements of contemporary and traditional design styles. A transitional home will use furniture, finishes, fabrics and design to create a classic look for your home that will age gracefully. …

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Apr 27

Accent wall ideas – Designs that really pop

Accent Wall Ideas Accent walls are a great way to create color flow throughout your home.

You can use small doses of bolder colors in accent walls to highlight prized art pieces or add definition to a living space.

Here are some accent wall ideas from Benjamin Moore:

Make a Bold Statement

“Bold, colorful …

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Mar 31

Color Trends and Inspiration: Marsala

Room Color Ideas

Room Color Ideas using Marsala, the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year

This month’s room color idea comes from the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year, Marsala. Marsala is defined as an earthly wine and naturally robust red color that soothes and enriches the soul, mind, and the body. According to Leatrice Elseman, author of Pantone’s Guide …

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Mar 19

Luxury Home Paint Colors

Luxury Home Tour Show Home

What are the most popular Luxury Home paint colors? This is a question we often get asked. As it happens, we are currently building a home to debut in the Luxury Home Tour in The Reserve at Lake Travis, which will start in June – just months away now that it’s March (wow!). Currently, the home is …

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Mar 07

Guest Blog: Let’s Get Busy

Landscaping in March

Our friends at Sunshine Landscape Design have some suggestions for March landscaping in Texas!

Hello friends, now is the time to get down to business with your landscaping. In our previous blog article, we talked about getting ready for the busy season. We are not quite there yet, but we can get started on some items.

Start …

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