Cabinetry Ins & Outs

If you are in the market for new cabinetry, it’s probably time to learn the ins and outs of cabinetry before pulling the trigger and making the purchase. The first thing to consider is the cost of cabinetry, where to purchase, design services, and installation. BOX SHOP or lumber yard: If you are trying to… Continue reading Cabinetry Ins & Outs

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Are you Prepared to Think Outside of the Box?

Every custom home brings with it the possibility of thinking outside of the box and the Steel Farmhouse is no exception. As a matter of fact, it’s a nice blend of typical elements that make a home functional with a custom twist. Here are some of the features that are creative, functional, and outside of… Continue reading Are you Prepared to Think Outside of the Box?

Why it is so powerful to repeat a material throughout your home

Have you heard that you should be repeating materials throughout your home, but you aren’t sure why or how? Let’s review how this can take shape by exploring the Steel Farmhouse.   In this home, steel is a primary material that is consistently repeated. Steel is used in the following areas. monorail staircase, cantilevered 2nd-floor… Continue reading Why it is so powerful to repeat a material throughout your home

April Newsletter

Spring brings hope, health, and plenty of construction. I thought it would be fun to share with you a project that we have been working on since July 2020. This modern steel farmhouse boasts strong elements of custom steel highlighted as exposed structure in the kitchen, great room, monorail stair system, and cantilevered decks. My… Continue reading April Newsletter

Materials in March

March always brings longer days with more sunlight and this year a ton of much-needed hope. It also brings a ton of work as we specify building materials for our clients.   Selecting materials is a complex process and essential to keeping the project moving forward in an efficient manner. Let’s dive into the process… Continue reading Materials in March

Highlights of the New Englander Meets Modern

One of my favorite projects was this New Englander meets Modern. The project scope was to own the fact that this 1910 New Englander needed an addition renovation and the client’s design aesthetic is modern so from the minute entering the house, one experiences absolute modern elements while the modern is only visible from the… Continue reading Highlights of the New Englander Meets Modern

New Construction Cape Make its Debut

This sweet new construction cape can be easily defined as classic and modern with clean lines and calming aesthetics. But how did we get there? It’s been a journey, that is for sure!   The homeowners purchased a home that was in disrepair on a large .26 acre lot on a unique dead-end street in… Continue reading New Construction Cape Make its Debut

Before & After of New Englander Meets Modern

Before and after photos are some of my favorites and New Englander meets modern is one of my all-time favorites. Remember, we work on projects for a LONG time before they are actually photographed. In this project, I started working with the clients in November 2017, designed until April 2018, the Portsmouth Planning Department slowed… Continue reading Before & After of New Englander Meets Modern