Monthly Archives: November 2013


Tips for Designing a Gender-Neutral Bedroom

While the dilemma of creating a gender-neutral bedroom may not actually be a “war between the sexes,” most people would like to see some of their own personality reflected in the décor. Achieving this balance can be somewhat problematic if one is not careful to balance both sides of the equation. Here are a few […]

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Easy Tips for Winter Home Prep

We always prepare ourselves for the cold winter months, but we often fail to take our homes into consideration when it comes to cold and harsh winter conditions. With the right preparation, you can keep energy cost down and help prevent unnecessary damage and headaches. Here are few guidelines for winterizing your home. Keeping your […]

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How to Determine Area Rug Size and Material

When it comes to choosing the right size area rug and type of material you should select for your new home, there are certain guidelines that professionals follow. Rug to Wall When considering the overall size of an area rug, you must consider how much of the floor you wish to cover. The easiest way […]

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Interior Design Trends for Winter 2013-2014

The Global Color’s seminar that was held earlier this year in the United Kingdom made their forecast for the trends of autumn and winter 2013/2014. So far, those predictions have proven true for the interior design trends of the season. Global Color Research presented findings to international designers created into four basic categories: Flint The color […]

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How to stage a house using your existing furniture

When it’s time to sell your home, you’ll want it looking its very best.  Part of the sales process is a proper staging, but don’t worry, because you don’t have to spend tons of money to stage your space!  A little creativity with the furniture and fixtures that you already have in your home can […]

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Designing a Safe Children’s Bathroom

Designing a children’s bathroom can be a lot of fun, especially when it comes to picking out certain aspects of the décor – such as the colors and patterns of the walls, bath mat, shower curtain and more. However, the most important part of designing a children’s bathroom is making sure that it will be […]

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The Canterbury ~ Craftsman Charm in Harper’s Mill ~ READY NOW!

If you’re looking for a spacious new home filled with character and charm, don’t look any further than Harper’s Mill in Chesterfield County, VA.  Our Canterbury plan boasts close to 3,000 square feet and three stories! One of our most popular home plans, The Canterbury is an open-concept layout, where the foyer, dining, morning room, […]

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How To Choose Between First Floor and Second Floor Master Bedroom

In a two-story home, people are faced with deciding where they should place their master bedroom. This decision will mainly be decided by where the homeowners are in their lives. Below are a  few considerations that will help you determine where the master bedroom should be located, based upon your preferences. First or Second Floor? […]

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Creative New Homes in Great Locations Ready Now

Lifestyle has new homes ready now in many locations in Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, New Kent and Powhatan.  Creativity is our focus and we are proud of our teams comitment to creativity and innovation.   Our locations range from: Magnolia Green – one of our new communities that features an 18-hole Nicklaus Designed golf course, Clubhouse, swimming pool and […]

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Tips for Organizing Your Kitchen Cabinets

Cluttered kitchen cabinets can cause frustration and decreased productivity in the kitchen. When family members can’t find what they need, or when storage containers fall out upon opening a cupboard, it’s probably time to reorganize. A great place to start is with the kitchen cabinets. Avoid feeling overwhelmed by the job by following a few […]

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