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2017 Design Trends

With each new year comes interior design trends to watch for. Staying ahead of trends is important in the new home construction industry. Our in-house designer, Danielle Matthies, has put together some of her thoughts for 2017. Here are a few design trends she expects to see; MIXED METALS – Gold tones have made a comeback the last few years …

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Gold Accents: Adding Glamour to your Home

Looking to update your home with something new and exciting? We have the perfect new trend for you – GOLD! Gold has been around for centuries, giving the look of prestige, elegance, luxury, and glamour. Being seen in early currencies to modern day jewelry, we are excited to see the home interior industry has caught up. With polished chrome and …

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Fun Fall Decor Ideas

Fall is officially here!  Time for pumpkin patches, apple orchards, Sunday football, and so much more!  Say hello to this season by adding a few cozy autumnal touches to your home.  Here are a few quick ideas to get you inspired! TABLE DISPLAY – Swap out your summer centerpiece for a fun fall display.  Incorporate leaves, pumpkins, hydrageas, corn husks, …

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Classic Design Styles

What makes a style classic or timeless?  More importantly, how can you design your home so that it gives you the essentials for long term living? Trends come and go, but classic, timeless design is always present.  At Homes by Tradition, we custom design each home to be as each homeowner imagines.  Some choose to select unique, bold features for …

Must-Have Items for the First Few Nights in your New Home

Moving day has finally arrived!  After packing box after box, who knows where everything is? Whether your belongings are in-route to the new home, in storage, or all delivered and ready to unbox, take some stress out of moving by being prepared for the first few nights in your new home. Although it’s no sunny beach vacation, packing as if …

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Decorating Tips for your New Home

Now that you are in your new home…what’s next?  It is time to start thinking about your furnishings and décor!  Moving into a new home is always exciting, but odds are, you may need to do a little updating to your existing décor to go with your new home.  A perfect excuse to do some shopping!  One of the many …

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Custom Home | Prior Lake – Entry #283

The Spring Parade of Homes is finally here and we have a stunning custom rambler home available to tour!  This traditional ranch inspired home is located in the beautiful development of Grey Fox Estates in Prior Lake, MN.  With 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, this walkout rambler sits on over 3 acres of land with plenty of yard space.  An earth …

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Vaults & Ceiling Designs

When most of us think about the ceilings in our home we see white and flat.  Incorporating vaults  and ceiling designs into your home can add unique character and instant appeal. The perfect design varies depending on the room and feel of your home. Here are a few ceiling options to think about for your home: Box Vault – A box …

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2016 Design Trends

Is building a new home one of your New Year’s resolutions?  Or perhaps you plan on renovating your existing home?  As we continue our way into 2016, watch for some newly trending features to add to your home!  Here are a few design concepts we expect to become more popular in 2016: Soft, muted color palettes – Farewell to bold …

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Holiday Entertaining & Decorating Ideas

November is flying by, which means the holidays are right around the corner!  Time to stuff ourselves at Thanksgiving, shop Black Friday deals, and enjoy all of the Christmas and New Year festivities!  Holidays are a time when families come together to celebrate.   If you are one of the lucky ones who is hosting your family for the holidays, here …