5 Common Home Design Mistakes You Should Avoid

by Alice Faggi | February 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Making a home your own is one of the joys of adulthood, but for many, it's a pleasure that comes with a price. Interior designers study and practice their art for years and they can be expensive, so many homeowners prefer a DIY (do it yourself) solution to home design.

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Responsive Home Project

by Alice Faggi | February 23, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Eldorado Stone recently sponsored the Responsive Home Project at the 2016 NAHB International Builders Show. The two show homes were designed by millennials, for millennials.

Only 36% of people under the age of 35 own their own home, the lowest level on record according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These concept homes were designed to appeal to that demographic. Based on research done by Ketchum Global Research & Analytics, the Responsive Home Project team designed to address the needs and wants of the millennial buyer: urban features in a suburban setting, lots of outdoor space and floor plans that can adapt to whatever life stage they are in. The homes featured a few of our stone profiles: European Ledge, LedgeCut33 and Cut Coarse Stone. Beyond the amazing stone installation, here are a few things that caught our attention at the preview event.  

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Turn Your Outdoor Space into the Ultimate Hosting Machine

by Alice Faggi | February 18, 2016 at 8:00 AM

If you’re living in a winter wonderland right now, don’t worry: spring is around the corner! And with springtime comes warm temperatures that will draw you outside to entertain. If you’ve got cabin fever, start working on some plans to turn your outdoor space into the ultimate hosting machine.

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10 Modern Living Rooms to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

by Alice Faggi | February 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Whether it’s the sleek and simple you’re attracted to, or the clean lines and basic shapes that draw your eye, there’s a lot to be said for modern design. If you’re looking for a modern update, find inspiration in these 10 living rooms with clean lines, a spacious feel, and functionality.

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7 Ways to Add Personality to Your Kitchen

by Alice Faggi | February 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Does your kitchen feel less than impressive these days? Maybe it’s been awhile since you redecorated, or perhaps you’ve never loved your kitchen. Whatever the case may be, if you’ve got a case of the “blahs,” it’s time to inject your kitchen with some personality and flair.

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