Journal

How to Select a Skylight with Velux Skylights

Hey y’all! I feel like I have the right to say y’all, now that I’m back in the South. And if I can save syllables, I’m all for it. So you might have seen my post recently on selecting plumbing for your kitchen. We will dive into more plumbing selection guidelines down the road but... Read more

Discovering Farm Rio

Have you guys discovered Farm Rio yet? I’ve been on the hunt for dresses of late, and came across them on instagram. They are out of Brazil and have a decidedly fun, color-loving bent. I love all the frilly Liberty style micro florals out there right now but somehow they just don’t work on me... Read more

Trending: Scandi Style Kids Bedroom

Hey, Kate Cabiltes here! The scandi style look for kids bedroom and playrooms has been going strong for some time now. Known for their clutter free, minimalist look, Scandinavian room styles are naturally sought after for kids spaces – which typically tend to be huge on clutter and “stuff”. With some bright pops of color... Read more

Trending: Perforated Metal

Perforated metal has become popular in architectural applications over the past few years for good reason: this relatively inexpensive, durable medium is a dramatic way to add creative personality to a façade or interior, while often also increasing the sustainability of designs. It’s no surprise that this enthusiasm for perforated metal has now found its... Read more

Current Dining Room Project: A Work in Progress

I don’t know about you guys, but I love seeing a design project go from start to finish. Today I would like to share a current project my team is working on for a client that has made the big decision to move their family cross-country. The client found a cute new home in an... Read more

How to select plumbing with Build.com

Hi Friends! I’m here today to talk plumbing – no not how to solder pipes and the differences between PVC and copper – but decorative plumbing (faucets etc) in your bathrooms and kitchen.  As I’ve been in the process of selecting and installing plumbing in the Hotlanta Midmod for the past few months I thought I’d... Read more

Tuesday Trends: Jewel Box

As autumn rolls in it’s time to embrace cozy interiors full of moody, rich color. Emerald, scarlet, navy, and deep peacock teal can be beautifully paired with autumn’s other darling: ochre yellow. Never fear – these jewel tones also look fantastic with Millennial Pink. Balance it all with gold accents, black laquer, or a threadbare vintage... Read more

Get the Look: Modern Playful Workspace

Hey, Kate Cabiltes here! A workspace doesn’t have to be boring, but it does have to be organized and streamlined. I love the playful style of this modern Australian workspace featured on Domino. With very high ceilings, there is a great utilization of space, adding multiple layers of upper shelving. Modern Scandinavian style furniture and accents... Read more

Roundup: Decorative Tiles

Looking for a way to spice up your home? Decorative tiles can be the perfect option to add some flare to your space. Although consistently a great choice for flooring and kitchen back-splashes, the limits don’t end there. There are many other uses for decorative and patterned tiles that you may not think of right... Read more

LuAnne’s Six Picks

Continuing on with our Six Picks featuring our employees, this week is all about our amazing LuAnne Kleppe. She is the house mom, the fort holder downer and everything in between when it comes to Nest. Luanne is in charge of all of our QC and shipping and is just a problem solver extraordaire with... Read more

Roundup: Millennial Pink

Millennial Pink: the color that just won’t go away. Also known as ‘Tumblr Pink’ and ‘Scandi Pink,’ it’s been consistently used in designs for years now after making what we thought was it’s peak in 2012. But why is it still so popular? Millennial pink has turned away from being viewed as girly and frilly... Read more

Trending: Cane Furniture

Hey, Kate Cabiltes here! I am all about rattan so it’s no surprise that cane often catches my eye as well. Made from rattan or bamboo, this classic furniture motif is best used in small doses – in my humble opinion. While the beautiful texture of cane certainly attracts attention it is by no means... Read more