Category: Home design

Be Your Own Home Designer: The Benefits of a Custom Home Lot

Feb 26, 2018
2 min read

Do you have a flair for interior design or architecture? Custom home lots allow you to stretch your design muscles and build your dream house. You are in control of deciding every single material and design trend you want in your home because you’re in command of the lot.

Custom home lots are great for luxury homes, as you can have the independence to build up your dream palace. Get on the trend of homebuilding from a custom home lot.

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Meaning of Colors in Feng Shui to Find Balance in Your Luxury Home

Feb 26, 2018
3 min read

Do you ever walk into a room and instantly become more relaxed? The room may have hints of the meaning of color use in feng shui, invoking certain feelings to happen based on a color choice. Whether you want to give a specific room a calming effect or give it a color to surge more productivity, a feng shui home full of lively hues helps bring these energies to life.

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Telling the Difference between Diamonds and Cubic Zirconias

Feb 5, 2018
3 min read

With Valentine’s Day practically around the corner, there are so many precious stone jewelry items available for purchase to express your love. But how do you know what you are getting is an actual quality diamond or just a piece of glass? Don’t be duped and learn the difference between diamonds and cubic zirconias.

Knowing these simple steps to tell the difference between these stones helps you not be tricked into something, like a marriage already starting off with a lie by your significant other telling you they got you a diamond.

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The Odd Story of the Winchester Mystery House

Oct 27, 2017
6 min read

While our luxury homes get decorated to scare trick-or-treaters on Halloween, there’s a luxury home with no need for any decorations to be spooky. We’re referring to the most famous haunted luxury home, the Winchester Mystery House. This famous haunted house has long been the setting for paranormal activities in the city of San Jose, CA. But what makes this luxury home so strange? And are there really ghosts haunting the famous grounds?

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Purple Reign: Why Purple Is the Color of Royalty

Oct 2, 2017
3 min read
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MacDonald Highlands caters to residents who are looking for luxury homes in Las Vegas. Interior design, color and aesthetics are all factors that create a feeling of luxury living.

What makes purple reign supreme among other colors? If you love the color violet, you already feel like royalty when you wear it or have something of the color. But why has this purple color been associated with kings and queens in the past?

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4 Must-Have Pieces of Outdoor Furniture for Your Luxury Home

Jul 2, 2017
2 min read

Is your patio ready for the summer? From backyard barbecues to summer parties, prep your patio with great outdoor furniture. These are the must-have patio accessories and backyard furniture to set up your backyard for fun all season. Make your backyard party central by adding these features before the summer ends.

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Architect to Know: Rick Joy

Jun 9, 2017
1 min read

Desert architecture has evolved so much since the pyramids of Egypt. In the southwestern part of the United States, some architects are defining the desert architecture style. A well-known architect among those who is known for desert architecture is Rick Joy. He’s a Tucson architect whose work can be noticed by the architectural features and materials he uses. Staying true to native building materials, his luxury desert homes have many elements that focus on showing the beauty of a desert landscape.

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