How to Make Your Ceiling a Stunning Focal Point

There are many different ways to design a beautiful, customized home, from a sweeping staircase to sophisticated crown molding. But what about the ceiling? Most homeowners overlook this large, blank canvas during their home construction and renovation planning.

Yet the ceiling of your home is one thing that is always there and usually bare. Rather than ignoring it, use one of the following techniques to make your ceiling one of the many memorable attributes of your home.

Ceiling Medallions

Medallions offer a unique and exciting flare for your ceiling. They work best in dining rooms, banquet halls, and on chandeliers in entry ways. They can be reminiscent of ceiling decorations crafted long ago, usually with impressive detailing, or more modern and understated. Whether you want a small medallion less than a foot in diameter or a large medallion that dominates the ceiling at more than 3 feet in diameter, you can make it a reality and add character to any room. Continue reading

The Best Solutions to Your Organization Problems

We all have a junk drawer. Even the neatest and most organized among us has that one drawer or closet that is designated as a free-for-all. But have you worried that all of the “stuff” you own might one day turn your entire home into a junk drawer? While some spring cleaning might help, the real solution is to invest in custom furniture that offers the organization you need to take control of your clutter.

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Building the Master Bathroom of Your Dreams

Your master bathroom might not receive the foot traffic and social visitors of your kitchen, but it is still an important space in your home. Designing a custom master bathroom will help you enjoy a daily sense of peace, luxury, and seclusion. But where should you begin? These ideas will help you identify the type of bathroom that matches your tastes.

Get Focused

A master bathroom poses unique design challenges, because so much must coexist in a relatively small space. It’s important to narrow your focus by identifying your purpose and goals. Your options when designing a 12’ x 12’ master bathroom for only yourself will be very different than planning a 4’ x 6’ bathroom for your three children.  Ask yourself the question, “How does this bathroom need to be used?” By identifying the needs and wants regarding your space, you can plan appropriate goals. Continue reading

Your Home’s Front Door Isn’t the Only One You Should Update

Your home’s front door makes an important contribution to your property’s overall curb appeal, but it isn’t the only important door to consider. Interior doors also deserve to be built with distinction and exquisite detail. You may be surprised to see just how dramatically a few customized interior doors can transform the look and feel of your entire home. This is why Gloger Construction specializes in the installation of interior doors designed and built by skilled craftsmen who know your home deserves the best. Continue reading

Clever Ways to Use Crown Molding around Your Home

If you’re looking for a simple yet effective way to add a touch of elegance and refined taste to your home, crown molding is your solution. Since it is available in so many different designs, shapes, and sizes, crown molding can achieve any design goal you may have, especially when you work with a local contracting firm like Gloger Construction in Tampa, Florida.

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Finding Your Redecorating Inspiration on Pinterest

Redecorating your kitchen is an exciting undertaking, but it can also be stressful, confusing, and overwhelming. Fortunately, we live in the age of Pinterest, and the picture-based website recently released its top 20 redecorating trends of 2017 to help guide your upcoming home design projects. The styles and ideas boasted on the top 20 list are sure to inspire your creativity and help you navigate through the world of design to create your perfect kitchen space. Continue reading

Attractive Cabinetry Designs That Might Work in Your Home

Your kitchen is the center of your home and the room that sets the tone for the rest of your space. If your kitchen is dark, cluttered, and cramped, then it will overshadow the rest of your house. On the other hand, if your kitchen is remodeled into a beautiful open space with custom cabinetry and strategic design, your entire house will have a different feel. Whether you are remodeling your entire kitchen or just replacing bits and pieces, these attractive custom cabinet designs might just work for you! Continue reading

3 Custom Touches for Your New Home

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Whether you are building a new home or revamping your existing one, customized touches, however large or small, can make a huge difference in the atmosphere and appearance of your space. Hiring a custom builder to carefully make these adjustments will help you love and embrace your home more than ever before. These three custom touches in particular are sure to add a flavor of sophistication and attention to detail in your house.

Chair Rails

Chair rails are now decorative details used in kitchens and dining rooms, but they actually used to be functional additions that prevented the backs of chairs from damaging plaster walls. Chair rails are made of crown molding placed about a third of the way up a wall to provide an aesthetically pleasing decoration and visually structure the room. You can select simple chair rails that simply span horizontally across the wall, or you can opt for more detailed designs that include squares of thinner molding underneath the main chair rail molding. If you are looking to transform the look and feel of a room without spending too much money, this is an excellent solution! Continue reading

How to Design Your Dream Closet

closets-1What does your bedroom closet look like? Are your shirts so crammed together that you can’t even see your options? Do your shoes lay on the floor in a big heap? What about your accessories; can you find your favorite belt or scarf without feeling like you’re pushing through the jungle? For such a small space, closets play a really important role in your home, and this means you deserve the transform that space into something that works for you. A custom built walk-in closet can totally change how you organize your valuable belongings. Continue reading

Do You Know How to Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel?

38269948 - fireplace with beautiful decorations in comfortable living roomIf you’re lucky enough to have a gorgeous custom fireplace mantel in your home, you should take advantage of it as a focal point by decorating the mantel strategically. Whether it’s a traditional, ornate, large, small, modern, or antique design, there are many different ways to decorate your mantel to perfection. Use the existing inspiration in the room to determine the best design choice.

Layer and Stagger Art

For a timeless and classy look, mix and match framed and unframed art of various sizes along your mantel. If you want to hang any of the pictures, don’t go too high, since just a few inches above the mantel is the ideal height. If you don’t like the staggered look, you can always select one large piece to make a statement and act as a focal point. This is a great way to show off your art collection and display pictures that are meaningful to you, such as that picture purchased on your honeymoon or the drawing created by your son. Continue reading