Archive for August, 2015

New Beginnings

August 20th, 2015
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These are some more of my home plans from the New Beginnings collection.  These modestly sized homes are wonderful for new families or for anyone ready to downsize.  They follow with the new trend to minimize your home maintenance and energy usage.  Each floor plan has three different elevations options.  These stock plans are very affordable.  Please call to inquire further about purchasing a stock plan, 801-292-1512.1309 1453 1480 1966

Timeless Architecture

August 18th, 2015
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Trend towards smaller home sizes continues.

As the trend towards smaller home sizes continues some of the home plans that I designed towards the beginning of my career are relevant again.  I have always tried to create timeless design and I think that quality in my home plans can be seen in this early collection named New Beginnings.  These plans are still for sale as stock plans.  Look for more of the New Beginnings collection later this week.  Please call if you are interested 801-292-1512.

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Bring your vacation home with you!

Some of your best memories are made while on vacation.  Remembering and reflecting on those relaxed moments with your senses awakened to the new surroundings can lighten your mood.  I often bring back art work from my travels and favorite places.  I love having these nostalgic pieces in my daily life.

I had this piece made from a photo a took while in California. I had this piece made from a photo I took while traveling in California.

 Studio Interior 2013 (5)  DSC_1958Studio Interior 2013 (1)  Fisher Residence St. George (64)     These are a few more items that I have picked up in my travels that remind me of California and how happy I feel on the beach.

RGM 169 This piece was done by a Brazilian artist of a beautiful Brazil landscape.

Studio Pics (25)  Studio Interior 2013 (3)  These are a couple of great pieces I have brought back with me from Brazil over the years.  I’ve been so lucky to travel in Brazil.  It is truly one of my favorite places.

A Kitchen with Heart!

August 11th, 2015
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Kitchens truely are the heart of  the home.

I was so happy to help my friends remodel their kitchen and they are so happy to have it complete.  They were very patient in deciding what they wanted and what would best suit their family.  The result is stunning.

Eileen Waite Kitchen

DuMc Landscaping Details

August 6th, 2015
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Details, details, details…

This is such an amazing landscape that I wanted to point out some of the interesting and uncommon details.  Notice the use of the spheres in the stairway design and in the finial balls under the pot shelves.  Spheres are not commonly used in exterior architecture, so they awaken and attract the eye yet the geometry is pleasing. The square verses circular pots have been chosen and placed carefully, which is exemplified well with the square pots both in front of the porte cochere and in the front entry cut-out.  The small details such as the mow strip in the driveway and the pebble borders around the patios give the feel that everything has been meticulously considered and executed.

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DuMc Landscape

August 4th, 2015
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Never underestimate the impact of landscaping!

The landscaping is in at DuMc; the triplex in Bountiful.  The home officially looks complete and ready to have someone move-in.  This landscape provides a diversity of different areas for enjoying the outdoors.  There are several sitting areas that vary from outdoor eating to lying in the sun.  This landscape also offers several fruit trees and a raised bed vegetable garden.   I love the nostalgia of the clothes-line!  It’s all in the details…
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