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Cincinnati’s top garden spots for spring inspiration

Eden Park flowers
Forget spring cleaning What we’re excited about is spring décor and the chance to plan for the warmer days ahead. When it comes to indoor and outdoor design, now is the perfect time to gather inspiration thanks to the changing seasons and turn those great ideas into reality.  But what if it’s still cold and grey outside? Never mind that. All across the city, there are fabulous places to visit that will get you looking forward to the spring and summer months ahead. Below are our top choices for places to visit for a little spring design inspiration.  Eden Park and Mount Adams  If you take a brisk walk around Eden Park, you’ll notice spring just starting to make an appearance. There are buds blooming on the magnolia trees, and green grass is starting to grow on the hillsides. Take a visit to Eden Park and stop in at Krohn Conservatory for the Bloom & Grow exhibit, where ...
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A fountain of reasons to call Montgomery, Ohio your home

5 reason to choose Montgomery Ohio
An exciting period of unmatched growth - Montgomery is enjoying a renaissance and for good reason. Not only does the community feature incredible dining and shopping options, it’s also home to great schools, plenty of green space, and of course, a wonderful historic town center.  Today, you’ll find incredible custom built homes in Montgomery, and while it’s bustling with new homes and businesses, it’s also a place that honors timeless tradition. When you build a custom home in Montgomery, it’s one you’ll live in for generations to come.  We came up with our top five reasons for living in Montgomery, listed below. But there are many more reasons to make this great community your home.  Great school options -  Montgomery is part of the Sycamore school district, known for its innovative approach to education and dedication to helping students achieve academic excellence....
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Creating a chef-worthy kitchen in your custom built home 

creating a chef worthy custom kitchen
If you can’t wait to spend hours whipping up Michelin star quality dinners for your loved ones, or if you’re the one in charge of preparing meals on a daily basis for a busy family on-the-go, why not consider adding a chef-worthy kitchen to your custom built home?  Professional kitchens are designed with functionality in mind and are made to go the distance, thanks to high-performance appliances, durable materials, and storage solutions that put everything you need to create impressive, chef-inspired meals at your fingertips.  Whether you’re a novice baker or a skilled gourmet chef, you’ll want to check out our tips below before you get started designing a kitchen fit for a chef (or for anyone who wants a kitchen customized for maximum efficiency for that matter) so you can whip up everything from weeknight dinners to holiday feasts with minimal stress.  Don’t skimp on cou...
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Using lighting to showcase your custom built home

Custom home lighting options
Great lighting is essential when it comes to setting the mood and elevating the look of every room in your house. Below we’ve broken down the different types of residential lighting — from ambient to accent to landscape lighting — and how each type can bring out the beauty and craftsmanship found in your custom built home.  Natural light -  When you’re designing your custom built home, make sure to take a close look at how you’re using sources of natural light like skylights, windows, and doors. If you’re already in your custom home, you can accentuate or soften its natural light with window treatments, for example.  Today’s custom home design trends incorporate plenty of natural light — from glass paneled doors that separate the main living space from the outdoor patio or garden for seamless indoor/outdoor living, windows that soar from the ground floor to the top of a va...
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