Tailored: Custom home design fits to perfection

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“In the past 30 years, there hasn’t been an idea that we weren’t able to execute. From wine rooms to pools, the intellectual value we’ve gathered over our time in business helps us to bring pretty well any idea to life.”

The ideas really start coming to life on the plot of land, with some customers buying the land in a chosen location and others choosing a lot where the builder has land holdings.

“It’s about a 70/30 split between them buying a lot somewhere, or rebuilding on a lot they already own or
choosing land we own,” says Kwasnicki. “Whether a customer has come to us with their own lot on an acreage or in the city or is building on one of our inventory lots, we always come out to walk and survey the property to ensure what we’re designing will work with the land.

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Christina Anstead Tries a Totally New Kitchen Design: Will It Catch On?


Christina Anstead of “Flip or Flop” fame has made a name for herself with her modern coastal designs. But as is clear from her new show, “Christina on the Coast,” she doesn’t always stick to her signature styles. How does she do outside her comfort zone?

In the latest episode, “Boho Flair,” Anstead is working with Sabrina and Miguel, who want her to design the kitchen and living room in their Anaheim Hills, CA, home. They have a healthy renovation budget of $70,000, but their project comes with an unusual challenge. With some areas of the house already renovated, Anstead has to match the existing boho style so her upgrades won’t seem out of place.


While boho is not Anstead’s strong suit, she’s game to give it a try. Here’s how she manages to mix and match

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