April 2015

The Shelby County area of Alabama is growing at a rapid pace. New developments and construction are popping up all over. Each community has its own unique style, look and feel. The Preserve The 2015 Ideal Home located in The Preserve designed by Frusterio Design, Inc. The Preserve,...

Today we would like to take you back to one of our favorite designs. This home started as a lovely, traditional home with a floor plan that was a little closed off. The owners decided to do a remodel and the results are pretty incredible. Today,...

Floral is everywhere this season! Pants, shirts, shoes. All in floral! But, floral is making a presence in more places than just the runway. Many homeowners are incorporating floral in unique ways. Here are three of my favorite decor styles this year and how they...

Welcome back to the Frusterio Design blog! Today I would like to share one of my personal favorite designs to date. This lovely Mediterranean style home in the Liberty Park area completely stole my heart! Exterior by Birmingham General Contractors Slate Barganier Building, Inc I adore the...

I don't know about you, but I love my weekends. It is an opportunity to do all the things I was unable to do during the week. A time to relax, get outside and catch up on fun reading. If I am not careful I...

Lake homes have many features in common including strong exposed oak, window walls and open floor plans. All of these highlight the truest feature of a lake home: a connection to nature. When someone decides to build on the lake, they have a desire to...

In recent years the rustic style has become very popular. The ability to incorporate older styled pieces and antiques into modern styles appeals to many. By featuring antique pieces, the owners feel connected to an older place in time. Natural and organic textures make a strong appearance...

Spring is in full swing! You may be planning your Spring Break getaway or enjoying the last few days of your vacation before heading back to school or work. In celebration of this time of year, we would love to share a few photos of "retreat" style...

This 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom home, located in an equestrian community in Shelby County, Alabama, is filled with rustic charm. The exterior contains strong wooden features and lovely stone work. A spacious three car garage features classic dormer windows above. The stone and wood carry over to the...

We are thrilled that Frusterio, Inc. was commissioned by the Greater Birmingham Association of Homebuilders to design the Ideal Home for the 2015 Parade of Homes . This unique home is located in the Preserve in Hoover, Alabama. The Preserve is a beautiful community located...