May 2015

1. Hidden Fridge Hidden refrigerators are a very popular feature this year. These secret appliances allow for an overall sleek and modern look for the entire kitchen. Photo Credit: Pinterest, House Beautiful Photo Credit: Pinterest, Homebunch Photo Credit: Pinterest, Decozilla 2. Silestone® Quartz Many homeowners are opting for this durable, lovely...

Thank you for coming back for Part 2 of our tour through the 2015 Ideal Home. In Part 1 we saw the dining room, living room and kitchen. The first room we see today is the study. The first thing one notices when walking into...

Frusterio Design is so honored to have been asked to design the 2015 Ideal Home in the Birmingham Parade of Homes. The home is located in The Preserve in Hoover, Alabama. The Preserve is a very unique community. The homes in this community all tend...

Welcome back to Frusterio Design Blog! Today, I would like to share with you one of our popular home designs to date. This Craftsman Bungalow is a perfect example of the ever present influence of the arts and crafts movement on current home design. We hope...

Driving through lovely, old neighborhoods in Birmingham, Alabama, one cannot help but be captivated by the different types of craftsman bungalows. Neighborhoods such as Crestwood or Avondale are full of these unique artsy homes. Today we want to share with you a little bit of...

We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone involved in making us feel so welcome during the 2015 Parade of Homes. Everyone including builders, interior decorators, realtors and all of the amazing people who took the time to walk through the Ideal Home. Special thanks...

If you missed it last weekend, don't fret. You have another opportunity to attend the 2015 Parade of Homes this weekend! There are over 20 communities with homes to view, including the Ideal Home, designed by Frusterio and built by Fowler Custom Homes. We hope...

This weekend I had the incredible opportunity to participate in the largest open house in the Southeast. I set up a booth at the Ideal Home, in The Preserve. I was able to meet so many nice people and learn about their goals in designing their...

Thursday was the Parade of Home Preview Party at The Preserve in Hoover, Alabama. Guests were invited to enjoy Full Moon BBQ, sweet tea, wine, live music and most importantly view the 2015 Ideal Home. We had a wonderful time enjoying the company of so many talented designers, builders, and other folks in the industry. IMG_1104

Thank you, Rusty Fowler for the mention on Fox! We are so excited to see all of you at the completed 2015 Ideal Home this weekend. MyFoxAL.com - FOX6 WBRC Birmingham, AL...