Home Design 11 - Frusterio Design

New Lake Martin Home after April 2011 Tornado

Shortly after their existing home was destroyed in the April 27, 2011 tornado, a Lake Martin family contacted Frusterio Design Inc. to design their new lake home. Completed in the summer of 2013, this custom designed lake home takes full advantage of all of the beautiful lake views. It has an open floor plan design, …

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Pending Home Sales Rise for Record Eight Straight Months

Washington, November 02, 2009 Pending home sales rose again, marking eight consecutive monthly gains – the longest streak since measurement began in 2001, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index,* a forward-looking indicator based on contracts signed in September, rose 6.1 percent to 110.1 from a reading of 103.8 in …

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Fall Decor

Tip: As the seasons begin to change, try decorating for fall instead of Halloween and Thanksgiving specifically. Using a more general theme of fall leaves, pumpkins (no faces), orange, gold, and brown palettes, your decor can last from now until the end of November. Skip the jack-o-lanterns and ghosts, ditto for the turkeys and pilgrims, …

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Trend Watch

Trend Report: Growing Demand for Smaller, More Efficient Homes Source: CUSTOM HOME Magazine Publication date: June 30, 2009 By Stephani L. Miller According to The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) first quarter 2009 “Home Design Trends Survey,” demand for less living space and overall smaller-sized homes has increased in recent years. Homeowners also are showing …

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Beach Side Style

Having just returned from a fantastic beach vacation, I can’t get out of my head the beautiful beachside cottage we stayed in or the quaint little town it was located in. There is something about being at the beach that makes simple, fresh style so appropriate and nothing is more enjoyable than a sunset bike …

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