Des Moines Home Show 2021

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Last month our team in Des Moines wrapped up some amazing projects that were featured in the 2021 Home Show Expo. Hosted annually by the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines, the expo is a great opportunity to tour custom-built homes and see the latest trends in home design from local builders. This year’s […]

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A Modern Three-Toned Kitchen

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While the trend of two-toned kitchens continues to grow, it’s not often that we see a three-toned kitchen, which is what makes this kitchen from Oakstone so unique. Incorporating more than one cabinet finish is a great way to add a customized feel to your kitchen and add interest to the overall design. The perimeter […]

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Benefits of A Two-Toned Kitchen

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This kitchen design is proof that two cabinet colors are better than one! A “two-toned kitchen” refers to any kitchen that combines two different colors or stains of cabinetry. Often the kitchen perimeter is a different color than the island or the cabinet uppers are a different color than the lower cabinets. Overall there are […]

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3 Benefits of Quartz Backsplashes

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When it comes to kitchen design, backsplashes have remained relatively the same over the years with the exception of various trends in tile design and style. While tile backsplashes aren’t going anywhere any time soon, quartz has become an increasingly popular choice for several reasons. The first benefit of a quartz backsplash is the elimination […]

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Sorrento Cabinetry Shines in this Modern Home

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Often referred to as the “heart of the home” kitchens are typically the most utilized space in the house, making cabinetry an important feature in aspects of both design and function. From door design, wood species, finish color, hardware and more, there are several considerations to make when selecting cabinetry for your home. In today’s […]

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Add Warmth With Oak Cabinets

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Trends in kitchen design are constantly evolving and while there are classic design elements that withstand the test of time, there are noticeable shifts that end up defining a decade. For example, we all remember the popularity of yellow oak cabinets in the 90’s, the dark cherry cabinets and granite countertops of the early 2000’s […]

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Neoroc Sinks From Kohler

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When it comes to sinks there is no shortage of configurations and materials, which can make it difficult to decide on the best option for your home. From stainless steel, cast iron and natural stone composites, each material has its own drawbacks and benefits. Today we’ll be discussing the new composite material from Kohler, Neoroc. […]

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360 Cabinetry Shines in this Prairie Provencal Home

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    French country meets a touch of brass in the kitchen of “Prairie Provencal Home”. Home owners, Abby and Ambrose were looking for a warm and bright feeling in their two-tone kitchen. They worked with Oakstone Homes, their builder, on their home in Des Moines, IA.    The bay of cabinetry was done in […]

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Top Reasons Why Open Shelving Works

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Open shelving is increasing in popularity as kitchen designs are expanding and today we’re sharing a few reasons why it works and how you can make it happen in your own home. Open Shelving is Budget Friendly If you are looking to remodel your kitchen, but don’t have the budget or time to put into […]

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