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Home Design

What You Need to Know About Roof Pitch

There are a few things that you don't think about much until you start building your home. Roof pitch is one of those things. But what really is the difference between this slope or that slope on a roof? Here's the breakdown.

How to Style Series: Modern Prairie

When I begin to select products in a home, I take a lot of inspiration from the exterior design. Certain looks just work with certain home styles. In this series of blogs, I'll be explaining how I would go about product selection for different styles of homes. This month we're going to focus on the Modern Prairie.

Sneak Peek: Parade of Homes 2021

The Parade of Homes is back! With last year’s in-person event having been cancelled (and even though that didn’t stop us from building something special), we knew we had to go all out for the big return. Now, we don’t want to give too much away, but here’s a little teaser of what you can expect from our entry into the Parade of Homes 2021.

How to Prepare for Your Design Studio Meeting

You’ve picked your plan. You’ve found your lot. You’re ready to build. It’s time to get with the experts in the Bielinski Design Studio and bring your vision to life. It’s one of the most exciting parts of the building process, but it can be overwhelming to some. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your Design Studio meeting.

A Few Front Porch Design Tips

You only get one chance to make a first impression. So make it a good one with some seasonal styling for your front porch. Here is some inspiration to bring summer to the entrance of your home.

How to Style Series: Transitional Home

When I begin to select products in a home, I take a lot of inspiration from the exterior design. Certain looks just work with certain home styles. In this series of blogs, I’ll be explaining how I would go about product selection for different styles of homes, starting with Transitional.

Exterior Home Design Trends for the New Year

The start of a new year is the perfect time to look into the future and think about what the next 12 months have in store for us. So whether you're building a new home this year or just planning on repainting the home you have, here are the new exterior home design trends to look out for 2021.

Raise the Bar with Coffered Ceilings

Want to take your new home's design to new heights? Try a coffered ceiling. Don't know what that is? Read on to learn more about what a coffered ceiling is, why you should love it, and more.

Say Goodbye to Dining Rooms

The days of the formal dining room are over. And, to be fair, it's typically a room that only gets used once or twice a year. But what's taking its place? Read on to learn why the dining room is disappearing and some ways that new home design is dealing with it.

How Your Lot Grade Helps Shape Your Home

The home you build is influenced by the land you build it on. Different lot types call for different foundations and exposures. Here are three different types of lots and how they will affect your home design.