Bielinski Home Builder Blog

Interior Design

Designing with Warm Elegance

As always, design trends are changing. And like a lot of you, we're constantly looking to improve our scenery. It's important to declutter while keeping your home feeling like... well, home. Organic Modern is the solution.

2022 Interior Home Trends to Keep an Eye On

The start of a new year is a perfect time to sit down and take a look at where we were and where we're headed. And though many of the trends of 2021 will continue to remain as topical as ever in 2022, there are a few new looks starting to bloom. Here's a glance at three styles that will be big this year.

Our Most Popular Floor Plan

Our most popular floor plan has gone by many different names over the years: The Shorewood, The Sagamore, The Clemont, and now, The Sophia. There have been improvements made and features added along the way, but it's always been the same fundamental layout. Here's why The Sophia is such a hit, how it has influenced our building practices, and a glimpse into what's next.

A Few Thoughts on Basements

The lower level might not be the first thing on your mind when you start planning your future home, but a finished basement shouldn't just be an afterthought. Here are two things to consider about basements when building a home.

3 Reasons the Modern Barn Door is so Popular

The modern sliding barn door has become a popular addition to the interior of new homes everywhere. Just look at our entry into the 2021 Parade of Homes. But what about this look made it take off? Here are three reasons why the modern barn door became popular.

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.

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.