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Kitchen Spotlight - Independent Spaces

We’ve had lots of questions about this Minnetonka Rebuild kitchen, so we figured we’d share some brand details with you all. These Target stools are great for a big family (the large LG fridge doesn’t hurt either!) Some other products we used in this rebuild are a Bosch dishwasher (it's so quiet!), Amerock hardware for the cabinetry, and Hinkley light fixtures. When designing this space, the…


Romantic Home Features

Because love is in the air this week, we put together a collection of some of our favorite romantic features in past projects. From kitchens to master suites, every corner of your home can have a romantic feel. Light colors, bright spaces, feminine decor, and dainty detailing all play a crucial role in creating a beautiful atmosphere! Here are our picks for romantic spaces. This kitchen has a…


Town Home Reveal

The Project We remodeled a 1980s town home that had a boxy layout. The traffic patterns in the space were all off due to wall and furniture placements. When working with smaller spaces, we try to maximize the footprint as much as possible. The result was an open and airy first floor. Now, the homeowner can have a conversation with guests that are a room (or two) apart!  The Living Room The…


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Kitchen Spotlight - 5 Mudroom Design Tips

Adding a mudroom near an exterior door has its perks! However, if it becomes a free-for-all, the space can quickly get dirty and unorganized. Here are some of our tips for keeping your mudroom a functional area while not compromising the style of your home. 1. CONSIDER TRAFFIC PATTERNS: It's a high-use space with lots going on. The last thing you want is to be tripping over your kid's shoes or…


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Do YOU Have a Healthy Home?

  1950s Rambler, Reinvented   One of our top priorities at Optima Homes is creating a healthy, holistic environment that promotes physical and mental wellbeing. What does that mean? It means eliminating clutter, encouraging sunlight, and not using toxic materials in our building process. Here are some of the key things to look for when determining the health of your home: Optimize…