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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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5 “Nice to Have” Features to Consider for a New Home

As a designer, I know how crucial it is to get the basics just right. The design should be functional, attractive, and fit with your family’s lifestyle. The materials used should be high-quality, long-lasting, and timeless. But what if we go beyond the basics? There are TONS of great add-ons and features you can choose for your new home, but which ones are actually worth the extra money? I’ve…


healthy home with optimal sunlight

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…