Posts Categorized: Design Inspiration

Marvin Windows Get Their Own Stage at The Next Cool Thing Event

There are events and then there are spectacles. The Next Cool Thing Event goes beyond spectacle. On February 17 and 18, the Altanta Exposition Center will come to life with singers, dancers, helicopters, tiki bars, and and thousands of other novelties, along with Marvin Windows. As sponsors of the Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil…

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About Interior Design: Take a tour through time

Trying to decide on a new interior scheme? Here’s an interesting way to take in the many styles of architecture and design, in a fun, interactive timeline created by

Your home is still the best place to put your money

Your home still can be a great place to invest. Considering home improvements as we head into the holiday season? This great blog post my MLuxe gives you great perspective on the sort of investments you’re thinking of making. Follow this link to learn more: Your home is still the best place to put your…

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Tips for Hiring an Architect

Hiring an architect can help you get the results you dream of. If you’re considering a major home improvement project, especially one where load-bearing walls or exteriors walls will require significant changes, hiring an architect may be necessary. Good news! It’s a buyers market as the housing and building industries have slowed dued to the recession. Click…

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Before and After Photos of a Home Renovation Project with Therma-Tru

If you’re considering a home makeover, this project offers lots of great ideas of products, brands and ways to make the job easy. The owners of this 1980’s era home in Atlanta’s Cobb County wanted to leave behind the dated contemporary style for a beautiful Arts and Crafts theme. Front and back porches were added…

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Home Talk: Ask the Builder and Get Reliable Answers

Matt Hoots of SawHorse, one of Atlanta’s go to expert design, build, and remodeling firms, discusses an exciting new way for homeowners to get free answers to their important home improvement dilemmas. On, you’ll find real home improvement experts and discussions started by homeowners just like you. Get the facts on topics such as…

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Home Color Schemes: Ask a Color Specialist

Choosing the rights colors for your home does not have to be a challenge. Here are some paint color ideas to get you on track.  Donna Frasca, owner of Decorating with Donna, is a color specialist – all she does is choose palettes for her customers. Check out her interesting blog, loaded with truly solid…

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From Spanish Style to Farm House Plans: Marvin Window’s Architect’s Challenge Winners

With home designs ranging from an ultra-contemporary mountain home in Oregon to a classic rural farmhouse in Maine, the winners in this year’s myMarvin Architect’s Challenge cover a wide variety of styles. The Architect’s Challenge is an annual contest held by Marvin Windows and Doors, and this year for the first time, the competition included an…

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Atlanta Events: NARI Atlanta’s 2011 Tour of Remodeled Homes set for October

Mark your calendars: the NARI Atlanta 2011 Tour of Remodeled Homes takes place Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2. Click here for full event details. It’s a great chance to see home renovations, kitchen remodels, and remodeling projects to inspire your creativity and help with your plans for your own home improvements. Purchase tickets…

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About Interior Design: Color Ideas

  Both men and women are drawn to chartreuse. Looking to refresh your rooms? Consider a color outside your usual palette. In a recent study, color researchers found that chartreuse is a color that both men and women are drawn to. Color trend forecasters are saying that purple is getting more popular, in shades such…

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