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Designing the Trendmaker Home of Your Dreams: Tips From Our Design Studio

One of the most exciting things about buying a new Trendmaker home is visiting the Design Studio to select colors and finishes for your home’s interior. Here, you’ll collaborate with our professional design consultants to create the home of your dreams.

Every Trendmaker home is created using high-end features and finishes. At the Design Studio, our design consultants delight in helping you choose the premium flooring, countertops, lighting, plumbing, fixtures, closet systems, window treatments and cabinet styles just right for your personal style and needs. Lee Joe, Design Studio Director for Trendmaker Homes Houston, offers the following tips for homebuyers preparing for their first visit to the Design Studio.

Homework helps 

Your first appointment at the Design Studio is really the starter conversation. This is when your Design Consultant will walk you through your different color choices and product options so that you have a broad view of the expansive offerings available.

Before coming in for your first consultation, it helps to do some homework. Come up with a general idea of what you like, and what colors or styles you’d like to see in your home. Imagine that you can select all new products, finishes and colors – because you can! Together, we’ll design the home of your dreams. Stumped for ideas? Pinterest, magazines and home improvement TV shows are all good ways to get ideas for the look and feel you want in your new home. Walking through model homes and other homes is another great way to see how everything comes together.

Start with the kitchen 

Not sure where to begin? Our first go-to place is usually the kitchen. As one of the primary places people gather, it’s one of the most important rooms in the house. Trendmaker Homes floor plans are very open, with the kitchen overlooking the dining room and family room. The choices you make in the kitchen, such as cabinets, countertops and flooring, are important as they will flow into the other rooms of the home.

Make it your own 

Not every family has the same taste and style. That’s why we keep our Design Studio stocked with a wide variety of beautiful products and styles to suit every sensibility. For a time, whites and grays were very popular. Slowly, we’re seeing a lot of creams coming back into the picture, even with wall colors and tile flooring, shower tiles, walls and backsplashes.

No matter what you choose, be sure it’s something you’ll enjoy living in for years to come. At the Design Studio, our main goal is to help you coordinate what you like. Whether it’s a warmer palette with bronze and gold, or a cooler, more modern palette, we’ll make sure everything comes together perfectly. This is your home and your opportunity to make it your own.


Ready to design a new Trendmaker home of your own? Connect with our New Home Specialist at (281) 675-3335.


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