The Real Talent Lies in the Details

By Lindsey Walta, October 20, 2008 | In Home Design |

Purchasing your house plans will be less than 1% of the total cost you will spend to build, but what could be more important than the plans? They are the guiding factor throughout the entire process. When you get ready to select someone to design your new home or renovation, remember, the real talent lies …

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AG&M Architectural Granite & Marble

By Lindsey Walta, October 13, 2008 | In Home Design |

Last week myself and a few other members of Frusterio attended a Fall Open House at AG&M Architectural Granite and Marble in downtown Birmingham, Alabama.

Founded in 1992, AG&M is one of the country’s largest suppliers of natural stone, namely granite, marble, and tile. They are family owned and operated and have showrooms in Austin, San …

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Out with Rec Rooms, In With Media Rooms

By Lindsey Walta, October 10, 2008 | In Home Design |

In the past, rec rooms were a highly popular request when building a home. They were used as children’s play areas, pool and game rooms, etc. But with the increase in technology and big screen tv’s and media equipment becoming more affordable and accessible, the rec room has been replaced by the media room. Often …

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Bringing the Rustic Look Indoors

By Lindsey Walta, October 8, 2008 | In interior decorating |

We often design homes and especially lake houses that are a rustic, cabin look. Everyone seems to love the look of stone, cedar shake, wood siding, and exposed beams. It is probably one of our most popular styles.

I believe that a home should be viewed as a whole, and that the interior must flow seamlessly …

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The Master Bath Redefined

By Lindsey Walta, October 6, 2008 | In interior decorating |

Bathrooms have come a long way. Take a look into a house built a few decades ago and you will see stark differences from homes currently being built. Bathrooms of the past were more or less necessary afterthoughts. They were usually small, cramped and just held the basics. Many times there was no such thing …

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