10 WAYS TO GIVE YOUR HOME BOUTIQUE HOTEL VIBES

how-get-boutique-hotel-styleThe great thing about staying in a hotel is that you don’t have to clean up after yourself. Is there anything better than coming back from a day of sightseeing to find your room spotless and welcoming? Yes, there is something better — and that is the white fluffy robe that you get to drape around yourself as you watch TV. And then there’s the room service; hello, cheeseburger on demand! So we’ve got the robe, the room service, and the fact that someone else makes your bed. Oh, and fancy ice buckets . . . On second thought, there are a million great things about staying in a chic hotel!

So when you’re not on vacation, staying in a trendy boutique hotel with luxury and relaxation at your fingertips, why not re-create the feeling at home? With a few simple decor choices, you can give your space a boutique hotel vibe. Just keep in mind, you can’t conjure up room service or cleaning maids through the power of decorating; sorry.

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NEW TOWNHOME DESIGNS WITH FIRST-FLOOR MASTER SUITES UNVEILED AT THE MEADOWS AT PANTHER VALLEY

baker_meadows-exterior_dusk_1235-rev5-11x8ALLAMUCHY, NJ – The Meadows at Panther Valley, the collection of townhomes rising in this desirable Allamuchy Township neighborhood, has officially unveiled five new floorplans with sought-after first floor master bedroom suites.

Priced from the $300,000s, the townhomes offer all the luxury, space and comfort that has made The Meadows one of northwestern New Jersey’s most popular new home communities, with the added ease and convenience of both the main living area and master bedroom on the entry level.

“Buyers anxiously awaiting the arrival of these floorplans now have the first opportunity to purchase one of the exciting new designs,” says Elizabeth Bauer, Director of Sales and Marketing for developer Baker Residential.   “We expect a tremendous response from empty-nesters looking to eliminate the daily hassle of climbing stairs, as well as young homebuyers who want added convenience without sacrificing space.”

In all, nine three-bedroom floorplans are offered at The Meadows, ranging from 1,904 to 2,847 square-feet.  The townhomes provide two-car garages, 2.5 baths, and designer appointments including gourmet inspired kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, master suites with volume ceilings, walk-in closets and expansive living areas with hardwood floors. Finished walk-out basements are also provided on select homesites. Continue reading “NEW TOWNHOME DESIGNS WITH FIRST-FLOOR MASTER SUITES UNVEILED AT THE MEADOWS AT PANTHER VALLEY”

CEREMONIES IN WAKE COUNTY, N.C. TOWN OF CARY MARK START OF CONSTRUCTION AT PROVIDENCE AT YATES POND

Yates Pnd Ground BreakingWAKE COUNTY, N.C. – Officials from Baker Residential’s Raleigh, NC Division officially welcomed their newest community, Providence at Yates Pond, with a special ground breaking ceremony.  Located in the town of Cary, Providence at Yates Pond will feature 88 estate-inspired homes.

Division President Joseph P. Conlan was joined by General Manager Deveraux Hamilton and members of the homebuilder’s team for the event which signified construction has begun on the community’s model home.

“We’re now one step closer to delivering an upscale, well-planned community to the greater Raleigh marketplace,” remarked Mr. Conlan.  “We’ve already made tremendous progress on the infrastructure and are excited to begin construction on the first homes at Providence at Yates Pond and bring this much-anticipated residential offering to the market.”

Baker Residential is preparing to schedule the first of its VIP Preview appointments for the opening of Providence at Yates Pond.  Homebuyers who have placed their name on the community’s Interest List will soon be invited to visit the sales center and obtain an up close look at floorplans, interior finishes and community details.  Prospects eager to participate in the VIP Preview can visit www.ProvidenceatYatesPond.com to join the Interest List. Continue reading “CEREMONIES IN WAKE COUNTY, N.C. TOWN OF CARY MARK START OF CONSTRUCTION AT PROVIDENCE AT YATES POND”

Baker Residential Names Tracy C. Hobbs Sales Representative at Providence at Yates Pond in Cary, North Carolina

Baker Residential is thrilled to announce the addition of Tracy C. Hobbs as Sales Representative for Providence at Yates Pond, the next signature residential community to be introduced in the developer’s North Carolina Division.

A sixteen-year veteran of the greater Raleigh real estate market, Ms. Hobbs will be responsible for leading the onsite sales program at the new collection of 88 estate-style single-family homes in the town of Cary.

“Tracy possesses a strong understanding of the Raleigh marketplace,” says Joseph P. Conlan, President of Baker Residential’s North Carolina Division.  “Her broad experience selling resale homes, as well as new construction will be a valuable asset to our sales program at Providence at Yates Pond.  She also possesses established and trusted relationships with the local brokerage community, which will be critical as we introduce this community to the public in the weeks ahead.  We’re incredibly excited to welcome her to the team.”

Prior to joining Baker Residential, Ms. Hobbs served as a broker at ReMax United, and performed new home sales for notable homebuilders.   A native of North Carolina, Ms. Hobbs grew up in Cary providing her a unique knowledge and perspective of Providence at Yates Pond and her hometown.  In her free time, Ms. Hobbs delights in all the natural and outdoor wonders of North Carolina, including boating, fishing, water recreation and more found at Lake Gaston, less than two hours from Cary, as well relaxing with her favorite books.  Ms. Hobbs currently lives in Raleigh with her husband and two children.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University.

Preview sales for the four-to-six bedroom homes at Providence at Yates Pond are expected to begin shortly.  The offering will initially launch to homebuyers who have placed their name on the community’s Interest List.  These VIP prospects will soon be invited to visit the sales center and obtain an up close look at floorplans, interior finishes and neighborhood details.   Prospects eager to participate in the VIP Preview can visit www.ProvidenceatYatesPond.com to join the Interest List.

 

CEREMONIES IN WAKE COUNTY, N.C. TOWN OF CARY MARK START OF CONSTRUCTION AT PROVIDENCE AT YATES POND

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Left to Right: Joseph P. Conlan, William P. Yadusky, Deveraux Hamilton, Ronald Yoho, Randy Westbrook

Officials from Baker Residential’s Raleigh, NC Division officially welcomed their newest community, Providence at Yates Pond, with a special ground breaking ceremony.  Located in the town of Cary, Providence at Yates Pond will feature 88 estate-inspired homes.

Division President Joseph P. Conlan was joined by General Manager Deveraux Hamilton and members of the homebuilder’s team for the event which signified construction has begun on the community’s model home.

“We’re now one step closer to delivering an upscale, well-planned community to the greater Raleigh marketplace,” remarked Mr. Conlan.  “We’ve already made tremendous progress on the infrastructure and are excited to begin construction on the first homes at Providence at Yates Pond and bring this much-anticipated residential offering to the market.”

Baker Residential is preparing to schedule the first of its VIP Preview appointments for the opening of Providence at Yates Pond.  Homebuyers who have placed their name on the community’s Interest List will soon be invited to visit the sales center and obtain an up close look at floorplans, interior finishes and community details.  Prospects eager to participate in the VIP Preview can visit www.ProvidenceatYatesPond.com to join the Interest List. Continue reading “CEREMONIES IN WAKE COUNTY, N.C. TOWN OF CARY MARK START OF CONSTRUCTION AT PROVIDENCE AT YATES POND”

Go Bananas: 18 Ways to Decorate With Yellow

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(Image credit: Eileen Kathryn Boyd Interiors)

Yellow. It’s sunny, cheerful, full of life, and just all around happy. So when you use it on your interiors, chances are you’ll be bringing some of these attributes into your home. Wrap your walls with it, upholster your chairs, or use it sparingly in your artwork. Whether you’re looking to make a bold, vibrant statement or evoke an understated warmth, yellow is a sure-fire stop on the color wheel. Take a look at these 18 spaces that have us going bananas over all things yellow.

The award for chicest pool house I’ve ever seen goes to designer Eileen Kathryn Boyd, who turned to lovely mix of yellow and purple in this space she designed as part of a past Hamptons Showhouse. Her sunny choices for the wallcovering and window treatments will make you want to dive right in.

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The 3 Most Important Decorating Elements

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via PopSugar – The way Shannon Smith transforms a bare apartment into a cozy home might cause you to confuse her for a magician, or an interior design fairy godmother at the very least. The Homepolish interior designer can do wonders to a space no matter how tight the budget or small the square footage.

The secret to creating a stunning home, she says, is to focus on three things when decorating. “I am a firm believer that you don’t need a lot of stuff to make your space feel finished. If you consider these three things — texture, color, and scale — you can make any space feel cozy.”

Keep reading to hear what Shannon has to say about approaching each.