Blog Category: Design and Decorating

10 Easy Ways to Decorate on a Budget

Posted On: March 29, 2021 | Categories: Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
10 Easy Ways to Decorate on a Budget

The idea of decorating your new home often sparks the child-like joy of unwrapping a new toy on Christmas morning. When shiny new toys are not in the grown-up budget, you may be looking for tips for decorating on the cheap.  ...



Why Buy New: New Home Landscaping and Curb Appeal

Posted On: March 9, 2021 | Categories: Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Why Buy New: New Home Landscaping and Curb Appeal

Style and personalization isn’t just about your home's interior! Discover how exterior design options and new home landscaping combine to create curb appeal for your Florida new home. ...



Decorating Your Florida Home with the 2021 Colors of the Year

Posted On: November 18, 2020 | Categories: News | Design and Decorating
Urbane Bronze is Sherwin Williams' paint color of the year>

Does color inspire, excite you, or bring you peace? Do you have a wall in your home office currently screaming to be revived? Each year color experts announce their color of the year selection. 2021 color trends reflect our needs for serenity, stability, and a warm and welcoming home ...



Brand-New Model Center at Highland Meadows in Davenport, FL

Posted On: November 13, 2020 | Categories: Communities | Communities>Highland Meadows | News | Design and Decorating
Brand-New Model Center at Highland Meadows in Davenport, FL

Highland Meadows, a popular community of new homes with amenities in Davenport, Florida, has two beautiful, brand-new model homes now open to tour! ...



The Flexibility of a Multigenerational Home

Posted On: October 23, 2020 | Categories: Design and Decorating
The Flexibility of a Multigenerational Home

A multigenerational home or multi-gen home is a home with at least two generations living under one roof, with each generation has their own private space, allowing for comfort and convenience.   ...



What is the Right Kind of Lighting for Your Home?

Posted On: September 24, 2020 | Categories: General Info | Design and Decorating
Chandelier available at the Highland Homes design center>

Lighting is so important in a room, both to provide illumination and bring design into your home. We talked to Stacey Antonakos-Perez, Highland Homes’ Design Center Manager and lead model decorator, to learn about how to pick the right lighting for your home in Florida. ...



Keeping Cool in Your Backyard Pool

Posted On: July 21, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Why Buy New | Design and Decorating
Florida home with a private pool>

From design selections to maintenance, there is plenty to think about when it comes to including or adding a pool to your new home in Florida, and a little research helps simplify your decisions. ...



7 DIY Florida Landscaping Tips

Posted On: June 19, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating
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Having your own yard and outdoor living space is one of the many benefits of homeownership. Yard maintenance doesn’t have to take up all your time or empty your wallet - Here are 7 helpful tips to plan and plant your outdoor oasis! ...



Tips for Successfully Working from a Home Office

Posted On: March 25, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Design and Decorating
Serendipity Den>

When you begin working from home, there may be some adjustments needed to be productive and keep a work-life balance. We have compiled a few tips to help you successfully work from home! ...



How to Host a Housewarming in Your New Florida Home

Posted On: February 24, 2020 | Categories: Design and Decorating
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Achieving your new home dreams is a great reason for celebration and to gather with friends and family for a housewarming party! To help you get the party started, we’ve put together eight top ideas for hosting a housewarming in your new Florida home. ...