London Bay Homes’ Carmela model sells in Mediterra

Inspiring its new homeowner with fresh architectural style, a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living spaces, and stunning interiors, London Bay Homes’ lake-view Carmela model sold this month in Mediterra’s Caminetto neighborhood.

The livability of the Carmela home design, which offers three bathrooms, three full baths and two half-baths in 3,836 air-conditioned square feet, was elevated by a masterful blend of textures and finishes conceived by Romanza Interior Design.

The sophisticated Carmela home design features a gallery space that segues into the light-filled great room showcasing views of the custom pool and spa. A master vestibule and hallway create an elegant transition to a truly private owner’s retreat that offers dual walk-in closets, a bath with a graceful freestanding tub, and access to the pool area. Two guest suites provide comfortable accommodations for visiting family and friends. The outdoor living area features ample room for dining and lounging,

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Home design can help keep the peace during COVID-19 | Better Homes

FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) — Out in public and inside your home, there is a renewed focus on cleanliness as the Coronavirus pandemic continues. But that’s far from the only change the COVID-19 has caused inside of your home.

Many major corporations have extended work from home orders into 2021, and school districts have made changes to digital learning schedules. In fact, many people may be feeling your “family time” may be at an all time high.  That does not mean it is all quality time.  Trends expert and style director for “Better Homes and Gardens”, Max Wilker, shares home design can lend a helping hand.

Wilker explains, create a space for “me time”.

“You can’t be focused on work all the time. Are you a crafter? A place to get away from that desk and focus on a craft… fill that area with a craft,” said Wilker. “Right now if

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20 Home Renovations That Will Hurt Your Home’s Value

Your home isn’t just a source of pride or a place where you can relax after a long day — it’s also an investment in your family’s future. And while it’s natural to want to make improvements to increase your home’s resale value, some renovations will actually cost you money in the long run. Just because you see something as an improvement doesn’t mean a potential buyer will feel the same way.

Find out which of these bad renovations you should avoid if you’re looking to make upgrades to your home this fall.

Last updated: Sept. 9, 2020

Lavish Lighting Fixtures

One common home improvement mistake is falling in love with unique or lavish light fixtures, said Alon Barzilay, founder of real estate development company Urban Conversions.

“Whether it be ceiling-mounted lights in a dining room or a hanging pendant, there is a psychological phenomenon that happens when you go

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