When building a home from the ground up, I never would have imagined the infinite amount of customizable options. Truly mind boggling! With that being said, I'm here to share what we did when it came down to those decisions. 

My goal is to slowly add our photos to help compliment the choices but I am so providing direct links so you can see it for yourself from the factory. (I'm sure too if you look around my instagram all of these design choices can be easily found!)

Lets start off with the exterior choices - because surprisingly there are a lot more choices than just red or brown brick. 

Brick Color: Meridian Burlington Antique 

Mortar Color: Cream (This was an upgrade BUT SO WORTH IT!!!) 

Trim and Siding Color: Dovetail SW7018

Garage Door Color: Gauntlet Gray SW7019

Stained Accent Color: Black Alder SW3022

Front Door: 8' Marginal 9 Lite w/Flemish Glass (This was a level 4 upgrade but also worth it! The Flemish glass is the 'bubble' texture)

Front Door Stain: Wasabi

Now it's time for the fun stuff! INDOOR OPTIONS! 

Kitchen and Bathroom Cabinet Paint Color: Highland White (Upgrade) 

Kitchen Island Color: Nebulous Gray

Kitchen Island Style: Beadboard island (upgrade but also worth it! This is what looks like wood paneling where the bar stools go - if you don't have this style it will get scuffed up very fast!)

Cabinet Door Style: Shaker Style 

Kitchen Sink: Silgranite Single Basin - Metallic Grey 

Kitchen Counters + Island Counter: Calcutta Classique w/ Flat Edge 

Bullnose Edge: NO

Tile Backsplash: 3x6 Dove Laid offset


Tile Backsplash Grout Color: #545 Bleached Wood

Flooring tile: Marazzi Mercato Grey 8x36 Laid Random

Floor tile grout color: #542 Graystone 

Master bath flooring tile: American Tile Calacutta Grey 12 x 24 laid offset 

Master bath shower tile: American Tile Calacutta Grey laid vertical offset 

Master bath (flooring + shower tile): #11 Snow White 

Bath #2 + #3 Tile: 3x6 IC Bright White Laid Offset 

Bath #2 + #3 Grout Color: #381 Bright White 

Carpet in bedrooms: High Authority HGP34 - 00520 Sterling 

Carpet Pad Selection: 1/2" 5lbs

Interior Paint: Pure White SW7005 (matte)

Interior Trim: Pure White SW005 (semi-gloss)

Master Bath Window: Obscure (aka - not see-through!) 

Master Shower Glass: Clear 

Sheetrock Corners: Square

And that my friends....is the list of details for our home! I personally wish we had a list like this to look at when we were picking out everything because as fun as it is...you really hope that it looks good in the end! 

I'll be sharing more details as the weeks go on but figured that this was a great starting point since my first event of 2020 is this weekend AND it just happens to be the Home Buyers Workshop. If you are looking to buy a home this year, next year or in five years this class is going to give you the tools to make that home buying process easy peasy. I brought in our realtor + lender to answer any and all questions as well as talk you though the process of buying a home. This is a NO OBLIGATION workshop and FREE so it really can't get any better than that. Click here to RSVP and we'll see you Saturday! 


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