Looking for an Available Lot for Your Luxury Dream Home?

Are you looking for the perfect available lot for your luxury dream home? Great news. As a luxury home builder, we regularly acquire beautiful lots in some of Tampa Bay’s finest neighborhoods. From Bayshore to Beach Park to Snell Isle and Old Northeast, we hold...

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Why Top Tampa School District Neighborhoods Point to South Tampa for Your New Custom Home

If top Tampa school district neighborhoods are front and center as you plan to build your new custom home, this post is for you. South Tampa is a popular destination for new custom homes for a number of reasons, and education is certainly an important...

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The Relaxed Easy Vibe of Coastal Contemporary Design

Simply put, the vibe of coastal contemporary design is beachy. Taking its cue from the natural environment, coastal contemporary design is meant to evoke the breezy feeling of the beach. A clean, coastal look that’s contemporary and uncluttered will achieve this easy, relaxed vibe. Here...

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How to Enjoy Your New Home Building Process

Your new home building process should be a delight and as stress free as possible as you create the perfect house for your family. At Devonshire Custom Homes, we know that building a new home is an exciting event and want you to enjoy every...

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Beautiful Custom Homes in Parkland Estates

If you are seeking South Tampa living, the Beautiful Custom Homes in Parkland Estates are a must see. Parkland Estates is the perfect neighborhood for South Tampa urban living. Here you will find a mix of classic and new beautiful homes nestled in lush landscaping,...

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Planning the Move into Your New Luxury Custom Home

Is your dream home is nearly finished and you need to plan the move into your new luxury custom home? All the anticipation and excitement of building the perfect home for you and your family is at its peak. Everything is ready. Except the move....

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12 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While You Enjoy Your Vacation

Planning that much needed summer vacation is exciting, but remember to also plan for keeping your home safe while you are away. Unfortunately, burglars look for homes that are clearly not occupied. So let’s eliminate that nagging concern about the safety of your home while...

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Beautiful Ceiling Designs Ideas for Your Custom Home

Ceiling design is an often underutilized element in the design scheme of a room. This “fifth wall” can be a key element in the design of a room and can set the stage for your design scheme as much as the flooring does. If you...

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Great Master Bedroom Closet Ideas

Who doesn’t love the idea of a great master bedroom closet? The beauty of building a custom home is you get to build exactly what you always wanted – and master bedroom closets are no exception! It’s the space where you start each day. Its...

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Florida Landscaping Ideas for Your Custom Home

If you are building a new custom home in Florida, landscaping ideas are an important consideration. What you see when you drive up to your home will set the stage for what’s inside your home, allowing your to achieve the feel you want from your...

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How Much Is Too Much Gray in Home Design?

How Much Is Too Much Gray in Home Design?

A transitional living room, heavy in gray tones with a blue couch.
It’s been gray mania in home design over the last few years. Is it being overdone?
June 3, 2019
By: 
Melissa Dittmann Tracey
Staging, Design Trends
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Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves

Hot Home Trend: Countertops Making Waves

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine

The speckled, spotted styles of granite countertops that have dominated kitchen...

May 6, 2019
By: 
Melissa Dittmann Tracey
Design Trends, Kitchen & Bath
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Staging Tip: Remove the Window Screens Prior to a Photo Shoot

Staging Tip: Remove the Window Screens Prior to a...

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine

Besides a good window cleaning, there’s another way to boost your curb appeal and...

April 29, 2019
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Melissa Dittmann Tracey
Staging, Design Trends, Curb Appeal, Home Systems & Utilities
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Staging Hacks That Offer Some Summer Fun

Staging Hacks That Offer Some Summer Fun

Bright kitchen staged for summer
Cheer up your staging with some sunny design trends that can offer an inviting feel to your properties in the warmer months.
June 17, 2019
By: 
Audra Slinkey
Staging, Design Trends
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Dad's Dream Home: Here's What's on His Wishlist

Dad's Dream Home: Here's What's on His...

Home theater in luxury house with vaulted ceiling
As Father’s Day approaches, consider sharing dad-focused features in your listings, from those that fulfill his hoop fantasies or other hobbies.
June 12, 2019
Staging
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The Styled, Staged & Sold Blog Has Moved!

The Styled, Staged & Sold Blog Has Moved!

A stylish living room staged using bright accents
Styled, Staged & Sold is settling into a new home. Please bookmark our new URL or subscribe to our updates to get the latest staging advice.
June 10, 2019
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Melissa Dittmann Tracey
Staging, Design Trends
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Everything about this rustic DIY Box Sofa with 2X10s Screams Chic Out Loud!

Signifying ‘Less is More’ with its simple design that’s evergreen and versatile in terms of its appearance while being super durable at the same time. Oh yes, you can build it around any sofa cushions or a cozy mattress, or simply salvage cushions from an old sofa that no longer suits the house. The idea […]

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Eye-Catching Home Accents That’ll Make All the Difference

By Patti Stern, PJ & Company Staging and Interior Decorating You want potential buyers to remember a property from the moment they step though the front door. Think beyond just furnishings and décor and present a lifestyle that they can envision—all through memorable, engaging home accents. Add in Pops of Bold Hues For the gorgeous […]
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Neon Colors in Staging?! You’ll Be Surprised How Much You Like It

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey In a throwback to the 1980s, neon colors are popping up in more home decor. The flashiness of neon colors is a sure-fire way to brighten up your home’s interior, and the way fluorescents are being worked into a room isn’t as nauseating as you might at first imagine. Adding in neon-green […]
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