Congratulations to our MVP

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Our marketing consultant, Tanya Bamford of TCB Marketing recently received the MVP award representing Custom Craft at the Remodelers Advantage Marketing Pros roundtable in Baltimore this past July. After spending two arduous days working with some of the remodeling industry’s top minds, Tanya was recognized by her peers for her dedication, keen insights, and expertise. […]

Built-ins Provide Both Form and Function

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Built-in Cabinetry and Shelving Add Form and Function When we meet with homeowners to assess their remodeling needs, lack of storage is a frequent complaint we hear. One of the ways we help our clients resolve these challenges is through the creative use of built-in cabinetry and shelving. Beyond providing storage, built-ins offer a host […]

Fabulous Fireplace Ideas

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When it comes to adding warmth to a home, nothing does it quite so well as a fireplace–both literally and figuratively. Fireplaces are the focal point of any room and offer a wide variety of benefits including: Versatility! A fireplace can be installed anywhere in a home, from family rooms to outdoor living areas Fireplaces […]

3 Lighting Tips For Your Next Remodeling Project

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Lighting is a critically important aspect of every remodeling project. Whenever we advise our clients about lighting, we address three primary areas of need: Functionality, Style, and Control. If you are planning a remodeling project, here are a few home lighting tips for you to consider. 1. Address Functionality First Before we begin selecting fixtures, […]

Considerations for your bathroom remodel

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When discussing bathroom design with our clients, storage needs are inevitably brought into the conversation. Most clients have concerns about the lack of storage space in their current bathrooms which leads to messy, cluttered counters among other challenges. Not surprisingly, in nearly every bathroom we design, additional storage space is a major design objective. Here […]

Good Kitchen Design Requires Form and Function

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When designing kitchens for clients, I tend to give equal consideration to aesthetics and functionality. While having an attractive space is important, for most homeowners, incorporating better organization and storage features are top priorities. My feeling is that you can never be too organized. Having a well-organized kitchen makes meal preparation more enjoyable by alleviating […]

Make a Stylish Statement with a Tile Backsplash

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When I renovated my kitchen last year I wanted to be classic in style. I was tired of my current backsplash and this time around wanted something timeless. I have white cabinets with dark granite countertops so I ended up choosing Grecian white marble 3” x 6” subway tiles. There’s so much interest in the […]

Tips for Creating a Houzz Ideabook to Share with Your Contractor

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At Custom Craft Contractors, we are crazy about Houzz. If you haven’t discovered it yet, take some time to explore this online community dedicated to home improvement. Houzz has changed the way homeowners plan for a remodeling project. The Houzz website centers around a searchable database of project photos uploaded by remodeling professionals. To date, […]

DIY Holiday Centerpiece Idea

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‘Tis the season to decorate your home for the holidays with wreaths, beautifully decorated trees and mantles—not to mention eye catching centerpieces for the dining table. This year I wanted to add some warmth and a rustic accent to my centerpiece, so I used an old carved wooden drawer (shown here) and filled it with […]

Notes for Fall Decorating

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With the new season bringing crisp, cool air and colorful trees, it’s a great time to decorate your home for the upcoming holidays. In addition to Thanksgiving, having a daughter with a birthday that falls on Halloween, this season has been a big time for festivities in my family. Especially when my daughter was young, […]