Bright Lantern

Bright Lantern designed by PD Gravett Mark and I began our home building career by working for my dad PD Gravett when we lived in Northern Virginia.  We worked on many homes that my dad designed and built throughout Reston, Great Falls, and McLean, Virginia. But we only worked on one project with him based in…

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The Cabinet Doctor

We’re excited to feature the Cabinet Doctor as our Spotlight on a Subcontractor for this month. We are very familiar with his work in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and you should be too! Name:  Heiko “Hike” and Michelle Sunkler Business: The Cabinet Doctor When did you start The Cabinet Doctor? “We’ve been selling and installing cabinets for…

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Remembering PD Gravett

Remembering PD Gravett In remembrance of  PD Gravett, by Sandy Martin. On Tuesday, March 12th, I received a call from my daughter Amanda, her husband Rocky and my mother sharing the news my father had passed away. This has been the hardest couple of weeks of my life. I still can’t believe this happened so fast. My dad was…

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A Beautiful Butterfly Home

Want to create a beautiful butterfly home in your backyard? You are in luck! This article explains how you can build a peaceful space for butterflies to flourish. Make sure you have an abundance of flowering plants, lots of sunshine, and provide a safe place for egg laying. Check out the article, 6 Steps to Creating…

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Garage Spring Cleaning

Who’s ready for garage spring cleaning? Assess your resources, collect supplies, and keep your goals in mind…sounds easy enough. A great tip is to categorize your belongings so they’ll be easier to find. Check out the article, How to do a Serious Garage Clean-Out by Jeanne Taylor with Houzz. Jeanne highlights how so much junk can pile…

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Creating the Perfect Porch

Ever wonder what the essentials are to creating the perfect porch? Color coordination, outdoor curtains, and good lighting are a must! Creating porch perfection is a breeze with help from these suggestions. Check out the article, 10 Essentials for a Welcoming Front Porch by Laura Gaskill with Houzz. Laura shows how to achieve front porch beauty…

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OBX Listing: Nags Head Three Bedroom

148 W Waterside Lane Lot #33, Nags Head, NC 27959 This beautiful Nags Head three bedroom is ideal for the whole family! This property is located in a favorite subdivision for locals. All flooring, paint, and appliances are in very good condition and the landscaping is beautiful. This would be a perfect example of a move in ready home! The master bedroom, kitchen,…

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OBX 2019 April Events

Visit the OBX 2019 April Events calendar to find out what’s happening this month in the Outer Banks. April 1-30: Butterfly Festival at Elizabethan Gardens April 1-May 1: Dare County High School Art Show April 1: Dare County Board of Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 am April 1: Currituck County Board of Commissioners Meeting at 6:00 pm April 1: Kitty Hawk…

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

What is on your spring cleaning checklist for this year? There are so many great ideas to incorporate into your own home. Gather the family and start checking off the list! Check out the article Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist by Laura Gaskill with Houzz. The article gives so many helpful suggestions and tips for your spring cleaning. Our…

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