OBX Events – April 2018

Calendar of Events April 1st, 2018 Easter April 1st – 30th Elizabethan Garden “Butterfly Festival” Manteo, NC April 2nd, 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Game April 2nd, 2018 Currituck County Board of Commissioners Meeting 6:00 pm April 2nd – 7th, 2018 Ghosts of The Lost Colony, Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo, NC April 3rd, 2018 Dare County…

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Quartzite vs. Quartz

Are you planning a kitchen remodel and trying to see the differences in Quartzite vs. Quartz? Houzz has an article that can help you as you’re making these big decisions. “What’s the Difference Between Quartzite and Quartz?” by Marie Flanigan has the information you need about these countertops. Learn more about the difference in quartzite and…

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Kitchen Remodel Wish Lists

Oyster White Kitchen

White kitchens are very popular with kitchens in new homes and remodels. However, one family took this idea a bit differently with an oyster kitchen rather than a white kitchen. See images and information on this unique oyster kitchen by checking out the Houzz article “Kitchen of the Week: Oyster Is the New White” by…

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Bathroom Habits

Bathroom Habits

Want to prevent bathroom arguments from happening? Then check out the Houzz article “These 7 Bathroom Habits Could Save Your Relationship” by Mitchell Parker. It is difficult to share a bathroom, so make sure you are doing your best to keep things clean and tidy. Read through the bathroom habits to work on by clicking here.…

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Blue and White Bathrooms

Planning a bathroom renovation? Patterns can make your bathroom stand out from the rest. A blue and white pattern in a bathroom is even more unique. Houzz has a new article, “Powerful Pattern in a Blue-and-White Bathroom,” by Becky Harris discussing the impact a strong blue and white pattern can make in your bathroom. If you’re…

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How to Organize Your Closet

Declutter Your Home

Do you feel like your home is overwhelmed with clutter? Work to declutter your home this spring! The Houzz article “Decluttering Help: What to Do When Too Many Things ‘Spark Joy’” by Patricia Lee has easy steps you can take to make your home cleaner and feel clutter free. This season is a great time to go…

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Subcontractor Spotlight: Soundside Pools

Sandmark Custom Homes works with many fine subcontractors on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We are pleased to highlight them each month in our newsletter. April’s Contractor Spotlight is Jason Conley from Soundside Pools. The company was founded by Jason and Claire Conley in 2005 and is located in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Soundside specializes…

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Beachy-Rustic Cottage

Mixing Beachy and Rustic

Ever dream of mixing beachy and rustic together? Check out this article that highlights the beautiful features of the styled Vancouver home. Our favorite aspect is how the owners decided to mix a rustic theme with some beachy decorations making for a perfect combination in the cottage. Can we get one too?     Check…

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