Inspiring Powder Rooms

Who’s ready for some inspiring powder rooms? Bursting with color, pattern, and style, these powder rooms may inspire your next half-bath renovation! check out the article, The 10 Most Popular Powder Rooms So Far in 2019 by Lauren Hoang with Houzz. Lauren offers creativity and design ideas with these top ten countdowns. By following these powder…

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OBX 2019 May Events

Visit the OBX 2019 May Events calendar to find out what’s happening this month. May 1: Duck Town Council Meeting at 7:00 pm May 1: Town of Nags Head Board of Commissioners Meeting at 9:00 am May 3: KidsFest, Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC May 3: Manteo First Friday, Manteo, NC May 3-4: OBX Rod and Custom Festival, Nags…

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OBX Listing: Unique Beach Cottage

Wimble Shores Drive Lot 32 Salvo, NC 27972 Are you in the market for a unique beach cottage? This listing would be perfect for you and your family! This Dare County home is oozing with charm and character. From the beautiful hardwood floors to the vaulted ceiling, we’re sure this beach cottage will impress you. Did we mention that…

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Bathroom Accessibility

Are you currently renovating a bathroom? Consider focusing on bathroom accessibility during your renovation. As you age, you will want certain features in your bathroom, why not add them now. See some great age-proof features by checking out the Houzz article, “11 Ways to Age-Proof Your Bathroom,” by Sam Ferris for tips. You never know when you…

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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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