Around the House

Trend Watch: The Newest Must-Haves in Home Design

Trends in home design are always evolving. Today’s contemporary houses look a whole lot different than those that were built a few decades ago. That’s because homeowners’ tastes change over time and are impacted by how we live our lives, where we work and study, and how family members interact. Really, home trends are a reflection of the times.

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The big game is this weekend, and as usual everyone at Highland is excited to watch with family and friends. Who doesn’t love entertaining guests, especially when you have a beautiful game room or media room to welcome them?

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The entire team at Highland Homes is thrilled to announce two exciting product upgrades that will be included in many of our new homes and will directly benefit our homeowners.

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Video: The Perks of Buying an Inventory Home

For some homebuyers, the idea of building a home can seem a bit overwhelming. That’s why move-in ready, or “inventory,” homes are such a great option. Join us as Shay Geyer of IBB Design Fine Furnishings explains how purchasing an inventory home in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex can simplify the homebuying process and help you to find Read more »


Changing leaves and crisp days signal the arrival of the Fall season. In today’s design post, Shay Geyer of IBB Design uses Fall’s standout colors to create a glamorous and colorful master bedroom.

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(banner image courtesy of Apartment 34)

Whether you’re hosting the entire fam for Thanksgiving or a few friends on a cool evening, fall is a fantastic “come over for dinner” opportunity. But, after all the food prep, creating a magazine-worthy tablescape might be at the bottom of your list. Never fear—Around the House has scoured the best of the blogs and brought some delightfully easy table décor to your screen.

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Highland Homes is here to help you start the school year off right! Our specially designed study areas for kids offer functional space to do homework and spread out school projects, along with plenty of storage, shelving and cupboards to hold everything from books to pencils. Read on to learn more about this unique home feature!

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Shay Geyer, Home Decorator

In her final installment on Elements of Nature,  Shay Geyer of IBB Design shows us how to take inspiration from the great outdoors and bring in some of nature’s finest elements to create a breathtaking aesthetic for your home using paint color and wood tones.

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Shay Geyer - Elements of Nature

IBB designer and Good Morning Texas design contributor, Shay Geyer, shares inspiration from the great outdoors and brings in some of nature’s finest elements to create a breathtaking aesthetic for your abode. In this third installment of her series on Elements of Nature, she explores how to incorporate the natural theme into fabrics and the best way to use animal prints in home design.

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Temperatures are warming and cabin fever has us clamoring for the sunshine and warm evening breeze. It’s time to kick off your shoes and enjoy the outdoors again! Forget about the flimsy patio furniture and weathered old décor of yesteryear – we’ve got some smart and stylish ideas for taking the comfort of indoor living to the great outdoors!

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