Farmhouse Designers Offer Great Inspiration

By | 2017-02-20T13:08:08+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Home Decor, House for Hope|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s February, and honestly, we could write a little love letter to the design tastemakers who are making our Modern Farmhouse so epic!  The House For Hope Designer Show House is only days from opening March 4-12 in Franklin, Tennessee. We are so grateful to the talented community of creatives from across the Southeast who are [...]

Makers Behind Modern Farmhouse Build

By | 2017-02-13T18:19:51+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Categories: Home Decor, House for Hope|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Creating a stunning Modern Farmhouse as a premier designer show house takes a talented village of makers and the House For Hope Designer Show House is a great example of this artistry and craft. Carbine & Associates, builders of the 2014 HGTV Smart Home and a Traditional Home/O’More College Show House, has assembled an A-list group [...]

The Ultimate Spa-Style Bathroom

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:28+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Home Decor|Tags: , , , |

Building your bathroom with spa-style fixtures can do more than add value to your home; it can help you create a relaxing refuge from daily stress—an idyllic escape from your busy lifestyle. It’s the ultimate in daily indulgence. The Ultimate Spa Bath Today’s spa baths go beyond the jetted tubs of yesteryear. Starting with an extra-deep [...]

USA Today Home Magazine Asks Carbine, Quartz or Granite Counters?

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:32+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Home Decor|Tags: , , , |

Not your mother’s countertop, fresh choices for counters are gaining popularity including quartz-based says Carbine’s Vice President of Operations Daryl Walny.  He was recently interviewed for USA Today Home magazine and reflected younger homeowners are leaning toward the manmade products.   Now on newsstands nationwide, USA Today Home Magazine writer Hollie Deese asked Carbine’s Daryl [...]

How to Care for Your Hardwood Floors

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:33+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: Home Decor, Home Living|Tags: , , , , |

Once you’ve moved into your beautiful dream home in Middle Tennessee, it pays to take good care of your hardwood floors – but how, exactly, are you supposed to protect them from everyday wear and tear? How to Clean Hardwood Floors When your hardwood floors are new, they look spectacular… but when scuffs and scratches take [...]

Do You Have Your Own Design Style

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:33+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Categories: Home Decor, Home Living|Tags: , , |

If you’re like many people, you have your own unique design style – and shopping for new home décor to outfit your beautiful custom home is quite a bit easier if you know which category suits you best. 5 Major Design Styles: Which is Yours? Every design style has its own unique characteristics, and many people [...]

How to Find the Perfect Sofa

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:34+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Categories: Comfort, Decorations, Home Decor|Tags: , , , , |

While it would be nice to hire a professional decorator to outfit your home in the latest-and-greatest styles, that’s not always feasible – but how can you turn your home into a magazine-worthy showpiece without professional help? Knowing how to pick out the perfect sofa is a great start. How to Find the Perfect Sofa Without [...]

5 Ways To Create the Perfect Laundry Room

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:34+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Categories: Home Decor, Organization|Tags: , , , , |

At Carbine & Associates, we’ll build your laundry room to your exact specifications (right along with the rest of the house). Don’t feel like you have to contain your imagination when it comes to your laundry area; we want you to love every aspect of your home. We keep a good eye on what’s hot in [...]

Top Kitchen Design Ideas For 2016

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:34+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Categories: Comfort, Home Decor, Kitchen Design|Tags: , , |

There’s nothing like a comfortable, well-designed kitchen to make a house a home – and in 2016, designers are borrowing plenty of inspiration from Europe to create unparalleled style. European Kitchen Design: What’s “In” Sleek and modern with a warm, welcoming touch. That’s the best way to describe what’s cooking in European kitchen design right now. [...]

Springtime Home Office Reset

By | 2017-02-13T18:08:40+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Categories: Comfort, Decorations, Home Decor|Tags: , , |

Spring fever is out in full force and it is a great time to start freshening up one of the rooms we spend a lot of time in—the home office. But where do you even start? Resetting Your Home Office for Spring Productivity Dark colors and rich textures can make a room feel cozy at the [...]