Game-Changing Backyard Inspiration

As summer approaches we all look forward to spending time outdoors. But is your backyard ready to handle days of relaxing and entertaining outside? Get ready for the season with one of these game-changing ideas from the interior designers and renovation experts at Décor Aid. Image... Read more »

Design in Mind: Aluminum Windows

Aluminum-clad windows are a staple of our custom builds and for good reason. Compared to other options, they are especially low-maintenance, durable, and cost-effective, and are by far the most customizable (which is exactly what we're all about!). Unlike wood or vinyl windows, there's no... Read more »

Our Top 10 Photos on Houzz in 2018

Time for a top ten countdown!! Looking back on another great year at Coats Homes, we love seeing which spaces and project photos grabbed the most attention and really inspired our followers. We love this online community of ours and are always curious to know your favorites! So without further ado,... Read more »

Dutch Colonial Meets Cape Dutch

Does this home look familiar? Maybe you've read about it on the D Magazine website, in the D AtHome weekly newsletter, or in the most recent issue of Elegant Homes. We're doing some serious happy dancing watching this project receive so much love!    ... Read more »

Salvaged Trees To Hardwood Floors

Those of us in new home construction are no strangers to demolition. Especially in the Park Cities, building a beautiful new house often means replacing another, older home. And as exciting as new beginnings are, demolition is a messy, destructive process! So when we found out there's an easy... Read more »

Meet The Coats Homes Design Team

At Coats Homes, we offer complete integration of the design and build processes. How do we do that? We have our own in-house design team! Our passionate interior designers take on only 1-2 projects at a time and offer a dynamic, full-time design process tailored to your personal style. Drawing on... Read more »

Scout is Out!

We've been Scouted! We are proud to be featured in the newly released 7th Volume of The Scout Guide Dallas alongside our real estate partner, Michelle Wood of Compass Real Estate. This latest volume is hot off the press, looking very pretty in purple if we do say so ourselves: {Source:... Read more »

10 Inspiring Doors

This week our team visited the BMC Select Design Center in the Dallas Design District for a little continuing education, but new knowledge wasn't all we walked away with. Inspiration was all over the place and we were reminded just how many custom options are available for doors, windows,... Read more »

Recommended Reading: A Field Guide to American Houses

Ever been lost for words trying to describe your dream home? Thanks to Pinterest, it's pretty easy to assemble a whole collection of inspiration images without ever being sure what to call your favorite style of house, not to mention how to describe details like a particular shape of... Read more »

5 Tips to Create a Restful Bedroom

Considering you'll spend nearly a third of your life in your bedroom, using the layout and design of your room to create a restful atmosphere is absolutely essential. Here are a few tips to make sure your eyes are ready to close as soon as you hit the mattress, brought to you in collaboration... Read more »