Category: “Design Inspiration”

Keeping Modern with Smart Storage

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, our homes are about beauty AND function! So, when it comes to storage, we aren’t going to look the other way. In the latest episode of our extended video series on YouTube, Jen Coats spills all the secrets about how to be smart with... Read more »

Traditional Materials on a Modern Home

As the saying goes, opposites attract, and that doesn’t stop at people or physics. In the latest episode of our video series, David Stocker discusses how he chose to use traditional materials to create a modern design on our Stonegate project. Shingles have historically been associated with... Read more »

When the Plans Change

If you have watched HGTV for any amount of time, you’re familiar with the fact that when building or renovating a home, some sort of setback seems inevitable. Setbacks aren’t just for reality TV, they happen! In the latest episode of our Coats Homes video series, Jamie Charles joins us... Read more »

Custom Build with Purpose

At Coats Homes, we prioritize building beautiful, functional homes. We never want a family to finish building their dream home and later find out that they only use half of it. When you have the opportunity to design and build your dream home, exactly as you like it though, the choices and... Read more »

Art Story: Count Your Blessings

What do you do when you have an entirely blank wall the size of a movie screen and nothing to put on it? You have a custom painted mural commissioned of course! Artist, Carolyn Daniel, joined us for another episode of our Coats Homes video series in which she and Ben discuss the inspiration behind... Read more »

Business Casual

Whether you’re working from home or just needing a place to call your own in the midst of a busy household, an at-home office space might be just what the doctor ordered. A home office is not one size fits all, it needs to accommodate your family’s individual needs and work in the... Read more »

There’s No Place Like Home

At Coats Homes, we always say that a home should be personal, it should inspire you. One way to achieve this vision is to incorporate items of personal value into a space. Adding personalized touches around your home does not mean sacrificing high end design quality, in fact, it can oftentimes... Read more »

The Beauty of Bathrooms

Our bathroom is the first place to greet us in the morning and the last to bid us goodnight. It is the room with the mirror that has witnessed our celebratory dances, our tears, our motivational morning speeches. Maybe yours has notes stuck to the mirror, reminding you that, “You’ve got... 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 »