Design in Mind: Pantone 2014 Color of the Year

You may remember our post about Emerald, the 2013 Pantone Color of the Year. Well, good news. The 2014 color has been released: Radiant Orchid. Purple. Hmm. We're not judging, but this may take a little getting used to because many people are very passionate, one way or... Read more »

Design in Mind: Limed Oak Cabinets

Limed Oak Cabinets (which, from our research is the more modern term for the "Pickled Oak Cabinets" you may remember from the 80's...) are making, in our eyes, a bit of a comeback. And while at first you may recall designs of decades gone past, when used in a sleek,... Read more »

Design in Mind: Navy Blue Tile

Can't get enough: navy blue tile.             Inspired and in love with our job, Coats Homes Read more »

Design in Mind: Arched Openings

These are some of our favorite examples of arched openings...      We cannot wait to add an arched opening on an exterior feature like this beautiful gate...               Arched openings... Read more »

Life of a Home: Centenary

Our spec home on Centenary has sold. SO exciting. And, it now has drywall and hardwoods. Two of the most exciting phases of a new build. Yes, you've heard it before and we'll say it again, we are so passionate about this job that we squeal over drywall! Check it out and... Read more »

We’ve Been Scouted!

We've been scouted! We are proud to be included in The Scout Guide, Dallas Volume 3. Below is a link to Volume 2, a sweet red book that highlights the very best of local business in Dallas. We're in great company and proud of it! Thanks Brittany and Martha and everyone at The Scout... Read more »

Life of a Home: Rex Drive

Nothing is more fun at Coats Homes than seeing all the details come together. We get excited. Our cameras were full after a walk through at our latest project in Preston Hollow... Acrylic vanity base in the powder bath. Nice.    We love the doors!   ... Read more »

Clever Custom Cabinets

Our growing list of clever cabinet ideas...enjoy!   School clutter storage, with a door to hide it...   Stair... Read more »

Dwell with Dignity THRIFT STUDIO

Dwell with Dignity, a local Dallas non-profit that seeks to "bring good design to those less fortunate, inspiring them to maintain a standard of living they can be proud of and thrive in" opens a pop-up boutique twice yearly called "Thrift Studio." The fall store is open and Coats... Read more »

Design in Mind: 3 New Kitchens to Love.

Just when you think you've seen every kitchen photo, you turn the page or click through to a new beauty. This reminds you that creativity never dies and inspiration is always waiting to be FOUND. Here are 3 new kitchens that will make you want to build your dream home tomorrow. 1. This... Read more »