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Trim Trends

  |  February 23, 2021

Trim can be an elegant finishing touch—or an unfortunate visual distraction. In today’s transitional and contemporary homes, trims are trending clean-lined, minimalist, or even nonexistent. Once, trim served a mostly utilitarian function: crown molding at the ceiling covered gaps and imperfections where the walls and ceiling met; base trim protected the bottom of the wall […]

What Makes a Community Stand Out?

  |    |  February 18, 2021

We’ve received a tremendous amount of positive feedback about the home and community design at Park Grove. People are reacting to the synergy of thoughtful components, artfully assembled. Several elements are key to making a community of homes exceptional. You start with a good location and quality materials, but to make it “pop” you need […]

What’s New in 2021?

  |  January 28, 2021

COVID-driven changes to how we live have inspired a lot of emerging trends and innovations. For example, while outdoor living spaces have been growing in popularity for quite a while, they are even more important to families now, providing alternative environments for recreation, dining, and even just a calming interlude with nature. Flexible living spaces […]

Fresh Approaches to Outdoor Living Space

  |  January 15, 2021

With so much more time spent at home, families are eager to make the most of available outdoor spaces, no matter how modest. Fortunately, there are many practical options that can be installed quickly and affordably. Rather than a window wall or folding glass doors, large sliding doors can bring the outdoors in at about […]

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LIFE | STYLE December 2020

  |    |  December 17, 2020

Happy Holidays! We hope this newsletter finds you well and somewhere warm and protected from the recent snow, maybe watching a classic (or not-so-classic) holiday movie. If you have a fireplace, woodburning or gas, light it and enjoy; the weather doesn’t get more perfect for it than a December Nor’easter. If not, there is always […]

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2020 Recap and Considerations for Home Buying and Renovating in 2021

  |  December 14, 2020

Among its many disruptions, 2020 brought rapid shifts to the housing market that pose opportunities (and challenges) for builders and buyers alike. What home buyers are seeking and when they buy seems to be shifting. The “normal” seasonality of home sales, which were traditionally highest in spring with a secondary boost in the fall, has […]

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2021 Colors of the Year – It’s a Rainbow!

  |    |  December 02, 2020

Pantone launched the “color of the year” in 2000, and ever since growing numbers of companies have joined the bandwagon—with their own color, colors, or entire palettes. For 2021 Pantone, for the first time, anointed a duo: a vibrant yellow called Illuminating (17-5104) and Ultimate Gray (13-0647), which Pantone dubs “A marriage of color conveying […]

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LIFE | STYLE November 2020

  |  November 19, 2020

During Halloween we saw a variety of creative ways to celebrate … including a haunted field that provided a safe, fun, and novel way to experience the holiday (and share treats!) while maintaining social distancing. As we prepare to move into winter and the holiday season, we are thinking of ways to refresh a home […]

We at Gulick Group wish you a Happy Holiday Season, and a prosperous 2019!

Fresh Ideas for the Holidays and Beyond

  |  November 13, 2020

As we enter November, the holidays—and winter—are fast approaching. This year, many families may need an extra dash of creativity as holiday travel is curtailed, and winter weather puts a chill on outdoor activities that have been a respite from too much home time indoors. Fortunately, it’s a great time of year for easy home-refresh […]

The Contemporary Tudor

  |  November 11, 2020

“Classic” Tudor style was an early twentieth century adaptation of key features of 15th and 16th century British homes. The hallmarks of this traditional style are a steeply pitched roof (often slate) with multiple overlapping front gables; tall windows with multiple rectangular or diamond-shaped panes; and an upper façade typically embellished with stucco and faux […]