Take the guesswork out of design choices
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Back in the 1950s when tract homes were born, buying one meant you chose a bungalow, a one-and-ahalf storey or a split level. Each came with a standard-issue kitchen and bathrooms, hardwood floors, and a fresh coat of white paint. Choices and upgrades? Weren’t even in the lexicon of many builders.

Times change. Thanks to the glut of home shows and magazines dedicated to home design and the Internet, choosing a house now seems less complex than deciding which kitchen cabinetry and window trim you want.

Hence the design centre. Its mission: to shepherd the bemused home buyer through the maze of countertops and ceramic tiles and other options available, either as upgrades or as simple choices when buying.

Ottawa’s Richcraft Homes recently opened a new 3,800-square-foot design centre at corporate headquarters on St. Laurent Boulevard. It’s the company’s third centre, and Shawn Bellman, Richcraft’s marketing manager, planned it.

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Budget country kitchen ideas in Oklahoma City
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Decorating your kitchen in a country décor and on a budget is fairly easy. There is no need to spend a fortune creating the country kitchen of your dreams. These ideas will help you design a country kitchen without breaking the bank.

Colors – Try a soft sage green for your kitchen walls and forest green as accents. A bright yellow for your kitchen walls with lavender accents will give your kitchen the country feel. For a more elegant country look, try ecru for the wall color and accessorized with a deep chocolate color. After a gallon or two of paint purchased at home improvement stores in the Greater Oklahoma City Metro area, you will be on your way to fabulous count…………… continues on Examiner

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