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Going Green:  Pantone Chooses Greenery as 2017 Color of the Year

Going Green: Pantone Chooses Greenery as 2017 Color of the Year

For the past 17 years color management company, Pantone Color Institute, has held a secret color conclave where presentations and great debates have determined the Color of the Year. Recently, Pantone announced its Color of the Year for 2017, a vibrant spring-foliage hue called Greenery….

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Rebuilding or Renovating – Tips for Tackling a Huge Project

Rebuilding or Renovating – Tips for Tackling a Huge Project

At Acadian House, our professionals are used to giving advice on home renovations, but with the recent flooding we are going through the rebuilding process ourselves as well. It can be an overwhelming task. We’d like to share some tips on how to tackle the…

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Shiplap: Paneling Makes a Comeback

Shiplap: Paneling Makes a Comeback

Shiplap. It’s a word very few outside of the design world knew about until Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper hit the airwaves. The HGTV show has popularized the Texas designer’s style: a rustic, yet elegant mixture of new and old textures. Fans of the show know…

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Makeover House #2 – 545 Autumn Oak Drive

Makeover House #2 – 545 Autumn Oak Drive

Our second makeover house is in Live Oaks Estates and is the home of an  Acadian House designer. The House For this project we had a bit of a role reversal. Our Acadian House Kitchen & Bath designer, Monica Broggi, and her family became the…

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Does evergreen design exist?

Does evergreen design exist?

As homeowners renovate kitchens and bathrooms, our designers consistently get the question about fads and what styles will be around for the long haul. It is easy to look at a bathroom with a turquoise tub, sink and toilet and declare that it is out…

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Appliances That Make Life Easier

Appliances That Make Life Easier

Like any other trend in design right now appliances are also influenced by the school of thought that “bigger is better” and technology. The Acadian House team works with so many appliance brands that we get to see first-hand the new trends. We are not…

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Kitchens with Color, but Not Avocado Green

Kitchens with Color, but Not Avocado Green

Many of us can recall the avocado green and harvest gold colored kitchens that still haunt some homes today. In the time of keeping up with the Jones’, appliances and design were focused on mass appeal. If you had what everyone else had then you…

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Planning new construction?  Let us plan with you.

Planning new construction? Let us plan with you.

If you are planning on building a home from the ground up, we want to help you along the way. When designing for new construction, the sky is the limit. The kitchen is the heart of the home and the bathrooms are your personal retreat,…

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