Monday, May 2, 2011

Flooring & Design Center

Santa Lucia Granite
From the agreement, we have 30 days to make all of our selections.  This includes the following:

  • Selections:
    • Interior - Carpet, tile, hardwood, cabinets, counter top, fixtures, fireplace
    • Exterior - Color Scheme (Siding, trim, shutters)
    • Electrical - Meeting with Guardian for security system, cable, phone, internet wiring.
We had our meeting with the Design Center last week.

  • Kitchen / Mudroom / Powder Room
    • Countertop - Everyone and their brother has a suggestion for what kind of counter top to get.  We're going with a lighter granite pictured here.  
    • Cabinets - We're going with darkest cherry option.  When we saw them at the model, we were blown away.
    • Flooring - This is still an open topic.  We originally wanted hardwood but we started to hear that you can scratch, wear-out and damage hardwood flooring.  Megan wanted tile in the mudroom (which is a custom change).  So now we're going to head back to the Design Center to look at the tile again for the floors.  
Cherry Cabinets w/ Santa Lucia Granite
Note: The kitchen picture is one I found online that happened to have the combination of materials we're going with.  This was not provided by Ryan.  I'm hoping it looks this good!  The only difference I see is that we will not have a tile backsplash, we want to do that on our own down the road.

SD91 - Alabaster Sands
  • Living Room / Dining Room / Foyer & Hall
    • All hardwood flooring with the color Gunsmoke
  • Owner's Bath
    • We're going with DalTile SD-91 Alabaster Sands pictured on the right.  The accent tile used in the picture is not what Ryan offers.  We're going with a more simple accent tile.
  • Hall Bath
    • Basic white with a vine listello at eye level. 
  • Laundry
    • Same as owners bath, but this only on the floor.
  • Siding
    • Still undecided, we like the Sandstone but can't pick it due to one of our surrounding neighbors already has it.  We're looking into "Tan" but want to see a sample before selecting it.
Next: Meeting with Guardian

3 comments:

  1. I can't wait until you post pics!! I'm so jealous of your bathroom!! =)

    We picked the St. Cecelia granite. It's light colored as well.

    Congrats! Your home sounds like it's going to be beautiful!

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  2. I must have messed up in the post, we picked the St Cecelia for the kitchen. So many colors I've getting confused!

    As far as the tile, pick your favorite beige!

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  3. Awesome choice for the kitchen. We have the same combination. Love your other choices and you are sooo right...it's either beige, dark beige, or light beige.

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