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Fall Home Decor Trends for 2017

Fall Home Decor Trends for 2017

As the sun-filled, summer season starts to come to an end, fall is a great time of the year to switch up your home decor and to give your home interior the much-needed upgrade it needs.

By adding a few simple touches, you can transform the look of your home and prepare it for the start of the fall season.

Check out some of the best fall home decor trends for 2017 below.

Green, Green, and More Green

Autumn is typically associated with reds, oranges, and gold. Most people use those colors to decorate their homes during fall, but many people are now decorating with green inside of their homes instead for the fall season. Instead of sticking the expected red, orange, and gold leaves throughout your home, decorate with green vases, green light fixtures, or green candles to bring a touch of this trending color. Decorating with green for the fall might feel wrong at first, but you’ll love having the freshness of green around as temperatures gradually cool down.

Velvet Statement Pieces

Velvet is making a strong comeback not only in fashion but in interior decorating as well. While you’re going to want to use it somewhat sparingly, adding something as simple as a velvet chair to your living room can really warm things up and add some spice to an otherwise bland space. It is a warm, soft fabric making it an inviting piece for a cooler season. You can also find smaller velvet pieces, such as throw pillows, if you aren’t ready to commit to something as large as a chair.

Macramé

Are you up on the macramé craze yet? If not, now is the perfect time to check out the artistic macramé pieces that are available to you. Macramé involves using knitted cord or string to create everything from wall hangings to chair furnishings. There are so many ways to incorporate macramé into your interior design, and a leaf shaped macramé is perfect for all.

Do you want to do more than just change your home decor this fall? For more than 25 years, McCreary Homes has been providing the housing market of Tucson, Arizona with custom-built luxury homes and properties. From old-world charm to modern elegance and exotic Mediterranean homes, we aim to make each detail unique to our clients and their needs.

Trending Staircases in 2017

Trending Staircases in 2017

For many homes, the staircase serves as a main focal point. While staircases are often a functional aspect of a home, they can have a huge impact on the style and design of your home’s interior. If you’re thinking about upgrading your home’s staircase and you’re looking for inspiration, McCreary Homes has highlighted the staircase…

Trending Décor in 2017

Trending Décor in 2017

Many people love staying up-to-date with home décor trends, and with 2017 in full swing, we’ve decided to cover some current trends we’re loving. Looking for a fresh look for spring? Consider the following!  Go Green The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year is Greenery, a cheerful green shade that brings to mind happy days…

In-Ground or Above-Ground Pool?

Any house can always use a nice addition to the backyard area where most people like to spend their spring and summer time. Some people like to go with a benched in fire pit, while others like to go with a pool to cool off during these heated months. But one of the toughest decisions…

Your Yard Should be an Extension of Your Home

Integrating your outdoor living space with your home improves the quality of American living tenfold. Installing components accounting for your natural environment- such as building a pool in the scorching hot Arizona heat- and integrating with a certain degree of style is great means of accounting for both form and function. Having a custom-built outdoor…

Bringing Spring Into Your New Home

Spring doesn’t have to stay outside. There are plenty of ways to bring the brightness and beauty of spring into your new home, without having to make any major changes. For example, use interior decorations as a way to bring elements of spring into your living room. Accent pillows that feature brightly colored flowers or…

2015 Trend Ideas for Modern Home Design

Among the most pronounced design elements for the year are large outdoor spaces used for living. This trend brings gardens and living rooms together into one space. Patios, backyards and balconies are just a few spaces that can be transformed with comfortable furniture, interesting décor and artwork as well as unique landscaping. This changed space…

McCreary’s Luxury Custom Homes

Whether you are thinking about remodeling or building a new custom luxury home, McCreary Homes can and will assist you every step of the way to achieve the home of your dreams. If you are looking to upgrade to chic modern elegance, or integrate electronics and lighting into your whole house, we have innovative ideas…

McCreary Homes Inc. turns 22

McCreary Homes turns 22 this year!  But LJ McCreary is not resting on his laurels.  He just enrolled in the Mastery Impact coaching program to further update his companies systems and processes and gear up for the upcoming rebound in the custom home building business.  Mastery Impact is a program available through E-Myth Worldwide, a…

Recently completed modern home in Tucson

At McCreary Homes we’re proud to announce that a home we recently built was selected to be featured in “LUXE Interiors and Design” magazine.  LUXE can be found at www.luxemagazine.com It was a challenging, and rewarding project. Creating unique and beautiful homes is what we love to do….and our clients love the results.  If you’d like to…

McCreary Homes Make Happy Home Owners

McCreary Homes has been building for Tucson’s luxury home market for more than 18 years. From old world charm to sleek, modern elegance; integrated audio and video to whole house automation, lighting and electronics, we have perfected the unique details that will make your new home a reflection of your life. What Our Customers Say…

The phones are ringing….Benefits of Custom Luxury Renovation

I received a call today from someone who has owned a prime building site in Tucson and is now ready to build.  Another call several weeks ago to extensively renovate and update his home is further evidence that people are ready to make it happen.  This brings to mind a quick thought for those who…

The residential building market is loosening up in Tucson AZ

It looks like things are beginning to move forward again.  In recent conversations with architects, developers, subcontractors, and suppliers in the Tucson area one reoccurring comment is “we’re seeing projects loosening up and people are moving forward”.  Several prominent local architects have mentioned that they’ve gotten the go ahead to complete plans and finish construction…

It’s been hot in Tucson, AZ

Clear blue sky’s and gorgeous evenings and mornings are what it’s all about in Tucson, AZ.  If there is a place to live and move to during these interesting times then Tucson is it.  Economically you don’t have to worry about staying warm.  It’s been in the 80’s and low 90’s the past week.  A…

Accenture match play golf in Tucson Arizona

We had gorgeous weather weather for the Accenture match play World Golf in Tucson last week.  It was a good week for golf and a good week for Tucson.  The Tucson Conquistadors put on an amazing tournament.  With weather like that and a venue as terrific as the new Ritz Carlton golf course we’re sure…

Architecturally significant Tucson home gets a renovation

This is the highest home in the Catalina Foothills at an elevation of 3,860 feet, and was originally built in 1975 by a prominent Tucson sculptor. The modern home of colored split face block & glass peeks through a saddle in the mountains high above Ventana Canyon Resort. When originally built, Ventana Canyon didn’t exist.…

Sumptuous Mediterranean on Tucson’s east side.

Thought I’d share some photos of one of McCreary Homes recent custom luxury homes on Tucson’s east side. This expansive Mediterranean exudes old world charm with colored concrete balustrades & moldings, 2 piece clay tile roof, custom wrought iron stair railings, and rustic tile details. The game room (our favorite) is entertainment central with kitchen,…

Modern and Green building in Tucson

Just ran across an awesome blog site combining green building with modern architectural design. The 2 go hand in hand. Clean and simple. The site features an interview with Michelle Kaufman a leader in modern practical design. Click on Michelle’s name and you’ll enter an area with links to other cool stuff and related articles.…

Custom Homebuilding doing well

Just ran into an interesting article about a custom builder in Bend OR.  Like in Tucson, custom builder’s in Bend are finding the housing market remains steady.  That’s been my experience….people continue to want to move to a beautiful place like Tucson for retirement or just to have a second home. LJ McCreary McCreary Homes,…

Home owner spends too much

I’ve heard it said before but this is the first I’ve experienced it.  “it’s less expensive to hire a professional than do it yourself.” McCreary Homes priced out a home and submitted a proposal about 3 years ago to build a custom home in Tucson.  The contract was for $1.9m.  The home owner, having designed…

McCreary Homes in Luxe Magazine

McCreary Homes is proud to announce their inclusion in the upcoming, new Arizona edition of LUXE magazine. LUXE is a very high quality, large format magazine for the custom luxury home building market covering a wide range of categories (30 in all) from Architects, Appliances, & Audio to Lighting, Home Theater, & Wine Cellars. Like…

Custom Market in Tucson

The building business is always cyclical and as everyone knows housing, as an industry, has been off in the last couple years. Large subdivisions and production housing drives most of the national statistics. The higher end custom home building market in Tucson and surrounding areas has also seen a bit of a slow down over…

Welcome to my new blog

I am excited to begin my new blog. Even though all these new technologies (or sort of new) don’t necessarily come as second nature to me like they do my kids, I do feel that it is important to reach out to people in my industry however I can. I realize that to stay in…