Author Archive: Nola Baxmeyer

How to choose the best exterior color…

Choosing the best exterior color of your home is very important. It is the first thing you and other people see of your new home! the design team here at JLP are here to help you pick a color that has long lasting appeal. “warm colors tend to feel traditional, a cool palate can modernize […] Read More »

OPEN! New Waterloo Spec house 7832 Whisper Ridge

This home is a beautiful example of JLP’s custom work! 7832 Whisper Ridge Dr Waterloo, IL 62298. Available for showing! Home is listed at $439,000 come check out this modern farmhouse’s unique features. Interested in building your own custom home? Give us a call! 618-781-3281 This home is the perfect example of a modern farmhouse […] Read More »

Construction Misconceptions

1. Misconception: New homes are more expensive than pre-owned homes  Reality: When people hear the phrase “new home” the word “expensive” comes with it. The beauty of working with a custom home builder is the ability to customize your budget. You can design your home by adding features you can’t live without and taking out […] Read More »

Is Brass Back?

Outdated is a common misconception about brass. Subtle golden tones have been popping up on Pinterest pages everywhere! Modern Brass fixtures provide style, sophistication, and elegance rather than the harsh overpowering tones of the 1980s. From a design perspective the warm brass tones provide a contrast against the cool tones of blue, white, and grey […] Read More »

Home Styles- How to choose

When building a custom home there are many different opportunities for variety. Are you someone who wants to be very involved in the decision making process or someone who isn’t very picky? Either way there are always hard decisions! Some of the hardest decisions to make include home style, color selections, and home upgrades. The […] Read More »