Shadow Creek Lot 5 Entry

Creating an Effortless Home in Just a Few Easy Steps

By: Leanne Mueller You know the feeling when you walk into a room and it just feels right - not too simple, not overly designed, just perfectly imperfect.  Then you start pondering your own home…Why doesn’t my kitchen look that inviting?  Why doesn’t my entry foyer feel welcoming?  We have all been there and I am here to tell you that effortless design does not require extensive schooling or an inherent creative gene. Successfully styling a space, so that it appears effortlessly designed, Read more [...]
Burnstead Design Tips from Leanne - Lighting

Ask Our Designer: Best Places for Interior Design Inspiration

Looking to make your home chic and stylish? Our in-house designer, Melissa Saliba, shares her favorite websites where she gets her design inspiration from: Sammamish Ridge Estates Lot 1 Dining Room www.pinterest.com Pinterest is an all-around great site. It shoes design ideas in every style, do it yourself projects, interior and exterior ideas. This is the first place I look when I need design inspiration.   www.remodelista.com Gives fantastic before and after photos and DIY projects. Read more [...]
The Timbers at Marymoor - Lot 1 Redmond, WA Custom Home

PNW Modern Home Exterior Trends

By Melissa Saliba | In-House Designer PNW modern exteriors have been trending for a few years now and the momentum just keeps growing. The Northwest contemporary look is a mix of modern and rustic elements - stone, metal and wood on exteriors make the homes fit naturally into the surrounding trees and are modern without feeling cold or commercial. One of the main features of the Northwest contemporary exterior is cedar tongue and groove siding. The wood itself is what makes the home feel rustic Read more [...]
Spring Yard Tips Blog

Beautify Your Yard and Outdoor Space This Spring

By Leanne Mueller | In-House Designer Spring is finally here and it's a great time to begin thinking of how to beautify your yard and outdoor living space! With the arrival of longer days and warmer weather in the PNW, it’s time to head outside and spruce up your yard and outdoor living space. Let me help you get started by offering you some tips so that you can get your outdoor area ready for use and also help enhance your outdoor environment, creating a space where you want to spend time Read more [...]
Portofino Lot 5 - Kirkland Custom Contemporary Home Photos

Vote Today! Portofino | GeekWire Home of the Week

Update:  Thank you for making us the Geekwire Home of the Week!   We are pleased to announce that Suver & Burnstead's Portofino lot 5, "The Meydenbauer" plan, is in the running to be GeekWire's Home of the Week! Please support us and submit your vote for GeekWire's Home of the Week by clicking here. This stunning 4,751 SF, 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath home located in Kirkland, WA has a dramatic two-story vaulted foyer and custom steel staircase, which sets the tone as you enter this Northwest Read more [...]
Sammamish Ridge Estates Lot 1 Mud Room

Laundry Room Design Tips You’ll Love

Sammamish Ridge Estates Lot 1 By Melissa Saliba | In-House Designer Let’s face it – Laundry rooms are a very important part of a home but the daunting task of doing laundry is not something that most people look forward to. There are however ways to make it more enjoyable and that is to create a space that is functional and styled to your taste. If you are going to be spending hours on a weekend catching up on laundry, you might as well make it a pleasurable room to be in. Here are some Read more [...]
Redmond, WA 2017 Springtime Events

Spring 2017 Redmond, WA Upcoming Events

By Nancy Olmos | Real Estate Agent, John. L. Scott HWP Don't let this dreary PNW weather get the best of you! Our crazy weather doesn't stop true Northwesterners from enjoying all the adventure, culture and learning events happening right in our wonderful community. Below are several targeted community calendars for Spring 2017 in Redmond, WA to help you find some activities to get you out of the house and having fun. For the kids: ChatterBlock.com A bit more for the grownups Read more [...]
Hawthorne Park Design Inspiration

New Rick Burnstead Community – Hawthorne Park | Design Inspiration

By Leanne Mueller | In-House Designer It is an exciting time for us here at Rick Burnstead Construction LLC! We are about to start building our first home in Hawthorne Park, our newest neighborhood or 35 custom contemporary homes in Redmond, WA. It’s especially thrilling for me because I get to design our model home. I’d love to take this time to give you a sneak peek into the design direction I am taking for the model home at our newest community, Hawthorne Park in Redmond, WA. At The Read more [...]
Portofino Lot 5 - Kirkland Custom Contemporary Home Photos

Construction Complete – Contemporary Custom Home in Kirkland, WA | Portofino Lot 5

Suver & Burnstead is pleased to announce that construction for Portofino lot 5 is complete. Lot 5, "The Meydenbauer" plan, is one of 7 modern custom-built homes situated on a hillside just above Lake Washington and close to Carillon Point and all of the downtown Kirkland, WA hotspots and amenities. Come discover modern architecture and masterful design as you walk into the grand 2-story entryway. Spanning over 4,751 SF, this magnificent 3-story residence offers 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bath, a 3.5 Read more [...]
Sammamish Ridge Estates Lot 1 Mud Room

What Is a Mudroom and Why Do I Need One?

Sammamish Ridge Estates - Lot 1 Mudroom By Melissa Saliba | In-House Designer According to Merriam-Webster, a mudroom is defined as “a room in a house designed especially for the shedding of dirty or wet footwear and clothing...” The mudroom is typically located as you enter the garage on the main floor or can also be in the basement coming in from the backyard. At the Burnsteads, we incorporate mudrooms into almost every custom home we build within the Greater Seattle Area as we feel it Read more [...]