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Katy Meadows

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Luxury Outdoor Spaces

Make Your Home Luxury from the Inside Out The luxury Artisan Builders provides isn’t restricted to the confines of the home. Step into the outdoor space of one of our custom homes, and you’ll know it’s Artisan, from the refined stone finishes to upscale landscaping. We know how important first impressions are, so we ensure your home makes a good one with immaculate lawn details and upscale exterior finishes. We also give equal attention to the backyard by creating luxurious getaways out of your outdoor space for quality time spent…
May 16, 2023
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Make a Great First Impression with an Impressive Home Exterior

One of the biggest and most enjoyable decisions a custom homeowner gets to make is the overall style of the home and the appearance of its exterior. From modern to classic and ornate to understated, we have seen and built it all. While this choice is ultimately made by the homeowner and their family, we are happy to provide guidance, ideas and inspirations to make a dream home come to life. Here are some of our favorite exterior home styles that may inspire you as you imagine your forever home.…
March 12, 2023
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The Advantages of Building a Custom Luxury Home

Why Buy an Existing Home When Artisan Builders Can Create a Personalized Masterpiece? We understand the temptation of buying an existing residence when looking for your forever home. There are definitely nice homes out there and you can typically move into them relatively quickly. But when you factor in your ability to personalize, add the features and spaces you've always dreamed about and ensure it includes the highest-quality materials and state-of-the-art systems, only a custom luxury home will do. Personalization First and foremost, a custom home allows buyers to design…
March 8, 2023

A Day in the Life in McLean

As dawn breaks on a glorious morning in McLean, it's easy to look forward to all that awaits you. This particular Saturday morning begins with a brisk morning jog along the Potomac River. The clear sky makes this morning's view of the riverfront nothing short of stunning. After going out to the riverfront for your morning run, it's time to come back for your other morning routine: coffee! Fortunately, your local Greenberry's is close by and never disappoints. Indulge with a Salted Caramel Nitro Cold Brew, and be sure to…
March 8, 2023
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Adding That Special Touch

When building a new home with Artisan Builders, you can include an incredible amount of unique details to add that special touch to your new home. It can seem almost overwhelming when thinking about all the possibilities, so we took the initiative to recommend some of the most popular features to make your home feel more personal. Custom Doors A custom front door is a great way to make a statement before anyone even enters the home. You can also customize each door throughout your home to give a unique…
February 10, 2023

McLean and Tysons Corner Valentine’s Dinner Guide

Valentine’s Day is the second busiest night for dining out in the U.S. (fun fact: Mother’s Day is first), and for good reason, it’s the perfect day to show that special someone how much they mean to you. There’s only one problem with dining out on Valentine’s Day: Which restaurant to choose! Since this meal is most definitely a special occasion, you want to make sure you pick the ideal restaurant. With so many great dining options in the McLean and Tysons Corner area, we put together a list of…
January 25, 2023
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Transforming Your Bathroom Into a Luxurious Spa

The days of your bathroom consisting solely of the bare essentials have long passed. Custom builders like Artisan Builders have given homeowners the power to transform their bathroom into a breathtaking spa retreat they can enjoy for years to come. While there are endless possibilities in what you could include in your personal oasis, we trust that these features and finishes will turn your bathroom into a true place of luxury. Sauna An essential part of a spa experience, a sauna offers a relaxing environment whenever you want it all…
January 5, 2023
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The Artisan Builders Experience

Whether you’ve wanted to build a new home for years or are feeling inspired after browsing our collection of luxury homes, when you decide to build with Artisan Builders, you’ll work directly with a talented team to help bring your dream home to life. What sets us apart from other builders is when you work with Artisan Builders, you’ll be taken care of during the whole homebuilding process. From the first meeting to when you finally move into your new home, you’ll have every question answered and all doubts erased…
December 20, 2022
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New Year, New Home

7 Ways to Revitalize Your Luxury Home in 2023 Luxury homes are not absolved from needing a little style update from time to time. From adding elements of nature to geometric expression, here are the top seven luxury home design trends for 2023. Biophilic Design Continues to Grow Outdoor-indoor blends are one of the stars of 2023 interior design trends as green and biophilic design grows. Interior palettes are moving away from artificial colors and instead veering toward hues that are easier on the eye. Therefore, interiors are flowing seamlessly…
December 7, 2022