By Zula Blacker. interior. Published at Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 - 11:01:06 AM.
Bedroom/tub areasFitting a tub into a small space can be a challenge. but sometimes you just have to unwind with a bubble bath. which is why some enterprising home designers brazenly put the tub right in the bedroom.
And. like most owner-builders. you probably had the chance to choose some of your home's options. Still. from carpet to paint color. cabinet finish to lighting fixtures. production builders keep costs consistent by offering only a few choices for each detail of your new home. Even after choosing your favorite options. your brand-new home may still lack the charm and character of an older home.
Paint your moldingPlain white molding is to builder-grade homes as tile is to grout: you can't have one without the other. Some homeowners love the clean. bright look. but white molding can seem quite sterile. For a completely personalized look. consider painting your molding to add depth to your woodwork. Black molding creates a modern contrast. while a light brown makes for a more peaceful room.
White might be bright. but bringing color in always adds more character.Your new builder-grade home probably doesn't need a full renovation. In fact. the last thing you want after the building process is to add major projects to the list of things to do. However. you can try small fixes to make what may seem like a generic home more interesting. After all. it's your personal touches that turn any house into a home!