Author Archives: Briget Murphy

Announcing Our New Luxury Home in Plano

New Luxury Home in Plano at Normandy Estates. Alford Homes, Dallas’ premier luxury custom home builder, is pleased to announce the construction of two spec luxury homes in West Plano at Normandy Estates. The upscale community of Normandy Estates is … Continue reading

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Your New Luxury Custom Home: Many Options for Library Wall Treatments

As a luxury custom home builder, I love the richness and character in different types of woods. When designing your custom library together, we can discuss different types of wood, stains and finishes. Would you want a more traditional dark … Continue reading

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Which Fireplace Mantels Are Right for Your Luxury Custom Home?

The fireplace is usually the focal point of almost any room in a luxury custom home. Due to this, it is important to take great care with the design aspects and materials you want to use for your fireplace mantel. … Continue reading

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Tips from Your Luxury Custom Home Builder: The Best Bathroom Lighting for Your Master Bath

  Bathrooms are utilitarian, but are also a place to relax and unwind; therefore, when considering the lighting fixtures for the master bath in your luxury custom home, keep the dual role of bathroom lighting in mind. Light vs. Dark … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best Front Door for Your Luxury Custom Home

When it comes to making a fabulous first impression at your luxury custom home, a major component to consider is your front door. No matter what style of home Alford Homes builds for you, the front door sets the mood … Continue reading

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Textured Walls Add Dimension to Your Luxury Custom Home

Adding textured plaster and finishes to your walls lends depth and character to your luxury custom home. It give an air of lavishness and opulence to spaces that otherwise may appear bland. Let’s take a look at some of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Alford Homes!

Photo by Berit Watkin Christmas to Alford Homes is a time of Hope, Peace and Joy that is found in the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Christ IS the reason we celebrate Christmas.  While it is not recorded historically … Continue reading

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Beautiful Billiards Rooms in Luxury Custom Homes

A standby in luxury custom homes, villas and mansions is the billiards room. Think of the classic movies where key scenes take place in a scrumptious, dark paneled billiards room set in a beautiful mansion. Many interesting conversations have been … Continue reading

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A Luxury Custom Home Builder: History of Plano

The Shops of Legacy is a popular shopping and dining area close to Normandy Estates. Photo by Briget Murphy As a custom home builder, I find it interesting to learn more about the history of an area or city and … Continue reading

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Your Luxury Custom Home: Decorating Tips for Your Holiday Chandelier

Decorating your luxury custom home for the holidays is a beautiful and joyous tradition with many families. Turn on some Christmas music, scent your home with fragrant holiday aromas, light a fire in the fireplace and let the decorating begin! … Continue reading

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