Lighting Up the Town | George Stoll Lights

There has been a growing trend in our neighborhoods. Holiday lighting has taken a turn toward the amazing. Drive down a street at dusk any time in October, and you’ll see the beginnings of this year’s holiday lighting season.
To be sure, we’re not just talking about the red, green and blue lights associated […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat Take the Kitchen Outside

By: Steven Hicks
You can learn a lot at a realtor’s or builder’s open house. You can be perfectly satisfied with your home until you walk through the doors of someone else’s vision. My wife and I love going to open houses for the ideas we leave with. Furniture placement, color schemes, tile, plants and landscaping, […]

SpaceCoast Living Home | CurbPro

By: Ryan Randall
When you see their name, “CurbPro,” you may only think about their namesake – quality concrete landscape curbing. With a large selection of colors, heights and stamps to shape your flower beds, or create a barrier along a section of the yard,  concrete landscape curbing is a staple of the company that will […]

Window Shopping | Blinds of All Kinds

By Meaghan Branham
When thinking about redecorating a room in your home, or even just sprucing it up, your first thought might not be of the window coverings. Paint color, artwork or furniture may take precedence for many of us before we ever consider the effect window treatments can have on the look of a room. […]

Cabinet Design Trends

Mixed Media Floors: Bring A Personalized WOW Factor to Homes



Mixed media is the term used in the flooring industry for wood floors that are installed with tile, stone or even metal to create a unique design. Sounds crazy or risky? Not at all. The use of natural stone with wood flooring has been a design option that has been used for centuries. The most […]

It’s Time For Your Roof Spring Cleaning

Homeowners all over Brevard are in their spring cleaning mode. If you’re one so motivated, congrats, but don’t limit your efforts to the inside of your house. Consider a good exterior spring cleaning as well. Beacon Roof & Exterior Cleaning has a proven method of killing algae, washing, and treating stained and an infested home […]

Florida Moving Systems

Florida Moving Systems has been in Brevard since 1988 and operates out of a specially-designed 40,000-square-foot facility on North Drive in Melbourne. They built this facility with a purpose, and it has paid off with national recognition: Florida Moving Systems has been identified as North American Vanline’s No. 1 rated carrier, and has won numerous […]

Ellingson Properties’ Lansing Island Home

Situated blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, and accessible only from a single entry point by way of guarded bridge, Lansing Island is a private and secluded luxury gated waterfront community whose residents are considered to possess some of the most prestigious luxury waterfront addresses in the state of Florida. Sparkling waters surround the island, with […]



Center for Personal Growth Helps Turn Troubled Teens into Responsible Young Men

Don Herndon of Classic Wood Flooring walks the AMIkids grounds with its executive director, Cedric Cliatt. They pause to admire a large mosaic of a boat navigating towards the horizon that was designed and created by AMIkids.
“I love this mural,” says Cliatt. “It’s a […]

Spirit of the Space Coast: Bobbie Dyer

Collateral Benefit
Bobbie Dyer is division president for Dyer Mortgage Group, a division of Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. She has 29 years’ mortgage banking experience and is a nationwide top producer with over $500 million in home mortgage loan closings. In addition, she is a national speaker and trainer and the recipient of numerous awards for […]

A Stylishly Spooky Halloween Dinner

By Craig Chapman, Photographed by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter
Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year. It marks the start of the holiday season and the somewhat cool fall weather here on Florida’s Space Coast. We couldn’t think of a better time to have a stylishly spooky dinner party outdoors, so we […]

It Takes A Village

Viera Creates Addison Village, South of Wickham
From start to finish, Viera’s newly released neighborhood, Seville, is poised to be a stunner. Development is now underway on Seville, off of North Wickham Road, an extension of Stadium Parkway to the south, which will consist of 49 lots total on private, access-controlled Barrosa […]

Classic Wood Floors

Wood Flooring Trends Are Transforming Interiors

Since 1971, Classic Wood Flooring Carpet & Tile Design Center has built its reputation on customer satisfaction, superior design service and quality installation. Classic Wood Flooring is the area’s largest wood flooring showroom and on top of current flooring trends…and especially wood flooring trends.
We meet with flooring industry top performers, […]

Craftsmanship, Experience & Imagination

The Monarch Homes Difference

Monarch Homes of Brevard is a family-owned business started in 2010 that has its roots in three generations of homebuilders. Led by Ed Fleis who has over 50 years of experience as a civil engineer and general contractor, the owners of Monarch Homes have built over 1000 homes in Brevard County since […]

Bring It Home

By Craig Chapman, Photos by Craig Chapman and Ian Hunter

At home weddings are one of the biggest trends this year; they are also one of the most intimate ways you can share your special day with friends, family, and guests. Whether it’s your own home, a family home, or a rental property, the home setting […]

Resort Living Comes to West Melbourne Families


D.R. Horton’s Master-Planned Community: Sawgrass Lakes

by Josh Field

7-year-old Jayden McNamara and his 5-year-old brother JJ are frolicking in the beach entry children’s splash-pad play center with their friends, all the time eying the opening of the 2-story waterslide with its corkscrew twists and turns. Meanwhile, mom Sara takes in some sun from a nearby chaise […]

Custom Cabinetry at Attractive Prices

Cabinet Designs of Central Florida: Creating Dream Interiors for Over 30 Years
Photography by Steven Hicks

Kitchen remodeling is booming. With home values rising again and the multitude of TV shows dedicated to home design, business is hot. Kitchen design experts agree that design and maximizing storage space is key when it comes to the overall impression, […]

Glorious Gardenias

by Joyce Star
Among their glossy evergreen foliage, cream-colored, waxy flowers and sweet, almost intoxicating fragrance, there is something tropically enchanting about gardenias. Like magnolias, gardenias are floral representatives of the Deep South, and Brevard’s mild winters make them ideal for Space Coast gardens.
Gardenias can be fussy, but the extra attention rewards you with a bounty […]

Grow Your Own Garden

Have you always wanted to have your own home garden, chock full of fresh vegetables, fruits and herbs but lack a green thumb?