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November 2023

10 Host and Hostess Gifts Just Right for Holiday Parties

Houzz Article by Laura Gaskill

Do you have a few holiday parties already on your schedule this season? Looking for unique gift ideas for the host/hostess? Check out this recent article on Houzz if you want to find something a little less expected – these ten crowd-pleasing ideas are just the ticket.

Welcome to AR Homes®: Where Luxury and Innovation Come Together

AR Homes® has designed and built extraordinary custom luxury homes for discerning clientele who desire personalized and unique homes that meet their families’ specific lifestyles and needs. While much has changed over the years, our values, craftsmanship, and desire to perfect the custom home building experience continue to guide us today.


As a franchisee of AR Homes®, we’re excited to share a brand-new video showcasing the exceptional craftsmanship, design excellence, and customization options upon which AR Homes has built its 45-year legacy.

Behind the Scenes

Check out these stunning aerial shots showcasing the latest progress of this private home currently under construction with AR Homes® Punta Gorda.

Sherwin-Williams' Color of the Month for November 2023: BLACK MAGIC - SW 6991

November’s palette of dynamic hues brings a colorfully contemporary take on classic, mid-century colors. While modern design leans into neutral grayscale palettes, mid-century modern draws on brighter bursts of charismatic color. Black Magic’s timeless and eternally relevant hue anchors the collection, as the play between its vibrant, supporting colors brings together the best of two styles.

Captiva Model Bonus Room
10 Paint Colors Ready to Take Over in 2024

Every year we track and profile the various Color of the Year selections made by major paint brands. Usually there’s little consensus on what the hip hue for the new year will be. But every so often there’s a bit of agreement. And this is one of those times.


Click below to read the full article from Houzz, an inspiration hub for interior designers, remodelers, contractors, dealers, and homeowners.

Alden Model Bedroom 3