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Jan 19. 2022

Tour the New 1857 Model at the Hearth

We are pleased to unveil the 1857 model home at The Hearth at Millican Creek. This two-story home offers 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a 2-3 car garage, depending on how you personalize the floor plan. Keep reading to see the top highlights of this model home and the features that make it shine. Right from the start, the 1857 greets you with great curb appeal. You can choose from various exterior elevations and paint schemes to make the 1857 ...

Jan 07. 2022

Keeping Plants Healthy Through PNW Winters

Beautiful plants are one of the best ways to make your house feel more like home. A well-cared-for collection of plants is a great addition to décor any time of the year - but you're not alone if your happy houseplants seem a little less happy during the winter. While our summers are plant heaven, our winters mean a lot less sun and a lot more dry heat. That is why we have reached out to Potted in Portland, an incredible local business, and our ...

Dec 16. 2021

Designer-Approved Holiday Decor Tips

It's that time of year. The time when we deck the halls and prepare for merriment. We know when you are welcoming guests into your home this holiday season, you'll want your home to be festive and inviting. It's also time to choose which trends to incorporate into your holiday home decor. We asked the Holt Homes designer, Whitney Hicks, to share her expert tips for decorating your home for the holidays. Expert 2021 Holiday Decor Tips: Go ...

Dec 10. 2021

Instagram Inspo: Holt Homeowners Edition

Let's get to know these homeowners a little bit better in a few of our favorite highlights. We all scroll through social media when we want a little inspiration in our lives, and we're happy to say we've been completely inspired by seeing all the amazing posts from our growing community of Holt homeowners in 2021! Keep reading to see just a few stories of happy Holt homeowners who have taken the time to share their joyful moments from framing to ...

Dec 09. 2021

Top Tips for Winterizing Your Home

Baby, it's cold outside! And, if you're not careful, the chill will get inside as well. That's why home winterization is so important. Not only will it keep you cozy inside, but it will also help your home run smoothly, which can minimize utility bills. It's also one of the key responsibilities of being a new homeowner that often gets overlooked. At Holt Homes, we want to equip our homeowners with the tools they need to keep their new home ...

Nov 29. 2021

Color of the Year and 2022 Paint Forecast

Every year, Sherwin Williams releases their Color of the Year and a trend forecast for the coming year. For 2022, the Color of the Year is Evergreen Fog. Called the "calmest green in existence" by Forbes magazine, Evergreen Fog fits right in where we live. The PNW is always green with the amount of rainfall we see, so Evergreen Fog feels like home to us. At Holt, we're particularly fond of Evergreen Fog – since it fits right in with the PNW. ...