Trina’s Top Notch Advice: Stylish Stacked Cabinets!

 Trina’s Top Notch Advice

Add glitz AND function to your new dream home with stacked upper cabinets.

Showcase your one of a kind kitchen treasures inside stacked upper cabinets! Also known as, split upper cabinets, this option from Coleman Homes allows flexibility by offering a solid door or a glass door. Choose to add a touch of glitz with glass and you get to select what type of glass you want: clear, seeded or frosted. The interior of the glass front door is finished with the same beautiful stain as you selected on the outside and includes a light above to really let your display sparkle.

Not only is it a stylish choice, but a smart choice too. It helps maximize space usage by utilizing cabinet space that is otherwise forgotten about.

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Coleman Homes Design Gallery Bistro

It’s best to make choices for your cabinetry at the time of your appointment at the Coleman Homes Design Gallery. If split upper cabinets are added later it can be a costly renovation, not to mention it takes time and it’s inconvenient. It’s a smart investment to make for your dream kitchen.

Trina works for Coleman Homes as a Design Gallery Consultant and lends her creativity and expert eye for design to Coleman Homes homebuyers. To find out more about the Coleman Homes Design Gallery and the expert team available to help create a new home vision that is uniquely yours, schedule a tour today. Email for your tour.



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Oak Creek Offers Country Appeal With Urban Amenities

Oak Creek Urban Amenities


Walk to local shopping and dining when you live in Oak Creek!

The Oak Creek Community sits at the corner of McMillan and Black Cat Roads in north Meridian. Well known for its country appeal, homeowners still have the luxury of easy access to urban amenities. Area pathways lead to local shopping and dining across the street in the Bridge Tower Marketplace. A bit further up the road, The Berry Ranch offers fresh fruits, vegetables, berries and organic meat grown locally. The list doesn’t end there! Here is a quick rundown of Oak Creek “neighbors” …

  • Walmart at McMillan and Ten Mile (Coming Soon)
  • Dance Allegro Academy
  • Narumi’s Studio at Salon G
  • St. Luke’s Family Health
  • Heroes Park
  • Gino’s Italian Ristorante & Bar


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Meet Jason Murges, Jason is an expert Sales Consultant at Oak Creek where he enjoys working with a top-notch team of professionals. Jason’s favorite floorplan is, “the Reed, with a gourmet kitchen, walk-in shower and a bonus room. I just really like that kitchen. It’s perfect for cooking up great meals and entertaining. I also like the fact it has his and hers walk-in closets. Lastly, that bonus room is really the perfect media room”. Jason loves the community he serves; stating Oak Creek has a “deep sense of community”.
Contact Jason today and find your perfect fit in Oak Creek.

Oak Creek
4678 North Elmstone Avenue, Meridian ID 83646
(corner of McMillan and Black Cat Road)

Schedule a tour of Oak Creek today! Email or call (208) 914-6500.

Grey Is IN, Get The Look At Coleman Homes!

Coleman Homes Grey Kitchen Concepts by Bonnie

These popular kitchen styles are a great way to welcome warmth and comfort into your new home. Whether you prefer a traditional, contemporary or rustic kitchen Coleman Homes has the right fit for you. Bonnie is a design professional for Coleman Homes’ Design Gallery; to find our more about Bonnie and get her expert design recommendations schedule a tour of the Design Gallery. To schedule a tour contact us at or (208) 914-6500.

Accent Your New Home With New Decorative Metal Wall Tiles!

Coleman Homes is now offering decorative metal wall tiles for your kitchen or tile shower in your new home.

Enhance your unique style by selecting from a variety of colors and finishes; both collections easily complement rustic and modern designs. Add these 2″ x 2″ tiles and give your home that stylish edge.

Select from two Daltile collections featured here:

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Find out more about Daltile Ion Metals and Urban Metals Collections at


To find out more about the Coleman Homes Design Gallery and the expert team available to help create a new home vision that is uniquely yours, schedule a tour today and check out all of our decorative tile options. Email or call (208) 914-6500 for your tour.


Celebrate The Season With This Festive Fall Flower Arrangement!

Danielle’s October Design Scoop: Fall Flower Arrangements

Check out one of Danielle’s favorites inspired by the season!


Pumpkin Vases and Fall Flowers

Pumpkin Vases and Fall Flowers

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I love to use pumpkins as vases to hold my autumn blooms. Fresh flowers are a great way to bring a lovely scent and the outdoors in as the colors start to change and the air begins to get cooler. Add a beautiful fall flower arrangement to your Coleman Home, bake a loaf of pumpkin bread, brew a pot of hot coffee and invite the neighbors over. Happy Fall!

Danielle works for Coleman Homes as a Design Gallery Consultant and lends her creativity and expert eye for design to Coleman Homes homebuyers. To find out more about the Coleman Homes Design Gallery and the expert team available to help create a new home vision that is uniquely yours, schedule a tour today. Email for your tour.

Here is a crash course on how to build a scarecrow!

How To Build A Scarecrow And Win Money 101

Previous Scarecrow Entries

Previous Scarecrow Entries

Here are simple steps to building a scarecrow and winning $500 for your school, group, or club:

1) Register for our Scarecrow Festival Fundraiser. Haven’t done that yet? Click here to sign up: Scarecrow Festival FUNdraiser Registraition Form.

2) Pick a unique theme to build your scarecrow around. Stuck on ideas? Here are few great ideas from our Pinterest Board: “Scarecrow Ideas” or “Ideas For Making Scarecrows

3) Gather supplies! Not sure where to start? Check out these lists and get started: “Making a Scarecrow Simple and On a Budget” and “Garden Activities”

4) Make it unique: add some flair to your theme to make it unique. Think about what will set your awesome scarecrow apart from the rest!

5) HAVE FUN! Get together with your group and enjoy seeing it all come together.

6) Drop off your creation to your assigned community on the 23rd of October.

7) Then, invite your friends and family to visit and vote for your scarecrow October 24-31 so your group can WIN money!

You can check out the Coleman Homes Pinterest site and our Scarecrow Board for more ideas, inspiration and to view the links from above at any time!

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New Decorated Model Homes Coming Soon To Fall Creek in Meridian, ID

 Three new and innovative floorplans are now being built as Model Homes in Fall Creek.

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The Alexander, one of the three new model homes, found exclusively in beautiful Fall Creek. Located near the intersection of West Overland Road and Stoddard Road in Meridian ID

Coleman Homes is excited to announce the construction of three model homes – The Alexander, The Chapman, and The Emerson – in its new Fall Creek community in Meridian, ID. Exclusive to Fall Creek, The Alexander floorplan starts at 3,543 square feet providing plenty of room for the family. This elegant layout comes from the Countryside Collection, and features top-of-the-line builder-included options that come together to create a true dream home. Your opportunity to view all three model homes is coming soon. Watch your inbox for a personal invite or contact us today to schedule a personal tour, email


Meet Ben, a community expert who can make your dream home a reality at Fall Creek!


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This Is Not Your Grandma’s Linoleum.

Sheet vinyl has improved leaps and bounds from the old days of linoleum flooring. Gone is the difficulty of waxing and buffing to keep it looking good. Now it is easier to care for and comes in designer looks and colors. Check out these new choices in sheet vinyl from Armstrong. Choose your look with options such as realistic wood, a sandstone tile look; even one that looks like fabric! This durable, moisture resistant and resilient flooring looks natural and feels luxurious for less than real wood or tile. We offer over 50 fabulous colors and patterns to choose from. You really do get Real Choices for Better Living at Coleman Homes’ Design Gallery.

Here are just a few of our favorites:


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Sara’s Stunning Favorites- Get To Know Me!


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Make Your Home in These Gems of the Treasure Valley

Welcome To Middleton, where you’ll find our fastest growing community: West Highlands!

West Highlands Community Park

West Highlands Community Park

Centrally located just three miles east of I-84 and six miles west of Star, Middleton retains its small town appeal with easy access to Boise. The city itself features a community library, several parks and local shopping. The downtown area is often host to one of many community events held throughout the year. The city’s schools, situated in the Middleton School District, offer an award-winning education with access to Vision Charter School.

Meet the expert at West Highlands, Ryan!

Ryan Suydam- Sales Consultant

Ryan Suydam- Sales Consultant

Meet Ryan Suydam, Ryan is the Community Sales Manager at West Highlands where he enjoys helping people find and build their dream home. A family man, Ryan is partial to The Emerson floor plan. “It has a great room and several bedrooms. It’s perfect for a larger family and I have 4 kids…it gives plenty of room for everybody to play around.” Ryan is also quite fond of the West Highlands community, “It has that quaint community feel. It’s a family. Everybody watches out for everybody. With the community pool and park, I see a lot of interaction among neighbors. Everybody is outgoing, it’s a welcoming community.” Contact Ryan today and find your perfect fit in West Highlands.


Visit Eagle and our nature filled community,

The Preserve!

Eagle Nature Ammenities

Eagle Nature Ammenities

Conveniently located near multiple major thoroughfares, the city of Eagle is known for its family-oriented atmosphere and breathtaking views of the Boise Foothills. Keeping with its suburban spirit, Eagle has several parks for its residents to enjoy including the popular Eagle Island State Park that features equestrian trails, swimming facility with water slide and a picnic area. The city’s schools, situated in the West Ada School District, offer an award-winning education with access to several charter, private and magnet schools.

Meet the expert at The Preserve, Alexia!

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Alexia Anastasiades-Sales Consultant

Meet Alexia Anastasiades. Alexia is an expert Sales Consultant at The Preserve where she enjoys meeting new people from all around the country who have chosen to live in the Gem State. “I love hearing their story about what brought them to Idaho. Alexia’s favorite Coleman floorplan is The Carlisle. “It’s part of the newest collection we offer, the Countryside Collection. It has these great open spaces, a beautifully designed open concept plan. We actually don’t have one built yet but I can already tell it’s going to be great.” Contact Alexia today and find your perfect fit in The Preserve.