BUILDERS ARCHIVE

SPRING 2014


WEST MICHIGAN:
Modern With A Twist

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
Great Location Between The Bays-
Schultz Construction & Remodeling LLC

By Karen Vander Werp
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Easts Meets West-
Mapleridge Construction, LLC.
By Karen Vander Werp

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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Northern Michigan Cape Cod

By Karen Vander Werp
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MID MICHIGAN:
Tri City Beauty

By Karen Vander Werp
Touring homes from childhood, along with online searches for plans and design ideas, is where the inspiration for this Mid-Michigan craftsman style home came from.
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Winter 2013 BUILDERS


WEST MICHIGAN:
City Meets Country

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
A Combination of Natural Elements and Creativity Meet

By Karen Vander Werp
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AUTUMN 2013 BUILDERS


WEST MICHIGAN:
Two if by Land, Three if by Sea

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
A Rare Find

By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTH WEST MICHIGAN:
Remodel Transforms Ordinary to Extraordinary

By Karen Vander Werp
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SUMMER 2013


WEST MICHIGAN:
Emphasizing Quality and Character

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
Family First

By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTH WEST MICHIGAN:
A Discovery Waiting to Happen

By Karen Vander Werp
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MID MICHIGAN:
Up and Away

By Karen Vander Werp
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SPRING 2013


WEST MICHIGAN:
East Coast Allure Meets Feenville

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
Affordable Luxury

By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTH WEST MICHIGAN:
Earthly Pleasaures

By Karen Vander Werp
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MID MICHIGAN:
Combining Detail and Craftsmanship

By Karen Vander Werp
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WINTER 2012


WEST MICHIGAN:
Capturing a Bit of Mackinac Island

By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
North Meets South

By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTH WEST MICHIGAN:
Mastery of a remodel

By Karen Vander Werp
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MID MICHIGAN:
Fun and Funky

By Karen Vander Werp

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AUTUMN 2012


WEST MICHIGAN:
A Dream for a Family Home

More Is Better When It Comes To A House Full Of Family And Friends
By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE MICHIGAN:
Sprawling Retreat

By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTH WEST MICHIGAN:
Out with the Old and in With the New

Challenges of a Remodel Give Way to New Construction
By Karen Vander Werp
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MID MICHIGAN:
Tradition With a Twist

An Unfortunate Event Provides an Opportunity to Build a Dream Home
By Karen Vander Werp
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SUMMER 2012


WEST MICHIGAN:
Aspen Influence

Contemplation and Patience Yield the Perfect Waterfront Home
By Karen Vander Werp
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SW MICHIGAN:
A Waterfront Adventure

Visiting Here Makes You Want to Stay Forever
By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE:
A Perfect Pairing

A Blend of Passion and Conviction Yields Remarkable Results
By Karen Vander Werp
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Worthy of Royalty

By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole




MID MICHIGAN:
The House That Treasures Built

This Is a Place Filled With Items That Have Special Meaning
By Karen Vander Werp
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SPRING 2012


WEST MICHIGAN:
New Zeland Legacy

A Sanctuary of Rustic Architecture
By Karen VANDER Werp
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SW MICHIGAN:
Cozy Cottage Living Turns Year-Round

An Ideal Location, Setting and Home for Entertaining
By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE:
Living In The Light

“Home and cottage — two words most suggestive of comfort in the English language...”
By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
epeat throughout; in rugs, tiles, accent walls and throws, all synchronizing to perfectly mirror the intensity of the summer hues just outside the door.
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Three Bear Lodge

A Classic Story Woven in Rustic Grandeur
By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
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MID MICHIGAN:
Roots Inspire International Flair

The Overall Design Is Restrained and Simple in Comparison to its Ostentatious European Cousins
By Karen Vander Werp
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2012

WINTER 2011


WEST MICHIGAN:
A World Traveler Creates Ideal Living Conditions

Customized and Accessorized to the Max
By Karen Vander Werp
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SW MICHIGAN:
A World Traveler Creates Ideal Living Conditions

Customized and Accessorized to the Max
By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE:
Not So Big Northern Dream Home

How one couple used design to create ample space with minimal square footage
By Elizabeth booth o’toole
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Many Rooms With A View

Ho-Hum Becomes Top Notch With Expert Planning and Orchestration by Kane Construction
By Elizabeth Booth O’toole
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MID MICHIGAN:
Uniquely Exceptional

A Mediterranean-Style Home Is Unique and Unusual for Michigan
By Karen Vander Werp
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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN:ANGELINI
Naturally At Home

Thoughtful Design in a Unique Equestrian Community
By Juile Ford
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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN: CHIZEK
Function Marries Style In This English-Inspired Home

By Lisa Mulka
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AUTUMN 2011


WEST MICHIGAN:
Doing It Right

Perfecting the Process of Building
By Karen Vander Werp
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SW MICHIGAN:
Creating Something Special

Panoramic Views Abound From Every Level
By Karen Vander Werp
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GRAND TRAVERSE:
Fastest Renovation In The East

One East Bay Home Transforms From Rustic to Classic in Record Time
By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Mackinaw City Escape

One Well-Designed Cottage Hosts Three Generations on Lake Michigan Shores
By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
decide. In the end, with prompting from his kids, Willard bit the bullet and chose to purchase three lots, for his three children, at 1956 prices.
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MID MICHIGAN:
Ten Years In The Making

A Custom Plan Leads to a Family-Friendly Contemporary Home
By Karen Vander Werp
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SUMMER 2011


GRAND TRAVERSE:
Northern Territory

One Owner/Builder Team Strikes a Perfect Balance Between Log Home and Northern Style
By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
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WEST MICHIGAN:
An Angled Design Offers Unique Appeal

By Karen Vander Werp
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN:
Sailing Smooth

By Elizabeth Booth O’Toole
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MID MICHIGAN:
Cyberspace Yields Creative Solutions

By Karen Vander Werp
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SW MICHIGAN:
Something Old,Something New

By Karen Vander Werp
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