Industry Recognition Awards & Press
NKBA Georgia 2021 Designs of Distinction
We have had some really great projects since the last DoD Competition in 2019. We were honored to receive not one but TWO Designs of Distinction Awards this year- Large Bathroom and Medium Kitchen and both projects were completed during the challenging times of Covid-19 for some of our favorite clients! See the complete list…
2020 Kitchen & Bath Design Contest: 3rd Place Kitchen
We were honored to place third in My Home Improvement Magazine’s 2020 Kitchen & Bath Design Contest! Read the full interview with Stephanie at the Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine website. This project is also featured in Our Work- Andrews Court.
NKBA Georgia 2019 Designs of Distinction Medium Kitchen
Receiving the Designs of Distinction Award for “Best Medium Kitchen of 2019” was truly a team accomplishment. With Russell and Mike bringing Stephanie’s vision to built reality- the strength of a design/build company is evident. Read about it here in the special feature article at My Home Improvement Magazine and see more before & after…
2016 Atlanta’s Best Kitchen and Bath Designers – 3rd Place Kitchen
Kitchens aren’t all we do at Custom Dwellings but they certainly are a lot of fun because we get to collaborate with clients making their homes as unique as they are! Being recognized as one of “Atlanta’s Best Kitchen & Bath Designers” was just an added bonus. For more photos of this project check out…
In the Press
My Home Improvement
“What’s new for 2021”See page 43, the recent issue of My Home Improvement Magazine “Make a Statement” features the recently completed Nancy Creek Master Bath Project!
Making Room: Finding Space in Unexpected Places
Modifications Russell and Stephanie made to their own home to “make room for baby” were featured in this 2007 book by Wendy A. Jordan. Custom built-ins maximize storage space and create cozy nooks for work and play. The office space is still working hard today- as a Scrapbooking/crafting hide-away!
29 Must Have Items for Your Kitchen and Bath
DockingDrawer.com“This is my favorite of-the-moment product for mudrooms and kitchens. It’s a must-have for families when corralling everyone’s smart devices for charging overnight.”—Stephanie Ives, vice president and lead designer at Custom Dwellings, Inc
Windsor Green Basement Bath
CONTRACTOR: Custom Dwellings, Inc. DESIGNER: Stephanie Ives, CustomDwellings.comPRICE RANGE:$20K ProblemThis client’s unfinished basement required completion to extend the homeowner’s functional living space and to support the regular entertaining this family enjoys. Evaluating the long-term use of that basement, the homeowner decided to add a large bathroom which could easily serve guests and later transition into part of…
Bright & Shiny
In collaboration with The Mosaic Group Designer Stephanie Ives of Custom Dwellings enjoyed working with the easygoing owners of this Atlanta Chastain Park home to bring a new look to their master bedroom and bathroom. The clients were ready for an update, especially to the finishes and fixtures in the room. Now, the built-in tub…
“Best of” Bath Project Atlanta Home Improvement
Designing for aging in place with style, these homeowners wanted a streamlined closet, a more functional bath and oversize soaking tub all within the existing bath and closet space of the home. A change to separate vanities and a single combined walk-in closet allowed for improved access and a bath ready for relaxation.
Mad About Mudrooms
“You also can tuck a mudroom into a specific corner of your kitchen, according to Stephanie Ives, intern architect with Home Rebuilders in Midtown. Adding a small bench with storage below the seat and some coat hooks can turn a simple wall space into a genuine mudroom. Even creating a system on a staircase with…
We did a design/build with Custom Dwellings. We could not be more satisfied with the design and the quality of the construction. This was our third major project with Stephanie's design work and we would definitely use her again.
Kate | Atlanta, GA