Amelia Laster Puts the Finishing Touches on Homerama: Our Design and Merchandising Manager Gives Tips & Details on The Jefferson’s Interior Design
Amelia Laster, our Design and Merchandising manager completes the finishing touches on Jagoe Homes’ Homerama entry. The luxurious Jefferson Craftsman home is masterfully designed for family living and ultimate entertaining. You can tour this home at Catalpa Farms, a Conservation Community in Fisherville, Kentucky, located just east of Louisville, Kentucky. The Builder Industry Association of Louisville hosts this annual event to showcase custom built new homes at a single site. Each home is fully-furnished, landscaped and features the latest in building trends, technology and interior design.
While about 30,000 people attend the event each year, some of the most common questions are, “where did you get that table,” or, “how much was that sofa,” or, “where can I find that countertop?” Jagoe Homes’ 2018 Homerama home features a multitude of innovations such as an abundance of oversized windows, a floor to ceiling linear tile Plazmafire fireplace and cathedral ceiling with wood beam detail, just to name a few.
Much of the awe this home radiates comes from its construction, but it’s beautifully capped off by Amelia Laster’s interior design. “With every Jagoe Model Home, I sit down with our VP of Product, Lindsey Hughes, and we discuss the demographic of our buyer in that area,” Amelia states. “I do research on current trends and then play a matching game and select which trend I think will grab the attention of the buyer we are targeting. Not long ago I did a Facebook poll with three different trends and paid attention to the age group and life stage that selected each trend. That helped tremendously because THEY told me what they wanted to see.”
During the process, Amelia says that once she has the design scheme in mind, she finalizes the floor plan with the VP of Product and the VP of Architecture, Paul DiGiorgio, to finish the floor plan, features and color selections based on the design scheme. “For example,” Amelia details, “for our Homerama home we wanted to be on trend with an open, modern and airy floor plan featuring an amazing kitchen, entertaining space and an Owner’s Suite that would WOW. Navy has been a strong color for the last few years, and it has stayed on top because of its ability to work in any design. By pairing it with black and white and adding touches of chrome, wood and leather, we were able to make the home feel modern and fresh. The use of tufting and nail head details in the upholstered furniture added traditional touches that bring the design to the transitional side of modern, broadening the appeal.
Amelia on her favorite places to shop: “I’m a Trade Partner with several companies and can purchase at wholesale, so I buy from all over. I do 90% of my shopping online because it aids me in planning out the home. I also use Pinterest to create design boards. I always try to Pin a clickable link that homeowners can purchase through if they see something in one of our homes they would like to have for themselves. If I need some retail therapy, you’ll find me at HomeGoods, TJ Maxx, Target, and Marshalls. With each home, I like to add touches that represent the community, so I’ll seek out local artisans and boutiques to purchase those items.”
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FOUR home sites were SOLD in Bluegrass Commons Grand Release Event in Owensboro in one day!
We had a very exciting turn out for the Bluegrass Commons Grand Release Event on Saturday, June 30th! The gathering launched the sale of home sites for Jagoe Homes’ new Owensboro community, located on the Southwest side. FOUR sites sold within hours at the kickoff event. We anticipated swift sales for Bluegrass Commons, since it is so conveniently located off of Barron Drive off of Carter Road – a location ideally adjacent to dining, shopping, retail and other desirable amenities.
The Jagoe Homes team is exceedingly satisfied with it favorable Bluegrass Commons Grand Release Event, and remaining sites, especially those that are popular, are expected to sell quickly! Those that are interested in building a home in Bluegrass Commons, or ever considering it are greatly encouraged to contact a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant in the Owensboro area as soon as possible.
View the Plat Map for The Acoustics at Bluegrass Commons, The Ballads at Bluegrass Commons and The Legends at Bluegrass Commons today!
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New Owensboro Community, Bluegrass Commons – Plat NOW AVAILABLE
The Bluegrass Commons plat is now available for the public to view! Last night, members of the VIP List lined up at our doors at 5 PM for our exclusive Preview Event where the plat was revealed for the first time. The public can now see the home sites and floor plans that are available in the three sections of this community, The Acoustics at Bluegrass Commons, The Ballads at Bluegrass Commons, and The Legends at Bluegrass Commons.
On Saturday, June 30th, we will host our Grand Release Event! This is when VIP List Members can Reserve Their Site! All sites will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis.
You MUST sign up for the VIP List and set an appointment with a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant as soon as possible! Our Preview Event was a huge success last night – at the Grand Release Event, VIP Members will be able to secure their home site on a first come, first serve basis. If you are even considering building in this community, you’ll want to have this information ready before June 30th to ensure you don’t miss out on the best home site for YOU!
Some home buyers may be more interested in The Acoustics at Bluegrass Commons because of our brand new, attached, single-family homes featuring The Mandolin and The Mandolin with Hobby Room plans! Others may want their own 50′ home site in The Ballads at Bluegrass Commons, or their own 60′ home site in The Legends at Bluegrass Commons.
If you are interested in Bluegrass Commons, please Sign Up for the VIP List and Make an Appointment with a Jagoe New Home Sales Consultant today!
2018 ROMP Fest – International Bluegrass Music Museum – Owensboro, KY
Join us June 27th – 30th at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky for the 15th Annual ROMP Music Festival
Jagoe Homes is proud to announce that we are the 2018 ROMP Fest Official After Party Sponsor! ROMP is a 4-Day music festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park led by iconic artist, Alison Krauss, bluegrass and country music legend, Ricky Skaggs, the ‘Father of Newgrass,’ Sam Bush, and Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member, Doyle Lawson. Additional acts include Rhiannon Giddens, We Banjo 3, and Billy Strings.
Daviess County’s Yellow Creek Park, a 150-acre facility famous for its nature trails, winding creek and fishing lake, and sweeping tree-lines, plays host to ROMP each year. A full line-up of artist-led instrument workshops takes place throughout the day, as ROMP artists interact with fans and players of all ages and skill levels. Other workshops and forums include songwriting, clogging and flat-foot dancing, yoga (all levels), and bluegrass jamming 101.
Additional offerings at ROMP Festival include organic and farm-to-table food vendors, craft vendors featuring Kentucky Proud products, art installations and professionally-led children’s activities.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their instruments and jam throughout the weekend, as well as dance the night away at the late night stage, featuring nationally acclaimed acts in the park’s rustic Pioneer Village, the setting for the Jagoe Homes After Party!
Be sure that you stop by the big, red Jagoe Homes Canopy across from the Main Stage to register for your chance to WIN a hammock! You can also grab some shade if you need a rest, or a koozie to keep your drink cool. If your looking for competitive rates or more financing options, visit with our preferred lender FBC Mortgage!
We are the Official After Party Sponsor! #CrossTheCreek
During the festival Americana dance bands will be lighting up the night with a hybrid of bluegrass and dance music from the front porch of the iconic cabin in Pioneer Village. If you are willing and able to withstand hours of dancing and smiling, then you need to be at the All-Night After-Parties! Join us at Pioneer Village, which is only a short walking distance from the main stage. Your general admission tickets include access to the After Parties! #CrossTheCreek
Keep up with all of the fun during the festival even when you’re on the move! Download the ROMP App on your smartphone:
About the International Bluegrass Music Museum:
The International Bluegrass Music Museum is a 501c3 non-profit located in Owensboro, Kentucky focused on gathering, preserving, exhibiting and disseminating the artifacts, history, collection and performance art of the global history of bluegrass music through an educational experience.
Formed in 1991, the IBMM is currently constructing a new building in downtown Owensboro, KY along the Ohio River. Just three blocks west of the current location, this new facility will double the museum’s exhibit space and incorporate a 450 seat theater, an outdoor performance area, expanded research library, rooftop restaurant and much more. Their Grand Opening Weekend will be October 18th – 20th, 2018!