Home Trend: Smart Home Technology

Posted on: November 8, 2017 2:00 pm

Technology is a large part of everyday life. You can do so much just with your phone; why not add some apps to control your home? We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite smart home gadgets to add to your list this Black Friday.

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Tour the Progress at Crooked Tree Preserve

Posted on: October 26, 2017 2:00 pm

There's lots of progress underway at Crooked Tree Preserve. Watch this video to get a flyover view of the neighborhood. 

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Open House: Zicka Homes Model Oct. 20 & 21

Posted on: October 18, 2017 10:00 am

More homes are on the way in Crooked Tree Preserve! You’re invited to explore the new model home from Zicka Homes this Friday, October 20 & Saturday, October 21 from 11am-5pm.

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Split the Difference Between Cincinnati & Dayton

Posted on: October 11, 2017 4:00 pm

Crooked Tree Preserve is about halfway between Cincinnati and Dayton - making it convenient if you have to travel to both cities. 

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Home Trend: Cerused Wood

Posted on: October 6, 2017 12:00 pm

It’s rare that a decorating trend can be used on floors, ceilings, walls, and in furniture, but that’s the case with cerused wood. You might not know what it’s called, but you’ve likely seen cerused wood recently – it’s the antique-looking finish that highlights the contrast between the wood grain and the rest of the surface

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Crooked Tree in the News: Fall Home Trends from Fischer Homes

Posted on: September 26, 2017 11:00 am

Pocket offices, quartz countertops, and oversized islands are just a few trends that Fischer Homes is incorporating into their models at Crooked Tree Preserve. 

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Using Your Home for Organization

Posted on: September 21, 2017 3:00 pm

School has been back in session for about a month, which means your organizational system is probably starting to get disorganized. What if strategic home design could help keep your schedules and stuff in order? We have a few ideas to use the space in your home to make sure everything has a place so nothing gets lost.


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Design Trends - Updated Bathroom Tiles

Posted on: September 8, 2017 5:00 pm

There are lots of decisions to be made when designing a bathroom. You’ll likely use tile, and the good news is you have more options than ever. Tile is an easy way to bring color and design elements to the bathroom using a material that is sure to stand up to steam from the shower. Read on for some of our favorite trends.

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Preparing your Yard for Fall

Posted on: August 18, 2017 2:20 pm

The weather may not have changed yet, but with school buses driving down the road and football games on Friday nights we all know fall is here. As we say goodbye to long summer days in the sun and welcome back the crisp fall air and changing leaves, it’s time to prepare your backyard for fall.

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Making the Most of your Summer: Backyard Classics for Young and Old

Posted on: August 11, 2017 2:00 pm

When planning your backyard you want it to be beautiful and inviting as well as functional for all who use it. While adults spend their time relaxing and enjoying the scenery, kids are looking for a backyard with plenty of activities. We have a few ideas that are sure to be a hit with backyard users young and old.

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Making the Most of your Summer: Perfect Pools

Posted on: July 27, 2017 5:00 pm
One of the most quintessential summer activities is relaxing by the pool. If you have a pool, chances are it’s a centerpiece of your backyard, so why not make it beautiful? Read on for some unique ideas to make your pool a showstopper. Skip the read more …

Making the Most of your Summer: Unique Sunrooms

Posted on: July 21, 2017 2:00 pm
Tags: Home trends
Sometimes pesky mosquitos or heat from the summer sun mean you don’t want to go outside, but it seems like a shame to spend summer days indoors. Sunrooms are the perfect place to enjoy warmer weather while remaining out of the elements. It’s easy read more …

Making the Most of your Summer: Water Features

Posted on: July 13, 2017 4:00 pm

When relaxing in the backyard it’s nice to enjoy the sounds of nature – birds chirping, the breeze in the trees, flowing water. Most people don’t have flowing water in the backyard, but luckily it’s easy to add a water feature for enhanced relaxation, and to drown out the sounds of cars driving by and lawns being mowed. There are many different styles of water features that will compliment any backyard – read on for inspiration.

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Making the Most of your Summer: Outdoor Living Room

Posted on: July 7, 2017 12:00 pm

You’ve spent a long time designing the inside of your house be to inviting and beautiful, now it’s time to focus that energy outside and make your backyard the star. Treat the backyard just like another room n your house to make sure you cover everything from seating options to lighting to accessories.

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Making the Most of your Summer: 4th of July BBQ

Posted on: June 29, 2017 6:00 pm

The 4th of July is just around the corner. It’s a celebration of our country, a celebration of summer, and the perfect time to have friends and family over for a BBQ. Everyone loves a traditional 4th of July BBQ, but when it comes to decorating we have a few ways to make your party stand out.

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Making the Most of your Summer: Outdoor Kitchens

Posted on: June 23, 2017 10:00 am

Summertime has its own special menu, and that menu consists almost entirely of grilled foods. Since the kitchen is the heart of the home, why not upgrade your backyard to include a summer kitchen?

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Making the Most of your Summer: Fun Firepits

Posted on: June 15, 2017 3:00 pm

Fire pits are the perfect place to gather during the summer – everyone can get comfortable, enjoy extra heat on cool nights, and roast marshmallows for s’mores. 

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Crooked Tree in the News: A Tour of Crooked Tree Preserve's Brand New Homes in Mason

Posted on: June 1, 2017 2:00 pm
Tags: Crooked tree preserve news

Cincinnati Refined recently stopped by Crooked Tree Preserve to tour some of the luxury homes. 

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Schedule a Tour at Crooked Tree Preserve

Posted on: May 30, 2017 11:00 am
Tags: Crooked tree preserve news

We had a great time at the Crooked Tree Preserve Open House on May 13. Six luxury homes were open for tours, and attendees loved all the little details and surprises.


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You're Invited: Community Open House at Crooked Tree Presreve

Posted on: April 12, 2017 11:00 am
Tags: Crooked tree preserve news, Luxury homes, Mason

Work at Crooked Tree Preserve is well underway and we want to share our progress! On Saturday, May 13 we’re hosting a community open house from 12-4pm for those interested in learning more about Crooked Tree Preserve.

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Eleven Homes at Crooked Tree Preserve

Posted on: March 22, 2017 8:00 am
Tags: Luxury homes, Mason, Crooked tree preserve news

It’s easy to see the progress underway at Crooked Tree Preserve in Mason. There are eleven homes up in the neighborhood – three of which are occupied – and a twelfth foundation has just been poured.


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Sold Signs Going up at Crooked Tree Preserve

Posted on: March 20, 2017 1:00 pm
Tags: Luxury homes, New homes, Mason, Oh

Sold signs are popping up all over Crooked Tree Preserve! 

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Pantone Announces Color of The Year: Greenery

Posted on: January 6, 2017 1:00 pm
Tags: Luxury homes, Home decor

Each year Pantone selects a Color of the Year and we love the choice for 2017, Greenery. The shade is symbolic of new beginnings and reconnecting with nature. 


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