Spring Gift Giving Guide

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Our spring gift-giving guide is inspired by warm tones, spring flowers, Mother’s Day, and new beginnings! Whether you are shopping for a birthday, hostess, anniversary, or are just interested in sprucing up your own home with some spring decor, this guide has you covered! Who are you buying for? Our staff has curated gift ideas for […]

Concept to Completion- The Making of a Parade Home

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Each home that we build by Gretl Crawford Homes has its own personal story because of our clients. This fall, I wanted to share a special story behind our entry into the Tri-Cities Parade of Homes this year.  The Parade of Homes tour occurs every fall, just after kids are back in school, summer is […]

Fall is Here… Part 2: More Fall Favorites!

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When I think of Fall and the slight chill in the air, it makes me think of those Great rooms and Family rooms and gathering in front of a warm fire, or a favorite tv show or movie snuggled upon our favorite upholstered seating options, a warm blanket throw to warm our toes, and a great throw […]

Fall Inspiration


Fall is here.. there is a chill in the air and the seasons and the leaves are changing… I love the changing of the seasons, and that is why I love Design and Retail so much. It is continually in motion and changing. There are so many new things to keep up with, but that […]

Setting the Ambiance


Entertaining should be fun… Make your dinner memorable, it really is “All In The Details” Set the mood with your table… Remember, we experience with our eyes then our taste buds.  A centerpiece doesn’t have to be elaborate. Fresh cut flowers in a mason jar are cute but tie the jar with a scrap of […]

Beginnings – Part 2

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Beginnings – Part 1 How did I get back to the Tri-Cities and into the Construction industry? We only lived in Yakima for a year and a half. Scott was asked to come home and take over a new farm that my dad and his partners were developing and needed a manager for, and I […]


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I have been told for a long time that I need to blog.. so that people can learn more about where Gretl Crawford Homes came from, where It’s All in the Details comes from, etc. So, here it goes… P A R T  1   ” B E G I N N I N G S “ Who is […]