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  • Drawer Box Design Elements Drawer Box Design Elements

    Incorporating drawer boxes into cabinetry projects is a great way to add value and benefit for homeowners. Maximizing the usability of lower cabinets is an important design element for aging adult customers who want to stay safe and independent in their own homes.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 01/08/2015 Categories: Gallery Products
  • Find Design Inspiration for 2015 Find Design Inspiration for 2015

    Twelve new galleries are now available to explore and build inspiration for your 2015 projects. Each of these galleries features a slide show of a completed kitchen cabinet project, plus information about door styles, finishes and other design details. We invite you to dive in, take a closer look and most of all get inspired!

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 12/30/2014 Categories: Gallery Products
  • Helping Out Hope House Helping Out Hope House

    Decore-ative Specialties' Andrew Lansford donates Thanksgiving turkeys to Hope House

    Submitted By: Calla Davy on 11/26/2014 Categories: Charity
  • Decore-ative Specialties Hosts WPMA Members Decore-ative Specialties Hosts WPMA Members

    Decore-ative Specialties hosted members of the Wood Products Manufacturers Association on Wednesday, October 15th in their Monroe facility. WPMA members were provided an extensive tour of Decore-ative’s eastern operations.

    Submitted By: Joel Boyles on 10/21/2014 Categories: About Decore
  • Water-Based Finish Glaze Processes: 4 Appealing Application Options Water-Based Finish Glaze Processes: 4 Appealing Application Options

    Our Water-Based Finish line offers four glaze application processes to suit your design needs. Each process produces a different look and can also be varied based on the specific stain and glaze colors chosen.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 07/25/2014 Categories: Products
  • Dovetail Drawer Boxes Dovetail Drawer Boxes

    Maple continues to be one of your best options for dovetail drawer boxes, especially as the market price of some high end material prices creep up. Soft Maple, Promo Soft Maple, Aspen, and Prefinished 9-Ply Birch are also light colored drawer box materials available at excellent prices.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 07/16/2014 Categories: Products
  • 7 Tips for Photographing Your Work 7 Tips for Photographing Your Work

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Though the saying may be cliché, when it comes to sharing your work and featuring your custom cabinetmaking abilities, good pictures can be essential to selling your next job. Each project you complete is unique and photos of your projects will give you a way to show future clients different options and upgrades.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 07/03/2014 Categories: Gallery
  • Ready for a Shake Up? Ready for a Shake Up?

    Turn the page of any home design magazine or spend time on Houzz.com and you will inevitably find a shaker style door. This style has seen a significant increase in popularity in the past couple years. It is a diverse door style that can be used across several different design aesthetics, making it an excellent choice for many homeowners.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 06/24/2014 Categories: Products
  • Be Distinct. Be Distinct.

    Customization is exactly what this customer did when smartly designing this beautiful kitchen. To bring this kitchen a look of its own they used a distinct material around the stove area, modified frame widths to tackle unique requirements, and incorporated beaded panels and French Lite doors.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 06/18/2014 Categories: Products
  • A Modern Craftsman Home A Modern Craftsman Home

    When completely remodeling a large craftsman home, the homeowner smartly chose to use the same cabinetry throughout the home for a seamless transition from room to room. The clean lines and built-in cabinetry retain the Craftsman look with a modern, airy feeling.

    Submitted By: Chanda Erselius on 06/12/2014 Categories: Products

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Jack Lansford, Jr. Named one of Market Leaders
Jack Lansford, Jr. Named one of Market Leaders

A key figure in the success of Decore-ative Specialties has been the leadership of Jack Lansford, Jr. in the expansion of its products and capabilities, which in turn has influenced the custom cabinet market.

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  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Los Angeles County

    On March 11th, several team members from our Southern CA facilities participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® at the iconic Los Angeles’ Dodger Stadium. Participants experienced a full day of events beginning with the survivor’s parade and the celebration of life ceremony.

  • Christmas & New Year Holiday Schedule

    In observance of Christmas and New Year’s, we will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 23, 2016, and remain closed through Monday, January 2, 2017. We will return to normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

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  • New Catalog and Pricing Guide!

    We recently released our newest wood catalog and pricing guide! Combined with artistic photography and industrial design, our wood catalog provides over 200 pages of the most comprehensive product offering in the custom cabinet components industry.

  • WMIA 2016 Innovator of the Year

    Decore-ative Specialties’ use of a custom CNC shaper sander has significantly increased capacity and improved production in its cabinet door making process.