Payton Gibbs

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5 New Home Cleaning Tips

Jun 12, 2019 2:01:06 PM / by Payton Gibbs posted in Home Maintenance, Lifestyle


You’ve got a brand new Alturas home. It’s spotless, radiating that “new home smell.” Then, the kids come in. And the dog . . . or cat. And the relatives. Mud season hits and the holidays rage through. Life gets in the way and your “new home” isn’t feeling so new. We’ve got a few little tricks to keep your Alturas home magazine ready.

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Alturas Homes’ Kitchen Wins 1st place in 2019 Boise Spring Parade of Homes

May 24, 2019 10:37:33 AM / by Payton Gibbs posted in Design, Kitchen


Handmade. Natural. Classic. These are the words that inspired Alturas designer, Lauren Smyth in bringing to life the Clearwater kitchen, which won 1st Place in Category 4 of the 2019 Spring Parade of Homes.

At Alturas Homes, we know the kitchen is where the family gathers, which is why we sweat the details. The Clearwater kitchen is no exception. From the contrasting quartz countertops and handmade tile to the freshly imagined Butler’s Pantry, this classic kitchen design is made for entertaining.

I did a little Q&A with Lauren Smyth to catch up on her design process.


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