Trends | February 13, 2020

Inspired INTERIORS BEGIN HERE Kearney Location 5804W. 2nd Ave. • Kearney, NE 308-338-8110 • Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00AM-5:30PM • Sat. 9:00AM-2:00PM COMING IN 2020 SHOWROOM EXPANSION RELOCATION OF OUR WAREHOUSE NEW PRODUCT LINES Trends Erika Pritchard, Kearney Hub RECESSED LIGHTS in a tray ceiling perfectly frame the dinner table. KEARNEY —Amanda and Austin Gardine’s house in northwest Kearney’s Spruce Hollow Estates performs a dual role. First — and foremost — it’s the couple’s dream home. Amanda and Austin equipped the place with features that enhance its functionality, comfort and appeal. Second, the house serves as a showroom. As owners of Midwest Elite Contract- ing, the Gardines had the opportunity with their new home to test and demon- strate the products that are available to their custom- ers. Among those products are Medallion Cabinets, Mohawk Flooring, Ander- sen Windows and GAF roofing shingles. “This is Midwest Elite’s show home. We’ve already sold two houses because of it,” Austin said. In addition to the cabin- etry, flooring, windows and shingles, the most important Unique, spacious Gardines build a house for themselves AUSTIN AND AMANDA GARDINE and their daughters Grace, 4, Sophia, 11, and Sadie, 14, are en- joying their new home in northwest Kearney. AT 4,200 SQUARE FEET, Amanda and Austin Gardine’s house flirts with the large end of the spectrum, but it carries its size well with multiple roof lines, stonework and other design elements. AMANDA AND AUSTIN Gardine wanted an open feel and achieved it in their dream home. Molly Kluver Photography, courtesy CONTINUED ON PAGE 4C written by Mike Konz photos by Erika Pritchard Kearney Hub WEEKEND February 15-16, 2020