Home Design
White dining room with brass accents

Behind the Scenes: What You’ll See on the Parade of Homes

We’ve been busy gearing up for the Fall 2017 Parade of Homes, and we are getting EXCITED to show you what we’ve been working on. If you’re like us and can’t wait a another week, you came to the right… Read the rest
Modern bar entertaining area

Gonyea Parade Models Through the Years

Parade of Homes History The Parade of Homes showcases new and remodeled homes throughout the Twin Cities Metro. Since 1949, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) has presented this free home tour event to give families in the… Read the rest
Red chairs with blue accent pillows on deck

Fourth of July in a Custom Home | Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Fourth of July in a Custom Home series. If you are looking for a new home, or need some 4th of July decorating inspiration, this for sale Plymouth, MN model is the perfect place… Read the rest
Details in mudroom

Fourth of July in a Custom Home | Part 1

Are you dreaming of spending the Fourth of July in a beautiful, quality-built custom home? If you’re looking for a new home, or just some Independence Day inspiration, our Plymouth, MN model is the perfect place to start. Located in… Read the rest
Exposed pine grain cabinets in mudroom

Mudroom Designs

With fast changing seasons and fluctuating weather, running in and out your home can be a daunting task, especially in Minnesota. Whether your dedicated drop-zone is the whole room, or just a small corner, creating a practical and well-designed mudroom… Read the rest
Front entry of home with unique rug

Home Design Trends for 2017

Whether you are buying, building, completely renovating, or just updating your space, this list of 9 home design trends from our custom homes will give you the inspiration you need! 1. A Grand Entrance People pass by it every day,… Read the rest
Transitional farmhouse kitchen with white cabinets

7 Rooms with Farmhouse Style

Farmhouse style has an undeniable charm. The restrained palette of wood floors, white trim, neutral walls, and understated styling reminds us of a simpler time. In our more connected age, it’s no wonder that more homeowners are bringing farmhouse decor… Read the rest
Lake in Baytown Township new development Bay Lake Reserve

Owners’ Suite Tour in Bay Lake Reserve

Visit this model home for sale at 3164 Norcrest Ave. Click here for dates and times. The best craftsmanship and design details come together in every custom home we build. Set in the beautiful St. Croix River Valley, this model… Read the rest
Exterior of home at 800 Arbor Woods

Kitchen Close-up in Arbor Woods

Visit this model home for sale at 800 Arbor Woods Drive. The best craftsmanship and design details come together in every custom home we build. This model home in Arbor Woods is nestled into 1 of 15 wooded homesites nearby… Read the rest
Modern white kitchen with marble countertops

Moen honors Kirsten Erickson as “Thoughtful Designer of the Year”

Kirsten Erickson, designer at Gonyea Homes in Minneapolis, MN, was recognized by Moen as the first-ever “Thoughtful Designer of the Year.” Erickson’s winning kitchen project was part of a custom home designed in early 2015. “My client’s personalities and lifestyle… Read the rest
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