Marnie Homes

Awards & Media

The Marnie Custom Homes team is proud to be recognized for their drive, passion and business acumen by the building industry, business world and non-profit community. Their goal is to inspire others to pursue dreams and find success in a field they love.

  • Marnie Oursler’s BUILDING BIG: The 2001 alumna’s beach homes are prime time

    Marnie Oursler’s BUILDING BIG: The 2001 alumna’s beach homes are prime time

    When Marnie Oursler was at East Carolina University, she packed her days with softball practices, sorority activities and a job at a real estate office, where she’d run around Greenville …
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  • Home & Design: The Scene

    Home & Design: The Scene

    Marnie attended a Home & Design reception at Poggenpohl in Georgetown. Marnie was featured in an issue of Home & Design magazine and attended the event to meet other design industry …
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  • Prime Time

    Prime Time

    DIY Network star and custom builder Marnie Oursler brings functionality and coastal cool to her own Bethany Beach home.
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  • Breezy Ways to Incorporate Beachy Design

    Breezy Ways to Incorporate Beachy Design

    Every summer, people flock to their local sandy shores for a little R & R. But whether you live near a beach (or just dream about it) you can incorporate a classic coastal style at home. …
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  • Ask a Designer: Closet organization that lasts

    Ask a Designer: Closet organization that lasts

    Most people don’t start out with a messy closet. Even when a closet is carefully organized at the beginning, however, it might not take long for order to turn to chaos.
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  • A home by the sea that’s always ready to welcome waves of guests

    A home by the sea that’s always ready to welcome waves of guests

    Ocean’s 11, a Marnie Custom Homes design with an inspiring background, is the cover story in the Real Estate section of the Washington Post.
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  • Welcome to the Beach

    Welcome to the Beach

    Tom and Lisa Kloster kicked off and wrapped up the summer in Bethany Beach, Delaware. The Potomac couple loved to escape the grind of their busy lives in the D.C. area for a slower pace on the …
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  • Beach Beauty

    Beach Beauty

    Abby and Neil Imus found the ideal place to build their vacation home, a rare vacant lot on the ocean in Bethany Beach. To transform their vision of a high-end, family-friendly retreat into a …
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  • My Real-Life Big Beach Build

    My Real-Life Big Beach Build

    Source: HGTV Magazine
    DIY Network star Marnie Oursler takes on colossal coastal projects – this time, her own! Marnie gave a tour of her own home, Dream Catcher, as part of a feature for the July/August edition …
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  • HGTV Magazine

    HGTV Magazine

    HGTV Magazine is sharing tips and tricks from the folks the HGTV and DIY Network hosts count on to make houses look fresh and fab.
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  • Bring the beach home: Expert tips for designing a relaxing, coastal space

    Bring the beach home: Expert tips for designing a relaxing, coastal space

    WASHINGTON — There’s something about a beach house that triggers a state of instant relaxation. Sure, the location doesn’t hurt (especially if there are miles between you and your inbox), …
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  • “New Year, New Pier” for Entertainment Cruises at the Wharf

    “New Year, New Pier” for Entertainment Cruises at the Wharf

    Entertainment Cruises, Washington, DC, celebrated its “New Year New Pier” initiative with a private tour unveiling their new office space– shaped like a ship and located in the heart of …
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