Building Our Dream Home: Adding Character and Style


So far in this series, I’ve shared some exterior inspiration {big front porch and dormers!}, floor plans that we like, and some pictures of open living room/kitchen ideas and today we’re talking style. You may have noticed that we like to add a rustic touch to a lot of our rooms.  Our dining room has […]

Building Our Dream Home: Open Living/Kitchen Designs


  As you know, we are in the process of planning our dream home to build early next year.  Today I’m sharing some beautiful pictures of interiors with the open living and kitchen design we are going for. You can follow along and see more of my inspirations on my Our Next Home Board.  I […]

Building Our Dream Home: Floor Plans

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I’m back today with another inspiration post for floor plans for the dream home we’re designing.  If you’ve missed out on any of the other posts, you can catch up here. I’m not going to share the exact floor plan we decide to go with, but you can get the idea with these below.  When […]

Building Our Dream House: Exteriors


I’m so excited to start this series on the blog today!  If you missed the pictures of our soon-to-be-home or the story of how and why we bought 5 acres of land, you can check those out first.  I’ll be going through design plans, inspiration, and looking for lots of advice as we go through […]

Why and How we Bought 5 Acres of Land

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Yesterday I shared lots of pictures of what will become our new home.  Today I’m going to share the story of how we got here!   Almost a year and a half ago, Mike and I started talking about buying some land.  We had a dream of building a big country home way down the […]

We’re Moving to the Country…

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    Welcome to what  will be our new home… We bought 10 acres that we’re splitting with some good friends of ours.  Here is the entrance to the land… And the whole 10 acres. This is our 5 acres: How pretty is our new backyard?   Mike is probably the most excited about the […]