Dream Home

Building Our Dream Home – Selecting Fans

After a very unforeseen hiatus, we are back on job. It’s time to wrap this home building process up! Last time I shared the selecting lighting process with you, and today I want to share another important decision process -…

Building Our Dream Home – Selecting Lighting

We’ve been working on our new home for what feels like a lifetime, but we’re SO CLOSE to the finishing line I can smell it. 🙂 We’re just wrapping up selections and it’s time to look at lighting. Yippee! Lighting…

Building Our Dream Home – Selecting Bathtubs

How do you begin designing a dream bathroom? I like to start with the tub! There’s really nothing more dramatic than a gorgeous free-standing piece of art, that also happens to double as a bathtub. With so many beautiful tubs…

Building Our Dream Home – Selecting Flooring

We’ve been plugging away with construction of our new home and are definitely making progress! Lots of “construction-y” items like sheetrock, plaster, roofing, etc. has been covered, but nothing “fun”. Until now! FINALLY, it’s time to start thinking about a…

Building Our Dream Home – Selecting Paint

Next up in our Dream Home series, we are covering paint. Let’s be really real…paint is hard…especially when it’s for yourself! So many choices, so little time. After hemming and hawing for weeks and having a long, hard talk with…

Building Our Dream Home – Sheetrock & Plaster

Next up in our Dream Home series, we are covering Sheetrock and Insulation. To me, this is one of the most exciting phases of building a home…it turns a wood framed house into a “real house”. You can really start…

Building Our Dream Home – Insulation

Next up in our Dream Home series, we are tackling Insulation. Not the most exciting topic, I know, I know… With all the “fun” decisions to make in a new home, insulation might rank last. But, it’s crucial for the…

Building Our Dream Home – Windows

Windows. What do you think of? Luxurious silk drapes, shades in bold patterns, fresh plantation shutters? Sure, that’s the fun part, but what about the ACTUAL windows, the panes themselves? They are often overlooked and not given much thought. They’re…

Building Our Dream Home – Roofing

After a short material delay, we are (finally!) back on the project of building our dream home. Yay! Up next is…ROOFING. One of the main components of the exterior, it’s sometimes not given much thought. But it totally should be, it’s important!…

Building Our Dream Home – Breaking Ground

What exactly does “breaking ground” mean? How do you go from a flat little piece of property to an actual standing structure? Let’s take a look together! If you’re just joining us, this is the fourth installment of a series…
Hello there! I’m Lori Evans, Interior Designer and co-owner of Evans Construction & Design. Welcome to my world! I created this blog to share all the projects, tips, ideas and inspiration that I have. My goal is to help you make your rooms look even better than your Pinterest boards!

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