Dream Home

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…

Building Our Dream Home – Location

“Location, location, location!” You’ve heard it a million times before and it really holds true. Where you build is just as important as what you build. When we considered rebuilding for ourselves, location was the prime determining factor. We loved the…

Building Our Dream Home – Creating a Floorplan

Where do you even begin when you’re considering building your dream home? It can be daunting, so let’s walk through it together. If you’re just joining us, this is the second installment of a year long series documenting the building…

Building Our Dream Home – Inspiration

I’m so excited to bring this series to life. Over the next 12 months, we will be following the progress of building our personal home. Before we get in to the particulars of this new project, let’s set the stage.…

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