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The Plan For Our Property

Today I’m sharing all about the plan for our property and I’m breaking down each area of what we’ll be adding over time! While we’re still in the waiting phase of building our home (we’re getting closer to breaking ground every day) I thought it would be fun to share the plan for our property. […]

Today I’m sharing all about the plan for our property and I’m breaking down each area of what we’ll be adding over time! While we’re still in the waiting phase of building our home (we’re getting closer to breaking ground every day) I thought it would be fun to share the plan for our property. […]

A picture of the plum bushes on our property.

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Naming Our New Property

I’m talking all about the process of naming our new property. Continue reading to see what we chose and why it’s so special to us! Now that Todd and I have a clear direction for our property and the home we’ll be building, the time has come to officially give it a name. There’s something […]

I’m talking all about the process of naming our new property. Continue reading to see what we chose and why it’s so special to us! Now that Todd and I have a clear direction for our property and the home we’ll be building, the time has come to officially give it a name. There’s something […]

A picture of a beautiful white home.

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The Homes That Inspired Our Exterior

I’m talking all about the homes that inspired our exterior and sharing several elements we’ll be incorporating into the exterior appearance of our home. In all my searching (and I searched a lot) there wasn’t ever a pre-made floor plan that felt right, which is why we decided to start from the beginning with an […]

I’m talking all about the homes that inspired our exterior and sharing several elements we’ll be incorporating into the exterior appearance of our home. In all my searching (and I searched a lot) there wasn’t ever a pre-made floor plan that felt right, which is why we decided to start from the beginning with an […]

A picture of our building site.

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Building A New, Old Home

I’m sharing all about our plan to start building a new, old home on our property and why I feel so drawn to having a timeless design style for our new home. A few weeks ago I shared a big update on the process of designing and building our new home. It’s been quite the […]

I’m sharing all about our plan to start building a new, old home on our property and why I feel so drawn to having a timeless design style for our new home. A few weeks ago I shared a big update on the process of designing and building our new home. It’s been quite the […]

A picture of us looking over building plans.

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Plans That Change

Most of us experience plans that change. The journey of building our new home isn’t any different. Below I’m sharing an update. It’s been a little while since I’ve shared any big updates on our house building journey. That’s not to say things haven’t been happening behind the scenes, because they certainly have, but I […]

Most of us experience plans that change. The journey of building our new home isn’t any different. Below I’m sharing an update. It’s been a little while since I’ve shared any big updates on our house building journey. That’s not to say things haven’t been happening behind the scenes, because they certainly have, but I […]

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Curious what our home looks like? Take a look around and choose which home you’d like to tour first! We currently live in The Willow House, fixing up each and every room, and The Original Wood Grain Cottage started my passion for decorating and homemaking. Plus, all the paint colors, item sources and project tutorials can be found with each home tour making it easy to find what you need!

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