This might be the number one question I get across the board. What to look for and what we have learned about buying raw land. This is the quick and easy checklist that I put together when helping clients buy land and when making our own land buying decisions. 10 TIPS TO SAVE YOU MONEY! 1. Proximity – How far do you want to be from the nearest grocery store, shopping or dining options? My personal preference is 20 mins tops. This will help you narrow down your area search, 2.
Many of you have asked if we are our own contractor for our home. The answer is yes, I have taken the reins on most of it so far. This is my dream; my husband has his own dreams and I try to respect that. So I decided, with much resistance, that I would general contract our home. What better person than the micro-managing designer / owner (sweating nervous face as I’m writing that). In the past, it has been difficult being a woman in a male dominated industry trying to make c
What we learned, is a series I have started that discusses what we have learned over the years regarding home building, new constriction, remodel, home design and real estate. These will be helpful tips that might help you along the way on your journey with any of these in the future. Between the hours I have put into researching and reading on these topics as well as our mistakes or lessons learned. The goal of this is to share our experience in hopes that we can pass on som
If I am not mistaken, the majority of you are here to look at pretty home décor photos and content. But, I believe there are some of you that will perceive my vulnerability here well. I believe that we are all craving to dive a little bit deeper and have authentic conversations with those around us but don't know how. I know I do! So, I decided that I am opening up the floor, starting conversations that build on each other over time. These are not home design topics, they are
Is it just me or am I hearing more about how "Instagram is fake" ? I feel like all I hear is "lets be real, lets show our real, messy, everyday lives". There is so much I agree with and that I disagree with about this. Although I agree that the perfectly curated photos can feel very fake, especially when someone says something like "oh forgive me for looking like a mess today" when clearly they put effort into putting on makeup and looking put together ( that I cannot stand f