Top 2 Tuesday... Dream Homes

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I'll admit it, I have been a slacker lately with my Top 2 Tuesday and Wishful Wednesday posts... so much going on, but I am finally coming up for air and I promise to not ignore my wonderful blogging friends--hold me to this please! Taylor came up with another fun topic this week, and since we are now homeowners with lots of interesting things going on--flooded downstairs, currently getting our fence put in, etc, I think I'l take a step back and ponder this one:
Top 2... Dream Homes
Basically, my dream home is a classic southern plantation home, complete with all the bells and whistles of a designer's home--I'm not sure there is "one" single home that encompasses everything I want when we build our next home {yes, we will build the next one}, but here are some of my must-haves... 
A BIG Front Porch Complete with Rocking Chairs and a Swing
A Formal Living Room for Tea {or cocktails!} with my Friends
A Relaxing Family Room with Lots of Light and a Working Fireplace!
A Clean and Simple White Kitchen with Loads of Storage and Shelving for Display
Either of these will do =)
A Relaxing Retreat of a Master Bedroom to Escape
With a Seating Area for Reading and Enjoying my Morning Coffee
Cozy Guest Rooms to Make my Friends and Family feel like they are on Vacation
And of course, a Beautifully Landscaped Backyard Ccomplete with Pool Oasis

Remember, it's nice to be able to dream, right??? I know this doesn't technically complete "two" homes, but since I am dream-building what I want, I only need one...Guess I better get back to work now so I can make this happen!! =) Happy Tuesday

- 13 Comments

  1. I love the idea of having a big porch and kitchen! And master bedroom and bathroom... Ha, a girl can dream, right!

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  2. Just gorgeous! Love all of those pictures!

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  3. I love those kitchens! I think white kitchens have a great open southern quality to them.

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  4. I love the second kitchen and that awesome pool. I want to come and sit on your porch.

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  5. SO cute!! (and yes.. we're building the next one too!) :)

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  6. Oh I just LOVE LOVE LOVE a white kitchen! My dream kitchen is one like the Barefoot Contessa!

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  7. Good choices that porch is GORGEOUS!

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  8. That front porch looks great! want it, ha!

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  9. Love you dream home ideas. I have so many "musts" for my dream home that I can't even begin to think of how much it will cost one day!!

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  10. oh no Im so sorry that your house has a flooded basement! I LOVE your picks...we have the same taste!

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