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I Want to Build My Own Home

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    Either Stone Or Wood

    My boyfriend wants to build us our own someday when we get married. He's thinking of a stone house, which would be beautiful. I'd like either that or a beautiful wood house.
    staystrong11 staystrong11 18-21, F Apr 14, 2012

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    I Want To Do It Barn Raising Style

    I'd like to have the sence of community like that. To have my friends & family live close by & help like the amish. To build my house in a day with everyone there & have a big party afterward to celibrate a job well done! Then to  move on to a neighbors house, ,to build it...
    jezabel23851 jezabel23851 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2010

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    What I Want

    But I will probably never have. Too bad....It's so beautiful!
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 17, 2010

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    Building In Progress.

    Me and my husband Jason are building our dream home. I'm not sure how to put photos on here just yet but when I figure out ill show y'all our blue prints and the work that is being done. We have been married for three years and have saved pennies and any extra dollars we can to...
    JennStone JennStone 26-30, F May 4, 2013

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    Mine!!!

    Since I was little I have imagined what my home would look like. I always wanted a big house to fill with my wonderful family, a comfort zone all my own. I want details like a master bedroom with a very large bed princess high, a huge master bath, so I can light some candles...
    Lavender29 Lavender29 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    My Dream Home

    I have never really known what sort of house I'd like until I had my first child. Then one day I was reading to my son, a story about a turtle named Franklin. Now, I know it's only a picture drawn for a book, but I thought it was the most beautiful, fantastic house I'd ever seen...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Soon

    When my hubby gets out of the Navy we are planning on building one. It's going to be roman villa style. In the back the green house will be what's connecting the sides and be a big beautiful courtyard in the middle. My hubby wants an observatory so somehow either make it...
    GreenEyedBeauty GreenEyedBeauty 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 13, 2009

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    I graduated in architecture.

    That has influenced my taste. But I want to build my own home with the things that I think are visually pleasing. It's going to be a long road and maybe I will not get there but I don't think I can buy a home from anyone else. My tastes are too different.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24

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    When I get a job, if the place fits me well enough and I can afford it, I'm probably gonna move into an apartment because I'm tired of all of the family drama.
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