I Want to Build My Own Home

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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.
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    1 Response Feb 24, 2014


    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

    I've always had a passion

    for interior design and my life goal is to live in a home completely designed by myself.
    myheartleadsme myheartleadsme
    22-25, F
    Jan 13, 2015

    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

    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

    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


    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

    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

    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
    31-35, F
    May 4, 2013
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