Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Parade of Homes 2009

We went to the Parade of Homes this weekend and got a ton of great ideas for when we build.  We went to all 22 houses in two days.  We prefer the lighter colored homes and all the detail work in the wood working.  The wrapped windows, doors, crown molding were gorgeous.  We also were getting ideas for colors and types of countertops, faucets, fixtures, door styles, exterior materials, flooring and tile.  There were so many little details we never thought of.  We have so much to process and things to chose from!

Fireplace with a big mantle

A built in ironing board!

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Pick a door….any door

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Bedding from Pottery Barn

Bubble back splash in the utility room

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LaPierre’s House that looked like a museum inside

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I loved this bathroom drawer idea, great use of space

Nick wants an extremely large slider similar to this one for our view


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A few houses had these huge home theater rooms with the most luxurious recliner chairs

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This house was one of our absolute favorites because of all the wood working detail, the classic traditional personality, and the warm feeling you had when you went in

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There was a mini house outback for the owner’s grandkids, it was so cute!  The kitchen was so petite

We loved this large bookcase with the ladder

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