. . . for Lauren and Lauren: If we built a house

February 1, 2016

If we built a house

 top: c/o shein  leggings: old navy  boots: dsw

Chris and I have talked about how we'd love to be able to buy a new house in three years or so.  We'd love a living space that's bigger, we'd love Addilyn to go to a different school district and Chris badly wants to live on acres of land.  It feels pretty off in the future, but the other month Chris found this huge piece of land really close to us that was ridiculously cheap.  No house on it, so we'd have to go through quite a lot to find out if it was buildable.  So of course all logistics and finances aside, we spent some nights looking at house plans online just for fun. 

To no surprise we have completely opposite tastes.  And funny because if you ask me to describe Chris' taste in a house I may use words like gaudy, showy and ugly.  If you ask him to describe what kind of house I want he'd say old, beat-up and ugly.  Now of course neither of us would use those words to describe our own tastes.  I want a beautiful, more rustic, simple, cozy house and he'd say he'd like an upgraded, modern, big house.  

Turns out someone else put a bid on the land and there seemed like quite a lot of steps and money just to see if it was buildable, and we wouldn't even start thinking about that process for a few years so it isn't happening.  And we're both totally okay with that.  I'm not quite sure how we'd survive starting from zero and trying to find a compromise with both our tastes.  

Good thing we have a few years before we have to work on that! 


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5 comments:

Kelly said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

I would want a completely updated house with a walk in closet and a soaking tub! And that top is so cute!

xx Kelly
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Brianne Bracco said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

That top is absolutely beautiful on you!

Denise said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

love your top

preethi said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Just wanted to say I love that color on you!

Laura said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Building a house is so much fun! We did it back in 2013. We are in a development, however, so, we had specific models to choose from and while we made many choices of our own, it was within what the company had to offer, so, sort of limited? Still REALLY fun! :)