Hey everyone, hope y’all had a great Fourth! So today I’m sharing some of the pictures Adam and I used as inspiration while designing our new home.
But first, a public service announcement…
If you’re using pinterst to design a new home or remodel an old one, STOP IT. Pinterest has its place of course, but is Houzz is so much better. I will sing Houzz praises till I’m blue in the face, it’s that amazing. Just like on pinterst you can search through what seems to be unlimited photos and save them to you own boards (called “ideabooks” on Houzz), but instead of having a feed filled with crafts and rounds ups (so. many. round-ups), it’s simply pictures of really nice houses. For the most part only designers, architects, builders, and professionals can upload photos, so everything you find is quality stuff. The houses are extremely nice, and even if they are way out of your league there are some fantastic ideas to be had. There are also forums and articles that are incredibly helpful. It’s my new favorite website (beside this one, of course!) and all my inspiration pics are from Houzz.
So when Adam and I first started perusing Houzz for exterior home inspiration we unknowingly kept saving the same pictures to our ideabooks. Obviously we both know what we like and thankfully we have the same taste (can you imagine the fights if we didn’t?). We are calling the style “Modern German Farmhouse with a Texas Hill Country twist”. The primary feature that kept drawing us in? Lots of tiny windows in the second floor.