16.6.10

What do I Love Most about my House?

Grace at Sense and Simplicity is hosting a 'What do I Love Most about my House' tomorrow.  As some of you may know, I have recently purchased a 'fixer upper'.  I was hesitant to participate in this discussion because I have barely begun my work.  But Grace is so 'gracious' that I just had to join in.  Here it goes...


I love my neighbours.










I love the 1960's bungalows because they are a blank canvas.










I love having a larger piece of land with good sunlight and a garden.
















I love my big window in the front.













I love being steps away from the park and pathway.

15 comments:

  1. :) Oh yes. I like the same things talking about having own house :) Good taste :)

    What about Miss Sugar?

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  2. Sounds like you do have a lot to love! How wonderful to have a garden, and a park/pathway, at your disposal. And, such nice neighbors--that's probably the very best part.

    A lovely post!

    :) Jane

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  3. I have had two fixer uppers in my life, and one would have been enough! Back when I had more ambition and less money- I had to!

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  4. Nice tribute to a cute little fixer-upper! I can't begin to name all I love about my house, but let's start with 21 years of memories raising 9 kids! Thanks for making me think.

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  5. I love yout post with all the feelings you have described. Me too I love my house/home.
    Rita

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  6. Those are some very nice things to love about your house!

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  7. I love your back yard and big windows, too!
    :)
    Valerie

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  8. I got you linked up for the blog post. What a lovely park to be steps away from. You are so lucky to have neighbours like that - it's a rare thing indeed.

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  9. You are so right... there is much to be said for a blank canvas. I am hopelessly imprisoned by my collections and have usually been drawn to old places with lots of details. ONce I ended up in a completely stripped brownstone... it gave me a new perspective on my things. I actually even got rid of a few possessions!! Your house and grounds look wonderful, Sarah. I know we are all looking forward to your transformations as you make it our own.

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  10. I love all of that too: good neighbors, nature around, big windows so you get plenty of light and the outside in feel, a nice garden for planting, sounds just perfect to be happy and keep busy with projects!

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  11. daliam> well, Miss Sugar loves the house, too. Her favourite part is the back yard.

    Jane> yes, the neighbours are the best part.

    buffalo> I never thought I would do another one. But in a small town, there aren't a lot of choices. So I chose LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

    Marjie> 21 years! Wow!

    Sage> something special about home!

    Lyndsey> thanks :)

    Valerie> simple things are amazing.

    Grace> thanks for encouraging me to participate.

    Deana> love your story about the brownstone! Life is interesting.

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  12. Joumana> keeping busy with projects is a pleasant part of it.

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  13. Well, it's too late for me to join! I love so much about my house. I'd love it more if someone would help me clean the garage!

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  14. What an incredibly beautiful spot you live in...and what fun ahead of you decorating your blank canvas!

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  15. It is fun making a house a home. It is wonderful to have great neighbors and a park nearby!! Hope you post as you transform your home! I did a spot on this project to, but didn't realize there wasn't a linky. Drop by my Spindlecottage for a visit!

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