Welcome Home with Jon & Toria

New > Used

It’s quite literally like a blank canvas! That’s why we chose new! We thought about buying old and flipping a home, but with that comes demo and hidden issues, and we were fearful we might go over budget taking on a project like that. Building new was the answer for us! We were able to find the layout perfect for …

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Beginning the Build

Looking back, the decision to build a home was a little intimidating. We started to overthink everything: Is it smart for us to build? Can we do it? Can we afford it? Do we have time? Can we have two opinions come together when designing a home? And I’m not sure why we did. Once we got to sit down …

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Check out our new podcast with Fischer Homes!

Last year, we took you behind the scenes while building our dream home! It’s hard to believe that we’ve been in our new Fischer Home for almost a year. We had so much fun throughout the entire process that we wanted to share the steps we went through in a new podcast! We’re excited to let you know that the …

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Home for the Holidays

If you followed along last year, you know that Jon and I built our dream house with Fischer Homes. If you missed it, check out our previous blog posts here. This year, we’re continuing to let you peek behind the curtain and get a sense of what life is like in our new home! We were so happy to be …

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The Final Reveal!

We both got everything we wanted…well, me more so. 😂 The house is complete! We got our open concept for entertaining, built-in man cave, lots of storage and a front porch absolutely perfect for trick-or-treaters. 🎃 From start to finish, we’ve had such a great experience with Fischer Homes. I would do it again in a heartbeat! The process was …

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We have walls!

The framing is done, the drywall is up, and I’ve started framing all my wedding photos so Jon can hang them on the new walls! 😉 It’s crazy how large the rooms look once they’re actually enclosed. I went very simple and had everything painted white. Maybe I’m an oddball, but I’m the type of person that has to stand …

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A home built with love

Things are moving along at our homesite! The whole framing process of our Fischer Homes build has been so awesome to watch! To see the house take shape is honestly so fascinating. The kitchen is becoming a real kitchen—we can now see where the island will stand, where the sink will go… The master bathroom is actually starting to look like a bathroom. …

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Choices, choices, choices: Blair exterior selections

I was really looking forward to picking the exterior of our home because the Blair model we fell in love with has quite a few options: Coastal Classic, Western Craftsman, Cambridge Cottage, American Classic. All the same style and layout inside, but all offering such a different look on the outside! What drew us to the Fischer Homes Blair Coastal …

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Master bath design choices: Jon vs. Toria

Honestly, I have to pat Jon on his back for his picks for our master bathroom! I think he personally blew mine out of the water, but don’t tell him I said that. 😂 I chose all white to keep it bright and crisp, while Jon did the opposite. He chose dark cabinets, white counters and a beautiful multi-colored flooring! …

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