Wednesday, June 23, 2010

dream home...

Sandra Foster's dream home doesn't include a bathroom or a kitchen.

It was a complete labor of love to turn it into her personal
shabby-chic retreat.

She lives, with her husband, across the river in their mobile home that does include a bath and kitchen, but this place is truly inspiring.

She did the renovation and furnished it herself for $3,000.

These type stories should be on TV.
This is inspiring, real life design by people that fight for everything they have and those stories should be told.

You can read all about it as well as see some before and after pics, along with the trailer she shares with her husband, here: NYTimes



Will @ Bright.Bazaar said...

Neat space. Neat story.

Sandy @ My Shabby Streamside Studio said...

Angelo, what kind things you said about my studio!

I'm following your great blog.


Sandy @ My Shabby Streamside Studio

Bromeliad said...

Wow. Talk about a girly retreat. And to think I just hide in the bathroom when I want to be alone. I need to dream bigger.

Samantha said...

WoW! How inspiring. Thank you for this story. YES, MORE like them. I agree.

mrsben said...

How enchanting! Reminds me of a little cottage that you may find in a children's story book. (Hansel and Gretel come to mind). -Brenda-

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