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Ranch/Rambler Homes

 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Stuff I Pin

I have an obsession with Pinterest. I was a collage maker all through  high school, college and just recently made a couple more. Pinterest is my online collage that makes me want to make, do and see a ton. Weekly I am going to post Stuff I Pin in hopes shared knowledge can promote a better world. (Who knows, it's early.)
Twin beds with NON-matching quilts... I like it. Great when 2 kids share a room.
Maxi Tee Dress
Spray paint baby's breath gold & silver for decorations- engagement party, bridal shower, or weddings.


Piece of wood from Home Depot cut to size of couch, stained, attached to wall with L-brackets



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