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  1. Ms. Bright says:

    What an adorable house! It's amazing what a difference overgrown shrubs can make…what sweet parents you have!!

    I can't wait to see what you're planning. I have some great pics at home. I'll have to look later and email them to you.

    Whatever you do, it'll be amazing, I'm sure of it!

  2. Kerrisdale Design Inc says:

    Camilla…I've never seen a pic of the outside of your house before…. it's absolutely adorable! Love love love! Can't wait to see how it evolves.

    Karla

  3. Lynett says:

    Seriously, that is the cutest house I have ever seen! OMG! It looks much better without the bushes!

  4. Eternally Fixated says:

    Such a cute house!! Love!

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  5. Laura says:

    Love your house! I bet you get a lot more sunlight in those front windows now that those bushes aren't covering them up!

  6. Averill says:

    Ooh I love the idea of a wraparound porch! Perfect for summer (and for year-round decorating!).

  7. Teresa Hatfield says:

    I think your house is adorable, and I think the porch idea is genius. Good luck!
    Teresa (Splendid Sass)

  8. The Brick Cottage says:

    Your house is so cute and will only be made better with a front porch!

    And since you asked for favorite porches, I have to share mine. We spent many months re-building our front porch and I think it turned out pretty cute, if I do say so my self. 🙂

    http://thebrickcottage.blogspot.com/2010/06/never-ending-project-porch-reveal.html

  9. Shorely Chic says:

    SUCH an adorable home – I can't wait to see the after shot of this! I'll go hunting and see what I can find…

  10. Meg says:

    Your house looks like it came straight out of a story book! I'm already imagining the amazing touches you'll bring with fabulous outdoor fabric and fun accessories. Are you thinking rocking chairs and swing or a little cafe area with a table and chairs for morning coffee?

  11. Anna See says:

    Great move! I, too, have bushes that are taking over the front of my house.

  12. Wanderings of a Wannabe says:

    LOVE your house!! So cute 🙂

  13. Third Avenue Style says:

    Your home is so cute – I love it…

    Katie

  14. Classy Fab Sarah says:

    I totally just did this a month ago… except we had to hire professionals because there was SO much overgrowth. It was a MESS!!

    Don't you love a fresh start??

  15. Style Chronicle says:

    You have the sweetest parents! Now you can actually see your darling abode!! We recently undertook a similar project. My husband pulled the overgrown shrubs out with a chain on the back of our SUV! I can't wait for fall to arrive so I can fill the empty space with beautiful boxwoods!!

  16. Amy R. says:

    You have a perfect house, really lovely. I can send you a front porch pic.

  17. Kathysue says:

    Your home is so charming. I love a cottage look and yours is perfect. How fun to pick out new plantings. I did a post on my porch re-do for spring and I have one coming up with fall flowers. here is the post on the porch if you want to take a peek. It is a Calif ranch but I too love a cottage look. Kathysue

    http://goodlifeofdesign.blogspot.com/2010/05/porch-is-done.html

  18. Simone - honeyandfizz says:

    Omg, your house is gorgeous! Love your plans for a porch. So sweet of your parents to clear out the bushes for you.:)

  19. Sara @ Russet Street Reno says:

    It is amazing what pulling out old overgrown shrubs can do! I can't wait to see your porch, no matter who foots the bill 🙂

  20. Lavender and Lilies says:

    Cute house! It is quite nude though. 🙂 I am the absolute worst landscaper EVER so I will spare you my very poor advice. Happy digging!

  21. alanna rose says:

    Good luck! We did a similar project on our first home – the neighbors told us the bushes had been there for at least 50 years (!), and we popped them out with a pick up truck and chains (and a lot of sweat). Then my husband replaced the wrap around porch and, just as I was about to buy some fab porch furniture, we were transferred to another state 🙁
    I never got to enjoy my porch – I'll live vicariously through you! 🙂

  22. Today Hilary... says:

    Butterfly bushes are fun in a yard

  23. Lemondrop Marie says:

    aren't vintage front porches the best? You'll find the perfect one for the house!
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
    August giveaway

  24. adorninc says:

    I love that idea! It'll be beautiful!

  25. The mad woman behind the blog says:

    yeah, yeah, you don't me from Eve. I can tell you I am a HUGE HGTV addict.
    I know you're looking to add a porch to the front but would you consider a stone courtyard instead? Material costs would be similar.

    I'm a bit of an architectural snob. Cape Cods don't traditionally have wrap around porches. Consider how much light would be blocked out of those front rooms when you add a porch roof.

    Just some food for thought. (Curb appeal the block has done quite a few of these stone patios lately and they are gorgeous!)

  26. Hello Lover... says:

    I'll be doing a post on some homes in hilton head this weekend and most of them have gorgeous front porches – its one of my absolute favorite things in a homes exterior – I'm sure your home is going to look so cozy and welcoming after this!

  27. Taylor @ The Undomestic Momma says:

    your house is gorgeous! Cant wait to see what you do with it! Love your blog!

  28. Lauren says:

    Wow!!! What a huge difference now you can really see your sweet home!

  29. vignette design says:

    Glad you got rid of the overgrown shrubs. Your house isn't so much naked now, but a clean slate. It is such a beautiful house. Can't wait to see what you do!

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