MOVING TO THE COUNTRY IS BACK IN VOGUE, ESPECIALLY IN THE DMV”, SAYS LORI TAURASO OF DRY RUN RANCH (THAT’S ME).

I have always loved design, decor, architecture, and it has been fun working on projects throughout the years but now I get to really bring it all together with Our Custom Home.  Mike and I purchased a 50-acre farm outside of Frederick, MD.  To say it has been a process is putting it mildly.  The septic, the permits, the well trying to nail the final drawings down, and finding a builder……that doesn’t mind the fact we will be very hands-on and specific about finishes quality, etc.   In the end, we have decided to do it ourselves with the help of a Project Manager.  Between Mike and myself we have built 10 restaurants, 4 renovations, and a few smaller projects over the past 20 years.  We know some of the best tradespeople around.  I have always wanted to get into the construction business so Now Is Now!

I will be bringing you along with me on the dream come true.  Sharing our finishes, the decisions, the good bad, and the ugly uploading videos as well.  I want to share it all with you and hear your feedback.  Sometimes I may ask for advice on Instagram/Instastories etc. so please follow there as well as my YouTube Channel.     Insta HEREYouTube HERE

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Needless to say, my people are loving the farm.

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What things looked like to start out over a year ago and some inspiration pictures and ideas – we are hoping to be in withing 9 months pool done too!

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All of the outbuilding except for the barn had to be torn down in such ill repair boy what a change to the landscape it is.  I can really start to see the farm unfold.

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Front Door Inspo. Master Bath Sink Thoughts too – if not one long vanity two separate washstands and think marble wall behind.  

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I found my main room light fixtures last year at RH and I think I got the green light to get them……… stay tuned for all things farm, ranch, and all that comes with it.

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Dreams do come true!  Thank you for coming along with us!

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