If you’re obsessed with homes and décor you probably notice every movie homeSometimes I lose track of the plot because I’m swooning over their wainscoting, wall color or most often the kitchen. I definitely have favorite houses, so I decided to “build” my dream home from the rooms in each house I love. Of course we have no budget for this house!
First, I have to pick the exterior of the house. I really am quite traditional in that regard. This house, according to online records, sold for a mere $41 million so it’s completely reasonable for me to believe I can have it. Right? I have to go with…
Exterior from The Southhampton home featured in Something’s Gotta Give
Cameron Diaz’s California living room from The Holiday.
I can’t just have the room, I need the hallway and the giant doors and must add the courtyard, too!
Kate Winset’s bedroom from The Holiday.
You had me at those beams.
The Bathroom from It’s Complicated.
I don’t think you can have a stressful day if you have this tub.
The Dining Room from Something’s Gotta Give
I’m going back to the Hamptons for my dining room. Honestly, it’s impossible to believe a $41-million house has such a quaint dining room but it’s movie magic! If you want to see my real life dining room, you can find it here.
I saved the best for last. There is no contest for my favorite kitchen in a movie. The winner for me is………
The Kitchen from It’s Complicated.
In real life I would probably think it was a pretty cluttered kitchen, but it is my all-time favorite movie kitchen. Maybe it’s because Meryl Streep’s character makes it so warm and inviting. It’s the perfect open plan kitchen and a mix of modern and retro. Plus she makes lavender ice cream and croquet monsieur!
And now for the bonus house. We’re pretending we can have whatever we want, so I need a vacation cottage in Surrey, England right? I spent part of my childhood in England and have an obsession with English cottages, so I must have Kate Winslet’s from The Holiday.
What’s amazing is that I discovered during creating “my house” that all of these movie houses were actually styled by the same person. This designer has incredible talent. I guess if I ever find myself with millions of extra dollars I’ll hire her to create my dream house!
Here are some full house tours of the homes for you.
The Estate in Something’s Gotta Give
Cameron Diaz’s mansion in The Holiday
The California ranch in It’s Complicated
House from The Holiday
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