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Pool design by Dub











We're looking at pool designs for our home and I just got the second company's idea tonight and I'm absolutely crazy about it. I thought I LOVED the first design, as I had not looked at anything else. But now I am smitten with this plan, and like it MUCH better, by a mile. Now I'm crossing my fingers that the pricing is comparable to the first. Wish us luck. How do YOU like this pool and spa design? We have an odd sized lot and I love the deck and awesome trees in our backyard, so I couldn't visualize any good possibilities and am so thankful for Dub's talent. He did awesome in my book. I just want to note that in these sketches that the exterior of our house (windows, siding, color) in Dub's pool design do not look like our casa whatsoever. The SHAPE of the house is accurate, but that's about it. Our home is red brick and in my humble opinion, is much more lovely, especially the windows he has on this sketch of our humble abode are so lame.


Comments

~ Tina said…
Oh my gosh... we will be so envious, we really want a pool in our yard, but up here they are ridiculously expensive and rather impractical!
Kelly said…
Tina, a pool and spa in Austin is very practical. We'll be able to use it year round even, if we'd like. Cross your fingers!
Julie V. said…
Oh man, that really makes me want to come visit so I can soak up some rays, swim in the pool and drink some lemonaide. The design looks enticing, very chic, and totally awesome. go for it!
Heidi said…
You are getting a pool?! How fun! Seems perfect for living in Texas.
Kelly said…
Heid, we certainly are strongly considering it. I will let everyone know once we decide. I WOULD post the first design for all to see, but the designer was overly protected and didn't give us anything tangible, and we only got to see his design on his laptop and didn't give us anything else.

This afternoon I am meeting with one other guy too.
i think that's a great pool. I'm not sure what we are going to do this summer without my parents pool around! A pool in the backyard is so much fun. I say go for it!
Maryanne said…
The design is beautiful Kelly!! My question is....what kind of cover will be on it? Since it is not a traditional shape, can they still put an automatic and fully secure cover over it? That's my concern - safety first!!

We have a love/hate relationship with our pool. Love the fun, hate the endless mantainance.

Make sure you do a salt chlorination system - for sure! It's so much better than regular chlorination, and your hair, skin, and swimming suits will thank you for it :)
Amanda said…
A pool would be so fun! And your kids are just the right ages to get maximum use out of it. I like the design, especially that it leaves a nice patch of lawn to play on.
Julie said…
Those designs are incredible! Your own personal oasis! I love it!! We had a pool when we lived in Arizona (you pretty much have to in order to survive!) and it was so much fun! I was the one responsible for cleaning though and that got old pretty quick but aside from that, they are FABULOUS to have!
Lonna said…
Looks great. I love that you are entertaining the idea of a pool. How long does it take for the entire installation? I think that you would love it. And what a great excuse to get some new swim wear.
Sierra said…
I love it!! I think you should go for it!
Kellie said…
You're right! This designer did a fantastic job coming up with a design that totally compliments your yard (and your beautiful home!) The deck is beatiful and I love the shade provided by trees and the gazebo. I can imagine fancy pool parties with kids splashing and the adults mingling on the deck sipping raspberry lemonade or enjoying the hot tub!
Woah. Cool. We're hoping to put in a pool in a few years - you'll have to let me know who you recommend after you go through the process.

p.s. I'll be right over with my suit. :)
~Family Life said…
Love this pool, especially compared to the photo album you had in the car. I think this is a must have!! I want to come swimming when it's done.
Bobbi said…
Kelly, this design looks great--I like the creativity of it and the preservation of your yard--it enhances, not detracts from, your space. That would be fun to have! We use our hot tub a lot.
Summer Adams said…
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Summer Adams said…
Looks so fun! I think that's the perfect present to you from retiring from PC after all these years and for Kelly doing so great at his job.
Wow--fabulous pool. How nice to have a backyard that you're thrilled about. We're not going to be able to get you out of the backyard!
Holly said…
Gorgeous! I love the plans! I can't wait to see the finished product!!

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