Describe Your Perfect Home to Joanna Gaines and We'll Show You Which Fixer Upper You Would Get!
By: Jennifer Post
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About This Quiz
Joanna Gaines seems like the kind of person that you really could just sit down and talk about your hopes and dreams with. Especially if those hopes and dreams are related to your perfect home. It's easy to think that Joanna and Chip have always been where they are now, but that's not the case. They have grown their family, their business and their popularity over the years, but there was a point when they struggled to make ends meet. This makes Joanna relatable and inspirational. Just read one of the many books Joanna and Chip have written, and you'll realize just how much of yourself you can see in them. Having your perfect home isn't impossible.
But if your style is kind of all over the place and you find yourself fawning over every single re-do in "Fixer Upper," this quiz can help you narrow down your likes and dislikes. It can be hard to really think about what you want in your perfect home, because there are countless options for every corner of a home out there on the market.
Pretending to sit down with Joanna and going over your perfect home might help you calm down and really think about what you want. Do just that in this quiz, and we'll show you which "Fixer Upper" house you would get!
What color do you envision your house being?
A fun color, like teal or something
Is there a certain location you want to be in?
In a historic part of town
How spacious do you want the home to be?
Big enough so I can stay there for many, many years.
I just want high ceilings.
It doesn't have to be huge.
I'm fine with a smaller house right now.
Do you need a lot of space for gardens?
A few planters is all I should need.
I want acres to plant stuff.
Nope, maybe a window box though
As long as I can plant a few herbs, I'm good.
Is your perfect home one that's just for you or for your whole family?
Me and my significant other
Are you picturing hardwood floors in your home?
Carpet in the bedrooms, I think
Yes, but laminate, not real
How much furniture do you want to be able to have in the main living room?
A minimalistic couch and coffee table
A big comfy couch and loveseat set, with coffee table and end tables
A decent sized sofa that can double as a bed
A couch somewhere in between a loveseat and a full size, plus a skinny coffee table
Do you want the kitchen to be the biggest room?
On the bottom floor, yes.
I want the kitchen to be open to the rest of the main floor.
I'd like all the rooms to be similar.
If you're anticipating guests, how many extra bedrooms do you want?
I want four bedrooms total. They can be split up however.
I don't want room for guests, really.
Are you picturing every bedroom having its own bathroom?
Plus one half bathroom in the main living area
How about a porch? Does your perfect home include one of those?
A small front porch for a chair or two would be nice.
How will you want the front yard landscaped?
With small shrubs and trees
Lots of flowers and big trees
A trail of flowers leading up to the house
Let's talk windows. How many do you want?
The whole front of the house should be windows.
At least two on every wall
Enough for a little natural light in every room
As many as can fit without the house falling down
What vibe do you want your home to give off?
Classic, clean and stylish
Efficient and a little funky, but in the good way
Historic, unique and fresh
Does your perfect home leave room for growth?
We could definitely add on if we need to.
What will the kids' rooms be like, if there are any?
Similar to the rest of the house
However the kids want! Definitely fun though
Bedrooms will be ready for any age.
Is your perfect home in a good school district?
There's always private school.
I'll probably homeschool if needed.
I guess that would be important.
Is there an overall style you're hoping for?
Does your perfect home have a deep history?
Not deep, but a few old stories is fine
It doesn't have to, but that would be fun.
I basically want it to be brand new.
That would be so cool, as long as it's not haunted.
Is your perfect home move-in ready, or could it use some work?
I'd like mostly everything to be done.
I never shy away from a little customization.
Move-in ready, definitely
I'm fine doing some work.
What is one thing you want for amazing curb appeal?
A huge front door with a lion knocker
Will you want the house to be easy for people to get to?
That would encourage too many visitors.
Is the exterior or the interior more important to you?
I think the exterior, but the inside is important too.
Does your perfect home have a mud room?
Just a laundry area, actually
Yes! So important after running around outside all day!
I prefer a stackable washer and dryer – saves space
Not a big one, but a space to take shoes and stuff off.
How many stories do you ideally want?
I love the idea of three floors.
Is a separate dining room calling your name?
I'd like to have one, sure.
For holidays and other special occasions
An eat-in kitchen is preferred.
I'm more of a casual couch eater.
In your perfect home, do you have a separate area to use as a workshop?
There will be a room in the house for that.
I'd love a little guesthouse to use as a studio.
The garage is ideal for that.
What color scheme will be throughout your home?
White and gray with pops of red
Wood tones and light stone colors
Walls will be white, but the textiles and decor items will be all different colors.
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