Does It Really Take Seven Years to Make a Good Home?

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Q: I read in a book the phrase "It takes seven years to make a home". I would like to know if it's a known quotation or just a line from a character in this particular novel. Thanks!

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.