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Kelli Uhrich is a busy writer and active career woman from Phoenix, Arizona. When she's not writing, she enjoys diving into hands-on projects, reading and blogging. To connect with Kelli, visit her blog, A Happy Place Called Home or Tw...

Best on the block

It can't be denied that homeownership is part of the American dream. These beautiful homes are just some of the reasons why we will always bleed red, white and blue.

The all-American

Red brick, blue shutters and white siding and trim

Exterior Painting and Fence by McKeel Custom Painting

Red brick, blue shutters and white siding and trim — this home is a perfect example of American patriotism.

The subtle patriot

Home with white exterior and red brick patio

Cherokee by Phil Kean Designs

At first glance, this home might not seem like the most patriotic one on the block, but take a closer look and you'll see it. The white exterior, combined with the red brick patio, looks spectacular against the crisp, blue water and serene sky.

The colonial

White colonial with a red roof and navy blue shutters

Atherton Residence by Miller Design Co.

Red roofing, white siding and deep, navy blue shutters make this colonial scream of heritage.

The red front door

Red front door

Exterior Painting by Shaw Company Painting and Remodeling

To keep this neutral palette exciting, the red door on this home becomes a focal point against the white siding and blue-gray roofing.

The historical home

Home with two shades of blue and accents in red and white

Grande Avenue Historical Home by Silver Creek Painting

Don't let the copper accents throw you. This home is red, white and blue, through and through. We love that they used two shades of blue, while accenting key areas with red and white.

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