Rose Parade 2011: The Building of the HGTV Dream Home Float

A replica of HGTV's Dream Home '11 is coming to life! Check back often to see the progress, then watch Rose Parade Countdown on Jan. 1, 10:30am e/p, followed by the Rose Parade, live and commercial-free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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