green with tile envy.


transito inicial. homes from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, often have really colorful tile in both bathrooms and kitchens. i’ve had my share of funky color combos in rental apartments — from a pink & baby blue bathroom to a bleecky yellow & burgundy kitchen, these colors are not always easy on the eyes, nor are they easy to accent with bath... 
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bonnie and neil.


meet creative couple Bonnie Ashley and Neil Downie, who together bring their collective backgrounds in floristry, art, textiles, furniture and set design to their melbourne studio Bonnie and Neil. One of Australia’s most popular independent textile design studios, and as is very typically australian, their shop is a kaleidoscope of color and pattern. the couple is known... 
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barn house infatuation.


i must be having a subliminal barn house infatuation, because here’s the second one i’ve posted this week, albeit quite a bit different. this netherlands barn house has a much more muted color palette of dark blue & white, and i think what really grabbed me are the white beamed ceilings. my own ceilings are vaulted and have white beams, so i’m always... 
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get patio ready.


Judy Kameon’s book, Gardens Are For Living: Design Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces, via vogue living. after spending this weekend in palm springs at the avalon hotel, i couldn’t help but get in the mood for spending more entertaining time outdoors. i loved the look of their patio there, and the mismatched outdoor chairs in the dining lounge. i went hunting for vintage... 
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modern barn house.


i think the first thing you notice about this home, is all that lovely light. located in Blaricum, a charming village in the province of North Holland is this large, bright family barn house home, an architectural style that’s traditional for that area. Hidden from the road, but still near the village, this barn house is surprisingly sleek and modern with a glass facade,... 
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