modern beach house.

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it’s monday, and sigh — i’d much rather be lazily lounging about this idyllic beach home in south africa. featured recently in inside out magazine, there’s lots of little nuances to love. like the pretty four-poster bed made from reclaimed timber paired with a fancy chandelier — it’s got just the right amount of vintage vibes meets modern... 
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a weekend in laguna.

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as i posted last friday, i slipped away for a long leisurely weekend in laguna beach. laguna is the perfect southern california beach town, just under two hours south of Los angeles. cute little wood-shingled cottages cling to the overgrown hillsides along with their newer mansion-like neighbors and all share a stunning view of the sun-drenched pacific ocean below. it’s... 
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mr. green in the conservatory.

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her new tribe. as i was putting together this post i had a flashback to endlessly playing the boardgame ‘clue’ — i was obsessed! just as i am with these pale green interiors — don’t they feel somewhat victorian? like an old greenhouse or conservatory? they’re kind of romantic and even a little bit melancholy, but still quite beautiful.... 
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the shutterbugs: julie ansiau.

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i’m such a fan of paris-based photographer julie ansiau. her photography is bright, beautiful and a little bit whimsical, and even with decor images like these, the styling gets just a little bit playful. julie shoots for elle, figaro and milk magazines, just to name a few. she also keeps a blog, blog des fruits des fleurs etc. with updates on her latest projects —... 
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bohemian minimalist in madrid.

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this tranquil but very bohemian-feeling loft apartment is right up my alley. featured in architectural digest españa and designed by studio nimú it’s got a fresh, modern and minimalist look but certainly an artsy vibe, too. located in the Malasaña neighborhood of Madrid, Spain its exposed beamed ceilings paired with all those sunkissed whitewashed walls and pale pastels... 
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