seaside cottage retreat.

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i’ve never heard of fejø before now, but i could easily drop in for a summertime visit. fejø is a Danish island with just about 600 permanent inhabitants — now, that’s a small seaside village i can imagine getting lost in for a little while. Its population grows during Summer months when its summerhouse inhabitants arrive — take this sweet little... 
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i’ll take the A-frame.

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frank brinsley. wouldn’t we all love a cabin in the woods where we could go to get away from all? something small and cozy that was all our own? i’d choose an A-frame. they seem somewhat affordable, and they’re just kind of fun to look at. i have a pinboard dedicated to the a-frame, and my friend natalie has an awesome pinboard inspired by her A-frame lust.... 
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slow living at goddards.

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Today I’m sharing photos from a recent trip to Goddards House in the idyllic town of Abinger Common in Surrey. Located 45 minutes south of London, this tranquil country estate was our home for a creative slow living retreat with food photographer and stylist Beth Kirby of Local Milk. Built between 1898-1900 and later expanded in 1910, the two-level house is comprised... 
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a quaint cottage in the forest.

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imagine living surrounded by woods and meadows in the middle of a forest, in a charming old red wood cottage. sounds quite nice, doesn’t it? this is the charming home of Angelica and Benny in Lindesberg, sweden. featured in leva & bo, their home is a mix of vintage style meets industrial chic — like lovely natural, wood-beamed ceilings, paired with modern touches... 
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the makeover.

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an awful lot of you asked to see some before and after photos from my cottage makeover. so, as much as i kinda hate to post something as unsightly as these ‘befores’ i do think there’s the possibility for some educational value here. when i first saw this place, i thought, “no freakin’ way can i live here.” but, the landlord was so nice,... 
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