modern ranch vibes.

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nuevo estilo. i’m really inspired by this fresh look i’m seeing around — a modern twist on the traditional ranch or country style home. it’s got a little bit of scandinavian slant, too — simple and spare design with lots of white exposed beamed ceilings and shipslap walls (i blame joanna and chip gaines for that trend!) paired with bright,... 
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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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good reads: modern pastoral.

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there’s a new design book out, and it’s by one of my personal favorite blog authors, niki Brantmark of my scandinavian home. niki’s beautiful new book is Modern Pastoral, published by CICO Books. Niki runs the daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, inspired by her move to Sweden from London over ten years ago and much like her blog, Modern Pastoral... 
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i could live here : casual living in lyon.

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hello, si from the french by design blog here for a new i could live here tour. today, we’re heading to lyon, france to visit a big and impressive 18th century flat remodeled to fit a modern family. helen is a decorator. she fell in love with this impressive apartment located in the heart of the city of lyon, france. what attracted her, apart from the very central city location,... 
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