unexpected guests: janet berggren.

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this is a very charming Russian Hill cottage (circa 1884) that perfectly captures the mood of quintessential San Francisco. belonging to janet berggren and her husband hans — who lovingly restored the 1200-square foot home to modern standards while keeping the charm of the period. having liver here for the last 8-1/2 years, they’ve furnished it with a collection... 
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bright & airy in l.a.

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This light Los Angeles home evokes the fresh feeling I want in my own space. Homepolish designer Haley Weidenbaum describes, “The Venice sun and the ocean air permeate the home and instill a relaxing, carefree vibe… In approaching the design, I felt strongly that incorporating natural materials and motifs in the interior would make the transition from the rustic... 
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i could live here: timeless chic in uruguay.

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hola, si here, from the french by design blog. are you ready for a new “i could live here” house tour? since spring is taking its time to show up for many of us this year, i figured we could dose up on some vitamin d, so we’re heading to sunny uruguay for a unique house tour where concrete, neon and timeless style take the center stage. andrea and marlo acquired this... 
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i could live here: a converted waffle factory in lille.

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i went all oh la la when i discovered this house tour. it has all the components i love in an interior: scandinavian design, 1950s industrial elements, factory building features, and to top it off, it’s in france — ok, i may slightly be biased on this last feature, i’ll admit. moments away from europe’s largest flea market, known as ‘la braderie’ —... 
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i just keep on coveting.

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this month’s covet garden features the inspiring home of michael, a much sought after catering chef in the toronto area and a true renaissance man. his talents seem to be endless — from his amazing styling skills around the home mixing industrial, mid-century modern and vintage finds of all kinds, to cooking, sewing and a maker of all things beautiful, including... 
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