vintage vibes.

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i love this dutch farmhouse with a very vintage 70’s vibe recently featured on vtwonen. there was an old barn on the property that the couple had planned to update using the hayloft as additional living space, but it was in such bad shape it couldn’t be saved. the next best thing was to gut the space and recreate it from the inside out — repurposing the old... 
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barn house infatuation.

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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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outdoor dining space, inside.

recently featured on apartment therapy is this amazing greenhouse-like dining space i just went ‘gah’ for! it’s a converted victorian carriage house along the waterfront in boston, owned and beautifully renovated by interior designer melissa miranda and her builder husband Ulises Serret. the creative couple turned their boston home ‘outside-in’... 
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at home with ginger founder lisa fontaine.

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lisa fontaine makes up one half of ginger’s (a very covetable caftan company) business duo. it’s no doubt her style is dynamic, and bright — just take a peek at her designs. that’s why we were thrilled to see a peek into her home photographed by michelle drewes, and ask her a few burning questions about life as a designer and lady of style. sfgirl: describe... 
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a playful palazzo.

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it’s not often you discover a retro-looking turquoise fridge tucked into 16th century gold-gilded crown moldings, but in this case, it works and is probably very much inspired by the charles eames quote painted like a fresco on this palazzo’s walls: “take your pleasure seriously”. okay, we will! inside the well-worn walls of this ornate home in siciliy’s... 
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