whitewashed cottage.

this light-filled danish cottage is a whitewashed floor fan’s dream come true. look how everything just pops off those perfectly polished white painted floors — those black sofas look especially dramatic. perhaps not your most practical decor plan, but hey i’m just fantasizing here — i don’t have to clean them. besides, if it’s just a wee... 
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at home in provence.

“i’m off to my country home in Provence. you know, paris is just so crowded and warm in the summer months, we simply must get away” — wouldn’t we all like to say that? i’d be very down with that. ouí. home life recently featured this paris couple’s rustic country retreat in arles, france and they had me dreaming of my own little summer... 
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flights of fancy.

there are days when the mind wanders and we dream of living elsewhere, right? i mean, as much as we love our own homes, we can occasionally get that feeling that ‘the grass is always greener’ somewhere else. for me it can be the dream of living in a place with uber tall and very ornate ceilings — someplace like antwerp, or paris, london, or even brooklyn... 
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at home with chessa osburn.

today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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a slice of california orange.

atelier doré. i’ve been writing an awful lot about the rise of blue lately — a trend that seems to be sticking around. well, you know what pairs well with blue? that would be orange. not a lot mind you — just that pop to really add a cheery slice of california citrus to your room. i went on the hunt for some vintage-inspired orange accent pieces on chairish... 
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