sunny delight.

cottage1

one of the drawbacks of apartment life can be the lack of any outdoor green space. having lived in apartments most of my adult life, i often craved a tiny garden i could plant with herbs and flowers, and would milk any balcony or sunny window spot for all it was worth — adding container gardens and potted plants wherever the sunlight would allow. but this turn of the... 
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friday finds.

ff5

oh man. how is it already september? it’s the labor day long weekend here in the states and that marks the ‘official’ end of summer. me no likey — not one bit. i haven’t even had a real vacation this year! anyway, i’m wishing for an endless summer this friday. how about you? got fun plans for the long weekend? let’s all eat loads of... 
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make my bed zen.

bed3

circa lighting. each and every one of these rooms have something in common. not just that as i write this i’ve got the monday blues and just feel like crawling under their covers — they’re all just so zen. not much color to speak of, and many of them have an almost rustic vibe — using shiplap or exposed beams and molding gives these bedrooms the feeling... 
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seaside cottage retreat.

PK5

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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modern cottage.

dwr-shelving

ever since i found out i was moving into a cozy cottage, i’ve been daydreaming away about how i’ll be decorating it. although it’s an older victorian cottage, it’s been modernized — almost too much, so we’re ripping up carpeting and restoring fir wood floors and replacing bad lighting fixtures (and i mean really bad) and white washing the... 
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