modern beach house.

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it’s monday, and sigh — i’d much rather be lazily lounging about this idyllic beach home in south africa. featured recently in inside out magazine, there’s lots of little nuances to love. like the pretty four-poster bed made from reclaimed timber paired with a fancy chandelier — it’s got just the right amount of vintage vibes meets modern... 
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such great heights.

my domaine. i’ve always dreamed of having super tall ceilings. the ones, like some of these, that have that beautiful crown molding around the perimeter of the room, and killer pendant lamps swinging from ornate ceiling medallions. tall doors, too — i just love that look. i have tall ceilings in my living room and bedroom, but mine are exposed white beams —... 
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we’d like the banquette, please.

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my domaine. banquette, booth, nook — whatever you call them, they’re comfy, right? when you go to a restaurant you always want to sit in them and in fact, there’s always a bit of a silent arm wrestle going on — “do you want to sit on the nice plush bit against the wall? or this rather stiff-looking lonely chair?” everyone secretly wants... 
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barefoot beauties.

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my domaine. there’s something about a beautifully tiled floor that just make me want to take my shoes off. they’re so smooth and cool to the touch that it just feels great on to go barefoot — like you’re off on holiday somewhere tropical and exotic. i’ve been to vacation homes in mexico and parts of europe where tile floors are quite commonplace... 
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rustic modern table talk.

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elle decoration. when it comes to dining rooms i’m always more drawn to a casual laid back, cozy atmosphere where guests can feel more at ease — at big communal tables where the conversation, food and wine just flow. i like the informal look of mismatched chairs around a rustic modern table to make a space feel more easy going and familiar — there’s... 
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