sydney by the sea.

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this white-washed beauty looks like it could be planted on the mediterranean sea, and yet, instead it’s actually perched on sydney’s bellevue hill — belle vue meaning beautiful view. i came across this home in vogue living, causing every bone in my body to ache with envy. do you blame me? while we’re still in winter months, it’s summer down under... 
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wear this there: the paddington inn.

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after a six month reno, the paddington inn reveals itself to be the “it” place to grab a four top and just be adorable while you eat. the space is a smorgasbord of visual stimulation from the Christiane Spangsberg artworks spanning an entire dining room wall, to the nude and forest green hues. this sydney locale is just further proof that the australian aesthetic... 
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good reads: inside out magazine.

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this is one truly lovely sydney-based home with a very indoor/outdoor vibe. recently featured in australia’s inside out magazine this is a federation-era cottage, which was completely renovated into an open and airy family home. i think what makes it so special are those gorgeous floor to ceiling windows that let all that glorious light in. i’m dying to open up... 
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an every day holiday home.

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this is one beautiful 1920’s beach house featured recently in vogue living — an idyllic holiday home in Sydney’s Palm Beach. that cozy built-in window seat had me craving an afternoon nap, and those beautiful french doors from the bedroom to the outdoor area are exactly what i’m hoping to achieve at my house — if i can just get up the guts to pull... 
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good reads: my heart wanders.

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if you’re feeling any kind of wanderlust at all, i highly recommend stylist, photographer and author pia jane bijkerk’s new book, my heart wanders. What would happen if one day you decided to follow your heart? Where would it take you? Pia Jane Bijkerk takes us on her journey as she leaves behind a comfortable life in Sydney to follow, unconditionally, her instincts.... 
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