i could live here: a converted waffle factory in lille.

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i went all oh la la when i discovered this house tour. it has all the components i love in an interior: scandinavian design, 1950s industrial elements, factory building features, and to top it off, it’s in france — ok, i may slightly be biased on this last feature, i’ll admit. moments away from europe’s largest flea market, known as ‘la braderie’ —... 
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meanwhile, back at the apartment.

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here’s a look at their latest spring inventory at the apartment. a while ago i posted about Tina Seidenfaden Busck’s brilliant concept store, the apartment — a flat in central copenhagen which was restored beautifully by tina seidenfaden busck and pernille hornhaver, who now use it not to live in, but to showcase their amazing inventory of uniquely beautiful... 
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i could live here: the thrifted home.

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hello, si from the french by design blog here. today’s i could live here home tour is going to please vintage lovers and thrift shoppers because we’re visiting the home of professional antique hunters mark and sally baileys, located in Wales. this is the new home of mark and sally baileys, from baileys home and garden, and authors of bestselling interior design books.... 
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home sweet, eclectic home.

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vtwonen stylists douglas & jones. you know me (well, at least if you’ve been reading awhile), i like an eccentric eclectic look everytime. i don’t wanna see any of that cookie-cutter, ordered it from the latest catalog look. while, there’s nothing wrong at all with ordering from your favorite shops, just please promise me you’ll mix it up a little,... 
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it’s not always easy being green.

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in the words of kermit the frog, it’s not always easy being green. we San Franciscans can get pretty intense about being ‘green’ and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that — I totally believe in being eco-conscious, but sometimes you can start to feel a little inadequate or not green enough, right? it gets a little like portlandia from time... 
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