MEDITERRENEAN SUMMER COLORS

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I am holding on to summer with these mediterranean pictures from the portfolio of photographer Romain Ricard. I hope we still have some beautiful summer days left before the leaves start falling. The frist two photos are from stylish hotel Masseria Cimino, which is a 18th century farmhouse that has been transformed in a stylish boutique hotel in the Puglia region in Italy. You can read more about this hotel here.

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A BRIGHT SCANDINAVIAN SUMMER COTTAGE

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This lovely Scandinavian summer cottage belongs to Tine K, who is the owner of the Danish home decor company with the same name. So it is no wonder that the summer house is decorated, in a simply yet stylish way, mainly with Tine K items. The house was featured in Boligmagisinet and you can read the entire article here.

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A SMALL SWEDISH APARTMENT

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This lovely two-room apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, measures only 53m². The original features, such as the herringbone wooden floor, give this small home a lot of character. The building was built in 1929 by architect E. Holmdal. If this apartment happens to be your dream home then there is good news: this home is for sale. You can find more information on the website of Stadshem.

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THE PERFECT SPOT FOR A LAZY SUMMER DAY

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It has been raining a lot in this part of the world. I don’t want summer to be over and I keep posting summer inspired posts until Fall really is here. Today seven perfects spots for enjoying a lazy summer day.

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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEKEND

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FUN SUMMER DIY PROJECTS

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Today some fun diy summer projects that I found on various blogs. You can do them indoors on a rainy summer day or outdoors in your garden when the sun is out. Take you scissors, glue, some cookies and lemonade + anything else that you need and have some fun. You can find links to instructions and templates at the end of this post. Enjoy!

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A TROPICAL PARADISE IN THE MIDDLE OF LOS ANGELES

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Can you believe that this tranquil garden is right in the middle of of the hustle and bustle of Echo Park, an urban neighborhood of Los Angeles. The lush garden belongs to jeweler designer Kathleen Whitaker who tells Gardenista that the piece of land was a huge selling point for her. “Living in Southern California is all about bringing the outdoors in—whether it’s the lush surroundings or the beautiful LA light.”

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