Author Archives: Danielle

A STUNNING WOODEN HOUSE WITH SEA VIEW IN FRANCE

What is not to like about this stunning home designed by Paris based Festen Agency?! The location could not be more perfect (right at the beach in Cape Ferret) in France, the sea view is beautiful and the house itself is equally stunning. I just love the use of natural materials which gives a warm & cozy feeling. Simply perfect!

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LAVENDER EARL GREAY BLACKBERRY ICE CREAM FLOAT

These lavender earl gray blackberry ice cream floats not only look amazing but are the most refreshing summer drinks. You can find the recipe here.

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CREATE A SUMMER VIBE WITH A OUTDOOR HANGING CHAIR

An outdoor hanging chair gives an outdoor area an instant summer vibe. Not all chairs are weather resistant but this one from Serena & Lilly is suitable for outdoor use.

A CALIFORNIAN HOME WITH A MEDITERRANEAN VIBE

This Californian house began as a pretty badly done faux Mediterranean 1990s spec house. Homepolish designer Rosa Beltran was asked to renovate the home and give it a more authentic yet modern look. The first step was to amend some of the structural elements. The vinyl windows were replaced and the entrance was adjusted to better fit with the neoclassical architecture found throughout the neighborhood. The original double doors and oversized window have been replaced with a more intimate entry: a single hardwood door set beneath a gently arched ceiling. Geometric tile on the steps sets the tone for the Spanish-inspired aesthetic found inside. You can read more about the house and the design choices here at Domino.

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PRETTY SUMMER DRESSES FOR A PRETTY SUMMER DAY

I am absolutely loving this flower embroidered dress.

Sleeveless pleated maxi dress by Diane von Furstenberg (also available here).

Loving the color of this dress by Mara Hoffman

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SHOPPING FOR HINTS OF PINK

The Spanish finca on Ibiza featured in yesterday’s post had some lovely hints of pink in its interior. This colour palette inspired me to create this compilation of home decor accessories all with a touch of pink.

throw blanket | lamp | tasseled pillow | pink cushion | Moroccan pouf | rug

A TOUCH OF GLAMOUR IN A TRADITIONAL FINCA ON IBIZA

For her home on Ibiza (Spain) Dutch interior interior designer Carmen Straatsma has combined glamour and elegance with natural materials such as wood and stone. The touches of soft pink give the interior a feminine look.

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