Category Archives: INTERIORS

A SCANDINAVIAN HOME WITH A FEMININE TOUCHE

This light filled Norwegian home has touches of pink which adds a feminine feel to the decor. However, the leather furniture pieces combined with some black items are more masculine. The result is a beautiful balanced home. Below you can find suggestions for creating a similar look and feel.


1. leather butterfly chair (you can find a darker brown version here) | 2. light fixture | 3. handmade textured pillow | 4. Eames bird | 5. Turkish carpet pillow | 6. white vase | 7. iconic Atollo table lamp | 8. woolen rug | 9. Carl Hansen wishbone chair in solid black | 10. market basket | 11. solid brass cone candle holders | 12. leather fire wood tote

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EXPOSED PUMPING PIPES: HOT OR NOT?

How do you feel about exposed plumbing pipes? In the first image the pipes are subtle (and I like how the shower curtain railing is made of similar or same material) but in the second picture more of the plumbing structure is visible. Hot or not?

Credits & source: 1. Behance | 2. This Old Hudson

A PHOTOGRAPHER’S TEXAS HOME INSPIRED BY TRAVELS

Inspired by her travels all over the world, photographer Kate Zimmerman built her dream house completely new in Texas, USA. But despite that it is brand new, the architecture is rooted in history and inspired by the photographer’s travels to Mexico, Portugal, and Peru and the traditional homes she saw there. Thick, textural walls and rustic wooden beams place this house somewhere between Mexico and the Mediterranean. To Domino Kate tells: “The goal of the space was to focus on complementing the surrounding hill country landscape by framing it in big, picture windows in every room, and using simple but warm, textural decor.” The photographer likes to go to flea markets and search on Craigslist for deals. These finds, combined with furniture that came from her parents’ house in Houston and items collected through travel, give the house a personal and unique feel. Some vintage rugs and cushions (you can find similar here) add color to a mostly neutral palette. You can read the full story about this beautiful home on Domino.

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THE ULTIMATE HOLIDAY PAD IN BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA

During my time backpacking through Australia (many years ago) my absolute favorite place was the Byron Bay area. I am dreaming about going back, this time with my son and my partner. Perhaps this dream will become reality in a year or two but for now it stays with dreaming and posting about beautiful houses in Byron Bay. Like this ultimate holiday pad which is called The Chalet. This stylish yet relaxed home is for family or friends who want to live the dream holiday in style. Set in private grounds, amongst towering cabbage palms, The Chalet’s central focus is its classic swimming pool. “The Chalet has three bedrooms each with king beds and en-suites. Along with the open living and dining area that overlooks the pool there’s a media room with built-in lounge. With plush velvets and linens and draping curtains The Chalet offers luxury holiday vibes, the ultimate Byron escape.”

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A SUMMER HOME ON THE ITALIAN ISLAND OF PONZA

Sculptor Mita Ungaro Vicario has transformed an abandoned stone home on Ponza into a beautiful holiday home. The house itself is pretty basic, the most striking feature are the breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Mita’s home used to the be a place for locals to store building equipment and food. Now it is a jewel of a holiday homes where she welcomes family and friends.

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A RUSTIC CHIC SUMMER HOME IN PORTUGAL

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Today’s post shows us a beautiful summer home located in Martinho do Porto in Portugal which is decorated by Vera Iachi. This Portuguese interior designer is known for mainly using furniture and accessories made from natural materials. Do you want to dream more? Then take a look at these gorgeous rustic chic summer cottages and this beach house in a cool toned color palette which are also designed by Vera Iachi.

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AN AIRY BEACH HOUSE ON SYDNEY’S NORTHERN BEACHES

This bright and airy beach house in Avalon on Sydney’s Northern Beaches (Australia) once was a weatherboard fisherman’s cottage. Stylist Ali and her husband Michael, a residential builder, took on the daunting task of renovating the run down 1929 house and turned into a modern family home.

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