This colorful holiday villa, called Casa Dos Chicos, is located right on top of a hill overlooking the Pacific Coast of Sayulita, Mexico. The house has been redecorated using a mix of minimal and clean lines combined with colorful Mexican accessories. Casa Dos Chicos can be rented for events (imagine having a wedding here!) and/or holiday villa accommodating up to ten guests. The property features four beautifully decorated suites, a swimming pool, a tree-top Jacuzzi with ocean views, and a Mexican-style open air living area which includes a rooftop living room and kitchen/dining room dramatically linked by a bridge. Sayulita, which has been called “Mexico’s best kept secret”, is on my list of places-to-go-to. The small charming town with a great vibe has lots of good restaurants and boutiques. You can visit Casa Dos Chicos’ website for more information and bookings.
This house from the 19th century is situated in one of the most beautiful streets of Bordeaux in France. The family home measures 390m2 and it large enough to accommodate 5 children. Owner Ludivine Degas likes to mix different styles. A palette of dusty gray shades fits well with the house’s history and serves a the perfect canvas for a collection of antique and industrial and modern furniture.
This is the home of René Redzepi, owner of world famous restaurant NOMA. This stunning house in Christianshavn (Denmark), where René lives with his wife Nadine, their three children and his mother in law, was originally used as a smithy. The house has been completely renovated by the family Redzepi, who have been responsible for most of the planning of the redevelopment. It was important that the kitchen was the first to be finalized in the house as they spend much time cooking and having people around for dinner. Both Nadine and René likes to explore antique shops and flea markets, where most of the furniture in the living room was found. The open fireplace, which was originally the heart of the forge, spreads coziness and warmth, but is also used to cook on. The dining room table is custom made by a carpenter, and the bench is purchased antique. The chairs are a mix of Hans J. Wegner Wishbone chair and his CH46 chair. The decorative stoneware is from Danish ceramic artist Aage Würtz. Simply stunning!
This leather mason jar holder (which is an easy diy project) is perfect for organizing crafts supplies. I can see a few of these hanging on a wall above a (children’s) desk storing pencils etc. They are also perfect to store spices in the kitchen! You can find instructions here on Natalme.
This industrial rustic chic home is located in the heart of London. I like to the unusual combination of materials that have been used: raw wood (wooden kitchen cabinets) is combined with smooth elements such as the marble kitchen countertop.
This villa on the Greek island of Antiparos is a former stone ruin that has been converted into a stylish two bedroom summer home. It is surrounded by two acres of land which gives a lot of privacy. The summer home has completely refurbished by well known Greek architect Fania Sinaniotis. The modern touches, such as the metal kitchen table, contrast beautifully with the raw wood and whitewashed beams. I love the old wooden shutters that are now being used as partition doors between the kitchen and living room. The house can be rented as a holiday home, for more information you can contact Antiparos Escape Villas.
I received an email from Elena, introducing me to Agnandi. This small complex of summer suites and villas on Mykonos (Greece) has been created by her parents almost 25 years ago. Elena and her husband (both are architects) are the co-owners of Agnandi and they have renovated the property during the last 2 years. About Agnandi: Freshly renovated by the owners-architects, only 500 meters uphill over the new port and within an easy 5 minute car-ride from Hora, nestles Agnandi, an ideal summer get-away for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Surrounded by two and a half acres of lush garden filled with geraniums and bougainvilleas, are 18 independent residences, varying in size, that offer all the comforts of a perfectly set country home, coupled with the personalized services of a hotel. I have been to several Greek islands (I love Greece!) but have never been to Mykonos. After seeing these beautiful images of Agnandi, this place is now high on my list of places to visit! Please visit Agnandi’s website for more information and bookings.