Category Archives: OUTDOOR

A MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY HOME IN CADIZ, SPAIN

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The interior of this beautiful holiday home in Cadiz, Spain, is designed by Marta de la Rica. The home was built by architect Valentin de Madariaga.You can see Moroccan influences in his design. The base of the exterior as well as most of the interior is white, while accent colors (cushions, vases etc) give a Mediterranean vibe.

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A SMALL BUT LOVELY SUMMER COTTAGE IN DENMARK

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This small cottage measures only 39m2 but the cosiness makes up for the lack of space. In this tranquil place the owners can escape from their busy lives and daily worries. Going to the beach, cooking in the outdoor kitchen … life here is simple but good!

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SUMMER COLORS ON A HOT SUNNY DAY

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Some hot summer colors on this hot sunny day. As always you can find the source (often with more information) at the end of the post. Enjoy!

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A LOVELY SWEDISH COUNTRY COTTAGE & GARDEN

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This lovely cottage in Gothenburg, Sweden, belongs to Elin Lannsjö. Her little home functions as an extension to her city apartment, especially in summer. Elin is a talented, self-taught potter and most of the plates and cups you see in her home are made by herself. Elin doesn’t not have a specific decorating style but relies on a feeling of joy that arises when she sees something that appeals to her. Sustainable living materials such as wood, stone, ceramic, natural colors, handmade things and flowers & plants can be found in this cosy home. You can see the entire article with more photos and information here on Lovely Life.

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THE TRAVEL FILES: SAN GIORGO HOTEL ON MYKONOS

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I have featured the San Giorgio hotel before but this hotel on Mykonos, Greece, is too gorgeous not to be featured again.. True, authentic, simple – the hotel’s interior is a collection of eclectic treasures and organic materials. Every piece of furniture is handpicked, has its spirit of simplicity and the power of craftsmanship. Just how I like it!

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SWEET SUMMER COLORS: SHADES OF SEAGREEN

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Sea green, aqua, turquoise … for me these are the ultimate summer colors. If I ever have a beach home, I will use these colors to decorate it (together with white). I keep dreaming about this house, but in the mean time some shades of sea green for some summer inspiration.

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COLOURFUL CUSHION & UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE PIECES

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I love these colorful cushions made of vintage fabrics! Not only are they great for indoor use but they also are perfect to give color to a garden and/or outdoor areas. These (image above) are from Barrington Blue, who also does some beautiful upholstered furniture pieces such as the bench below. And here you can find another source for kilim cushions.

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