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THE HOUSE WITH THE PINK CHAIRS

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This house on Mallorca (Spain) is the perfect summer home. It is situated less than 50 meters away from the sea and there is no line between inside and outside. The pergolas on the terraces provide shade, while the thick walls keep the heat outside so it stays cool inside. Striking are the hot pink chairs which contrasts beautifully with the blue sky. The house is new but it was built with respect for tradition. The construction, although modern, comply with Mallorcan architectural guidelines and natural materials have been used that come from the area.

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A COZY SCANDINAVIAN SUMMER HOME

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This cozy holiday home in North Seeland, Denmark, is perfectly situated: it is just 180 steps away from the sea. The perfect place to spend summers! This cottage belongs to stylist and photographer Mette Wotkjær and her husband and two kids. Spaces are small but they are cozy and decorated with love.

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A RENOVATED FINCA ON THE ISLAND OF MALLORCA

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Are you enjoying summer? I can not get enough of seeing beautiful summer houses so I continue featuring stunning holiday homes here on The Style Files. Today’s post is about a renovated finca (= a Spanish farm house) on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The location is idyllic, the home is situated on a hill and is surrounded by olive and almond trees. I love the interior with natural materials which gives a rustic chic vibe. You can see more of this home in the August edition of Dutch magazine VT Wonen.

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A BRIGHT AND LIGHT NORWEGIAN HOME

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Welcome back! I just returned from a two week holiday in the South of France. We had a wonderful time relaxing on the beach, eating delicious food, doing some sight seeing and enjoying quality family time. I will tell you more in a later stage (in the mean time you can see some holiday images here on Instagram). Now it’s back to business which means showing beautiful houses for you to enjoy. I start with this cozy nordic style home overlooking a Norwegian fjord. Owners Hilde and Kristian Eriksen did not only built and designed their house but also designed most of the interior. Daylight has been used as much as possible to give a light and airy feel. For instance there are no curtains so light can freely flow in. I love the use of natural materials (such as wood, rattan and linen fabrics) which gives a soft and warm feel.

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HAPPY SUMMER: I’M OFF TO THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

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I am off to the South of France my dears. We will be staying close to Saint Tropez where, according to Garance Dore, I should be looking for these stunning Rodini sandals. I am taking a break from blogging for a week or so but you can follow my French adventures on Instagram. Happy summer to you all!

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Source: 1. Gary Pepper | 2. Garance Dore.

DIY: SUMMER FRUIT GARLAND

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This paper fruit garland is perfect for a summer party. The good news is that it is easy to make yourself. A great diy project to do with the littles ones! You can find instructions and downloadable templates on Babiekins.

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