SUMMER LOVIN’ FEELING

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Summer is in full swing and I hope all of you are having a wonderful time. In a couple of weeks we will be getting in Fall mode but before that I will be posting more gorgeous holiday homes and summer feeling posts. And I have some exciting news, I promised to show more of my home and I have worked with a photographer to create a home story of my home. This will be featured here on the style files next month but I will give you a sneak preview very soon. I am very happy with how the photos turned out and I can not wait to show them to you!

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A DUTCH FAMILY HOME IN AN OLD KINDERGARTEN BUILDING

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This lovely family home is situated in an old kindergarten in Haarlem, The Netherlands. The building, which has been extensively renovated, dates from 1894. The large windows and high ceilings give a light and airy feel to the rooms. There is lots of wood mixed with Dutch design pieces such as the diner table from Piet Hein Eek.

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THE TRAVEL FILES: RUGEN BEACH HOUSE IN GERMANY

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Benefiting from the rugged beauty of the Baltic coast, Rügen Beach House is a tranquil retreat immersed in nature. Scandinavian in its design, this self-catering house which is entirely wooden compliments its surrounding environment while offering modern luxuries such as a sauna and underfloor heating. Overlooking a quiet harbour, a stone’s throw away from white sand beaches and surrounded by the Zickerschen Alps, the location couldn’t be more idyllic. The island of Rügen also boasts harbour villages, dramatic landscapes and Robin-Hood type woods. This stylishly decorated home in Germany is for rent, it is suitable for up to 8 people.

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A NEW ENGLAND STYLE HOME WITH AN ASIAN VIBE

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This white ranch style home looks like it is located in New England. Inside the interior is inspired by houses in Thailand and Bali. But this is actually as Swedish home, close to the city of Enköping.

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CERAMICS BY NATHALIE LAHDENMAKI

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Loving these soft colored mug designed by Finnish designer Nathalie Lahdenmäki for Lokal. Lokal is a concept store located in the heart of Helsinki, Finland. They also have a online shop with worldwide shipping options.

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Source: via Varpunen.

TANIS: A BEAUTIFUL NEW INTERIOR SHOP ON IBIZA

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Tanis is a beautiful new shop on Ibiza, Spain. Conveniently located on the road from Ibiza to Santa Gertrudis, Tanis offers a beautiful selection of furniture pieces, homewares and interior accessories sourced from all over the world. Owners Tatjana Berger-Sandhofer and Nick Lording (both interior designers) have a chic, pure and natural take on design. There is also an in-store cafe which makes it even more attractive to visit the shop when you are on Ibiza. Address and contact details for Tanis can be found here.

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DIY GARDEN PROJECTS

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I love working in our garden and this outdoor production by StyleCookie for Dutch magazine Flair is right up my alley. The ladies from StyleCookie created some love DIY project to do in and around the garden. You can make an outdoor shower for instance by using an plastic bottle, or compose a table from old wooden fruit boxes. Recycle and enjoy!

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