A BEAUTIFUL BOAT HOUSE NEAR A LAKE IN NORWAY

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This stunning boat house is situated near a lake in Norway. Owners Gunn and Finn use this cosy retreat as their summer home. Reading a book, jumping in the water, enjoying a bbq dinner with friends … I can see this all happening here.

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SUMMER ESSENTIALS: PERFECT SUMMER FOOD

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These recipes are perfect for summer! What is your favorite summer food? Do you have recipes for the ultimate summer dish? We would like to hear!

1. goat cheese, prosciutto and fig tartines | 2. rainbow sprin grolls with ginger peanut sauce | 3. ginger, hibiscus & watermelon popsicles | 4. roasted strawberry & crème fraîche popsicles.

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SUMMER ESSENTIALS: FUN DIY PINEAPPLE PROJECTS

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Some fun pineapple inspired DIY projects to give a tropical touch to your summer! You can find instructions by following these links: 1. pineapple night lights | 2. pineapple mojito | 3. pineapple backpack.

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A BEAUTIFUL RENOVATED SWEDISH HOME FROM 1800

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This beautiful old house dating from the year 1800 has been lovingly restored by Carina Olander. The renovation was a long process and took years as the home in Persbo, Sweden, was originally a basic summer home and had no warm water. But the long journey was worthwhile as the result is a beautiful & cosy home with all modern comforts, still the house has remained its old charm and character.

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A BEAUTIFUL LAKEHOUSE DESIGNED FOR ENTERTAINING

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This beautiful family home designed by Heather Garrett was made for entertaining. The house located on Lake Gaston in North Carolina features an expansive wrap-around porch, a swimming pool, and a party pavilion built on what would be a boat dock. The various outdoor area perfect for entertaining and make the home feel like a resort. The ultimate place for al fresco dining and summer parties!

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PERFECT SUMMER DESSERT: PINEAPPLE BOAT WITH SORBET

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This pineapple boat with sorbet is the perfect summer dessert! Empty out a pineapple and fill it with sorbet ice in various flavors. Serve with colorful bowls and you have some happy guests!

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A BEAUTIFUL MODERN RUSTIC COUNTRY KITCHEN

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This beautiful rustic country kitchen is designed by Sebastian Cox. This former DJ founded his furniture company in 2009 with a mission to “design and make simple, elegant, honest furniture from British hardwoods.” This kitchen designed for English kitchen company deVol is a mix of everything that both Sebastian and deVOL are passionate about. It’s a culmination of good taste, modern innovation, traditional techniques and true inspiration. The use of sawn and woven timbers and a little splash of copper give a understated classic touch.

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