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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Rio de Janeiro Beach House

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Brazillian Beach House In Búzios, on the coast of Rio de Janeiro, the architect Isabella Lucena Correia, has masterfully preserved this beach style, opting for natural finishes such as wood, straw and a lot of white. This light-filled residence is tastefully decorated with…

This is What a $60,000,000 Malibu Home Looks Like

Malibu Compound For Sale~ So, this is what you get in Malibu for $60,000,000. Of course, there’s a lot to be said about this property, and the views are fantastic. The owners are a celebrity couple, who turned the original 1944 home into a private compound…

Terrace Living in Paddington

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Paddington, Sydney My sister-in-law lives in Paddington so I know it well. This suburb of Sydney is worth exploring for its Victorian-era ambience and the great shopping. This is the place to find staple labels of the Australian and international fashion scenes…

Southampton Style

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is How They Do it in the Hamptons Designer Kelly Behun helped create this modern weekend retreat, a seaside escape for her family in Southampton, on the South Fork of Long Island, New York. This INCREDIBLE designer did an outstanding job designing a home…

MIDCENTURY MONTAUK BEACH HOUSE

Follow my blog with Bloglovin High Above the Waves of Ditch Plains Sitting above the Montauk bluffs is a modern shingle house with a modest exterior. The interior is a different story, with a collection of midcentury vintage pieces that are extremely rare to come by. The designer, Robert McKinley…

Spectacular Darling Point Vacation Rental

Of Course, This is in Sydney~ In Sydney’s Darling Point, sits this beautiful home, Mona Vista. It has been a work in progress for the past 20 years. The owner, designer and entrepreneur Terry Kaljo, taps into her natural abilities and skill to dream up gorgeous vacation rentals, including…

A French Photographer’s Beachside South African Villa

Superb South African Villa Jean-Marc Lederman, a French fashion photographer with a background in architecture, purchased this fabulous villa near the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. Lederman renovated the modest two-story hillside brick box into an impressive modernist home. He had always dreamed of living in a…

Before & After Holly Kitchen in Laguna Beach

Our Holly Kitchen Project~ This was a fun house for my husband and me to update. When we bought it, it was a chopped up big house that we turned into a 6 bedroom 5 bathroom home. Everything about this place screamed, “Crappy 1990, low budget remodel”. These…

Greenery is the 2017 Color of the Year

Some Greenery~ The Pantone Color Institute, helps companies make the most informed decisions about color for their brands or products. In December the company revealed the 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery. It’s a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade symbolising new beginnings. For as much as I…