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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Indoor/Outdoor Living in Brisbane, Australia

Ashgrove, Brisbane The original home that was on this property was engulfed in vegetation and had very little sunlight. The idea was to create a new oasis or clearing within the forest. Now, the clearing has become a major great room including a sunny yard and a pool…

Sunday Funday Beach House Tour

Beach Vibe Bangalow Anna Burke takes on the task of renovating a classic Palm Beach, Florida bungalow. The two bedroom 1930s cottage was in need of a major overhaul, after being purchased by a young Manhattan businessman who was looking for a charming vacation retreat on the beach. This super…

Costco Co-Founder Moves to Napa and Makes Wine

Sinegal Winery~  When David Sinegal decided to pursue his interest in wine, he moved his family from Seattle to St. Helena, California. He bought a 30-acre estate with about 9.5 acres of vineyards. Together with his wife Shelley and his father James (THE founder of Costco) David acquired…

Beautiful Guatemalan Inspired Home in Utah

Family & Heritage This is the beautiful home of Ali Hynek’s, the founder and creative director of Nena & Co. She and her husband, Jeremy, made the move from Southern California to Utah two years ago. The couple wanted to find a place with a lot of natural…

Glass Home in Laguna Beach by Mark Singer

Dreamy Modern Laguna Beach House Designed by Mark Singer Architects, this breathtaking beach house is located in Laguna Beach, California. This oceanfront property was the last home that the architect had designed before his passing. In Mark’s own words, “This is probably the nicest house I have done…

Great Examples of Making a Small Kitchen feel Bigger

Small Kitchens Here are some ideas on how to make a small kitchen workable. To give a feeling of space, create contrasts in colors and luminosity. Don’t hesitate to play with materials like brick, glossy paint, wood and plain white. If your kitchen is very small, you can use…

Waterfront Piece of Heaven on Pittwater

The Haven You can arrive by car or boat to this little piece of heaven called The Haven on Pittwater which overlooks the sparkling Careel Bay, located on the Northern Beaches approximately 20 miles from Sydney. This luxurious yet relaxed three bedroom waterfront home is bathed in sunlight from dawn…

Summertime (yes, it’s one word) Outdoor Spaces

Inspiring Ideas for Your Outdoor Area It’s getting close to Summer and I’m already looking forward to BBQ’s and dinner outdoors under our avocado trees. These are some of my favorite outdoor living spaces….     TY Pinterest…

Kate Young’s Funky Scandinavian Apartment in the South of England

Monochrome Simplicity w/ African & Indian Influence In her own words:  I am Kate Young, Award winning Blogger, Interior Stylist, Photographer, mum, pancake maker, hug giver, lost things finder. And this is her home….   Her kid’s room~ thanks Kate for the pics!     &nbsp…

Another Amber Interior Project To Inspire you With

Before & Afters in Venice Beach This is not a new Amber Interior project but it’s one that I’m using to inspire my new clients with. So many fabulous changes turned this Venice Beach house into something that’s now in magazines. The fireplace, breakfast…