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Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Privately Owned Satellite Island in Tasmania

Satellite Island Resort Located in a sheltered pocket of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel in southern Tasmania, the rugged 84 acre Island can only be reached by private boat from nearby Bruny Island. There are no roads, no shops, no other guests, not even wi-fi – which is how visitors like…

A 1700’s British Colonial Home Beautifully Restored in the Bahamas

Jewel Box Harbour Island homeowner Trish Becker, a New York jewelry designer, had watched as this historic cottage across the street from where is lived went through multiple fruitless attempts at a restoration. It was among a small number of cottages from the island’s original British Colonization that…

Amazing Modern Boho Chic Home in Newport Beach

A young Newport Beach family who loved their neighborhood, but needed more space, decided to take their home down to the studs and start from scratch. They ended up adding a second level and doubled their square footage. They didn’t have the budget to hire a designer, so they…

Bring Your Surfboard Inside!

I’m lucky enough to live at the beach so I very often see surfboards but they’re usually used for surfing! Either way, a surfboard is an awesome object that gives an edgy beach look to your space. Whether it’s your old board covered in…

Dreamy Modern Barn House in Louisiana

At the end of an old dirt road, you’ll find the dreamy barn house and land known as K Squared Farms. This beautiful structure was designed by a husband and wife team who wanted an industrial structure that had enough room for their busy family, a guest suite…

Our Laguna Beach Bedroom Remodel Unveiled

In 2006, my husband, Eugene & I bought the house next door to where we lived. We were going to do a quick remodel and ‘flip it’. It was a small 1600 sq ft, ‘L’ shaped house that was pink and overgrown with fruit trees and…

Maui Baby!

Such a special find! This impressive home sits on Maui and everything about it encompasses that island vibe!   Design: Roberto Sosa | Photography: Kate Holstein &nbsp…

My Kinda Camping…..Glamping!

If you think you’re not made for “roughing it” in nature—well, you don’t have to. Glamping (glamorous camping) combines the great outdoors with high-end amenities to make for a comfortable and unforgettable vacation. Take a look at these fabulous spots! El Capitan, Santa Barbara Paws Up…

Super Cool Outdoor Living Areas Just in Time for Summer

Create your own backyard paradise with inspiration from these beautiful spaces….all outdoors! Lounging, dining, entertaining – it’s time for it all to happen now. No Matter how big or small your outdoor area is, a few square inches can go a long way.   thx Pinterest!     &nbsp…

Be Bold with Tile…and save 10%!

Doing something ‘different’ and ‘bold’ with tile really allows you to personalize your space. Cement tiles, terra cotta tiles, mosaic tiles, all kinds of tiles now come in more shapes and colors than ever before. I’ve gathered some of my favorite styles that are…