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A Fashion Designer’s Home in Tunisia

Tunisian Summer Home This is the Tunisian summer home of French fashion designer Manon Martin. Tunisia is the northernmost country in Africa on the Mediterranean sea. This is where the fashion designer escapes to when she needs inspiration, which she finds in the light, warmth, the smell of the spices…

Leanne Ford & White Interiors

Lots of White Yesterday I did a Dark Interior by Leanne Ford and today I’m doing a quintessential Ford project….white on white. Oh, I really like this one. The cement waterfall counter tops with brass handles, the shiplap, the upstairs thin rope banister, the ultra white…

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…

South African Modern Farm House

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Excellence in South Africa When Dané Erwee and Chris Willemse, the owners of this house known as Johannesdal, imagined it, they thought of “something that welcomes: a modern exterior with a farm inside”. This extremely creative couple have made a name for themselves…

Indonesian Inspired Cottage in Byron Bay

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Haveli House After starting her own design business nearly 10 years ago, importing earthy and tribal antiques, furniture and textile from India and Bali, Heidi Daburger came across the perfect opportunity to combine her love of interiors and renovation in a 1950’s Bungalow cottage…

Tropical Bliss at this Rental Home on St. Barts

Follow my blog with Bloglovin St. Barts Bliss On the eve of our daughter going to the Caribbean on holiday, I thought I’d feature one of my favorite islands. St. Barts is a tropical paradise delivering spectacular scenery, an ideal climate, and Caribbean charm at every turn. A…

Modern Moroccan 18th Century Home

Moroccan Magic in this Modernized 18th Century Home The bohemian and seductive spirit of Morocco….this home encompasses both. When interior designer, Lisa Burke, bought the Five Columns house in the Chbanat area in the heart of the Essaouira medina, she did not imagine that she could beautifully modernize…

A Chic Beach House on Fire Island

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A Stylish Fixer-Upper on Fire Island Far House, an A-frame on the western end of Fire Island was bought from the family that built it in 1945 from a Gimbel’s prefab kit. Working with an island contractor and keeping a careful tally…

Another Stunning Beach House in Sydney~

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Smashing Sydney Beach House on the Water This Sydney beach house is decorated with a beautiful minimalist style that proves that many times “less is more”. The navy blue exterior of this house is so beautiful and it makes the bright white…

Melbourne Restoration Project by Darren Palmer

Melbourne Family Restore a Former Bakery Into Their Dream Home This enchanting six-bedroom, three-level home was a former bakery. The Melbourne family came across it for sale it was completely covered in ivy. It was a combination of an open living plan and a barn. The couple decided…