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2 Very Different Homes on the Island of Ibiza

Below are two homes that I found in Ibiza while I was in the internet ‘rabbit hole’ today. Both very different but equally beautiful. The Summer home below was built in the 1950s and was renovated by design studio Blackstad Design Consultants and the interior designer Constanze von…

Impressive Ocean & Mountain View Home in Cape Town

In Cape Town, South Africa there is a house called ‘House Sealion’. It was designed by Greg Wright Architects for indoor/outdoor entertainment with large open spaces that lead out to the pool. Very similar to homes where I love in Laguna Beach….the plot of land…

1927 Topanga Canyon Hunting Lodge

A 1927 hunting lodge in nearly original condition is transformed into an open plan with a new kitchen and enlarged bathroom. Simple open living with plenty of light helps to bring the outside in and vice versa via a large two level deck and ample windows and skylights. The neutral…

Groovy Modern meets Hollywood Glamour at the Parker Palm Springs

My BF and I did the effortless two-hour drive to Palm Springs yesterday for a one-night getaway together. The Parker Palm Springs Hotel is where we went! This hotel is very commonly recognized for its geometric white walls and bright orange door at the entrance. The former Merv…

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…

White & Bright Ibiza Summer Home

This bright & beautiful home on Ibiza was originally a second home for holidays but the Dutch owners decided to make this their permanent home and run their business, a kidswear label, from the beautiful Spanish island. The architecture is simple with lots of white and clean lines. Colorful furniture…

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…

Chic Spanish Cottage on the Mediterranean Sea

Escape This chic beach cottage is in Alicante, Spain on the Mediterranean sea. This house, which dates back to the 1950s, was completely remodeled on the interior but because of the coastal building laws, the Architectural elements such as ceilings, beams, floor and window frames were kept in their original…

Renovation in the Laguna Beach Hills

1950’s Beach House Remodel Not long ago, this was a 1950’s worn down beach cottage in the hills of Laguna Beach. The dingy, dated and dark house was not an ideal fit for the young family who purchased it. They hired Anders Lasater Architects who worked…