This Marin County, California compound takes cottage style living to a whole other level of cool. left it dark and “woodsy” and I love that because it adds so much drama and a sense of richness to the home. Add in all of the outdoor hangout spaces and you would definitively be spending your days outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather.
I first featured this kitchen back in 2014 and thought it was just about perfect. Li dropped back in a couple of years later when there had been a slight change but now it’s undergone a stylish renovation, The blue has gone replaced by a sage green (Farrow & Ball’s Green Smoke), the tiles inside the upper cabinets are now a dusty pink herringbone and brass handles complete the look. The perfect kitchen is just a bit more perfect. 6ixteen by .
Prepare to be amazed at how funky a Swiss style chalet can get. was commissioned to renovate and restore a 3,500 square-foot Southern Californian estate built by Myron Hunt in 1906. The two-story, single-family dwelling sits on approximately two acres and was one of only fifteen Swiss chalet designed houses built in California during that period. The design concept pays homage to the property’s history, taking notes from the client’s personalities with accents of soft pinks, greens and burgundies. A rich assortment of furniture, textiles and objects strongly influenced by fashion and fantasy completed the character of this home. Photos: Shade Degges
Boutique Melbourne design practice is all about natural materials, efficiency, sustainability and practicality. Whether new build or renovation they create beautiful, unique, practical, liveable spaces.
I have this dream of one day buying a weekender in a cute country town. I’d rent it out as short-term boutique accommodation when I wasn’t there and hope to one day make it my forever home. In my mind it’s always been an old cottage, quirky, a little rustic, steeped in history … until now. Now I want this architect designed modern home that combines old-world aesthetic with a cool contemporary feel. The real estate agent calls it “winter chalet, summer cool.” I’m real estate
strolling scrolling in the wonderful Victorian country town of Daylesford. Link while it lasts.