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Jun142010

House of Gold

A few weeks ago Zdenka sent pictures of her adorable pups for Pets on Furniture. I loved what I saw of her Croatian home in the background. Of course I didn't go lurking straight away. No I only decided to snoop further today. I'm glad I did! Zdenka's home is amazing. Simple, stylish, fresh and ... you can stay there. It's the House of Gold and perches in a steep winding lane in the medieval village of Motovun. I'm thinking of getting together a house party. Want to come? (If only it wasn't a dream ... I'd love to visit Croatia.) If you want to see what Zdenka started with and her renovation journey visit her blog. It's not for the faint hearted. OMG what a transformation!  So much more inspiration after the jump.

  

  

  

  

  

  

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Reader Comments (22)

Wow, I love the idea of writing a recipe on that cabinet and also the simplicity and clean lines and colors of the bedroom! Such inspiration!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEmma

The photography is totally weird.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJanine

Very consistent design - love it :)

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAnia

very very nice. especially big letter "G" in russian armybox.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpal

I love all the little illustrations everywhere. What fun to discover all those little pieces of whimsy!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTracy

totally not my style, but every piece an eyecandy!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterorsi

I love all the unexpected details hidden all around the house. A very interesting home. I love it...=)

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMarina

I love the big letter "G" - especially since my company is based off a G. I see she loves a lot of black and white elements and adding the bit of color is just totally genius. I enjoyed the pics.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKG From KG Style

stunning photos. like the balance of color and black/white.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commentergreybreaks

reminices GERRIT RIETVELD! de stijl. is that the "G"?

The house of an architect.

lovely.
baci

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbaci

This house is absolutely stunning but I simply adore the photos. The angles are really cool.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTanya

Doodles? That's adorable. I've never seen anything like that. I wish I could read what it says over the bed by the...sheep?...though.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLily

the flower bedding is from ikea, I have it. :P
such a lovely house.<3

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSasha

As usual, I live the wooden beams and the white. The steps? in the seventh row down intrigue me.

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKatelynne

A bit on the sparse side, however, love that killer view!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStacey

love the kitchen: a total mix of old fashion school kitchen, modern, clean and industrial but still warm thanks to the mixtures of materials. Like it a lot!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterH.

Very creative!

14 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDeb

Mycket personligt och annorlunda. Kul med folk som vågar och har stilkänsla.

15 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbaroq

Beautiful home!!

15 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie Maley

Love the white floors. Really darling artistic touches everywhere, but still flirting with minimalism. Love it!

15 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpeggy

Lovely pictures. I love homes there you can notice that the family have a big sense of humor.

dear all, i just found out that my house is here.... one year and few months later.... :D i wish to thank you all for such a nice comments. and especially big thank you to the crew of desiretoinspire - unfailing spring of inspiration for interior design... :) welcome to house of gold in motovun, croatia!

15 Aug 2011 | Unregistered CommenterZdenka

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