Rove Concepts
Monday
May222017

The new luxury

Oh the drama! High contrast less-is-more palette, soaring ceilings, walls of flowing fabrics, rich metals and dark woods yet this new luxury is about carefully curated opulence. No OTT gaudy glitz but a well considered elegance. Historic Nashville mansion renovation by interiors firm Chad James Group.

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Sunday
May212017

A pretty Swedish apartment in a 1930s building

I absolutely adore this apartment for sale in a 1930s buidling in Gothenburg. Many of its original features have been lovingly restored to its former glory such as the beautiful wood floors, limestone window sills, wardrobes and fireplace. Add in some pretty pastel walls, a bit of wallpaper, some gorgeous art and modern furniture, and a bonus mezzanine space and you have quite a beauty. (Thank you Silje for the link to this space on Stadshem). 

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Saturday
May202017

Working out on a Saturday

Is yoga really exercise as opposed to a form of meditation? And is it hard work if your yoga studio looks this good? Humming Puppy Sydney by Karen Abernethy in collaboration with Louisa MacLeod.

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Friday
May192017

A 3-room apartment in Stockholm 

Keeping things simple on this Friday, the beginning of Victoria Day long weekend here in Canada, otherwise known as May 2-4 weekend (because many cases of 24 beers are consumed on this first holiday of summery weather...I on the other hand may find myself a weekend cocktail to consume copious amounts of). Plus the Ottawa Senators are kicking some Pittsburgh ass in the Stanley Cup playoffs so much partying will be had around here. And exciting stuff continues as husband and I are meeting with a designer from Lyndsay Landscape Saturday to do some planning for our horrendously embarrassing gravel pit of a front yard (we live on a very busy street and I die a slow death every day my yard looks this awful). Starting things off with some soothing eye candy in the form of this 3-room apartment currently for sale in Östermalm, Stockholm via Lagerlings. Loving the neutral colour palette and those furry dining chairs!  

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Friday
May192017

Because ...

... I cannot get enough of Michelle Gerson's portfolio. Aircraft fuselage as artwork? Why not! So white, so bright punctuated with statement pieces and refreshing pops of blue and green.

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