Entries in France (271)

Thursday
May222014

My favourite home...ever

You may have noticed I love Paris-based magazine MilK - their decor features in particular. I was pretty stoked when I came across the latest issue of MilK Decoration at a local magazine shop a few weeks back. There are lots of fantastic homes inside but one in particular knocked it right out of the ballpark. It is the vacation home of Laurence (co-founder of the shop Serendipity) located on Île de Ré, an island off the west coast of France. This is the home of my dreams - every single inch of it. Ocean views for starters, large windows, high ceilings, wide plank wood flooring, earthy colour palette, beautiful lighting (Jieldé!), raw & natural textures (those linen sofa covers and bedding!), vintage re-purposed items (tubs from washing machines used as bedside tables), large artwork....it is an endless list. If you can find this magazine, BUY IT. It is worth every cent, and more. These photos look even more glorious in print. This has become my new bible. I sleep with it under my pillow. ;) Photos via Karel Balas.

That photo above? That is heaven. 

Tuesday
May202014

Shades of green

I am not typically a fan of green but WOW these spaces photographed by Parisian photographer Frederic Lucano are stunning. Shades of moss/army green are an earthy, warm touch that work so well with various greys, creams and black accents. I may have to rethink green now.  

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Wednesday
May072014

Sara Niedzwiecka

How about a little eye candy to get you through the day...these stunning photos are the work of photographer Sara Niedzwiecka (who splits her time between Paris and Warsaw. Lots of black and white spaces for those like me who enjoy this combo and the graphic effect it has. YUM.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Peggy Bels - black/white/grey

French expat Peggy Bels is bringing Parisian chic style to Hong Kong with her classy, contemporary interiors. She creates drama and a modern edge with neutral shades of black, white and grey and often with a flat finish (love!). Simple spaces yet super chic. 

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Monday
Mar312014

A French apartment

This apartment in Lyon is so gorgeous and subtly elegant. Maison Hand nails Parisian chic each and every time. Neutral palette, luxurious linens, modern classic French furnishings...everything comes together so perfectly. (Previous features here, here and here).

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