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The simple life

This Shaker style house on the water is a new build with an old soul. Its timeless beauty lies in its simple lines and lack of extraneous decoration. I'm dreaming of wasting time sitting on the porch watching the river flow by or perhaps I'll be standing at one of those lovely sash windows staring off into the distance. Who cares! I'm just lost in the romance of this farmhouse by Washington DC based Jones Boer Architects.

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Classic elegance from Guy Goodfellow

I seem to be all about British designers these days, which I hope no one objects to because they are really blowing me away with their inspirational and creative style. Guy Goodfellow is another to add to the list of talented British designers. His classically elegant spaces loaded with colour and bold patterns is really refreshing. 

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"There is nothing simple about simplicity. Simplicity is complexity."

The composition, the texture, the monochromatic palette, the considered choice of pattern, the restraint and careful curation. How deceptively simple and achingly beautiful. Buckhead by Atlanta-based Nancy Braithwaite Interiors.

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Heritage House

"This large family home was renovated to blend the Victorian-architecture aesthetic with function for a large family who loves to entertain. The historical charms meld beautifully with contemporary elements and to create a comfortable, modern home."

It's all about simplicity, elegance and authenticity. Contemporary living combined with well chosen antique pieces. Heritage House by Susan Burns Design.

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Traditional vibes in mostly neutrals

Such soothing shades of neutrals in this Marin County, California home designed by Mark D. Sikes. Makes for such warm, inviting spaces that seem effortless and timeless. The star of the show in my opinion is that fantastic piece of art in the photo above. Gorgeous!!

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