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Friday
Apr182014

It's a good Friday

Jo doesn't need to twist my arm to take a day off. I have a million things on my to-do list (one of which I'm actually excited to tackle = making new vignettes with all of my Almonte shopping finds). So I hope you all have a lovely Good Friday, and I leave you with this beautiful photo of Granny's house, captured by Jason Loucas

Tuesday
Jul232013

My cup of tea

Laure, from this home tour, wrote the other day to let us know she recently designed a tearoom in her 'hood of Le Cannet, France. I'm not a big tea drinker and have never been to an establishment to specifically drink tea and have cookies but I would totally get all dolled up to hang out at the Madeleine. It is SO CUTE - filled with all of granny's miss-matched furniture and then modernized with a collage of wallpapers by Farrow & Ball, Cole and Son, Christian Lacroix, Fornasetti...

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Thursday
Jul182013

Stalking a sleek white tradition

For those who have lamented in comments recently of the propensity of Australians to tack on the equivalent of a law firm's modern waiting room to the back of an historic home here is a little traditional stalking. All be it sleek and white and cool. Woollahra, Sydney. Link here while it lasts.

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Monday
Nov192012

A home for sale in Texas

Susi Mitchell, a real estate agent in Texas, emailed us about one of her latest listings (see a previous listing of hers that we blogged here). This one is a restored historic southern home located in McKinney. The wraparound porch is heavenly, and it even boasts a pool complete with large pool house. It's gorgeous, and can be yours! Check out all the details here

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Tuesday
Oct162012

Amelia Handegan

In keeping with the traditional theme I started earlier today, let me introduce you to Charleston, South Carolina interior designer Amelia Handegan. She has had the pleasure of working on several of Charleston's nationally recognized historic homes. Her mostly traditional decor is elegant yet comfortable and liveable, and I am smitten with the rustic cabins she designed. Really simple and really soothing. Lovely spaces. 

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