Displaying posts labeled "Traditional"

A cozy waterfront home in Florida

Posted on Sun, 4 Oct 2020 by KiM

I spent most of the day yesterday trying to figure out how to get all of the “indoor” plants in my backyard and greenhouse into my house for winter. HOLY SMOKES what a nightmare. I have to sell some of my furniture to make room for them all. Not kidding. Anyway, I’m tired and sore AF and wished I lived in a climate where I would not have to go through this hell every year. Like Florida. This stunning waterfront home on the bayou in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida belongs to interior designer and blogger Erika Powell of Urban Grace Interiors is just what I need. Except move it further south into Mexico and I’d be all set. (Found via this article on Garden & Gun, photos by Emily Followill)

Robert Kime – it’s about time

Posted on Fri, 18 Sep 2020 by KiM

It’s about time I feature the work of London interior designer Robert Kime again; the last time was in 2017. It’s about time is a key phrase here as his spaces transport you to another era and the magic he creates in these centuries-old homes is so inspiring. Restoring an old home and bringing the interior back to its former life would be a dream. Speaking of dreams….that space above. I can’t get enough!

I’m real estate stalking the home of interior designer Anna Spiro in Birkdale here in Queensland. Known for her exuberant use of textiles, patterns and colour the colonial house is a showcase of her eclectic style while still maintaining its historical features like VJ walls, sash windows, tin roof and wide verandas. Surrounded by lush gardens it’s a quintessential Queenslander home.  Link here while it lasts.


Millbrook House

Posted on Thu, 13 Aug 2020 by KiM

I can appreciate traditional and antique furnishings, but when typically pared with a pale/drab colour palette I am always left underwhelmed and dreamy of 80 year old grannies curled up on the sofa crocheting. Designer Nick Olsen took the rustic bones of this farmhouse, added some sassy in-your-face colours and patterns for a more youthful juxtaposition and WOW – this sure ain’t Granny Mae’s digs anymore!

Photos: Reid Rolls

Interiors by Lisa Guest

Posted on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 by KiM

I love when a designer embraces the traditional and adds some personality and drama to keep it current. Some delightful eye candy from the portfolio of Edinburgh, Scotland designer Lisa Guest.