Wednesday 28 September 2011

Renovated Mill in France

Good morning my friends! I will be taking a short holiday today and I'll be back on Wednesday next week. I might post once or twice but, you know, as I'll be in Rio de Janeiro I'll have to go to the beach (poor me!).

It took Noël et Rozenn Bernasconi four years to renovate this seventeenth century mill, located in the south of France. It was quite a challenge as it had been vacant for several years and was in a sorry state. Let's enjoy the tour together!







To preserve the history of the mill, Noël has retained and enhanced the original features, such as the grinding wheel, which is the starting point for the new staircase. A glass pane covers the mechanism, preserved below.





Photography by Christophe Rouffio.
All images from here.

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Monday 26 September 2011

Summer House in Spain

Hello my dear friends. Welcome back! Today's house tour takes us to Spain. A combination of classic, elegant and rustic styles for a relaxed and welcoming home.

Hope you enjoyed today's tour. Let me know!
All images from here.

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Saturday 24 September 2011

Most Beautiful House 2011 Finalist

This Swiss home in Blaker, is the fifth and last finalist in Bolig magazine contest Most Beautiful House 2011. Built in 1877, it was restored by the owner's granddaughter, Tone.

Old Swiss house

His sister joined them in

Bright rooms

Have cleaned up for years

Handmade kitchen drawers

Painted in the night

Will never finished decorating

Memories of grandfather's time

Latest finalist in the most beautiful homes
I know this is a copy of the second photograph but I just wanted you to meet Tone.
I will surely be posting the other 4 finalist's homes.

Hope you are having a beautiful Saturday!

All images from here.

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Wednesday 21 September 2011

Lakefront Home in Vermont

Liz and Ed Flynn restored this summer house in Vermont. Light and bright, ideal for the summer holidays.

All images from here.

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Tuesday 20 September 2011

Country House in Buenos Aires

Second post for you today. This country house in Lobos, in the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Brimming with flea market finds, perhaps a bit over the top but you can see some interesting pieces in every room.

Hope you enjoyed our second tour! Goodnight, and sweet dreams!
All images from here.

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