This studio apartment is going against the common ‘interior decoration rules’. Firstly it shows that small spaces don’t have to be painted in light colours. And secondly it shows that not all Scandinavian apartments are decorated white. I love this unique home with dramatic black walls and vintage furniture. I just want to settle myself on that bed with a book and a cup of tea, what more do you want?
I’m so in love with these garage/warehouse conversions in Amsterdam. If you’ve been following me for a while you’ve already seen a few (just click here, here, here & here) and today this beauty came on the market. This home feels like a New York loft apartment with gorgeous exposed brick walls and despite the fact that the 182sq meter home is located on 1 floor (with a depth of 30 meters) it’s definitely not a dark hole. I’m in love with that skylight in the kitchen that brings in so much light. I think I might have fallen in love with this home.
I love it when old buildings are getting a new life. This former school building in Amsterdam has been transformed into apartments and on the top floor is this wonderful loft. I love how you can still see the old structure of the building with the exposed beams. It’s a very playful and unique home in Amsterdam.
In North London lies this lovely historic family home by JJ Locations. The open plan living space is very bright thanks to the large windows, white walls and light wooden floor. Luckily you can still see the original features of this property in the stained glass windows and lovely fireplaces. I really like the feel of this home, it’s very relaxed, spacious and fresh.
In a historic and charming area in Oslo lies this small home of only 50sq meter. With a white base this home is typical Scandinavian but with some subtle colour touches (love that pink wall in the kitchen) the home feels cozy and personal. I really love the freshness of this place and it kind of makes me wish I could start all over again with my own home!
This farmhouse in Ojai, California puts a smile on my face. Even though the base is very neutral with white walls and concrete floors all the colourful touches in the furniture and accessories make this space pop. And of course the large windows give you an amazing view over the Californian landscape. The large farmhouse has several buildings with guest stays and a huge garden, a perfect spot to relax and unwind with family and friends.
This apartment belonging to Cajsa Berndtsdotter has appeared on my blog before. Back then it was featured on Elle Decoration and I loved the mixture of styles immediately. Now the house has gone up for sale so it’s nice to see it again. I am a bit dissapointed that the stunning green wall in the living room has disappeared although this ‘greige’ tone is also very beautiful. But the green just gave it a nice pop!
Sometimes when I’m browsing for inspiration there are homes that immediately pop out. This loft in the city centre of Amsterdam is definitely one of those homes. The house is a whopping 371sq. meter, it has a cozy patio and even a seperate studio apartment on the top floor. The exposed brick and steel doors give the home an industrial vibe but it’s also very cozy. The house reminds me of an Amsterdam garage conversion that I’ve posted on the blog before (you can see that here & here). If you want to live here I’ve some good and bad news. The good news is that the home is for sale, the bad news is that the asking price is 3.3 milion euros (ouch!!)
This home in Denmark was transformed from an abandoned 1960s house into a stunning monochrome home. After an extensive renovation that took out all the indoor walls and raised the ceiling, the owners got this huge open-planned living space. With two sitting nooks and a fireplace that also serves as a dividing wall between the dining space and the living space this home still feels cozy. The terrace also has several sitting spaces, from a lounge space to a covered dining space. It’s a garden where you can sit all day long!
I really like wallpaper rooms! To me it always adds some extra coziness to a space. In this Scandinavian apartment – styled by Emma Fischer – they used wallpaper in the living room (Dancing Crane by Emma von Brömssen) and the hallway (Pimpernel by William Morris) and I love it. The other rooms have been kept white so there’s a nice balance between the busy wallpapered rooms and the serene private rooms.