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Monday July 14th, 2014

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A New Zealand Rental Becomes a Home

Mother of three and blogger Mel Chesneau (of Armoire, Pegs and Casserole) has a lot of experience creating homes out of almost nothing. After all, she met her husband, Guillaume, while she was in the middle of a two-year long backpacking adventure. The couple were so smitten that Mel changed her travel plans to live…

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Monday August 20th, 2012

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sneak peek: kate alexander and matt kardos

I can honestly say that until running this sneak peek, I didn’t know what a typical home in Auckland, New Zealand, looked like. This 1950s bungalow belongs to Kate Alexander and Matt Kardos. Kate is the managing director of Studio Alexander and the international print store Endemic World. She is lucky to split her time between…

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Monday July 6th, 2009

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sneak peek: cassandra ellis

sneak peek: cassandra ellis

we were so pleased to hear from cassandra ellis whose home was featured in the april 2008 issue of new zealand house and garden. it’s so rare that we get to see – let alone share – homes from down under, it’s a real treat. awhile back cassandra moved back to new zealand from the…

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Monday February 18th, 2008

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sneak peek: sugarloop

sneak peek: sugarloop

today’s sneak peek belongs to new zealand designer bernadette sipkes of sugarloop. a definite favorite among design bloggers and etsy shoppers, bernadette creates beautiful limited edition screenprints she sells through her etsy shop and discusses on her blog (among other topics). today we’re catching a sneak peek (thanks to anne) into her auckland home, complete…

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