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Monday July 14th, 2014

Monday June 16th, 2014

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A Relaxing Vacation Home in Provence

Writing these sneak peeks on summer weekends in Brooklyn is getting a little tough for me to take. Last week, it was the cutest school bus turned camper in Canada and this week it’s a beautiful summer home in Provence. This home is located in the 12th-century village of Grignan and was originally a farm…

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Monday November 11th, 2013

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A Cozy Icelandic Cottage

Halla Bára Gestsdóttir and Gunnar Sverrisson,  co-founders of Home & Delicious, bought this cottage in March 2008 and immediately set to work renovating it. The house is located by Lake Vesturhóp in Northwestern Iceland and is surrounded by nature. It had been built in the 1970s and then in the ’90s, was moved to its current…

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Monday September 16th, 2013

Monday January 21st, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Paula Kilpatrick of Tuppenny Farm

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During the week, you’ll find Antony Elliott and Paula Kilpatrick in Melbourne, Australia. But on the weekends, they head to this house on a little 20-acre farm 5km from Heathcote in central Victoria with Nelson, a big standard poodle, and Suzi and Lennie, their miniature dachshunds. At the farm, they join Jess the miniature goat…

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Monday September 24th, 2012

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sneak peek: rachel krauskopf

It has always been a dream of designer Rachel Krauskopf’s to live in New York City. First, she had to get through years of grad school — for both her and her husband — and then moves overseas and to DC, Seattle and Chicago before she finally got her wish, an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper…

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Monday September 10th, 2012

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sneak peek: carla + tim

Carla Caruso lives in the tiny town of Ashfield, tucked into the rolling hills of Western Massachusetts. She and her husband, Tim, bought the house just over two years ago (it’s the couple’s first home after 18 years together), and in the short time they’ve lived here, they’ve renovated almost everything. The result is an…

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Friday August 17th, 2012

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behind the scenes: ashley english

Ashley English just released her new book, A Year of Pies. There’s hardly a homesteading topic this lady hasn’t covered — everything from Home Dairy and Keeping Chickens to our own Small Measures column where she’s written about Homemade Sunburn Soothers and Edible Wildflowers. So we thought we’d end the week by paying her a little visit in…

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Monday November 14th, 2011

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sneak peek: annie coggan & caleb crawford

Annie Coggan and Caleb Crawford are design professors in New York City – Annie at FIT, Parsons, and more, while Caleb teaches at City College. Just this fall, after fours years in the South, they moved their home base back to Brooklyn, and Annie is now also the artist-in-residence at Brooklyn’s Textile Arts Center. (We…

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Monday August 15th, 2011

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sneak peek: sisse jonassen

Sisse Jonassen works in the television industry in New York City, and the bright lights, noise and chaos of her daily life sent her searching for something a little more relaxed, something that reminded her of her childhood growing up in Denmark. She found an online listing for a small 1795 post-and-beam farmhouse in the…

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sneak peek: jesse james + kostas anagnopoulos

Jesse James, founder and creative director for Aesthetic Movement, and his poet husband (and A/M style director) Kostas Anagnopoulos spend their weekdays in the Jackson Heights historic district in Queens, but on the weekends, they escape with daughter Olympia Baltimore James to a tiny town in upstate New York. They’ve named their getaway The Smithy, in a…

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Monday July 25th, 2011

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sneak peek: hillary petrie of egg collective

To enter this light, airy New Orleans apartment, visitors must pass through a small communal gate, then a beautiful shared courtyard and finally onto this bright space. Each apartment in the complex has a porch overlooking the courtyard, and it’s the perfect place to wind down after a long day. Egg Collective designer, Hillary Petrie,…

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Monday July 26th, 2010

Monday July 19th, 2010

Monday June 21st, 2010

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sneak peek: catherine hammerton

sneak peek: catherine hammerton

london-based designer-maker catherine hammerton‘s work bridges a handmade aesthetic which draws on traditional techniques for silk-screen printing and hand embroidery, while also working with cutting edge digital technology.  today we’re thrilled to be sharing her home that was recently in april issue of elle decoration. stay tuned in a couple weeks for more from catherine…

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sneak peek: kevin dean

sneak peek: kevin dean

artist/designer kevin dean and his graphic designer wife zirrinia  live in a victorian house on the south coast of england in southsea, a 15 min walk from the beach and an hour & 30 min by train to london. the house receives a lot of wear and tear due to the fact they both work…

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Monday June 7th, 2010

Wednesday June 2nd, 2010

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sneak peek: karen barlow

sneak peek: karen barlow

karen barlow is a freelance interior designer and still life props stylist based in manchester, england.  thirteen years ago she and her husband chris bought this 1879 victorian house.  despite not having heat, two gross kitchens, undesirable bathrooms, and the fact that the home had been stripped and converted into two flats in the 1970s,…

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Monday March 29th, 2010

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sneak peek: kelly doust

sneak peek: kelly doust

kelly doust is a writer, blogger and former book publicist who lives in sydney, australia. her first book, the crafty minx: creative recycling and handmade treasures, came out in november last year, her next book the crafty kid: projects for and with children is due out in june.  kelly also writes articles on fashion and…

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Monday March 22nd, 2010