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Monday September 29th, 2014

Monday October 14th, 2013

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A Bewitching Old Stone House in The Hudson Valley

My neighbor John McKinney is an optometrist with a serious eye for design (pun absolutely, shamelessly intended). Although his days are filled with eye charts, optical exams, and glasses fittings, his evenings and weekends are packed with trips to local auctions, estate sales, and flea markets—all part of his tireless and passion-driven journey to renovate and…

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Monday March 4th, 2013

Monday February 25th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Ingrid Weir

For the past two years, this old schoolmaster’s house has been set and costume designer Ingrid Weir’s country escape from her city home in Sydney, Australia. The house is located high up in the hills, four hours from Sydney, in what was once a thriving late 19th-century Gold Rush town. A town that once boasted…

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Sneak Peek: Caroline and Olivier

When they bought their first home, Caroline and Olivier discovered a passion for renovating old houses in Provence. Their current home, located in St. Maurice de Cazevieille, Uzès, is their third home to date. In each home they renovate, they never adhere to a particular style; rather, the style is informed by the home itself,…

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Monday October 1st, 2012

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sneak peek: lisa neimeth

Originally from New York, ceramicist Lisa Neimeth has called San Francisco home for the past 18 years. She, her husband, Peter, and their kids, Jackson and Tess, have lived in this 1886 Victorian dairy farmhouse since 1999 (the former chicken coop out back serves as Lisa’s studio/office/showroom). Lisa describes their home as an eclectic urban…

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Monday May 16th, 2011

Monday December 13th, 2010

Monday November 29th, 2010

Monday April 19th, 2010

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sneak peek: nina still {seal rocks}

sneak peek: nina still {seal rocks}

Australian designer Nina Still of puka puka (which in japanese means ‘an object floating gently in space’) credits her modernist aesthetic from her training as an architect and jeweler.  Drawn to the clean lines of the 1960s, she also loves the colors from that era.  her own work is inspired by the forms, colors and…

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Monday December 21st, 2009

Monday November 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: liane tyrrel of enhabiten

sneak peek: liane tyrrel of enhabiten

as soon as we saw liane tyrrel’s beautiful pillows in her etsy shop, enabiten, we knew we had to see inside her home. it’s a three story barn in new hampshire, with the oldest part built in the mid 1800s that liane describes as a humble home architecturally and big and rambling with 13 rooms….

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Tuesday October 6th, 2009

Monday April 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: rinne allen

sneak peek: rinne allen

to round out our day of southern peeks by the fantastic ladies behind beauty everyday, we have photographer rinne allen. her 100 year old home was refurbished in the ’60s by the previous owner. rinne describes it as it having old bones, but a mid-century feeling due to its linear lines & windows & use…

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Friday March 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: toni brogan

sneak peek: toni brogan

today i’m leaving early to go for my first wedding dress fitting (while ac is out of town for his bachelor party) so i wanted to share this beautiful sneak peek from toni brogan of catskill kiwi to make up for the shorter posts (sorry!). yesterday toni shared her beautiful before & after plaid chair…

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Monday January 26th, 2009

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sneak peek: charise harper

sneak peek: charise harper

our final sneak peek of the day comes from children’s book author and illustrator charise harper can’t help but make you smile. it’s a fantastic example of mixing style and fun (check out the ruler stair rail and chalk board art!). she, her husband and their three children moved into their mamaroneck, ny home three…

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Monday October 6th, 2008

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sneak peek: adelle robinson

sneak peek: adelle robinson

our first sneak peek of the day features the west yorkshire home of adelle robinson and justin keefe, co-owners of the online shop h is for home, specializing in one off, vintage and handmade items.  originally two back to back weaver/mill workers’ cottages from the 1800s that were later combined into one house – 4…

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Monday July 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: rebekah of sigfrids design

sneak peek: rebekah of sigfrids design

our second sneak peek features a 1930’s residence at the historic grasmoor in cincinnati, ohio. the goal of rebekah sigfrids and her design team of aubrie hensler, mike dereix, mom – donna sigfrids (as favorite antiquing partner)  – was “to create an earthy femininity by balancing soft modern furnishings with time worn primitive finds.” you can click here for more…

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Monday July 21st, 2008

Monday March 10th, 2008