Sometimes it starts with a bathroom, this thing I call a “house crush.” It can begin with any room or detail or color that catches my attention, really. This bathroom, the old sink, the old copper faucet, the simple pine shelf over potty (we still call it in our house) are so unassuming and so perfect.
One can only assume that when a bathroom is so becoming then the rest of the house, the rooms that connect from to the other, must also have some very pretty details that I’m hungry to see.
I’m crushing hard on this dream beach house in St. Barts. When I saw . . .
I confuse my seasons. When it’s cold and the ground is covered in white outside, I tend to crave a little color inside. Maybe it’s my mind remembering summer. Green grass that cushions and carpets the ground. Pink petaled flowers that find themselves home to the fairies. Blue skies that make me believe the ocean is above me.
Today, the ocean sky has gone grey. All green is frozen in a deep sleep, and a crunchy white snow is sticking to the ground like glue. This is what I see outside my window.
Inside, I’m crushing on color. Green Kitchen cabinets, simple sun-flowered velvet pillowcases, resting shoes in a row to make a rainbow.
(keep reading for more color and simple ways to incorporate)
I’ve been noticing, lately, that Ive been pinning a lot of black houses. While, white is still my favorite, black just might be a close second. I’m loving this look on traditional homes, cottages, and very modern homes alike.
Today, I’m sharing a few of my favorites. A few I’d like to escape to or live, everyday, in.
This is a vacation spot. Can you imagine? If I ever built a lake house, I’d have this in mind.
Click Through for a few more of my favorites . . .
No surprise, here, of the probability that I might be crushing on a house in South Kensington. I love the area and I love London style. The old meets modern gets me every single time.
But…. the thing that got me about this house was the bathroom. Yes, it’s beautiful. But…..there is one small thing that I never ever would have thought of that makes a huge design impact….and it’s something cheap that anyone and everyone could incorporate . . . .