We have all seen these Tuscan landscapes, with the hills and cypresses, with the small villages in the middle of the forest and it is possible that some of you have ever fantasized about moving to Italian Tuscany, where the days go by in the middle of the tranquility. If, like me, you cannot afford a Tuscan villa, today I bring you a few ideas that can transform your house into the perfect Tuscan house, or at least a part of it.
The "modern farm" style is in fashion when it comes to building a mini house in a rural setting. Many mini houses are inspired by traditional farms or cabins because their characteristic gable roofs (which facilitate the heights or double height inside), and their traditional wood finish, adapts very well to the environment.
In an imperfect and technologically hyperconnected world, more and more designers and decorators are betting on a return to the traditional or the essence of objects and materials. The term Raw in decoration is translated as the trend in "gross" or "raw" and consists of embracing imperfect things and natural textures without polishing or ornaments.
Villa Son is the name of this fabulous house at the foot of the Tramuntana mountain range, southeast of Mallorca, from which to enjoy stunning views towards Ibiza and the sea. Built in the 1980s, its owners have given the house a modern face lift, turning this classic Mallorcan villa into a luxurious and quiet holiday home.
The Provencal style trend in 2017 continues to be strong. A good alternative for those who are tired of the Nordic and industrial and want to play with other environments ... The Provencal style stands out for being light and soft in its tones, filling each room with light and brightness, but the novelty this year It is the combination with a wider and more intense color range.
Thinking about changing the house deco after Christmas? Do you like bright, comfortable and elegant spaces but with a certain rural air? Then, maybe you should think about decorating your house following the Provencal style. Provencal decoration has its base in the rural style, although it has assumed elements of other styles such as shabby chic or vintage style to result in comfortable, warm and pleasant spaces giving priority to simplicity.
Beginning the month of October we continue to see photos of beach and swimsuit on social networks and with a sweater on our shoulders we are more than protected at dusk. But we know that sooner or later, autumn will come to our homes and we must be prepared to receive it. Dry leaves, soft tones, pumpkins and style with country and home dyes, evenings of blanket and coffee with milk or fireplaces, pizza and film, the case is that we will live the house with more intensity.
There is no doubt that when the need to offer new spaces for wealthy vacationers is combined with creativity and ingenuity, the results can be spectacular. Here we have as an example the impressive hotels in Dubai or the private islands in the Caribbean, among many others.
Surely among our readers are fans of the memorable American television series Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul among others. In the series, the latter acts personified Jesse Pinkman, a young man with many problems and who is an essential part of the story.
It is not always easy to include elements with a modern look in a rustic space, but this attic located in Stockholm designed by the Israelson / Andreini Arkitektur architecture studio finds the perfect balance thanks to the work of the stylist Tina Hellberg. All the rooms of this house are characterized by the functionality of the furniture and a strong industrial aesthetic, ingredients that make it the perfect attic for lovers of rustic style.
Many people feel uncomfortable in traditional luxury hotels. The wonderful crystal chandeliers, the bronzes and golds and the period furniture make them feel displaced since their life is another less historical (although no less luxurious). However, the Hotel Barceló La Bobadilla has made its new establishment in the Sierra de Loja region of Granada as glamorous as it is warm and awaits us with the doors open after exhausting sports or tourist days.
Many times we hear about words like bioclimatic, ecological, respectful of the environment, but when these terms apply to architecture, I don't know if we are clear about what they consist of. Let's say that it is not enough to put a couple of solar panels in each house to use renewable energy as much as possible, the integration in nature goes beyond and Manue Monroy knows it.
It's already summer and many of us already think about our vacations, luckily our favorite blogs show us spectacular summer houses for rent or dream hotels where to spend unforgettable days with splendid ideas to redecorate your beach house. The blog My Paradissi proposes that we spend the holidays in Greece specifically in Mystique Hotel in Santorini, a Greek paradise in the middle of the rocks and facing one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean.
What can I tell you about this wonderful house on the rustic-style beach located in Brazil that you don't see in these great images that speak for themselves. Full of light, palm trees, whitewashed walls and a beautiful pool with sun loungers in the middle of a paradise garden. This splendid house is located specifically in Trancoso, one of the most sought-after villages in all of Brazil, I only tell you that buying a house here is only available to a few.
If you like to give a lively touch to your home, add a bit of romanticism, history and create a delicate evocative, bright and warm atmosphere, I recommend that you see these five basic ideas to give a Shabby Chic touch to your home, through This wonderful English house on the beach. The defect, the decadent and romantic is a trend, you can give your home a Rough Luxe style with a more luxurious and decadent look, or give it a Shabby Chic touch, a more feminine, delicate, bright and country look.
Summer is falling, we have all begun to open the windows and doors, we changed some details of the house and the terrace to beautify and enjoy our home to the fullest and not suffer the heat. Not only do we condition it to be cooler but we fix it to let summer into our home.
A few weeks ago I published a post about hipster decorative styles, in which I spoke of the natural or neo-rustic look, also called Amish, for resembling the homes of these ethno-religious groups, known mainly for their simple, modest, traditional lifestyle and their resistance to adopt modern comforts and technologies.
If you have a few days of vacation it is worth a trip to the UK to visit Baileys Home and Garden, a dream shop in the middle of the English countryside. Although if it is not possible you can always buy their wonderful items through their online store. Located in an old barn in the Herefordshire countryside, it has been renovated to house the pieces that Mark and Sally Bailey collect, the owners of such a beautiful place, which they put up for sale for the enjoyment of their customers.
Adding a touch of color in monochrome environments is a very current trend, we have seen it many times. In this case it is about adding a blue touch, a color that I relate to the sun, summer and the Mediterranean Sea. Not a month ago we saw a beautiful house in St. Petersburg with blue touches, it was a much more classic and sophisticated home than the beautiful surroundings and Mediterranean with indigo touches that we will see today.
If you plan to set up a hairdresser do not miss the great interior design project of the Inch Hair Designs hairdresser in Australia. Just tell you that it was a finalist in the Design Award in the best Salon category. Forget about the classic idea of hairdressing and go for an original and innovative design, it is a way to attract new customers.
Years ago, when I was studying antiquariat, they told us an anecdote about the dining tables that caught my attention. Apparently in the house of the poorest English people who lived in the shacks near the docks there were some exceptional dining tables made of wood: mahogany, teak ... The explanation was that they were part of the drawers where they brought the spices of the colonies and then, After unloading tea, they left the drawers thrown anywhere and were recovered and turned into a table for the poor.