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This laid-back wood-clad bungalow on Cape Town’s Bakoven beach oozes seaside style. The lucky owners are Cathy, Mike and their three children. A lover of bargain finds, the resourceful Cathy did the interiors herself. ‘A well-known interior designer once came up from the beach and had a look, and his advice has always stuck with me – he said that the painting was outside the window and that whatever happened inside shouldn’t compete with it,’ she recalls. Continue reading the style files the style files
Remodelista: Sourcebook for the Considered Home
Carolina Eclectic Carolina Eclectic Apparently, not!! Did anyone watch "Esquire's Bachelor Pad" this past weekend? It was amazing, but a little too "bachelor" for me.
Design*Sponge | Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more This week’s radio show was a reader request: tips for beating procrastination and being more productive. I think it’s safe to say that all of us struggle with productivity, time-management and procrastination at one point or another. While most of us know how to “get things done” in the deadline sense of the of the word, most us also want to find a way to avoid those last-minute situations and get work done on a schedule that feels calmer and more in control. I used to be a master of procrastination, but lately I feel proud of being able to push through that feeling a bit more often and get things done bit by bit. I also feel like I’ve gotten better at getting to the bottom of why I’m procrastinating about something, so I can work through those feelings and finish the job. Design*Sponge | Your home for all things Design. Home Tours, DIY Project, City Guides, Shopping Guides, Before & Afters and much more
If you’re a mom-to-be like me, or a newish mom still shopping for baby gear, I hope this post is somewhat helpful to you! My blog friend, Lesley Myrick, who just had her baby boy a few days ago (congrats, Lesley!), asked me what my baby registry essentials are and shared a link to her blog where she documented all the stuff on her wish list for feeding, sleeping, baby care and travel. Inspired by her post, I thought I’d do the same. Just as Lesley disclosed on her blog, we too haven’t yet tested these things (our son will arrive in about 10 days!), but after a ton of research and advice from friends and readers, we’ve decided to go with what’s shown and linked below. decor8 decor8
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Design You Trust Design You Trust If you think Star Wars was fiction, then think again, because the characters are alive, right under our nose. This is exactly what Zahir Batin portraits in this photo series, he used his Star Wars figures and placed them in nature or recreated backgrounds to seem as if they have a life of their own. Continue reading “Minature Star Wars Adventures” » It’s been just over a month since KTM took an outstanding 1-2 finish in the notorious Dakar rally and the Austrian manufacturer is excited to announce that the all-new KTM 450 Rally Replica machine will be available very soon for customers to purchase. Continue reading “KTM 450 Dakar Rally Replica Bike” » Lifta was designed with three goals in mind: lift your computer to the proper ergonomic height, offer a place to store peripherals, and keep your desk tidy.
Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh Name: Adele (10 months)Location: United States For Adele's room, Greg and I wanted something fun, bright, and cheerful, and a little bit geeky/steampunk without taking over the room with nerdiness (we'd considered, and dismissed, Portal, Mario, and pirate-ninja). I quickly latched onto a cheerful (5-legged) octopus image I'd seen somewhere and a bedding set that mixed a bunch of contrasting but color coordinated prints in a very fun way. Apartment Therapy Ohdeedoh
Tiny-Ass Apartment Tiny-Ass Apartment Crime and punishment meant something quite different as a kid. Common infractions were things like Refusal to Eat Green Beans, "Not Touching" Your Younger Brother, and Giving Yourself a Haircut. Your parents were judge, jury, and jailer, and your bedroom became your jail cell. The sentence: Until After Dinner.
COCOCOZY Last week I mentioned my latest exciting new license partnership with Mirth Studio. This week, I'll go into a bit of detail. I am so proud to be a part of a fantastic new product release - painted wood tile floors with COCOCOZY patterns on them. Long story short. COCOCOZY
It's that time of the week. The ones that made the cut but then didn't because I hummed and hawed and changed my mind. My stalking leftovers. Why? I'm very fussy. desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net desire to inspire - desiretoinspire.net