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Retirement And Nursing Home Wilder Kaiser / Srap Sedlak Riss

© René Rissland Architects: Dürschinger Architekten, SRAP Sedlak Rissland Location: 6351 Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, ...

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18 Screens House / Sanjay Puri Architects

© Mr. Dinesh Mehta Architects: Sanjay Puri Architects Location: Lucknow, India Category: Houses Lead A ...

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Art Villas Costa Rica By Dagmar Stepanova

Not far from Costa Rican town Uvita there is a hidden small resort Art Villas on the jungle hill above the beach Playa Hermosa. Three unique villas an ...

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The Beds That Every Child Would Like To Have

To introduce a bed in the shape of a giant teddy bear into the children's room is undoubtedly an extraordinary choice that will completely transform t ...

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Domain de Fontenille: An Idyllic Chateau Hotel In Provence

There is elegance and then there is French elegance furthermore if it comes in the form of a Chateau completely restored respecting its history and ...

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Seeing Through Steel: Steel Casement Windows and Doors

 Alfredo Paredes Manhattan home with stunning arched steel casement doors which make this space so spectacular. I get so smitten every time I see ...

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10 Perfect White Summer Dresses and Links Worth Sharing

1, 2, 3, 4, 5I'm looking for the perfect white summer dress, if such exists.  Not too long, not too short, not too tight, not too cheesy.... Flow ...

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A Sophisticated Ranch by Ernest de la Torre

Usually Ranch and sophisticated are two words we don't find in the same sentence.  However Interior Design well planned and executed can do won ...

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One or two things to consider when remodeling your home: Bat

When we started remodeling our home I knew we were not going to live here forever, I also knew what many people know, that the time of the housing bo ...

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Happy Memorial Day: Green, Blue, White and Some Wicker

How perfect is this outdoor swimming pool space.  A pure nature-inspired color palette, blue, green, white, wood...A very unexpected color combin ...

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Cultural Events: Exhibitions and Lifestyle Events around the

The Netherlands       Theo van DoesburgThe Netherlands:  De Stijl One Hundred Years Celebration  De Stijl, &qu ...

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12 Ideal Nail Polish for Summer

Thankfully it's time to take out our denims, espadrilles and ruffle tops because summer and all its glory is here.  It culturally starts this we ...

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A Madrileania Jewel Designed by Pablo Paniagua

When I came across this modern home designed by Pablo Paniagua, the custom black and white geometric floors stopped me on my tracks.  If not for ...

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Pierre Yovanovitch Chateau in Provence

 Pierre Yovanovitch is an exceptional Interior Designer I have posted about, many times before.  In one of the po ...

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My Husband's Birthday and London Flowers

 via petitpandaIt's impossible to not feel our heavy hearts after such a tragedy.  This time it happened in Manchester, England at Ariana G ...

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Palm Beach Sophistication Designed by David Kleinberg

This Spanish Style home in Palm Beach, designed by David Kleinberg exudes a modern sophistication rooted in the classics that stands the test of ti ...

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Sunday Quote and Pippa Middleton Wedding

In a beautiful lace dress designed by Giles Deacon, Pippa Middleton married James Marshall yesterday at St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire.&n ...

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The 6 Must-Have Summer Fashion Items

I feel like winter flew by, even skipping Spring in the process.  Now is the time to seek exciting and cute Summer items to add to my travel bag, ...

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A Dream Black and White Kitchen

While searching about this black and white kitchen in the image above,  I came across the sitting area of another kitchen that looked as they b ...

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Mark D Sikes All America Outdoor Patio

Mark D Sikes Patio Summer version Mark D Sikes has quickly become a very popular Interior Designer thanks to his All-American, exquisite timeless sty ...

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Belle Vivir will get a makeover

Belle Vivir Interior Design blog is going through a simple makeover.  Hopefully tomorrow our site will be easier and prettier for all your enjoym ...

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Caroline Sieber's London Home

The living room Of Caroline Sieber's London home with its custom tropical wallpaper by Zuber makes such a focal point, no need for wall art.Caroline S ...

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Poppy Delevingne's Luxurious Bathroom

Poppy Delevingne's luxurious bathroom is like a gift that keeps on giving.  It's also a girl's dream with marble covering counter tops, shower ...

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10 Ruffle Dresses to buy the season

Lately dresses and tops are all about soft layers of classic romantic ruffles.  I remember when growing up my mother used to dress my sister an ...

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Robert Stilin at Kips Bay Decorator Show House

I was happy to receive these images yesterday of the room designed by Robert Stilin for this year's 2017 Kips Bay Decorator's Show house.  The r ...

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Aquaazura For De Gournay is Available Now

The exclusive shoe collection created by Aquazaura for De Gournay is now available online at Matches Fashion digital trunk show.  Shoes aficion ...

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Emma Jane Pilkington Greenwich Home

Custom sofas covered in mohair in the living room. It's always inspirational to see home renovations resulting in unique stylish spaces, as is t ...

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The Allure of Painted Floors: Graphic and Patterned Floor Id

A very uncompromising way to bring pattern and personality into your home decor is by painting your floors in a graphic pattern.  Painted floors ...

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Sunda Quotes

Belle Vivir is a blog about Interior design, fashion, home decor Ideas, art and shopping suggestions for the chic woman. Founded by Julie Paulino ...

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10 meaningful and thoughtful Mother's Day gifts she'll remem

Mother's Day is everyday, cliche but true.  In the perfect world we would treat our mothers regularly with one or two of these gifts listed her ...

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Weekend Comfort: Spring Color Suede Stilettos

There is no better time for suede shoes than Spring.  The perfect weather makes you feel free of regrets with no snow or rain to ruin them.&nbs ...

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12 European Country Side and Provencal Gardens

Francois Catroux courtyard in Laurmarine, France.  The provencal garden has ancient fortified stone walls with shutters on the windows, the floor ...

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The Most Glamorous Night of the Year

Photo by The Met via Vogue This year, on the 1st Monday of May a.k.a Costume Institute's annual The Met Gala happened last night, as I'm sure it's no ...

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Bruce Budd Designs A Houston Home

Many of you may have already seen this home in Houston designed by Bruce Budd in collaboration with Bute King Architects, previously featured in Arch ...

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Cultural Events: Fairs and Exhibitions around the World, May

The month of May appears to bloom in other forms than just Nature.  This month is full of interesting events and exhibitions around the world.&nb ...

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Weekend Comfort: What to pack to Provence

We are planning our 2 weeks long vacation to the South of France and since we are a bit adventurous, but in a low risk way, no bungee-jumping for us ...

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10 Great Ways to Decorate Your Foyer

As everyone knows, a first impression is important.  In many cases, definitive.  Accordingly, a gracious foyer speaks volume of what lies ...

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Greek Revival: A Perfect Beach Home

 When I think of a beach or vacation home I think of a home with some level of restrain in the decor but comfortable enough to serve its purpos ...

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9 Rooms with Chevron and Herringbone Floors

From light wood to darker tones a herringbone or chevron floor can be used in many types of home decor.  From elegant and classic style to mode ...

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A Sneek Peek to Columbus Decorators' Show House

On Friday morning I got a preview of this year's Columbus Decorator's Show House where as I posted here, 11 designers had the challenge and privilege ...

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Weekend Comfort: How to wear Jeans in the weekends

Ellsworth KellyRobert Motherwell Bruce Budd designBelle Vivir is a blog about Interior design, fashion, home decor Ideas, art and shopping sugges ...

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Learning from the Pros: Gilles & Boissier

Gilles and Boissier is a world renowned Interior Architectural firm with international recognition and success that mostly everyone in the Desi ...

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Kitchens with Black Stoves and Ranges

 Love the regal look in this kitchen.  Hexagon tiles on the floor gives it an old world feeling.  The cabinets are of a very light gree ...

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Columbus Decorators' Show House at The Museum of Art

The Columbus Decorators' Show House, yes it exists and it takes place every other year, is taking place inside The Museum of Art this year.  It ...

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7 Transitional Style Living Rooms

Transitional design is like meeting traditional and modern decor half way.  It integrates all the good elements of both styles.  While Tra ...

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Vertigo Pendant Lamp by Constance Guisset: A Statement Light

In this entryway, the vertigo pendant lamp seems to welcome guests. Every so often comes the case when a designer creates a classic.  Verti ...

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Weekend Comfort: A Roundup of Romantic blouses

How to do you wear your Romantic blouse; Flowy and soft tops can go with basically everything from formal pants to even shorts or under a blazer for ...

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Revisiting A Classic and Modern Parisian Apartment

I love to see classic interior structures decorated with more modern furniture, as I stated here.  The contrast is beyond exited and chic.  ...

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Interpreting Classic Style in Home Decor

 The Paris library of Lee Radziwill has a very classic decor which makes it look regal and sophisticated. While I was driving around with my husb ...

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Monday Blues: Transitional Blue and White Accessories

This is a modern take on the classic blue and white home accessories for those who enjoy and are looking to incorporate a younger and fresher versio ...

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Weekend Comfort: Stylish Ways to Wear A Shirt Dress

 The pretty Chrissy Teigen wears a more modern version of shirt dress with black jeans and high heel boots. It's the weekend and it calls for a m ...

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Anatomy of a Stylish Home Bar and The Accessories You Need

Styling a home bar for a gracious entertaining is as important as the result of the cocktails you create.  As I'm sure most people know, there ar ...

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Design by mail by Julie Paulino Design

I'm thrilled to announce that we at Julie Paulino Design are offering custom interior design services online.  This virtual design service will ...

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Heavily Veined Marble Bathrooms

Marble bathrooms are as exquisite as it gets.  The exotic and exclusive material is the most coveted option when it comes to choosing stones for ...

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Monday Blues: A beautiufl child's bedroom

Love the serenity in this children's room designed by Reed Krakoff.  This bedroom may be for a child, but it's not short on style.  The stee ...

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Cultural Events: Art and Fashion Affairs around the world, A

Paris  Art Paris Art Fair 2017March 30th to April 2th This is particularly interesting for young and new collectors because the fair is dedicate ...

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Weekend Comfort: What to pack for a Safari

Ever since I can remember, going on a safari has been in my bucket list.  For some reason it feels like a far place to go.  While living in ...

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The Use of Black in Interiors

Jean Louis Deniot designBlack is the color that can elevate the most a simple decor to a more elegant and austere one.  There is probably no oth ...

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Shiplap and how pretty it is

 Dark-painted shiplap in this powder room gives it a cozy feeling.It took a while for urban dwellers to get caught up with shiplap.  Thanks ...

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The 6 Home Decor Trends You Will See in 2017

I thought it was about time for a post like this since it is already April, yes time is flying and so are some excess in design that are saying &quo ...

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Monday Blues: Interiors with blue abstract paintings

A Joan Michell painting hangs in a dining room designed by Aman and Carson via Architectural Digest. Over the weekend my husband and I took a sho ...

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Sunday Quote and London's Cherry Blossom

Images via Design Darling, Lovely Clusters, Bread & Olives, A blog about home decorating ideas, interior design, fashion trends, jewelry and shopp ...

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Weekend Comfort: Embellished Slippers and get the look for

 Whether you call them slippers, mules or any other fancy name, they are definitely not flip-flops which give you either the flexibility to hide ...

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Simone Rocha's London Home

Simone Rocha's clothes are well known for their imaginative mixture of feminine, romantic and eclectic.  No wonder her home in London, which she ...

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2 Exciting Fashion Collaboration to look forward to this Spr

Aquazzura x De Gournay CollaborationIf this is not the most clever collaboration, then I don't know what is.  Two of the things women love the m ...

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Joseph Dirand Latest Project

If I was not a designer, Joseph Dirand would be the one designer who I would give complete authority to do my home.  But of course I don't own ...

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Monday Blues: 6 Cozy Blue Bathrooms

From Chinoiserie wallpaper, mosaic flooring and iconic Salamandre Zebra wallpaper to free standing tubs, all these bathrooms have a must have feeling ...

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Sunday Quote

I still can't get over this amazing home office.  If you missed some of our posts, below are the links to this week's.The outfits you'll want to ...

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Cultural Events: Exhibitions and Expositions Around The Worl

If you find yourself complaining about having nothing to do, here are a few suggestion around the world's most popular cities for you to choose from.& ...

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Weekend Comfort: The Outfits You Need This Spring/Summer

You may have seen the very chic minimalist button-down white linen dress wore by a few bloggers in their Instagram accounts.  This dress as well ...

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A Mordern Parisian Apartment

This modern Parisian apartment was designed by Studio Razavi.  The clean lines throughout the apartment was an attempt to step away from the neo- ...

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14 Jaw Dropping Green Rooms

Green is certainly the color closest to nature.  From rich saturated ones to more soothing tones, it can create an oasis of serenity.  More ...

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Lessons from the Pros: Susan Ferrier

Susan Ferrier is a very well recognized Interior Designer who was born in New York and later moved to the South where in 2000 she partnered up with Bo ...

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Monday Blues: A Blue Living Room with Iznik Walls

  To know more about Iznik decor go here.  Living room by Miles Redd, quote from here.A blog about home decorating ideas, interior design, f ...

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Weekend Comfort: Sneakers That is

I don't know about you but, I can't decide what I love more about Summer: the easiness of its clothes or the absence of heavy ones, which in either ca ...

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American Kitchen vs European Kitchen

It should not take you by surprise the fact that Americans love to collect, thus their love for big kitchens with lots of cabinets.  European kit ...

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A Country Home Designed by Isabel Lopez Quesada

I think Country interiors are underrated and overlooked while more polished decor take center stage.  One reason could be because country or rust ...

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Grisailles: 13 Rooms With Grisailles Walls

The old French technique of wall mural paint, where the final effect is a monochromatic tone in different shades of grey, dark and light, is as old as ...

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Monday Blues: Chambray Shirt Street Style

A blog about home decorating ideas, interior design, fashion trends, jewelry and shopping suggestions for the chic and modern women. ...

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The Brooklyn Home of Apparatus Studios Founders

What is design if it's not a reflection of your life, travels and taste.  This Brooklyn apartment owned by Apparatus Studio founders, Gabriel Hen ...

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The Kensington Hotel, London

The Kensington Hotel in London, appears to be more a Parisian apartment than a hotel itself.  Beautiful paneled rooms with parquet floors are fou ...

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7 Half Painted Wall: A European Design Detail

European Design is very different from American Design.  It's simpler yet stylized, restrained and unpretentious.  European interiors is mo ...

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Monday Blues: A Blue Kitchen

 Image via DomaineA blog about home decorating ideas, interior design, fashion trends, jewelry and shopping suggestions for the chic and modern w ...

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Friday Eye Candy: The Power of Black

There is something powerful in the color black whether it's used in interiors or fashion. I love seeing it as an accent in a home and it's always cap ...

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Trench Coat: The Three Season Coat

The simple version of the trench coat that was popular in the 70's has gone through major upgrades.  New and versatile versions range from sued ...

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The Gallery at Sketch by India Mahdavi: A pink heaven

If you are a regular at Instagram then without a doubt you've seen the Pink monochromatic restaurant, The Gallery at Sketch, designed by India Mahdav ...

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Kevin Knight And Co

We lived abroad for the past five years.  It's amazing how time flies.  Three years in Sao Paulo, Brazil and two years in Munich, Germany.& ...

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If you are a Celine fan, you should know LOÉIL

I came across the women fashion line Loeil via Instagram.  The Los Angeles born fashion line prides itself for using superb quality and creative ...