This weekend really felt like summer. I celebrated the completion of my MBA with family and friends, I ate ice cream, and I spent time at the pool.
So today, to “cool off,” I’m taking you on a virtual tour of some spectacular pools. Ready to dive in?
Bulgari Hotel, photo by Christina Arrighi
via Reno Guide
Bradley E. Heppner
Rolling Stone Landscapes
House Chapple, Tribe Studio Architects
I recently learned of a design firm called Three Birds Renovations, and each project is absolutely stunning. You wouldn’t have to twist my arm to live in any of these spaces.
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Three Birds HQ
If you’re looking to refresh your bookshelf style this spring (you know, if you follow the declutter-reclutter pattern like I sometimes do), then you might be inspired by today’s collection of images. With the inclusion of objects, plants, and books, these shelves look tidy and stylish.
via Cheetah is the New Black
via Sarah Sherman Samuel
I’m sharing two interesting artist studios today. I love the combination of messy and neat in each of these rooms.
via Home Edit
via Country Living
I borrow this post title from one of my daily reads – The Neo Trad. I enjoy Katie’s just-about-daily posts rounding up items from around the marketplace. Since I’ve been making note of cool white pieces from my travels around the online marketplace, I thought I would gather them into one post to share.
Â Iittala glass swan
Bower contour side tables
Leff Amsterdam clock
Did you follow the One Room Challenge this season? I barely had a chance to follow any of the designer or guest participants’ makeovers, but from what I did see, people really worked hard to transform rooms from drab to fab in just a few weeks.
I did follow The Makerista’s 7-week room transformation of a girl’s bedroom, and it was just one beautiful piece of art/furniture/detail after another. I love the spray-painted beds she used as well as the sweet chest of drawers.
And it’s that chest of drawers with its swag drawer pulls that has inspired this post.
Stanley Furniture drawer chest, $613 USD, Hayneedle
Stanley Furniture chest, $765 USD, Hayneedle
chest of drawers, $4300 USD, Cupboards & Roses
Trumeau mirrors, $5204 CAD, 1st Dibs
Louis XVI bed, $5205 CAD, 1st Dibs
Can you name the pattern of this floor?
Room for Tuesday
It’s called herringbone. We see it in the interior design and fashion worlds all the time, and people really do love herringbone marble or wood floors (including me, of course – have you seen my foyer?). The term herringbone is named as such for its resemblance to the bones of a fish such as the herring (see more at herringbone pattern).
Kashaya & Co.
Daily Dream Decor
Three Birds Renovations
Looks Like White
Check out this chair. Pretty beautiful, eh?
Flag Halyard lounge chair
Flag Halyard lounge chair
This is Hans Wegner’s Flag Halyard chair, and it dates back to 1950. 1950! The chair’s design is almost 70 years old, and it’s still going strong. Pretty fantastic, I’d say. Wegner, a renowned Danish furniture designer, designed this chair out of from metal, rope, and sheepskin as you can see. It adds interest and sculpture to any room.
Chanel Bags and Cigarette Drags
Graham & Co.
home of Danielle Moss (co-founder of the Everygirl) via Jacquelyn Clark
I keep dreaming about owning a cottage. Ideally, it’ll be a full-season cottage so that I can spend cozy winter weekends there doing (just about) nothing. And would I paint my cottage-cabin white? You bet! I’m inspired by these beautiful exterior and interior designs.
Proverbs 31 Girl
A Frame Haus
Sarah Sherman Samuel (Sarah’s cabin is my ideal! It’s a sweet, white cabin with views of Lake Michigan.)
The Living Room
Design by Sabon Home, via UpNorth
Love Grows Wild
My Scandinavian Home
Handcrafted Out Buildings
Emma Thomas, via Dagmar’s Home
designed by Lynda Gardener, My Scandinavian Home