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Transforming the kitchen with Smart Tiles

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Maybe you believe that I was charmed by this villa because of the pink kitchen walls? Well, it may come as a surprise: but no 🙂 The old pink walls have a strange undertone and look old fashioned, so we’ll paint them soon. Worse than the wall colors was the kitchen backsplash with dark red Read article…

 

The villa we would never buy

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Here we are! Three weeks in the villa we would never buy. And it’s been good! Really good! The first days we tornado-ed around the house and changed so many little details, opened boxes, mounted furniture and made it live-able. Opening boxes with our own treasures that had been packed for months and years, felt Read article…

 

Enfin

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With this blasting Da Rona soundtrack on repeat for the past 11 months, we still managed to finally sell* and buy a new home in 2020-2021! It’s been a huge time consuming process, but we are ENFIN, finally, ready to move to our new home in the coming weeks. Our initial plan was to build Read article…

 

Heatwave proof mojito… alcohol free

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When it’s hot like these past first summer heatwave days in France, you want chilled drinks… whether it’s a Dalgona coffee, a glass of ice cold water, or… a tropical mojito. On a recent photoshoot I used GreenMa’s organic teas and turned them into thés glacés! I followed the GreenMa recipe for a “mojithé”, a Read article…

 

On the Cubit coffee table

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High quality furniture is always a good investment. It may not always be in your budget, but you will enjoy it daily for many many years. Some of our first investment pieces, like our dining and office tables, that we bought over two decades ago, are still with us and are still in tip-top condition. Read article…

 

My favorites from Maison & Objet 2020

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While I already shared these highlights from this January’s edition of Maison & Objet on Instagram and Instagram Stories, I wanted to save them here on the blog too. I must admit there were no mind blowing crazy discoveries this time, but I enjoyed seeing nice designs, more and more sustainable or recycled items  like Read article…