Archive for the ‘Outdoors’ Category

From the Netherlands comes a product that will certainly take the top spot on your current wish list. Everyone certainly yearns for a hot tub that you can put in the water and sail. Don’t they? They are available for sale starting at around $9000 or can be rented if you are in the neighborhood. […]

Dew Covered


Although at first glance these look like elaborate brooches they are actually dew covered insects photographed by David Chambon. Chambon has been collecting a series of photos featuring incredible close up shots of different insects. Imagine what it must have taken for him to capture these, lots of early mornings I am sure. See more […]

Simply Swedish


This lovely apartment, located in Linnéstaden, Sweden is actually on the market and if I could, I would be there tomorrow, alas, no such luck. I was drawn to this space because it looks so welcoming and comfortable and that balcony! The fireplace! If you would like to find out more about this property visit […]

Casa Guanabanos


This beautiful Mexican home was designed by Taller Hector Barroso  architects and they have managed to take wood, water, and glass to new heights. The glamourous and modern house truly invites nature in, the huge windows, smooth wood walls, open living plan, and glass enclosed staircase offer views of the greenery and modern pond beyond. The […]

Found on BlackBird Style, this charming treehouse was built on a $400 budget behind the owner’s apartment building. She found doors in the trash and got floorboards, paints, and other essentials at Build It Green, a nonprofit organization in Queens, NY that sells inexpensive reclaimed items. How wonderful would it be to have this retreat […]

“Cottage is a charming spot, a place in which to relax in comfort, meditate, rest or simply pass the time in the company of a good book, enjoying the air and the light, the definitive refuge in which to enjoy the outdoors.”  Designed by Patricia Urquiola for Kettal, and recently introduced at the Salone di Milano, this […]

Found on Contemporist, this stunning new home in Cape Town,South Africa by Saota and Antoni Associates replaced an existing house that did not do the amazing location justice. The key was to create a home that the owners, a young family, could maximize the outdoor space while ensuring privacy.    pb