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Monday, 23 January 2012

And breathe!

January’s days are numbered… and not a moment too soon! The cold, dark and grey days have felt particularly long this year! The weather most certainly affects what inspires me – like at the beginning of winter I could think of nothing else but dark panelled timber rooms and roaring fires, but now I only want honey coloured floors, white walls and the unmistakable smell of sea air blowing through voile covered French doors! I found a beautiful all-white house yesterday that blew me away! Now I know I always say that I am not usually drawn to all-white interiors (and realistically, I don’t think I could live in a house this white) but I still can’t resist falling in love with them! I For me, this house has the balance of all-white just right – I really love the neat black touches that break up the white and I couldn’t have chosen better furniture myself!

What do you think? Are you drawn to fresh bright rooms during the colder weather?

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13 comments:

  1. Meghan, I love it! I couldn't live in an all-white house either, but I use white as much as I can in decorating my home. The kitchen and entrance hall are gorgeous! xo
    Ada

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  2. I looove looking at these fresh, beautiful rooms. I even think I'd be happy living in them, but I'd never have the restraint it takes to create one!

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  3. Meghan - you hit the nail right on the head... it is so true! But I am ready for the warmth and a little sea air, sand and sun would be AWESOME!
    Thanks for sharing the beautiful photos - love them all.
    Have a great Monday.

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  4. Oh, forgot to ask you - how do you get your photos to look so good in yoour post? I love the shadow border and the dimension that it has???
    Thanks again!

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  5. I love an white interior - it can be so beautiful and calming as evidenced by your selections. But, I could never actually live with it I need some color and I'm a bit messy!

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  6. I'm with ya on saying adios to January.... Every year I am. Now about this lovely house you have so nicely posted, it has features and rooms that I gave imagined in my dream home. The foyer is bang on exact with what I imagine one would be. I will keep your post around for inspiration. Thanks for brightening up my day.... Oh look, the sun is coming out!!!'

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  7. There is nothing more beautiful to many any time of the year and these images reinforce that to me...absolutely gorgeous!! Love a touch of black in a room like the kitchen and breakfast room.

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  8. Beautiful home!

    www.tatianadoria.blogspot.com

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  9. Lovely pictures! I am not sure that I could live in a house this white but I love the way it looks.

    Laura
    whitewinters.blogspot.com

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  10. This is a home that I could really live in - beautiful, simple, elegant. Lovely!

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  11. I think I'm with you....love the all white in photos, but not sure I could live in it. This is a beauty though!
    Stacy

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  12. White and black need each other to balance a space - white lightens a room up while black provides grounding. I would need a shot of color but these are very pretty.

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