Casa Antica

I can just see a gorgeous chandelier in this room~ dripping in watery crystals… …catching sunbeams by day and dancing ’round the curved ceiling by night. ~Bel Contrasto! see our new site:   images 1-3: CASANTICA chandelier image:  Côté Sud Dec02-Jan03 linen & lavender


Image via Côté Maisons linen & lavender To see more of this amazing pool and property:   L’Hacienda Uayamon see our new site:

Design Daily – iron and glass folding doors

Côté Maisons Lovely room for dining.  The ability to fold off the doors completely is wonderful.  It also looks like it would make a great work space.  I can imagine an afternoon spent writing here or with ideas for my latest project spread out in front of me.    What do you think? linen & […]

Design Daily – Bayeux Cathedral

Bayeux Cathedral, Normandy France Bayeux Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux) is a Norman-Romanesque cathedral, located in the town of Bayeux. It is the seat of the Bishop of Bayeux. It was the original home of the Bayeux Tapestry and is a national monument of France.  The site is an ancient one and was once occupied […]

Lavender in Provence

Photo courtesy of:  Avignon-et-Provence linen & lavender .. Become part of l&l’s global community.  I’ve had so many people ask “WHAT IS FOLLOWING?” – here’s the scoop: Basically, it is a way to organize your relationship with your favorite blog(s).  You are notified when new posts are published and can set up your account so […]

Design Daily – essentials, outdoor living

Côté Maison  Cozy, comfortable, inviting. Love this outdoor living space. linen & lavender SUBSCRIPTIONS Côté Sud (fr) ~ (de) Côté Ouest (us) ~ (fr) ~ (de) Côté Est (us)  ~ (fr) ~ (de) see our new site:

The Simple Life

Tuscany Interiors Podere La Casina – This farmhouse is the traditional refuge in summer and winter of the family that purchased the property many years ago.  Lovers of the simple life, they take refuge in this rustic hideaway with its splendid views of the surrounding countryside, where the sun climbs and descends in the silent […]

Design Daily – Ville and Casali

A cozy guest bedroom tucked away above the living room. Designed by:  Massimo Prestini Brescia, Italy VILLE and CASALI Magazine Love the layers of texture in this home.   The old walls, leather chaise, creamy soft pillows and rugs.  linen & lavender see our new site:

The grays have it!

I’ve been visiting my parents for a few days. My mom is re-doing her guest bedroom and discussions of paint color have been on-going since I arrived. Of course color is relative and never the same from one location to the next. So, although we began with some of the exact tones of a blue […]