Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Small Cottage Bathroom Gets a Makeover



This little cottage bathroom, featured in BHG, didn't always look this pretty and serene. Here's the "before:"



You can see it was a challenging space with the sloping ceilings and the washer and dryer plopped in the middle of the room. Now the laundry area is discreetly tucked away:



And look at all these shelves they added for storage:




P.S. If you love old Cary Grant movies as much as I do, then check out the post about Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House over at Hooked on Houses today.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Malibu Cape Cod


A reader sent me the link to this "Malibu Cape Cod" that's on the market for an unspecified amount (never a good sign). Here are a few photos from the house tour.


 


 This would be my dream bedroom, with doors that open to reveal a clear view of the ocean right at the foot of your bed!



You can see the entire slideshow of the house here. (Thanks to Adina for the link!)

P.S. If you haven't entered my $50 Sticviews Giveaway yet, there's still time!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Cabbage & Roses

I spent the morning oohing and ahhing over the beautiful photos on the Cabbage and Roses website. I wish we had one of their stores here, but they're only in London. That's the beauty of the Internet, though--we can still enjoy it from afar!

P.S. I'm hosting a $50 gift-certificate giveaway at Hooked on Houses today. Stop by and leave a comment there to enter!