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Venice, Italy - This is a great example of how disparate elements can accentuate each other: water against stone, traditional architecture against nature. The worn stone vaults and discoloration of the walls speak to the dynamic interplay between worlds.

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{ SATURDAY HOUSE LOVE } No 11 from Ipswich in Queensland This property by the achingly appropriate name of 'Aberfeldy' is an often admired piece of local heritage and is definitely drool worthy. Circa 1878 she's a fair vintage in our beautiful town and is all about the layers upon layers of detail. Twin symmetrical gables in a hipped roofline (only left shown) intricate timber barge board and carved detail in the pediment lashings of cast iron all set off by palms paired at the entrance…

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12 Inspiring Shabby Chic Kitchens

Add Charm With Vintage Linens - This New Jersey homeowner upped the charm quotient of her glass-front cabinets by tacking lacy organza napkins inside the bottom panes. An old porcelain sink rests atop porch posts framing a vintage-tablecloth skirt. Mismatched lower cabinets are topped with new butcher-block countertops; one was retrofitted to house the dishwasher.

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Love the dark stained wood doors with the colonial trim. Definitely an addition to my home!

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