It's no secret that one of my ultimate goals in life is to own my own shop, my own little high street boutique...a haven of beautiful things. I have folders brimming with tear sheets and sketch books loaded with notes and doodles with all the little details. I imagine this cute as a button shop with a French inspired shop front, a rattly old door with a mat for muddy feet...a stand for soggy umbrellas. I imagine rubbed down wooden floorboards layered with cosy shag piles and a resident cat!
Thought this felt a bit cramped at first, but then after a while I realized, it's not a shop, it's not a high traffic area. It's home. Very cozy. The books could use a bit more care, though. :) with the added bonus, indoor insulation.
"I love this space! I want to hide out in this little "treehouse" and take a nap! Or maybe listen to my kids laughing and playing house in there. Its so beautifully nestled in the trees and shrubs; what a beautiful retreat." http://dwellingbydesign.blogspot.com/2011/06/get-away-to-great-outdoors.html#
In the micro-climate of modern London, a minimal house needs a minimal garden. With every material and each plant highly considered, the trick is to allow a garden to relax and come alive. Here are 11 garden ideas to steal from the city:
One of my secrets for creating truly unique and eclectic spaces is incorporating lots of thrifting finds! Peddler's Mall Stores are one of my favorite places to shop and they have locations all over Kentucky too! Every store is full of hundreds of different booths and perfect for treas