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An artist, antique dealer, residential designer, and interior stylist & decorator, I live in, and am currently restoring, a 200-year-old farmhouse in Germany's Black Forest. This blog echoes my style... a little romantic, a bit whimsical, shabby, and comfortable, with rooms that you can really live your life in.

Interior Styles & Designs

An artist, antique dealer, residential designer, and interior stylist & decorator, I live in, and am currently restoring, a 200-year-old farmhouse in Germany's Black Forest. This blog echoes my style... a little romantic, a bit whimsical, shabby, and comfortable, with rooms that you can really live your life in.

Ageless elegance inside an old Victorian home
(via Rebekah Zaveloff)
Adjacent to the kitchen and dining areas, an alcove becomes a small home office, with built-in desk and shelves, in this restored San Francisco area Queen Anne Victorian home.
(via Aleck Wilson Architects)
A bright and warm bedroom gets a feeling of sunshine from the butter yellow bedspread, and walls and ceiling painted sunny yellow with white trim.
(via Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.)
Pretty cottage-style bathroom
Dressing room section of a bathroom built inside the round tower of a Victorian house
(via Portfolio - traditional - bathroom - denver - by Angela Otten; WmOhs Showrooms Inc)
The round tower of this 1895 Victorian home in San Francisco received a contemporary make-over, and was converted into a seating nook.
(via Daly Mansion - contemporary - living room - san francisco - by De Meza   Architecture)
This beautiful, custom-designed kitchen displays carved accents on the large kitchen island, as well as carved crown molding.
(via Donna Venegas - traditional - kitchen - boston - by Venegas and Company)
Ornate Victorian furniture and a fringed ottoman and lamps contrast with rustic wood walls and sheer window shades in this shabby cottage living room.
(via Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms – How to Decorate a Living Room - Country Living)
Elaborately transform worn-in interiors with vintage fabrics, trims of old lace and other aged materials. 
Rather than working against the space, these touches, displayed here in the master bedroom’s rose-colored linens and camel and white overlays, create a lush experience. 
Victorian chandeliers, vintage china, farmhouse chairs offer a setting that’s rich with history, decadence, and of course, comfort.
 (via Bedroom Design Ideas – Guide to Bedroom Design - Country Living)
Shabby chic style decorating adds touches of brightness to this stone-walled room, with white furnishings and a turquoise-patterned sofa
(via Pictures - 47 most fabulous shabby chic interiors - San Diego interior decorating | Examiner.com)
A narrow entrance hall in this London Victorian home is brightened with all-over white paint, and made interesting with colorful accents in the patterned floors and stained glass windows
(via White Location | Home)
This delectable room is a wonderful display of how an old barn can be refurbished into an amazing home. This former practical, agricultural space is softened with details such as Victorian style furniture and an elegant chandelier.
(via ~ The Feathered Nest ~: Carol Hicks Bolton)
"Eve’s Apple"… Victorian bronze door knocker
(via Architecture/ Flickr - Photo Sharing!)