August 25, 2012 § 1 Comment
Died and gone to heaven. Me.
I love, love, LOVE the hex tile under the dining set and how it blends into the plank wood flooring… brilliant in every way. Size. Colour. Application. LOVE.
Those wall mounted ‘stick men’ light fixtures, standing like soldiers in the hallway, a great way to make that wall a feature. Sometimes, all it takes is simplicity and repetition to make a statement.
The shower… oh boy… the shower. Those blackened tiles, deep and dark, offset by intricately patterned black and white floor tiles that extend out from the shower, underneath the vanity and freestanding blackened tub, melding it all together. So fabulous – did I mention ‘heaven’??
August 24, 2012 § Leave a comment
I don’t remember ever really appreciating the landscape of Portugal as much as I did this summer. Or at least never realizing how diverse it is. Here, some amazing views near Barragem de Santa Luzia, full of valleys and peaks and beaming rays of sunshine! The silence up here was deafening. The light was both clear and fuzzy at the same time. The visible distance only a fraction of what was truly out beyond us. And the realization that we are just a mere speck in the world… each one of us! Sigh… truly a spiritual moment for me.
Oh…and let’s not forget the abundance of pure, fresh air… :)