House Tour—a Magical British Colonial Stunner in Florida

 

Celebrity Manhattan decorator Celerie Kemble decorated  a stunning new home for a couple.  The house is situated on the waterfront in Naples, Florida.  What really caught our eye are its indoor-outdoor flow, its details and a dream color palette.

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Our Quarantine Life on Saturdays

One of the things we are trying to do now is to find a little bit joy in every special moment. Here are things we are doing today from our morning workout, backyard garden, flower tea making, home-made cocktails, shabushabu and etc… . And this is live blog. So  please come back for update.

 

Morning Workout

It is truly a time for us to double down our wellness to boost our immunity, metal health and fitness. And we feel it is also important to have a routine workout despite all of public gyms are closed.

 

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Our Backyard Easter Celebration

Happy Monday!  Hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend.  As usual, we hosted another backyard cocktails last weekend.  But this time is for Easter. And yes, we had some eggs which we dyed them naturally by using blueberries and beets. Instead the bright typical Easter colors, we want sort of organic vibes.

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Our Backyard Cocktail Party

Hope you are enjoying your weekends. For us, we continue  our backyard cocktail party in a little different style than last weekend. You can click here and see how we chilled out last weekend.

 

We had a big table setup this weekend since the grass was a little bit wet and we didn’t do a picnic style like last weekend. We used a lot of backyard greenery cuts, garden roses and we set our table right by a blooming  tree since that can be really romantic. So take a look below.

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Tour Chelsea Handler ‘s Warm and Contemporary Bel Air Home

Chelsea Handler’s Bel Air home has a good location with a beautiful lush hillside landscape. Chelsea Handler bought this home  10 years ago.  And  she took a lot of efforts to modernize this home, bright it up by using a lot of light colors, and at the same time, make it warm, inviting and  cozy enough to entertain her friends and family here.  We are totally obsessed with the breath-taking California vibe she has crafted  throughout the years–soft, bright, airy, modern and relaxing indoor-outdoor style. She  has a lot of artworks in her house either she purchased by herself over the years or the gifts from her friends. And she said she usually doesn’t have any idea about those artwork until several years later. Isn’t that cute?

We summarize several design highlights we really like about her home below. So get ready for a cup of coffee, tea or glass of wine, sit back and enjoy.

1. Replace some of the walls with floor-to-the-ceiling glass windowpanes to bring in more nature light to create that typical California indoor-and-outdoor vibe.

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5 Ways to Create an Indoor Garden

Happy Friday! I love spend the time in my backyard garden on Friday afternoon simply enjoying some warm late-afternoon sunshines and catching up the readings from design magazine. Specially, at this season, with our lemon tree producing a lot of fruits and roses in full bloom, it is just one of the most beautiful moments when summer just starts.  How about you? Do you also enjoy your backyard on this beautiful Friday afternoon.

Then, of course, we want to bring all of these beautiful flowers and greeneries indoor to create an indoor oasis.  If you are like me and obsessed with indoor-outdoor living, here are 5 ways to create an indoor garden:

  1. Yes, hang a flower wreath right in your front door.

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2. Pick up blooms and greeneries from your backyard and casually put them everywhere–in the dining room, on the counter, by the bed, yes, everywhere and a lot of them.

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Sweet roses by the bed guarantee a sweet nap.
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Roses in the bath light up the mood.
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fresh roses with a lot of vintage piev=ves on the fireplace.
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greeneries in the dining area
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fresh cream roses in the library

3. Intently create a separate garden space for a group of potted plants by the stairs or under the skylights.

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4. Bring outdoor garden in by using floor-to-ceiling windows.

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5. Grow herbs in your kitchen.

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a WallyGro greens wall with automatic watering and lighting integration. The family uses the greens and herbs in their meals. Click here to learn this kitchen 

Click here to learn how to grow herbs in your kitchen 

Click here to learn how to grow herbs in your kitchen

Happy Friday

 

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A Luxe California Style with a Indoor–outdoor Living

I know it is fall  and it is truly getting chilly here in Los Angeles.  But after all, it’s SoCal and people are just absolutely obsessed with indoor-outdoor living here.  Wouldn’t be nice that your bedroom door opens out into the lush greenery garden with charming all-year-around blooms.   It’s such a heaven.  I can imagine it.  What about you?  Let’s check out Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber’s new  $11.6 million stunning Beverly Hills home in the luxurious Trousdale .  The 5,386-square-foot residence includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms, with plenty of amenities to ensure the perfect balance of outdoor and indoor living, according to Trulia.   I also fall in love with the large  kitchen marble island .

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You can click here for more photos.

Check out Cindy’s   Manhattan apartment.

Happy Sunday

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