April 14, 2010

House Tour: Sandra Haischberger

Really loving this house tour I found over at Design*Sponge this week.

all images via design*sponge

April 10, 2010

Admiration from afar {Cosas}

More and more, I'm drawn to Scandinavian blogs and shelter mags. Now I'm not talking about Ikea stuff, but REAL Scandinavian design and products.

I found this really neat online shop this week, Cosas, featuring furnishings, home accessories and handicrafts, direct from Sweden.

Gotta love that, eh?

bone china lantern, by Karin Eriksson

all images from Cosas

April 4, 2010

new additions to my wishlist {Modern Karibou}

I hadn't window shopping with Modern Karibou recently, I had a few minutes this morning, and have checked off these items for my wish-list.

I seriously must have.....

all images from Modern Karibou

April 1, 2010

Mayan Living

I've traveled to Mexico countless times in my lifetime. Yes, I do consider myself super lucky, and even more lucky to the fact that I'll be back there in a few weeks time for a little vacation.

I've also secretly dreamed of moving to Mexico one day. Maybe opening a little cafe by the ocean, or a beach bar, or maybe a little home decor shop.

A few days ago while Addy was having an afternoon nap, I happened to catch an episode of House Hunters International. They were featuring a couple looking at homes in Merida, Mexico. Let me tell you I was absolutely BLOWN AWAY by what I saw, not to mention unbelievable prices.

Of course I had to do some dreaming of my own, so I started searching Mexican real estate sites. Here are a couple examples of what I found, and what you can have for less than the cost of a 1-bedroom condo in Toronto.

House #1 - This charming colonial is already sold, but was listed at ONLY 185K USD !!!!!

House #2 - This was one of the homes featured on the show, can you believe this is under 200K USD???

House #3 - They just keep getting better and better. This one is listed at 249K USD. STILL a steal, considering a house like this here in Toronto would be IN THE MILLIONS!!!

See what I mean? The prices make it seem almost possible. Hmmm.....I could always blog from Merida, right?

Happy Easter everyone, have a fantastic weekend...we'll see everyone next week!

all images from Mayan Living Real Estate