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Mole Cottage in Wales: A Calm, Creative Holiday House

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As admirers of Justine Cook’s distinct brand of “detailed minimalism,” we were intrigued to learn of a new rental project from the creator of Harp Studio—the diminutive Mole Cottage, which has just started taking bookings for the summer season. Photographs by Harry Crowder. Above: The entryway to Justine Cook’s creative, characterful Mole Cottage. Cook uses her collection of natural ephemera, including Baobab seed pods, bleached berries, Sudanese ladder seed pods, and structural dried stems, as decor throughout the house. Above: The cottage is tucked away down a small lane in the Welsh border town of Presteigne, on the banks of...

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Pared back to peaceful perfection and blanked out with space expanding white decor, minimalist modern homes are pictures of airy tranquility

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No nonsense minimalist living spaces are appealing in their simplicity and complete lack of overwhelm. Crisp minimalism exudes an air of positivity, possibility, and makes room for creativity. Best of all, it can be achieved on any scale, as these two modest interiors effortlessly prove. If the idea of simpler living, less cleaning and more time for you sounds good, then pull inspiration for positive change through home designs that lock down the look and the lifestyle. Breathe in clean minimalist living spaces, pared back white kitchens and relaxing bedrooms. Designer: Yes Home Studio    Photographer: Abluebird Photography   The first of...

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Small Space DIY: A Perfect Shoe Rack for a Narrow Entryway

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At what point do two adults realize they need to stop dreaming of the perfect shoe rack (and stop tripping over strewn shoes)? After searching for months, my boyfriend, Roman, and I knew exactly what we wanted: a minimal design, preferably made from wood, that would accommodate both of our shoe collections. And it had to fit neatly into the only place our 700-square-foot apartment would allow: along a 48-inch wall in our entryway. The only problem? The perfect shoe rack didn’t exist. Can you tell where this story is going? Enter the DIY shoe rack. After perusing Pinterest for...

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