Medieval Manor in Devon

This might be my last post until January 23 so I'd like to wish you all a very merry Christmas, Happy New Year and happy holidays, and... try not to forget me!

And my last post before Christmas takes us to Devon, in England. Jan-Eric and Jennifer Ă–sterlund live in this 1830 manor house which has never been extended and is a typical medieval hall house. A 14th century manor all dressed up for Christmas. If you'd like to read the whole story just click here.

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Four men were needed to carry the impressive tree into the great hall and a wooden frame was specially built to support it safely.
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The oak door dates from the 1560s.
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The fireplace in the great hall was installed by William Sherman; his initials and those of his wife are carved as part of the frieze. The Flemish tapestry, c1680, illustrates the Story of Samson.
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Red and Green in Sweden

Hello dear friends, am enjoying my holidays with the whole family. Pure bliss. Here's a Christmassy post with reds and greens for you today. Have a great week and I'll see you before Christmas.









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Photography by Pernilla Hed

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W & W

That means white and wood, and it's a combination you will find throughout this home in Spain.
Relaxing earth tones, lots of natural wood, different textures and interesting fabrics. Come and have a look.



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Hope to be back next week with a couple of posts. Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend, my friends!

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Georgian Townhouse

Sandy and Peter Borchert won the Period Living Readers' Award for Best Townhouse 2011. Located in Wiltshire, South West England, it used to be a mill and was later converted into a home. The Borcherts recently renovated it preserving its Georgian style. If you'd like to read the story behind the house go here.

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Old Mill Guesthouse

My messege yesterday might have been a bit confusing so I'll explain my comings and goings again: I'll be posting every day until this Friday, then there will be a couple of posts next week before Christmas. After Christmas and until January 24th I don't think I'll be able to post. C'est tout!

And today we are visiting a restored mill in France. It has been turned into a guesthouse by Annie and Francois who also have a restaurant just steps away.Although some of the rooms have a modern edge which I really don't fancy, the rest of the house, the exterior and gardens are beautiful.
It is located in Alsace, close to Strasbourg, on the edge of the Vosges Natural Park.





























Francis and Annie pose on the bridge while Napoleon and Cythare couldn't care less.


Hope you enjoyed! See you tomorrow, my friends!

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