A Texan home with a twist

Hello Friday! The sun's shining, spring's in the air.....this is more like it Sweden! And from one sunny city to another - this is Dance Hall (love the name) in Texas designed by Barbara Hill. I love the use of concrete and neutral tones but most of all the quirky touches of art, it's almost as if the home is giving you a cheeky wink!

With kind permission from Barbara Hill Design

I discovered Barbara's portfolio through Hege in France who showed another of Barbara's homes here.

What are your thoughts on baths in the bedroom? For me there's something very luxurious about them, infact could it be something for my new bedroom (my husband goes green).

Exciting news today too. Two new sponsors!

A big warm welcome to the wonderful online shop Nest with it's fabulous collection of Scandinavian design pieces. You can find a short interview and my personal pick of Nest items here  (trust me I had a hard time narrowing it down!).

And another big warm welcome to Loony Socks, a fab brightly coloured socks company from Finland. The idea was born after a Father and daughter's fun design project unexpectedly took off and now Scandinavians everywhere are donning bright coloured stripey socks!

 I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! Up to anything fun?


  1. Lovely and interesting home! Thanks for sharing and inspiring! Have a lovely weekend! Caroline

  2. What a fab find via Hege Niki! A really great home-so inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I love your new sponsor Nest products. My fav at Nest is the HAY DLM side table.

    Ohh I like!
    Have a nice weekend Niki!

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  5. Hi Niki, thank yoy for sharing, this house is beautiful, I like lamps and bedroom.:)
    Nice weekend! :)
    I hope you feel better!

  6. Ha! The "make tacos not war" sign cracked me up! Wouldn't peg this home in Texas, go figure! So cool about your Nest collection. I'll be sure to check it out! Have a great weekend, Niki. I'm not up to anything :)

  7. as we say sometimes in the US: FAN-FREAKIN-TASTIC!!

  8. What a great home! I love the kitchen, the sink is amazing and I would like to have one like this in my home. And the "make tacos not war" sign is hilarious. I have no plans this weekend, which is a first in a while. I'll probably will be trying to catch up with blogging. Enjoy your weekend Niki!

  9. It's really great too! Thank you for linking to me!
    Love the NEST lamps! wow!
    Happy weekend! hx

  10. With all of the concrete and clean lines, I would have never guessed this home was in Texas. Ha! Love the 'Make tacos not war' line (...ok, maybe that feels very Texas.)

  11. Such nice pics! Love those interiors... Lovely blog you have here. I'm your newest follower :) Would you mind checking out our blog & following back via GFC and Bloglovin'? Looking forward to your next post! xx

  12. What a fabulously interesting home! I love the dining area. Baths in the bedroom has always been a question mark for me, I love the concept but I am too fixated on the practicalities - like do you get condensation on your sheets?

  13. Wow, what a beautiful home! I so love its neutral tones and its interior. Such a very artistic design. Thanks for the inspiring!!

  14. Awesome home..Such a very artistic design and i love the concept..:)


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