I've had this wonderful book out from the library for several months now - every three weeks when it's due back I renew it, and savour the wonderful images for just a little longer.
The stunning photographs are by Norweigan photographer Solvi dos Santos, and the text by Henrietta Thompson.
The blurb on the inside cover reads:
The most interesting - and almost always the most genuinely appealing - interiors reflect the choices of the people who actually live in them. The spaces in this book may have been gutted or rebuilt, adapted or little changed, or even just redecorated, but they were not produced with high budgets or under the watchful gaze of interior designers. They express the true simplicity that everyone can find by repairing, refurbishing, adapting and recycling what they have available and what they love. This is a refreshing, resourceful - and often more eco-conscious - approach to living.
And that really sums up my approach to my home. I like mixing old with new, and have a slightly pared down look with a contemporary feel.
And there's always room for another collection of pebbles.....
little still lifes of 'found objects'.