Now naturally while we’re off in Mexico, I’ll be gathering all sorts of posts so not too much Mexico while we’re gone. But I couldn’t help but think of this house that I remember from Elle Decor a while back, profiling the Midy family, of Casa Midy fame, a design darling furniture store in San Miguel de Allende (sadly not on our itinerary but something to come back for!)
What’s interesting is that the family eventually decided to move back to Belgium (should we take a moment to remember my mediocre stay in brussels fondly), and what struck me is how much they were able to take back from Mexico, without their home looking like a weirdly overstuffed souvenir shop. You know how sometimes you live, or even visit a place, you buy things and it doesn’t look quite right when you get home? To me, their home looks exactly right – and a good model for those of us who live neither here nor there anymore.
PS – see that children’s bed below, with the wooden logs? those are actually pylons from venice – how cool is that? makes me a little nostalgic for venice – it will be our first time in 3 years not going to carnivale!
All photos by Simon Upton for Elle Decor.