Let's Be Clear

OK, just coming up for air . . .
This is proving to be one very busy week.  I am juggling kids, design jobs, and back to school errands while trying to squeeze in a few last minute get to togethers with friends before school takes summer far far away!

With all that in mind, here are my random midweek thoughts.
I love all things clear, but I'm such a practical person that it creates a conundrum for me.  Initially, I think, "Wow, must have it." Then my mind immediately goes to "Wonder how often she has to clean that?" or "Bet they don't have kids - that would last about a nano second at my house."  But, I simply LOVE the look.  How about you?


I adore the idea of a frig like this. 

This is the kind of shop if you are even brave enough to enter with kids in tow you keep repeating this phrase, "Everybody - hands to yourself, hands to yourself, please."

I'd be looking up and staring at this fixture the entire evening - mesmerized.  


Did you notice the tool box used as a bread box next to the glass frig?!  Go back and look! 



I think this is utterly gorgeous, but I wonder how many kids how clocked themselves in a full out run into this glass wall? 

Talk about a focal point in a master bathroom.

This does not feel like an ordinary galley kitchen - breath taking. 

Simple and beautiful.

Sleek and modern - hard to tell where the inside or outside begins or ends.

Fresh and summery.

Uber cool!  Take a look at the roof garden.  

Elegant and glamorous. 

Amazing this place exists. 

Example of how grouping ordinary items in mass creates such impact. 

I think this is really sleek, but who cleans this tub?  It would be the death of me. 

Every kids dream bedroom.


Hmmmm. Really?!


Ohhhh -  the stories those fish could tell! 

What will they think of next?! 

all images courtesy of Pinterest

Have a wonderful day!  We're on the downhill to Friday - I see it, clear as day! (sorry, I couldn't resist). M.

8 comments:

  1. I love this post!! I too love clear s long as it is clean. I had to laugh out loud about the fence around the pool. I can totally see kids running into that, pretty indeed, safe? Not so much. Fun post, lovely images, Kathysue

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  2. Great post, Mandi. And I have to agree, clear, glass and kids don't always coexist peacefully. Nice to dream, though!

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  3. Really cool post, Mandi! Loved scrolling through these amazing photos!

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  4. so beautiful pictures ! what a lovely post :) god job !!

    Santi
    santiroyalhome.blogspot.com

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  5. What an incredible post Mandi! I kept going back and forth, up and down to see that I wasn't seeing things. Unreal....will have to bookmark this to come back to it. In a perfect world, pure white decor, walls of glass and kids with dirty little hands will coexist beautifully!

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  6. Love the eye candy, M! But I'd have to buy stock in Windex (or whomever makes it!) to pull this off! The pool totally rocks. :)
    Heidi @ Show Some Decor

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  7. What a cool post - especially when you are so busy! I loved so many of these for their novelty, but I agree in practical terms they would drive me crazy! That pool with clear sides, as well as the pool with the clear walls were my favorites!

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  8. www.saffroniabaldwin.comAug 11, 2011, 5:53:00 PM

    I love your postings. So interesting and entertaining!

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Thank you for thoughts on my post! M.