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Aug 18

Plan a Seaside Escape at this Scottish Submarine-Inspired Tiny House

If you’re seeking serenity that only a waterside escape can provide, consider holing up in this charming submarine-inspired tiny home on the Scottish coast. Roderick James Architects applied their experience with building cabins, houseboats and treehouses when designing the stylish seaside pod known as Airship 002.

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Jul 18

Color, Pattern, and Patina in a Design Blogger's London Home — House Tour

Name: Ruth Matthews, husband Dan and son Ted
Location: Wallington — London, UK
Size: 1,050 square feet
Years lived in: 1.5 years

“The right colour has such an impact on the way you feel about your home, and I like to think the colours we’ve used make ours a relaxed and happy home,” says Design Soda blogger and interior stylist Ruth Matthews of the London home she shares with her husband and their two-year-old son. All of the rooms in their home are painted in different colors — ranging from off-whites to subtle blue-greens and deep blue-greens and grays — that form a rich backdrop for Ruth’s much-loved collections of butterflies, corals, plants, colorful ceramics and patterned textiles.

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Jul 18

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Were Just Gifted A House By The Queen

Your grandma may still give you a card with a twenty dollar bill stuck in it, but things are bit different over at Buckingham Palace. According to the Daily Mail, the Queen has offered Prince Harry and Meghan Markle a luxurious property to add to their growing collection… of luxurious properties. This one is Adelaide Cottage, which is less of a “cottage” and more of a “sprawling mansion.”

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Jul 18

Prince Charles Is Giving You A Peek At His Private Family Photos In a New Exhibit

Prince Charles is putting his private life on display… literally. In a new exhibit in Buckingham Palace’s Ball Supper Room (don’t you have one of those in your house?) the Prince of Wales is showing the world an exhibit titled “Prince and Patron.” It features over 100 items belonging to Charles and the Royal Collection, ranging from photographs and paintings all the way to personal memorabilia and knickknacks, PEOPLE reports.

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Jun 18

A Studio Becomes a Cool Two-Bedroom in this Clever London Reno — House Tour

Name: Julia Maile and Kurt Maile and their daughter Florence
Location: Angel — Islington, London
Size: 620 square feet
Years lived in: 9 years, owned

Nine years ago, lifestyle journalist Julia and her husband Kurt, a tech consultant, invested in a tiny, run-down studio flat in a period conversion in the heart of Central London’s Islington neighborhood. The flat had a strange sleeping platform arrangement, but also had the benefit of a huge (by London standards) flat roof terrace. So the couple hired architects and builders to build an entirely new level on the flat roof, enabling the whole space to be rearranged over two levels, creating a beautiful open living area and two bedrooms. The entire home is still only 620 square feet, but as Julia reports, “the clever design really makes use of every square inch of space.”

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Jun 18

This Historic Welsh Island Fort For Sale Is The Ultimate Fixer Upper

Here’s a residential retreat that will make you work to earn the solitude it offers: A historic island fort located off the coast of Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire in the UK is on the market for £400,000 (approximately $535,400), but it’s not exactly move-in ready. In fact, prospective buyers should definitely be prepared to roll up their sleeves and dedicate some serious elbow grease and ingenuity to the Stack Rock Fort project, particularly because it hasn’t been updated in over 150 years.

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May 18

Here's Where Harry and Meghan Are Spending the Night Before the Wedding

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle don’t always stick to tradition, there is one they’re set to abide to. It seems the couple have decided to spend the night before the wedding separately, Kensington Palace has confirmed.

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May 18

This $33M London Townhouse Has Belonged to Julie Andrews, Mick Jagger, and More Celebs

What do Mary Shelley, Nigella Lawson, Dame Julie Andrews, Margaret Thatcher, Mick Jagger, Tony Curtis, and Andrew Lloyd Webber all have in common? At one time or another, they all called this luxurious, towering townhouse in West London home—and if you happen to have $33 million to invest, you can also add your name to the historic list of residents.

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May 18

Harry & Meghan Will Reportedly Move In Next Door To Will & Kate

There’s no such thing as too close for comfort for these royals. The Daily Mail is reporting that Prince Harry and his soon-to-be wife Meghan Markle won’t have to travel too far to see Prince William and Kate Middleton once they’re wed. In fact, the royal couple will just have to walk next door.

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May 18

Inside a UK Home with Palm Trees, Pineapples and Leopard Print — House Tour

Name: Steve and Beth Parnell
Location: Manchester, UK
Years lived in: 2 years, owned

“Our home incorporates our love of pattern and color and also retro style—I like to call our interior style Eclectic Modern Retro!” describes Beth Parnell, founder of Dotty Dishes. “When we moved from London to Manchester two years ago, this was the only house we viewed. We knew straight away what a lovely home it could be and the gorgeous period features such as the stained glass, original wooden floorboards and picture rails really sold it to us.”

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