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L'Antica Vetreria - the glass factory renovation

L'Antica Vetreria 'Unknowingly, we plow the dust of stars blown about us by the wind and we drink the universe in a glass of rain.' Ihab Hassen I am honored to share the latest in our series of guest posts on one of my favorite topics –…
Casa Colleverde

Casa Colleverde - a stunning transformation

When I first 'met' Simon through a wonderful expat group I fell in love with Casa Colleverde.  I loved the attention to detail, the rich colors, the consideration of the way the house would fit into the environment, and the fact that the house…
jill pennington

Jill Pennington - The Diary of a single parent abroad

I am honored to share the latest in our series of guest posts on one of my favorite topics – Renovating in Italy. I knew that we couldn’t be the only ones out there dreaming about houses in Italy. Today we are joined by Author Jill Pennington…
borgo di vagli

Borgo di Vagli - a walk through time

I can't remember how I came across Borgo di Vagli, now a touchstone for our dream Italian village.  Instantly wrapped around my heart I fell in love. Not only with the stunningly restored 14th century hamlet but with the abandoned broken buildings…
field stones of umbria

A Dream of Italy - The Field Stones of Umbria

I am honored to share the latest in our series of guest posts on one of my favorite topics – Renovating in Italy. I knew that we couldn’t be the only ones out there dreaming about houses in Italy. Today we are joined by Authors Nina (The…

Renovating the Italian Farmhouse - a work in progress

What is it that makes a house a home? I just love this story of Sally's Uncle, his family and the history of this house. I love the feel of her home that comes through in her images and at her blog, family, love and happy moments. Originally…

Sally Ganci - Our first guest renovator

I am excited to announce that over the course of the year, I’ll be running a special series of guest posts on one of my favorite topics - Renovating in Italy. I knew that we couldn't be the only ones out there dreaming about houses in Italy,…