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marrojo19_casamosquitosPalm roofs, sandy ground, white wood and blue windows, you must understand why have I fallen in love with this rustic/luxury hut.

What is it about Portugal? I keep on coming across these beautiful homes hidden among the dunes in Alentejo.¿Do you remember  the hotel Casas Na Areia? And the stunning house I showed you in the White Summer Cottage post? The architect responsible for this last home is the same as today’s Casa Mosquitos, Vera Iachia. We will soon see some more of the beautiful things she designs.

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I’m in love with this brazilian beach house. Actually, I’m in love with all of Brazil, their music, their food,  the beaches, jungles, dunes, people and their homes!


My dream house in Brazil. ElleUK. www.marrojo19.com

I love their ease in integrating nature into houses, and how they manage to merge interior and exterior. We can see in this beautiful house that appeared last summer in Elle Decoration UK shot by Mathew Williams. I found it through Mèchant Design.


My dream house in Brazil. ElleUK. www.marrojo19.com

It is the summer home of Jan and Ronnie, a couple who I envy very much. They live in New York year round and for vacation they escape to Brazil, wow!
My dream house in Brazil. ElleUK. www.marrojo19.com

I have a small arsenal of Brazilian homes that I have been collecting while searching inspiration for my backyard makeover. Bit by bit, I want to show you all, the houses and the process of renovating my garden, to see if you can help me with it!

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