last night we went to holley and g’s new home. its gorgeous. curved walls painted a lush mink. and a shower i could throw a party in, complete with pebbled floor! (my mum would love this). and the kitchen just makes you want to take lessons in gourmet cooking so you can use it to its full potential. and then you add holley’s sense of style which is all mid century modern ‘i was cool in the sixties/seventies but i’m even cooler now’ furnishings and it’s magic.
dev and i kept going from room to room, eyes widening the whole time – i guess we could have been a bit more restrained, after all lots of other very exciting things have happened in their lives lately, like their youngest, the adorable luca learning to walk.
but instead we were all ‘hi. luca has started walking? OH MY GOD DID YOU SEE THAT THEY HAVE A TAP OVER THEIR GIANT GAS STOVE SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO LIFT HEAVY POTS TO THE SINK!’ and as dev added, you can drink water while you are making scrambled eggs without leaving the stove! not really the point. but amazing nevertheless.
so then later, when holley said she had a gift for me upstairs, i was hoping it was a room to live in. but alas it wasn’t.
but then she gave me this and it made up for it: