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Bloom – Baby products that are both functional and stylish!


A recent study in the Netherlands shows that 82% of parents are annoyed by the sheer inexhaustible amount of necessary baby-products that fill the house with the arrival of a baby. Most of the time these products are made of sensible plastics that are produced to last forever, but not to look pretty. Especially those parents who spent a lot of time decorating their home to a certain standard.

Funny enough, especially the dads out there would like to see products that are both functional and appealing. 50% of them say they think there is room for improvement there. Bloom, a company founded by 4 fathers, agrees. They design baby products that target trend- and style-conscious parents with a range of furniture that adheres to both quality and an attractive package. The products have been very popular in the USA and Canada for quite some time now. Many Hollywood stars like Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, the Kardashians and Orlando Bloom (what’s in a name) are fans. But the products are taking other parts of the world by storm too.

Bloom fresco chrome high chair

Bloom otto table and chairs

Bloom coco lounger

Claire Danes’ NYC loft for sale


Gotta love her style in both fashion and interior design. Brainy Claire Danes has put her 3500 plus square feet loft on the market for a little under $6.000.000. I love the boho chic design but am not sure I like the kitchen. And I guess I find the floor plan a bit too much sitting/living and too little spare rooms. And for this kind of money I’d expect a balcony at least!

Charlie Sheen’s old home


Running behind a bit as it was on the market back in 2009, but I found these pics of Charlie Sheen’s former home on Hooked on Houses. I really like the decor bar the dining room chairs. Those I do NOT like. Love the study however. Very inspiring as I am currently researching a possible redecorating of my own study.

Charlie Sheen's old home

Love the vaulted ceiling with the beams!

Yep, pretty much perfect sitting room.....

Not a big fan of the chairs, to say the least...

I absolutely love this study.....

This house looks like it was decorated by Jon Hutman and Beth Rubino who team up frequently to style the movies of Nancy Meyer.

 

Hunky brit actor sells his modest bungalow


So I heard from Big Mama, of Real Estalker fame, that Jason Statham, an actor we like for the very obvious reasons, is selling his Mid-Century architectural gem above the Sunset Strip.  Listing information shows it has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, a swimming pool and a smallish yet private and secluded garden.  With 2281 square feet it is modestly sized. But the location is sure going to attract buyers who like to combine the hustle and bustle of the strip with the quiet and calm of the hills. I love those glass-wood-graphic-open style homes. This one reminds me a bit of the home of Colin Firth in A Single Man. 

Jason Statham home

It’s on the market for $2,749,000

Jason Statham Home

Where celebrities live


I have always been a big fan of real estate and maps and everything that would show me how other people live. I would read real estate brochures, developers plans, atlasses etcetera. The internet brought me floorpans, real estate websites from all over the world, maps and everything, a few mouse clicks away.  I was the happiest camper imaginable. But it got even better! Then there was Google Maps…. the best invention since sliced bread!  Zoom in, zoom out, see how close or how far one lives to a highway or motorway. Is there public transport nearby? Do they have nice views? What’s the garden like? Do they have a pool? Are they close to the outdoors? What type of building is next door?

But the real icing on the Google Maps cake is that I can unleash the stalker in me….With Google maps one can see anyone’s house from above.. that’s right, anyone’s, so that includes celebrities. Yes my friends, Google Maps can let you stalk people from the privacy of your own home. Bless the world wide web, can I hear an AMEN!

Here’s Madonna’s UK hideaway in the English countryside…

Ashcombe House

Ashcombe House

And here’s Oprah house in Montecito California.

Oprah

Oprah

 Funny thing that… the houses next to hers look tiny yet those must be massive too.

John Travolta really has an airstrip right in his back yard. It’s not an urban myth.

Jumbolair. JT's house

Jumbolair. JT's house

He lives in an enclosed community with it’s private airstrip as seen on the left of the picture. The town is called Jumbolair…. That just doesn’t have a romantic ring to it….

Lesser names seem to do well too. Lori Loughlin has raked in enough big bucks between Full House and 90210 to afford this little number in the Hollywood Hills.

Lori Loughlin

Lori Loughlin

It might look smallish compared to the ones before, but if you look inside you’ll see that is is actually a fairly decent house for an ex Full House star. Jody Sweetin, who annoyed the world as Stephanie Tanner, reportedly lives here

To show you that I am aware it is not very nice to blatantly reveal such privacy sensitive information I would like to share with you where I myself live.

My 'hood'

My 'hood'

I do hope you will all respect my privacy. But if you insist to stalk. I put out the trash on Monday and Friday mornings.