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dandydior We finished our first major project at home. Goodbye Orange! Hello Zen! @amdriven great idea 🏽 16h

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richard.therealtor Not just another #houseproject, This one's extra special... Helping #daddyslittlegirl with this art! #daddyduties #mydd&dad #daddysgirl #dadlife 16h

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tiffanybirkholz Our #deck is probably my second favorite #homeimprovement after our #kitchen. It's given us awesome #outdoorspace and I can #read while keeping an eye on the kids in the backyard. What's a favorite part of your house? 20h

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johnnyrotten_ Well my sister and her husband have the website up and going.. if you need any consulting on house or condo loans this is the chick to talk to I promise.. #loans #pojects #condo #condoproject #homeloans #houseproject #customer #customercare #relationship #money #saving #igdaily #ig #family 1d

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thedoorbefore In our previous home, I was in a phase of dramatic color on the walls such as the deepest burgundy you can imagine. In our new home I've been lightening and brightening the walls, WITH the exception of our little powder room which we painted dark chocolate. What type of wall color do you prefer... Neutrally light, dramatically dark or somewhere in between? Would love to hear! #home #interiordesign #interiors #lovehome #decor #design #homedecor #homedesign #bathrooms #renovation #houseproject #homerenovation #realestate 1d
  •   sandy_oceanpark I'm really neutral as we have lots of wood in our WestCoast style house. I love a dramatic powder room though 1d
  •   ellecies_paper I'm a paler than pale girl. I love watercolor hues and by hues I probably mean white. BUT I love wallpapers in some areas such as the powder room and inside cabinets. 1d
  •   konalane So cute! Where did you find that mirror 1d
  •   thedoorbefore @sandy_oceanpark neutral walls totally work in your beautiful home! 1d
  •   thedoorbefore @ellecies_paper I'm heading in that direction too :) Love your wallpaper inside cabinets idea! 1d
  •   thedoorbefore @konalane #homegoods of course, haha. It was originally light wood and chrome and I painted it white in keeping with my recent white decor obsession :) 1d
  •   mariaferiza I love me some white -and the contrast against the wall looks great 54min
  •   thedoorbefore @mariaferiza thanks Maria! 23min

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i8gallery #HreinnFridfinnsson ‘House Project’ 2007 #print #TBT #FirstHouse #HouseProject

The Origin

In the book Islenskur Adall [Icelandic Aristocracy] by Thorbergur Thordarson, first published in 1938, a man called Solon Gudmundsson, an “aristocrat”, lived in a fishing village in the North West part of Iceland. He was a very hospitable man and his small house served as a private hotel for many other “aristocrats” who did not have a fixed address or position in society, but chose freedom and mobility to be more fit for the study and enjoyment of life. Solon Gudmundsson was a man of many talents. He composed a very personal kind of poetry which he himself called “light jokes”. He also made several interesting objects of no practical purpose except to help develop his and other people’s consciousness. It is most likely that he was considered mad by most people, but his madness was tolerated because he did not bother anybody, could look after himself and even help others, and because he and his acts were a welcome source of conversation in the village. When Solon Gudmundsson was already an old man, he sold his house and started building a new one.

First he made a wooden construction in an ordinary way, then fixed corrugated iron sheets on the inside of the wooden frame and he wanted to finish with wallpaper on the outside. When Solon was asked why he planned to build the house in this way, he answered with a faint smile: “Wallpaper is to please the eye, so it is reasonable to have it on the outside where more people can enjoy it.” But Solon did not get very far with this project.

The House

In the summer of 1974, a small house was built in the same fashion as Solon Gudmundsson intended to do about half a century ago, that is to say an inside-out house. It was completed on the 21st of July. It is situated in an unpopulated area of Iceland, and in a place from which no other man-made objects can be seen. The existence of this house means that “outside” has shrunk to the size of a closed space formed by the walls and the roof of the house. The rest has become “inside”. The house harbours the whole world except itself.
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fishermom21 Because I can't ever make my mind up on anything, which should I do for our bathroom makeover? Left or Right?? #bathroomremodel #bathroommakeover #diy #houseproject #cantdecide 2d
  •   steppers16 Totally separate sinks and mirrors... Guys are from another planet... They need to stay on their side!! 2d
  •   fishermom21 Lol I agree @steppers16 we just don't have room for two sinks, so either one we pick will have one sink 😕 2d
  •   lulumelander Two sinks, black counter if you have lots of natural light in the room! 2d

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nicoleehmann Revamping a retro record player and some chairs. #refurbishing #houseproject #ilovehim 3d

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