Barn and Stables Conversion by Galletti & Matter

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Galletti and Matter managed to combine the rustic touch of old horse stables at the foothills of Satarma Valais Switzerland with their trademark play of modern textures. Superb design in every nook and cranny from the criss cross staircase to the basket weave siding. Darling pocket windows peek to the outside, evoking the warmth of a country cottage. Weathered wood that was pieced together by hand ages ago intersects new golden hue timber. All throughout gorgeous solid wooden doors are equipped with antique hardware. They refuse to let go of the history, and make it a priority to bring a true representation of the equestrian ghosts from the past collaborated with modern amenities. Photographs © Lionel Henriod

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Allison Parker is a proud stay at home mom maintaining a full schedule kissing boo boos and passing out hugs just because. Her days many times are spent between the garden and the kitchen. From a journey of learning whole food eating habits, she's taken on the challenges of baking bread, muffins and cakes from scratch and filling the cellar shelves with scores of her own canned goods each year. Writing is one of those things she does because its part of who she is. That and it's a nice break from the never ending work that comes with raising a family.

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