stuff we drool about

Longbranch Cabin

The stunning Longbranch Cabin is our latest dream retreat, a 240 square meter weekend house nestled into a dense forest, near the small community of Longbranch, Washington. Designed by renown architect Jim Olson of Seattle-based architectural studio Olson Kundig, the dream home is raised on stilts and nestled amidst the towering fir trees of an ancient forest. It was built on a hillside that faces south and looks across a serene body of water. The combination of several elongated balconies and terraces that jut out between or through the trees, with extensive floor-to-ceiling glazing areas, visually blend the indoors and outdoors, allowing for grand, scenic views of the landscape. Some of the trees have been accommodated within the design and allowed to grow through openings in the deck and the roof.



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LEGO BMW GS Adventure

The legendary BMW GS Adventure is one of the most desirable off-road motorbikes, it is quite simply, the most successful modern motorcycle on the planet. The LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS is the first Lego model to be created in cooperation with the German motorcycle manufacturer and it looks awesome. Developed by BMW designers to be as faithful as possible, this mini model stays true to the full-sized motorcycles signature styling. The 603-piece kit is a brilliant re...
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SOTO POCKET TORCH

Now here is something different, the Soto Pocket Torch, turns any rectangular 50-cent disposable lighter into a wind-resistant torch. The Pocket Torch uses the disposable lighters fuel and produces a blue flame that will reach temperatures up to 1300C (approx. 2,300 F). Oh, and the disposable lighter increases it lifespan by 60% when used with the Pocket Torch. watch the video...
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CHALKBOARD DOOR HANGER

Another nice find on Restoration Hardware, this clever Chalkboard Door Hanger is a stylish way to hang a note and make sure its seen. The hanger is chalkboard on both sides allowing you to write two separate notes, and comes with two pieces of chalk and a mini eraser. ...
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