European Country Home Decor Inspiration: Stradella House

European Country Decor Inspiration


Well butter my biscuit.

Butter it good,

Stradella House.


Care to enjoy a few images from bella Stradella?


K. But first.

The truth.

It’s not biscuits we’re buttering today.

It’s sour cream coffee cake made from scratch.

Smell it?

And not actually buttering it…dude,

not that there’s anything wrong with that

(my Swedish GRAM did it all the time).

Ina’s recipe is similar


I’ll share the recipe soon.

European Country Decor Inspiration

European Country Decor Inspiration


European Country Decor Inspiration

European Country Decor Inspiration

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On planet Michele we are always in the mood

for butter, coffee cake, love…

and a cozy white room.


Care to join me near the hearth for a chat?


Cool. BYOButter.


Peace to you right where you are.




  1. May 25, 2011 / 2:18 am

    That cake looks yummy and those rooms are fabulous. Wow! Everything taste better with butter…well almost everything.

  2. May 25, 2011 / 3:16 am

    You made my night while sitting here watching Dancing with Stars! All images drool worthy… you're always the BEST!
    Love ya!


  3. May 25, 2011 / 11:34 am

    That gorgeous white room would sooth the soul! That cake looks so delicious too! X

  4. May 27, 2011 / 10:25 am

    I would love to join you for a chat and a slice of that sour cream coffee cake. Yum! And these cozy white rooms are divine!

    P.S. I too am having very little time on the laptop lately and wondering how to keep a growing blog going. I do need my fix of lovely so don't give up! Blogging when we can, for fun, should be the way to go, yes?

    Love to you, pretty lady, and happy weekend!

    Meera xx

  5. May 28, 2011 / 2:56 am


    i was trying to be clever calling this butter for the soul (like BETTER FOR THE SOUL) but i'm thinkin the wordplay didn't work on account of that little series called CHICKENSOUP FOR THE…whatev.

    yes. i actually think about these things.


  6. May 28, 2011 / 7:02 pm

    The wall of books is the perfect foil for all that white! And I'm lusting after that painting as well… mmmm definitely soul-soothing…

    That cake on the other hand, makes my heart beat slightly faster! YUM.

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