…can be a rather fun and quirky alternative to going out and buying finished wallpaper. You could surround yourself with your favourite novel or poetry collection, do your bit for the environment by recycling old newspapers, or why not use a dictionary so you’ll never have far to go when you want to look something up! :) […]
After so many years of white, beige and discretely coloured walls and decor dominating the scene, it’s so nice to see big bold block colours becoming more popular. On-trend and fearless combinations of purple, red, yellow, teal/aqua and hot pink really liven things up don’t you think! [pics: Skona Hem – Dulux via Channel […]
I’m not so fond of one continuous marine style, but injecting a few nautical details in any other style can add lots of fresh interest. A bit of sea breeze and ancient fishing village vibe. I think this boat chandelier below is one splendid piece of decor, and the wallpaper right has a fine boho […]
The drug abuse, violin-playing and the outsmarting of super criminals aside, perhaps, I would be very comfortable living like Sherlock Holmes in his flat on Baker Street. Here I would feel free to spill tea on the carpet, paint an oil painting or two and read a stack of dusty old books in peace. Sure […]
I find these images fun and inspiring. What I like best is the yellow/deep pink colour combo and the granny-esque lampshades (I so would like a bedside reading lamp like the pink one! :)) However, while I would love to stay in a boutique hotel or […]
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Brown is such a used and useful colour – countless images would be needed to represent all the styles and atmospheres that is dealing with brown! Whether brown is used in a nature style, ethnical, traditional or any other style, it’s a multi-functional colour. Just think of all wood and leather, which is largely involved […]
…in home decor and especially on walls, in definitely marching in. I almost dare promise colour explosion will be one of the major trend themes for AW 2010. French Marie Claire Maison gives many inspiring examples. Strong, cheerful and energizing colours in kitchens… …and pastels with extra spice in bedrooms as well as living rooms.