Choosing to paint walls gray in a bedroom is not a very common idea and one can be surprised hearing about it. The general assumption might be that gray in a bedroom makes the atmosphere sad and depressing. However, there are many ways to create a fantastic mood with such a brave choice and the result can be an enviably stylish and elegant bedroom. In this post, I will show you how to achieve different, but equally adorable effects and moods in gray-wall bedrooms.
One of the kitchens shown in the previous post caught my attention twice as much, as I knew I have seen it somewhere before. After a little investigation on the internet I found again this fabulous, (almost) all white Finnish house with that kitchen. I first saw this beautiful pure white home last year and I found its calm and peaceful ambiance very inspiring. Even though I would not choose to live on the long term in a monochrome home (because I prefer to pop some fine light colors in my interior, never too much, but just a little), I would still call it a ‘dream home’, definitely!
Every time I notice a SMEG fridge my pupils expand – I guess – from the cheery, characteristic retro view. Whenever I see one in a kitchen it feels like spotting a Fiat500 or a Vespa on the street: it’s love at first sight – for the hundredth time. Not a big surprise that SMEG, just like these two automotive brands is also Italian. Among cars, scooters and now apparently among fridges my genre is definitely the Italian. When I saw that fridge in the kitchen of ‘The Apartment’ in Hoxton Amsterdam (see the picture below) I decided to dedicate this post to SMEG, the most stylish refrigerator on Earth. Continue Reading
When I was writing the previous post about intimate terraces I again bumped into a photo of a lovely terrace that is part of a splendid loft in Amsterdam. Not only because I absolutely worship lofts but also because the Jordaan is one of my favorite neighborhoods in Amsterdam, I decided to show you over this fantastic home in the following post. So here we go…
I have always found it fascinating how chairs, small seats, armchairs, ottomans, sofas can totally reborn when they get reupholstered. (It caught my eye in Hanne Berzant’s home as well that she gave a new dress to her favorite armchair recently – see the image below) The style of furnitures can be completely reinvented by choosing a cool new fabric, and of course not only that certain piece of furniture itself but also the whole room where it is placed can get a very different ambiance.
After seeing the popular trend for copper and blush I thought I would like to show you my favorite DIY copper projects that are so stylish, maybe one can’t even realize they are not from top design shops. In fact all of the five projects shown in this post are super cheap, easy (or at least possible) to do, and lovely, I promise.
We’ve seen the importance of metallic colour tones in modern design rising in the past few years, and within this phenomenon the trend for copper starting for a bit more than two years now. This year the trend has just skyrocketed, you cannot miss seeing some copper in every single vitrine of design shops.
Also almost every design magazine mentioned in their recent issues that Dulux Colour of the Year for 2015 is ‘Copper Blush’. This colour has depth, warmth, and it’s simply surprising, it’s a beautiful element of the natural palette of the earth.
Copper combines perfectly with pinks, neutrals, whites and other orange hues, as well as with greens – let it be a plant or some cool mint.
The colour combo copper and blush is currently one of my favorites. Different blush colours in perfect harmony with copper tones – It is romantic yet foxy and hot. I absolutely adore it! Continue Reading
When lacking ideas, a lot of interior designers turn to design galleries to find inspiration. Not only because taking ideas out from similar media, there’s a fine line between “inspired by” and “copied”; but also because going back to nature is always a good (better) choice, I would like to show you from time to time how Mother Nature can inspire us when designing interiors. Continue Reading