My Christmas home decorations revealed

In today’s blog post, days before Christmas, I would like to reveal this year’s Christmas tree and my festive tablescape. If you’ve been following my blog from the beginning you know I always do this just before Christmas because it takes me several weeks to get it all done. Setting up the tree usually takes […]

A star struck Christmas decor with the Poinsettia

For a guaranteed wow-effect in your Christmas decor, the Poinsettia never disappoints. The opulent star-shaped plant is the undisputed cult plant of Advent and Christmas. In many countries the Poinsettia is a popular gift as a gesture of love or friendship during the Advent period or at Christmas. The plant comes in a variety of […]

A bohemian chic decor in 5 steps

One of the most prevalent trends in home decor that started last year, is the bohemian chic style. The design style is actually a revival from the 1960s and it is characterized by bright colours, layers, mixed patterns and natural elements. Nowadays, it evolved a bit and interplays with the hotel boutique style that is […]

Serene minimalism in home decor

Although my preferred home decor style is characterized by glamour, elegance and abundance, I can also appreciate other styles. I was therefore just as much captivated by the interior trend Serene Minimalism that was prevalent on the Amsterdam design exhibition last week. The sober yet sleek and stylish trend was mostly on display in bathroom […]

Home decor inspiration: A nostalgic family home

After visiting last week’s Amsterdam interior design expo, the VT Wonen Design Beurs, my decorating itch flamed up. The expo always has that effect on me. I instantly want to redecorate and start changing things up in my home. Home decor magazine Ariadne at Home never disappoints in creating a beautiful model house at the exposition. […]

How to use the Colour Trends 2019

Each year, the global research ColourFutures identifies a colour of the year as well as a colour palette based on social, economic and design trends. For 2019 it is the colour Spiced Honey. Spiced Honey is a warm, soft tone with an amber undertone. Together with the other hues in the palette, like a nudish […]

Stylish Living inspiration at the Amsterdam interior design expo

The first week of October is always the most exciting week for interior design lovers in the Netherlands. It is the week of the annual VT Wonen design beurs; the Amsterdam home decor exposition where all new interior trends are on display. Some of the major home & garden magazines traditionally create a model house […]