Trend: Bathroom faucet knobs with sophistication

In my hunt for a toilet faucet I noticed that a lot of brands are perking up the faucet knobs. And when you see something more than 3 times in a short period of time, it is bound to become a trend. (or at least that is what I use as a thermometer to forecast […]

Picking out bathroom tiles – and what are the 5 top trends?

Last week I went to pick out wall tiles at Kol tegels in Haarlem for the remodeling of my toilet. As you might remember from my previous post, my interior designer presented me with two design options. I chose the black and white option with artsy floor tiles.  The Italian floor tiles are from the […]

Hotspot Leiden: Skyler Store

Browsing home decor shops in the city center of Leiden is one of my weekend pleasures. One shop that is a real design destination is the Skyler Store on the Botermarkt 22. The store is packed with interior design inspiration with mostly Hollywood Regency and Boho Glam style furniture and accessories. I love the wallpapers […]

Remodeling the toilet and hallway

I’m super excited about the remodeling of my toilet and hallway. In the coming months I will be redecorating and remodeling my home, space by space. I’m starting with the two smallest spaces in the house; my toilet and the hallway. A lot of people choose to do everything themselves, or only outsource the tiling. […]

Trend: Terrazzo

Move over chic le freak marble because 2019 is definitely the year of terrazzo in interiors. The revival started last year and is now without a doubt mainstream. Granite, or terrazzo was especially trendy in the 1920s and 1930s and reached its peak in the 80s.  It took me a while to get used to […]

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 […]