Holiday Gift Guide: Natural Treasures

Natural treasures from the earth make harmonious accessories for the home. At my favourite store in London - Anthropologie - I was swooning over the lustre of mineral home accessories and bar essentials to step up your Christmas entertaining. I literally wanted everything! Geodes, marble and capiz shell are used in the design of precious gifts and utensils. Beautiful gifts for others or yourself that will make you the hostess with the mostess this year. But I also spotted beautiful ceramics and … [Read more...]

Beautiful Bottles for the Holiday Bar Cart

Have you stocked up on alcohol yet for your bar cart? On new years eve, or even during your Christmas parties, it is the best time to showcase your most beautiful and best bottles. Also, an eye catching bottle makes such a nice gift. Each year there are a few brands that partner up with high fashion designers to steal the show with their bottle. Smart thinking, because the package is just as important as the content. I selected a few bottles that would make perfect gifts or are plain and simple … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide for the party girl

December is full of parties and entertaining. In that light I thought it would be fitting to curate my favourite party and entertaining gifts. Gifts that will make you shine as a hostess and a entertainer with sophisitication. But also gifts that will make you look glam when you go out to a party. The gifts all have a little spark because after all, what are the holidays without glitz?   Veuve cliquot Rich is a champagne especially made for mixology, hence cocktails and consists … [Read more...]

My Christmas Home

Each year I get lots of remarks from people who are waiting to see my Christmas decor at home. Last year I saved my disclosure till the day before Christmas to build up anticipation. It was all soft pink and white, very feminine and inspired by Audrey Hepburn's sophistication. This year, I went with a copper theme, with salmon, and brown accents. I probably move or add more in during the coming days, but the basics are there. So here's a peek at my small seating area with my bar station. To live … [Read more...]

Trend: Roll in the bar cart

It's always five o'clock somewhere. The vintage bar cart or serving station, with or without wheels is making its comeback in interiors. The movie The Great Gatsby and series like Mad Men gave a boost to vintage furniture and home decor. The function has however changed somewhat as it is no longer just a place to keep your drinks and essentials for your next party. The retro piece of furniture is now also used as a decorative element or as a side table in all parts of the home. Ever thought of … [Read more...]