Crush on Bolia’s new luxury collection

I'm currently swooning over the new autumn/winter collection by home decor store Bolia. The collection is a homage to the avant-garde style of the 70's but with a sleek Scandinavian interpretation.  The Bolia collection exudes luxury with its rich fabrics and exclusive materials. Think glimmering brass pegs and details, soft and shiny velvet sofas, extravagant marble tables and dark woods. The furniture pieces and shapes are also very 70's; the pouf is back, or display your record player … [Read more...]

Tea with a golden touch

gold teapot

The hottest trend this year is adding touches of gold or brass to your home decor. From the living, to the bedroom or kitchen, gold or brass accessories and furniture are definitely the latest craze. The dazzling accessories function as elegant accents in literally any decor style. I also decided to ramp up my neutral kitchenware with a few more elegant accents in shimmering metals. My latest additions are an on-trend golden or brass teapot and a pastries serving stand. Imagine pouring your tea … [Read more...]

Last-minute Easter styling inspiration in the trend colors of 2016

Easter styling

I know I'm a bit late with this blog post, but I just haven't had the time to decorate my house for Easter. Also, I'm not hosting this year's Easter brunch so didn't really think of creative and new styling ideas. Nevertheless I couldn't keep you, my readers, hanging, so I came up with 3 small styling tips incorporating the trend colors of 2016: DIY marble and gold painted Easter eggs 2 table settings using the Pantone colors of 2016 2 ways to style a chic Easter vignette with just a few … [Read more...]

Bling it on! Mixing Metallics in Home Decor

Coming season it's all about metallics in interior decorating. The more bling the better. At the Dutch Furniture & Lifestyle Fair, 'the Woonbeurs' I spotted brass, copper, chrome and gold-plated accessories everywhere I looked. Moreover, it is also okay to ignore the old rules and mix different metallics. The shiny furniture and accessories add warmth and sophistication to any space. If you're more into a sturdy and rustic look, distressed copper will do the trick. So bling it on! (for … [Read more...]

Trend: Pineapples

With popular TV shows like Mad Men and the resurgence of mid century modernism in interior design, it wouldn't take long before the pineapple would make its entrance in home decor. Last year the flamingo trend already made its way to wallpaper, shower curtains and the like, and tropical colours were hot in summer. The pineapple could therefore not lack from this equation. This season the tropical fruit embellishes bookcases, side tables and bar carts. You see them popping up in all colours and … [Read more...]