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...]

Trend: Agate in home decor

I fell for the latest trend in home decor, agate, already in December when I was compiling gift guides and featured agate coasters and a cheese platter in a gift guide for discerning women (see here). Early February I finally caved in and bought my own set of coaster via Etsy. My love for natural stones and gems isn't new though. I have been collecting jewelry with gem stones for years, and even wrote a guest blog post about my fascination for them for my fellow blogger Gudy on her blog Eclectic … [Read more...]

Images d’Orient table dressing

You might have already noticed my Images d'Orient coasters in my blogpost about copper earlier this week. I have been using them for a while now and I still consider them an excellent buy. The sillicone coasters are functional as well as aesthetic. Images d"Orient produces everyday objects that are a combination of the Mediterranean heritage and charm with a contemporary look. All designs come in a range of objects: coasters, placemats, knife rests, trays, bottle holders and porcelain. The … [Read more...]