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 […]

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 […]

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 […]