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...]

7 Christmas Styling Tips with the Poinsettia

Poinsettia

It's almost December, and therefore time to start decorating the house for Christmas. A simple way to instantly add some holiday cheer to your decor is by buying the iconic Christmas plant: the Poinsettia (kerst-ster in Dutch). Now I have to say that I'm not a huge fan of the red ones, but the peachy pink and white ones can definitely get my approval. I feel that the red ones exude a classic holiday vibe, while the white and peach variations add a soft and winter ambiance to your … [Read more...]

Home Decor: Bloomingville collection AW 2016/2017

Bloomingville 2016/2017

One of my favourite home decor brands is the brand Bloomingville. While visiting the interior fair Maison et Objet in Paris I was stunned by their autumn/winter collection for 2016/2017. The new accessories collection harks back to the 1970s with classical patterns, ceramics, rough edges and natural textures in hues like mustard en dark blue. On the other hand it is also very feminine with dusty pink, soft purple, gold and marble accessories. The furniture pieces are small and feminine with … [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...]

Pale, Pink, Perfection

I'm so looking forward to spring and summer. I've already started shopping for warmer days.  Since pale pink is thé colour of the upcoming seasons, I splurged on everything pink. I've never been a fan of baby pink, or neon pink, but I love the pale, blush pink hues that are currently in fashion. Combined with marble and brass in interior decorating it evokes glamour. In fashion, when combined with black and white it gives you that retro sixties sophistication. Pale pink is definitely a keeper … [Read more...]

5 Tips to set the perfect Thanksgiving table

Creating a beautiful tablescape that complements the food isn't that hard. When you approach it organized and with vision, you will see that you can set the table within minutes with tableware and things you already have. So let's talk about my 101 table setting tips for any holiday or dinner party. 1. Choose your colour scheme Once you know your menu you can decide on a colour scheme that'll make the food look even better. Plan your table decor around the food and use colours that are in … [Read more...]

Inspirational Home: Romantic and dreamy

Last but not least, my favourite inspirational home at the 'woonbeurs', the Dutch furniture & lifestyle fair, of last week: the home by Ariadne at Home magazine. Each year, I run straight towards this home because I know it will never disappoint me. It is always my favourite. What I love about the Ariadne at Home magazine as well as their 'woonbeurs' home is the detailed styling that looks effortlessly dreamy and romantic. There is so much to see, and everything tells a story and is … [Read more...]