Wow Wallpaper: Aquazzura meets De Gournay

Aquazzura for de Gournay Wallpaper

Great things happen when fashion designers team up with home decor brands. The latest buzz on the internet is the collaboration between fashion brand Aquazurra with wallpaper brand De Gournay. I almost fainted when I saw the handpainted wallpaper collection. Wow! Just wow. De Gournay is a renowned wallpaper business that has beautiful chinoiseries as its signature. Aquazzura is an Italian shoe brand. The result of their collaboration is a collection of shoes and wallpaper … [Read more...]

City guide Leiden: Emma Biemans Interieur

Beautiful fabrics, high end wall paper with exquisite designs, and original lamps and accessories. That is what sums up the interior design store Emma Biemans in Leiden. The owner, Emma, opened the store to complement her interior design consultancy business she started five years ago. The shop was enthusiastically welcomed by the citizens of Leiden who needed something fresh, new, and with style. If you're looking for quality and original, mostly colourful design, here's where you would want to … [Read more...]

Redecorating with Graham & Brown

Inspired by the EurAsian style trend I encountered at the Dutch Home decor fair, I'm thinking about redecorating my bedroom. I really liked the soft pastels combined with neutrals, and I have always had a crush on Japanese fabrics. The EurAsian style is ethnic yet modern chic, which really resonates with me, and will for a few years, I trust. So I decided to organize my ideas in a mood board before I take the big plunge. My starting point was the wallpaper. Graham & Brown has some … [Read more...]

Trend: Worldly Wallpaper for Kids rooms

You are never too young to travel. A trend going strong for quite some time now in interior design is the travel trend. It started with globes and now it is also hitting the walls. You can plaster complete cityscapes on your child's wall mimicking a trip around the world. I especially like the new collection by Coordonne, but also like Room Seven. They give the room a spacious and fun vibe. … [Read more...]

Trend: Botanical prints

Botanical prints like ferns and palm leafs are super hot this season. The trend extends to everything from curtains, lamp shades, pillows to seat covers.  I noticed that the different green hues are mostly combined with walnut wooden furniture. This gives it a bit of retro feel. At Zara Home they have a fresh, Asian inspired collection boasting some great botanical print pieces.  There they paired it with white and bamboo, which creates a tropical feel to your space. A few weeks ago … [Read more...]

Small Treasures: June and August Notebooks

I was so happy when the mail arrived yesterday including an envelope from webshop Ook in het paars with my June and August notebooks. The charming notebooks (10x15 cm) are small treasures with a delicate feel and exquisite look. The covers are made out of recycled paper such as old schoolbooks, vintage maps and wall paper end pieces. Each notebook is therefore unique. A lovely addition is the handmade tag with a whimsical sticker, a vintage post stamp or interesting ink stamp. June and August … [Read more...]

Fantasy and Fun in your decor with Mini Empire

Bring in some fantasy and fun in your decor with the Swedish label Mini Empire. Mini Empire is all about odd animals and deep woods. It was founded by artist Jenny von Döbeln in 2010. Mini Empire is for everyone who likes fun colours and whimsical prints regardless of age and gender. The collection is right on trend with wise owls flying across wallpapers and fabrics. Pops of yellow and orange make it perfect for a fresh spring make over. For stockists click here. … [Read more...]