Monday, November 24, 2014

W.C. like Water Closet

W.C. designed by Marie Olsson Nylander | Image via Hemnet via sfgirlbybay
Image via Hemnet via sfgirlbybay.
W.C. designed by Marie Olsson Nylander | Image via KK Living
Image via KK Living.

I've always found the abbreviation W.C. a bit funny. I mean, a water closet is not something I usually have in mind when visiting a small toilet. There is water involved, for sure, but, by definition, a closet is something more of an organizing space with certain claustrophobic references. On the other hand, although these photos are really close to the literal definition of the w.c., they are too darn cute, don't you think? And, no wonder they have many similarities as they are both designs of amazing stylist Marie Olsson Nylander. The b&w design adds tons of character and sophistication and I really love the small details like the wire basket for the toilet paper, the enamel sink and the photo gallery above the toilet. No more having fun of water closets again, for sure ;)

P.s. A toilet inside a closet in this riad and 10 fancy toilet decorating ideas.

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Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sunday bliss is..

Crispy bed linen via Ikea Family Live
Autumn snack by Sonya Yu

..staying under bed's crispy linens for as long as possible and having a tasty brunch of coffee, desserts and fruit to follow.

P.s. More Sunday bliss inspiration here.

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Weekend

Gaelle Le Boulicaut for Home Magazine

● This place is really cool but kind of reminds me of a cow (!)
● Although I haven't been to a gym in ages I found this post hilarious (and quite true actually!)
● Have you seen these edible scrabble pieces? I'd probably eat the pieces before I come up with new words!
● Even paintings take selfies these days.
● How to get shit done when you're totally unmotivated.
Cookie cutters for the graphic designer.
● Anyone else with a cramming mailbox issue? This article has some great points.
● Nasty Christmas card.
● Casually festive table setting ideas with lots of rustic and earthly influences.
● Beautiful wintery garland diy for the holiday.

Last week: Love or not: Industrial kitchens
Last week: 24 ways to decorate with rosemary this holiday
Back on 2013: A khaki kitchen to steal your heart.
Back on 2012: Inspiring bookcases crammed with style.

P.s. If you are on a gift shopping spree this weekend, don't forget to have a look at my holiday gift guides and drop by my boutique for even more handmade inspiration!

Happy weekend, friends!

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Gaelle Le Boulicaut for Home Magazine via French By Design.

Friday, November 21, 2014

24 ways to decorate with rosemary this holiday

24 ways to decorate with rosemary this holiday | My Paradissi

Rosemary, with its resemblance to the evergreen foliage and its probable presence in most gardens and balconies, is a great alternative to the usual holiday greens. Although many of us usually limit its use to our culinary activities, this little herb is way to precious when it comes to Christmas decorating. And, by precious, I'm not even close to suggest that it is expensive or of high maintenance but, quite on the contrary, it proves to be a dear ally to all our holiday festivities and crafts. Very easy to find and manipulate, rosemary can turn into a gorgeous wreath, play a central role on the holiday tablescape, beautify our gift wrapping and home decorations and even make adorable mini Christmas tree alternatives. As a matter of fact, I've gathered a whole lot of 24 ideas on how you can use rosemary for your holiday decorations this Christmas. Hope they get you inspired for some happy weekend crafting :)
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