Sunday, October 31, 2010


I love these look-alike, majestic entrances for their black and white compositions, the arches and the dark wood finishes.

Image credits:
1.House of Hendrik Borgmann (via Freunde von Freunden), 2.Pierre Yovanovitch

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Feel Good Photo 101030

 {image by Laure Joliet}
“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing perfectly.”
Robert Schuller

Friday, October 29, 2010

Under the sheets

Photographer David Prince seems to have a thing for inviting, lustful beds and at this moments I can totally share his love. Take a look and be inspired. After all it's Friday and the idea of crawling under soft and warm bed linens is not just fiction!
Images by David Prince.

Bed & Bath

When the same concept is used in two different rooms the outcome can be really surprising. A bedroom and a bathroom share the same atmosphere of rough elegance and romantic impulse met in similar or corresponding items and colors.

Image credits:
1.Eric Roth, 2.Trevor Tondro

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Feel Good Photo 101028

{image by Selina Lake}

“The reason why all men honor love is because it looks up, and not down; aspires and not despairs”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Brick reds

Brick red color can bring elegance and warmth in any room that is being painted with it. It is a rather powerful shade but when being used smartly it can do miracles. Can be combined with whites and earthly tones and, for a more aristocratic look,  don't forget to add a few vintage pictures and rich textured fabrics in the place.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Wo and Wé

I felt an instant attraction to these industrial, re-assembled lamps made by Olivier Abry of Wo and Wé in Lyon, France. Not only I'm a sucker for proper indoors lighting but I also love handmade, repurposed items and Olivier has definitely done a great job on that matter. If you are into industrial and handmade then you should definitely check the Wo and Wé collection here.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010


You are never too old to have a super cute stuffed toy animal to keep you company, right? Or, at least, to use it as a decoration item in the bedroom. But be extra careful, style and attitude is a must when choosing one to have around.

Image credits:
1.Julian Wass, 2.Lauryn Ishak, 3.Etsy shop compilation (clockwise): sleepiking, SunnyPlum, bubbletime, saracarr

Monday, October 25, 2010


New week, new beginning or when Monday is not necesserily the worst thing to happen. Pale pink, bold whites, bright light, a few feel good images and wishes for a great week!

Image credits:
1.Caroline Beaupere, 2.Photo compilation: images by Janne Peters, 3.Lonny Magazine

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lace inspired

Bright light, clean cut lines, simple white interiors and a needlework to inspire.
You can visit Design Refuge and check the October challenge and of course take a look around at Dangy's inspiring blog.

Image credits:
1.Per Gunnarsson , 2.Julian Wass, 3.Hotze Eisma


Saturday, October 23, 2010

Black leather sofa

I love this livingroom composition captured by photographer Hotze Eisma. The large black&white print does great favour to the leather sofa below and the muted lilacs brighten up on the dark wooden floor.
Images via Hotze Eisma.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Hug your pillow

Mix and match, folklore fabrics, cushions and throws, cool weather and rain. Muted colors and the dull daylight hiding behind the clouds, oh how I wish I could curl up in bed this chilly Friday morning..

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

The color and the darkness

Warm muted colors on a dark background play the leading role in the fall inspiration board. Enjoy!

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Grey's House

When I bumped into these images I could by no means tell they come from the house of a worldwide famous actress. This place belongs to Ellen Pompeo (Grey of Grey's Anatomy for those not acquainted) and her family. Situated in the Hollywood Hills, this eclectic villa is perfectly down to earth and well-attained, full of ethnic influnces and far from so called starshine glam. Well, done girl! I would definitely come over for a cup of coffee ;)

Image Credits:
Photographer: Tim Street-Porter
Images via Elle Decor.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010


Do you have a favourite corner inside your home where you use to sit along with a friend and do some chit chatting? A large, comfy sofa is not the only solution for a tête-à-tête session. Try to pair a couple of chairs of your liking and add a matching coffee to complete the look (you have to place your tea cup somewhere, right?).

Image credits:
1.James Tse, 2.Per Ranung (via Birgitta Martin), 3.From the desk of Lola, 4.Kwinter&co, 5.Sarah Dorio

Feel Good Photo 101019

{image by Jennifer Causey}

Monday, October 18, 2010

Ultimate luxury

Sometimes we ought to indulge in rich fabrics and soft finishes and let our eyes blissfully soothe while wandering around luxurious spaces. Will you join me?
Images via the website of italian company Giousti Portos. Found via Digsdigs.

Holy gold

Have a great new week with golden touches and these inspiring images by the talented photographer Per Gunnarsson.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Bathroom volumes

Solid forms, buit-in volumes, rough materials on muted tones. A bathroom can be a masculine issue nontheless. Check my previous post about built-in bathrooms if you just can't get enough (I don't..).

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