inspiration

from color trends, inspirational tablescapes to interviews and everything in between

Looking up from under the cubic building of the Arche de la Defense in Paris. Image by Velvet.

10 Must See Iconic Buildings

440 440 Velvet

One of the greatest joys in life is traveling and that’s why many of us have bucket lists with all the places we want to visit. My bucket list includes…

read more
View of a beautifully styled table setting for Christmas.

A Dreamy Christmas Table Setting

440 440 Velvet

Once again this year, Elisabeth set up a Christmas table setting to share with y’all. And it’s dreamy! It’s the kind that brings up all those happy childhood memories. It…

read more
A beautifully styled Christmas tree with blush pink baubles. Image via John Lewis.

Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas for 2019-2020

440 440 Velvet

The latest collection of Christmas Tree decoration ideas. 10 ideas to fire up your imagination this coming holiday season.

read more
Marble Decor Ideas For a Luxe Look

Marble Decor Ideas For a Luxe Look

440 440 Velvet

Marble is one of the most prized interior materials. It is also one of the most expensive too. Still, its growing popularity doesn’t show signs of slowing down. Its adoption…

read more
A contemporary and very brights living room with a soft pink wall in the background known as First Light from Benjamin Moore. Image via Benjamin Moore.

Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Color of the Year – First Light

440 440 Velvet

Just when you thought you might have seen the last of pink interiors, Benjamin Moore announces the Color of the Year 2020: First Light 2101-70. It is a soft, rosy…

read more
A canvas print with princess Leopold whose face has been replaced with black and white stripes in a fusion between traditional and contemporary. Image via Audenza.

On the Trend Radar :: Stripes

440 440 Velvet

Stripes is one of those patterns that can magically transform a room. They do it in a daring but quiet way, bringing a crisp edge to a design scheme. That…

read more
A contemporary and very bright living room with off white furniture and walls painted in DULUX Tranquil Dawn. Image by DULUX.

Tranquil Dawn Dulux Color Of the Year 2020

440 440 Velvet

Upon the closing of this September’s Maison et Objet international trade fair that is held in Paris, one thing is very clear. Pastel green (including Celedon and mint green) are…

read more
A contemporary modular sofa arrangement outdoors looking amazing. Image by Go Modern Furniture.

Getting Spring Ready :: Outdoor Spaces Inspiration

440 440 Velvet

I think getting spring ready is a great way to shake off those winter blues. And although most people start spring cleaning from the indoors and stretch out outdoors, I…

read more
A beautiful bedroom with a wall mural of a forest as an accent and a bed with mint color bedding looking soft and cozy. Image by Pixers.

Mint Green :: Pastels Inspiration

440 440 Velvet

So many times the fashion industry seems to pave the way for the design industry to follow next. As such, you may have noticed that hints of mint green have…

read more
A painting by Josh Buyer named Buntzen Lake.

Josh Byer :: Meet The Artist Who Put Faux Fauvism on the Map

440 440 Velvet

One of the best ways to tell your story is by showcasing the art you like. You see art is so much more than a mere image. Art stirs emotions…

read more