A lovely reading nook with an outdoor garden view. The wall appears to be like Dulux Bright Skies - color of the year 2022. Image: Essential Home.

Dulux Color of the Year 2022 Bright Skies

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Another year has gone by and the paint brand Dulux revealed its color of the year 2022: Bright Skies™. It is an airy, fresh blue tone with a lean wink into gray; capturing this need so many of us feel for a fresh start. A reset. Via Dulux. Hues from the Greenhouse Palette by the…

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

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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…

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

Getting Spring Ready :: Outdoor Spaces Inspiration

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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…

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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

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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…

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A painting by Josh Buyer named Buntzen Lake.

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

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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…

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I love a white Christmas village with a garland as decor on a fireplace mantel, but the beautiful wreaths above it are stealing all the glory. Image by Marks & Spencer.

Beautiful Christmas Decoration Ideas

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My 12 year old heart longs for that over the top Christmas quality in decorations. And I’m sure that goes for a whole lot of you too. It’s the time…

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A Christmas village DIY wall hanging.

How to Make a Wall Hanging for Christmas

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Christmas may be just around the corner, but there’s always time for a small DIY project that you can pull off with or without the help of your kids. When…

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A stunning Christmas tree by a black steel staircase, beautifully decorated. Image by Amara.

Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas for 2018-2019

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Hi there! December is almost here and I really wanted to know if there’s anyone of you excited for putting up a Christmas tree? Because, if there’s one thing I…

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I love this velvet upholstered armchair by the fireplace. What a cozy vignette without looking rustic. Image by JD Williams Home.

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019

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Well hello there! Is it that time of the year again? Oh yes, I believe so! Just a few days ago, Benjamin Moore announced their color of the year 2019:…

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Maria Banou, a potter while painting one of her creations in her workshop. Image by Velvet.

Meet Maria Banou :: An Inspiring Ceramics Artist

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I first met Maria, a ceramics artist, a couple of years ago in Syros. Her workshop was quite impressive, packed with her ceramic creations. She was gentle, humble and really…

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Flatlay image of Velvet drinking tea and reading an interiors magazine.
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