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 beautifully styled tabletop for a New Year's Eve dinner party with lots of colored wine glasses, white porcelain plates with silver trims, silver cutlery all on a white tablecloth.

New Year’s Eve Decor

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Hi there! How are you?… Christmas is over but hopefully we all made some great memories to remember it by. And before we catch our breaths, we’ve got New Year’s…

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View from above of a a stylish dinning table with tabletop Christmas decor, lots of candles, a small white planter pot with a Heather in it, a decorative XMAS sign and lots of red splashes. Atop every guest's napkin at each place setting, there is a different Christmas ornament - a small gift for each guest.

Tabletop Christmas Decor

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Hosting a Christmas dinner can be a big deal. Right? It’s all about getting together with family and friends and creating beautiful memories. As such, little details that make our…

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A flatlay with a pair of brown boots, timber logs, nuts and a string of lights on a wooden floor with sprinkles of snow. Image shot by Oliver Perrott for Lights4Fun.co.uk.

Gift ideas for Him, Her and the Kids

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Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is a time of giving and showing our gratitude. It’s the perfect time to give thank you gifts to the men…

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A minimal grey dining area, with a silver wreath decor hanging atop, a minimal sitting bench coordinated with the dining table. Image via Marks&Spencer.

Holiday Gift Guide for the Home Addict

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Christmas season is such a joyful time; it’s a time of giving and giving without the expectation of getting – pure act of loving. There’s so much joy in that.…

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View of Elisabeth's fireplace with a fire going in it, and plenty of Christmas decor on the mantel creating a very cozy vignette. Led lights illuminate the fake pine garland and the ceramic white decor houses resting on either end of the mantel. Image by Velvet for Te Esse.

Vintage Inspired Christmas Decorating

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Elisabeth and I love Christmas. It’s a holiday filled with some great childhood memories, strongly etched due to the family traditions that my parents established long since. Now, it’s our…

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Velvet on a bed working on her laptop.

10 Interior Design Blogs to Follow

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Hello people! This post is dedicated to all those that have asked me if I follow interior design blogs, which ones and why. The answer is simple: Yes, I do…

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Benjamin Moore’s 2018 Color of the Year Caliente

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Hey there! Have you heard the news? Benjamin Moore has announced the color of the year 2018. The new Color of the year Caliente is hot, it’s bold, it’s radical…

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Autumn Love :: Season’s Inspiration

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Hello everyone! It’s October and the air is rising crispier in the mornings and chillier after the sun sets. The daylight hours have shortened and a color feast is taking…

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A white branch on the wall with worry beads hanging from it over a marble top with decor on it

A Simple DIY Wall Hanging

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Hi, everyone! I thought I share with you today, one of the most simple decorating hack ever – a DIY wall hanging. It’s so easy that it’s almost embarrassing sharing…

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