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A swimming pool with three sunbeds on one end and a chevron pattern tiled flooring.

How to Match Patterns and Get it Right

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I know you have a story to tell: your handwriting, your favorite color(s) and the pattern prints you choose are all giving you away. It is like reading a diary,…

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A large mirror standing behind a grey sofa next to two black frames. The setting is contemporary yet with lots of interesting juxtapositions. Image by Harvey Norman.

How to Choose the Perfect Mirror

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Since writing a whole lot of things about bathroom mirrors the other day in my post about the top 6 bathroom design mistakes, I thought I do a little more…

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A stunning contemporary kitchen mainly because of the patterned diamond looking porcelain tiles that changes colors right after the kitchen island and looks more neutral, more muted. Image: WOW Design.

Ceramic vs Porcelain Tiles

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The possibilities of a tile installation are limited only by our very own imagination. Image: WOW Design Let’s just assume for a minute that you’re looking for new tiles for…

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A white dining table and chairs look gorgeous in a white room with beautiful chevron parquet floor and large windows with plenty of natural light. Image by Nest.

How to Create a French Inspired Interior

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Audrey Hepburn said that Paris is always a good idea. And that is one big truth, for Paris is ideal to inspire one in so many different levels. She has…

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A beautiful Scandi interior with light stain wood accent floors, walls and ceiling that creates such a cozy warmth. Image by John Lewis.

How to Mix Wood Tones for an Up to Date Interior

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One of the most common questions people ask me is: How do you mix wood tones in a room? Apparently it still puzzles people, despite their bold approach when it…

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A beautiful combination. A purple sweater over a sequin skirt combined with a blushed pink teddy bear coat as worn by this beautiful woman. Image by Dorothy Perkins.

Sequins and Glitter :: The Fall 2018 Fashion Obsession

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Ladies the fashion industry has ruled: it’s time to make room for sequins and glitter! This fall, eighties glamour is a huge trend and sequins will be everywhere. There were…

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The Vitra RAR Eames plastic rocking armchair paired next to an Akari floor lamp in a house vignette with lots of wooden shelving and a wooden floor. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Japandi :: The Cross Cultural Fusion Design Trend

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Last year, one of the emerging design trends was the Japandi, named after the fusion of the Scandinavian minimalism and the Japanese aesthetic. I’ve watched it grow and bloom into…

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A weathered looking whitewashed desk and chair in an all white room looks as the perfect match. A plant and a whitewashed framed map over the desk ties it all together really nicely.

How To Do The All White Interior Design

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Will people ever grow out of this all-white interior design love? Nope! Honestly, I don’t see that happening anytime soon. It is probably one of the most sought after design…

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How pretty? A super looking white long skirt with ruffles is combined with a dark blue shirt with a floral print. Image by Girls on Film.

3 Reasons to Wear Long Skirts This Spring

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There are probably many reasons to wear long skirts this spring. But I’ll you give three big ones, that you won’t be able to ignore. All you’ll have to do,…

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A young model wearing a long puffer jacket by Miss Selfridge.

Trending Jackets and 3 Ideas How to Wear Them

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Women love shoes! Fact! But, women also love jackets and coats as the next best thing. Can’t have enough of them. The reason is obvious to women (men don’t necessarily…

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