Happy Sunday! Today, we strolled the city for five hours and it was time well spent with the family. My work is demanding and the environment is fairly fast-paced so the weekends offer a good balance. Every Friday, I leave the office feeling accomplished no matter how crazy the week was. I look forward to lazy weekend … More My Spring Blossom Bedroom
Isn’t this such a good time to start using the fireplace? The mornings are chilly and on some days, it’s damp and gray. Even better! Imagine lounging in a robe, flipping through magazines, listening to French jazz and sipping lattes while enjoying the warmth of a crackling fireplace. Ah- heaven! Unfortunately, most of our fireplaces … More White Fireplace Mantels
Life has been a tiny hectic as we are just settling in with Zoey going to kindergarten and me starting a new position. Our mornings are wild as we have to get everyone out of the house by 7:30am! Thankfully, the hubs is taking some time off this week from work to help with the … More Home Tour: A Charming Apt.
We recently celebrated Zoey’s 5th birthday! We didn’t have anything major planned in advance. My sister was in town so she helped me set up a very intimate birthday brunch. We didn’t slave in the kitchen, that was something that I wanted to avoid. I think a birthday brunch was perfect. I was up very early … More A Birthday Brunch- Zoey Turns Five (Pt. 1)!
A few weeks ago, I shared the first part of the kids bedroom makeover. I highlighted their bed area. Today, I’m revealing the kids’ lounging space. It’s a section in their bedroom where they can lounge, relax, read and play. Providing a great backdrop is this gorgeous, whimsical birch tree forest wallpaper courtesy of Graham … More Kids Bedroom Makeover (Pt 2)
You know I have a thing or two for Swedish designs. Most of the home tours that I feature here are interior spaces from Sweden. I always fall in love over and over again. Here’s another one that I hope you can gain some decor inspirations from… Via, photos by Anders Bergstedt. In Instagram news- … More Home Tour: A Swedish Apartment
I love me a beautifully crafted flat lay. They are really popular on Instagram and you can find flat lays of all sorts- beauty, workspace, fashion, food, etc. To me, it’s a form of photography styling. Usually, flat lays consist of multiple elements in a shot where they are styled to be showcased either randomly … More Visual Storytelling via Flat Lays
Although there is no major work left to be done in our home office makeover, I’m still trying to make final decorations (organization) tweaks here and there. The most recent one was adding two shelves to a blank wall to the left of my desk. Initially, an art gallery of our family pictures first came … More My Office Shelfies
About two years ago, when we first moved into our dream home and started decorating, there was one thing I was certain of. No Wallpaper! A few rooms in our house had those really outdated flower-patterned wallpapers that were just dreadful and a real pain to remove. It never occurred to me to use wallpaper until … More Wallpaper Magic + $200 Wallpaper Giveaway!
I have an addiction. I love white. If it were entirely up to me, my entire house would be white with the slightest hint of gray sprinkled with gold accents. We are renovating our kids’ room right now and the thought of having to incorporate pink and/or blue anything gives me hives. I don’t believe … More My Whimsical Spring Bedroom
Do you ever look at a house from the outside and wonder how it’s like inside? I’m kind of obsessed with how people decorate their home. It tells you so much about their personality and style. Step inside this gorgeous Berlin penthouse loft. It’s spacious, minimal and full of class. Source In Instagram news- 1. What … More Inside a Berlin Penthouse
Nothing much to say here just wanted to pop in and brighten your day with some beautiful blossoms in my kitchen from a couple of weeks ago… Have a lovely Spring day! In Instagram news- 1. daisies from the hubs #justbecause 2. happy coffee break! 3. dining table happenings 2. me and my boo #kisses For my … More Kitchen Blossoms
Step inside this stunning historical home of a designer in Antwerp, Belgium. Newly renovated with modern amenities while preserving beautiful period details. Lots of light, space and marble! Such a dream… Hope you’ve enjoyed this little home tour! Images via Milk Magazine. In Instagram news- 1. Waffle with strawberry, mango, granola and a drizzle of condensed … More Home Tour: A Historical Home in Antwerp
Once again, I picked up some Monrovia plants to beautify our space. This time, they are sitting very pretty on my buffet table! I really wanted to enjoy these plants indoors prior to giving them a life sentence of being outdoors. Our dining room is so bright that I thought it wouldn’t hurt to have … More My Bloom-tiful Buffet Table
I love taking a well-loved beaten piece of furniture and turn it into something sort of fabulous. My desk in the home office was transformed a very long time ago (almost a year now) so this post is way way overdue! My office is still a work in progress although most of the major work … More DIY: Thrifted Office Desk Makeover
Don’t you just love a well-dressed coffee table? There are many ways to style a coffee table, you can’t go wrong. However, if you are clueless there are a few common elements that sit on most beautiful and inspiring coffee tables. Grab a few fashion books, candles and a bouquet of fresh flowers and you’re … More Ten Coffee Table Decor Ideas
We had a good idea of what kind of dining table end chairs we wanted and we couldn’t find them anywhere- at least for the right price. Sorry, I wasn’t going to splurge $800 on one chair. That’s nonsense. The criteria were that they had to be big, comfy, unique and wing-back. We finally found a … More DIY: Painted Wing-Back Chairs
Styling bookshelves is the new thing. To me, it’s almost like a form of displaying art. Not only are bookshelves great for organizing but they serve as perfect exhibits for basically everything in your home that needs a ‘home’. I’ve round up ten beautifully displayed shelves for inspiration. Because I’m planning to add a few … More Ten Shelfie Ideas
Happy Friday! I’m sending you off with this gorgeous home tour in Malmo, Sweden. It has everything a girl could dream of. High ceilings, bay windows, lots of natural light and oh- a clawfoot tub. Yep! Hope you have your cup of tea ready. Enjoy… Ah! To live in a space like this… What do you … More Home Tour: An Apartment in Malmo, Sweden
The greatest pleasure about Spring is planning out our garden. Let me be clear, we live in the city with limited green space so when I say ‘garden’, I mean pots on the front doorsteps and a few bigger ones in our tiny backyard. I love the vibrant colors that flowers add to a space and … More A Sprinkle of Red