To celebrate Spring I will be showing you the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the coming weeks. Loving the pops of colors of the flowers in these three settings featured in this post. I am happy to see some color again in our garden as well after months of winter (you can see our garden here)!
Messy charting cable are now history! IKEA has created a collection of furniture and home accessories that make charging a lot more available, yet a lot less obvious. These products are called wireless chargers, because that’s what they are: a range of products that make it possible to charge your smartphone, without cables. They blend in beautifully with your home, and can easily be placed where you need them the most. All without having to chase after outlets or hide messy cables. IKEA: “With smartphones being such a natural part of our lives, we want the charging part to become a natural part of our homes. As a result, we’ve created a collection of wireless chargers that make charging a lot more available, yet a lot less obvious (goodbye messy cables!).” You can see the entire range here.
This bedroom is a good example of how a rug can give color and warmth to a room. Imagine this space without the kilim style rug and it a bit cold and plain. Also, a large rug can cover up a floor that is not that beautiful. This particular wooden floor has a yellow tone (which I do not like) but with a large rug this is less noticeable. More rugs and vintage items can be found throughout the entire home, which you can see here. Similar vintage kilim rugs are available from Le Souk. At the end of the post you can see some with pink tones.
These diy folding letters are great as decoration in kids rooms. You can create names or other fun words. And by using colored paper you can brighten up any room! You can find instructions and templates here. Have fun!
I love all things handmade, especially pottery! This handcrafted mug from Stephanie Adams’ Pickle Pottery is wheel-thrown in California. Pickle Pottery is unique because each piece is hand made and hand decorated by the maker, Stephanie Adams. It is truly a labor of love. Stephanie believes the beauty in the work is seeing the makers make, embracing the Wabi Sabi aesthetic. Each piece is unique, different, and one of a kind. Simply beautiful!
This 1910’s double bay-fronted villa has been renovated and modernized by Jo, who is the owner of boutique PR agency Switch PR, and her husband Chris. No major structural changes where needed, but many cosmetic updates occurred. Jo and Chris added new flooring, lots of cabinetry in the kitchen and third bedroom, and two skylights. The open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area now opens out onto a renovated rear courtyard garden with a pool.
I am loving this kitchen by London based studio Mark Lewis Interior Design. The reclaimed wood cabinets and large farmhouse style sinks give the kitchen a rustic touch. I think these kind of kitchens have a more cozy feel compared to sleek, modern kitchens. What do you think? Do you prefer rustic or modern?