Archives for "July, 2012"

Posted by the trend stalker on 31st July 2012

When has Black ever let you down?

Though black has a bad reputation in interiors for being all-consuming and depressing. We forget that in fashion, the best things are black. Black makes you look and feel good. It was the grand dame Coco Chanel herself who said: “women think of all colours except the absence of colour. I have said that black […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 24th July 2012

The Colours and Textures of Spring

Traditional Living Room design by Boston Architect Siemasko + Verbridge Are we all ready to peel away the layers and let the sunshine, smell of rain and that of new blooms in? With trees and plants just about ready to get into the mood of things here are a few interior trends that are certain […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 23rd July 2012

Upcycle to a new look

via:Pinterest With winter almost fully gone, I assume that a few loyal Furnishing Touch readers, much like I am, are already planning their décor projects. I usually try not to assume anything about you but when I must, I assume that you have style and are chic people <insert atrocious “winking” Whatsapp emoticon here> I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 18th July 2012

Going for a Dip

I think I felt that collective intake of breath and gasping that those three words induced. Why would I suggest you go for a dip during one of the coldest weeks of this year’s winter? But I’m only asking that you take your furniture and accessories for a dip in paint.

Posted by the trend stalker on 13th July 2012

It’s Freaky Friday

It really doesn’t take much to get me going with an idea. Today’s post is based on décor that mama Kardashian (Jenner) and her spawns would approve of, which is animal print.  Yes it’s really freaky Friday because I’m unashamedly coming out with the fact that I know who the Ks are and that I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 12th July 2012

Adding A Crafts Room to an Empty Nest

A few weeks ago I started a discussion on what parents have been known to do with their houses once the children leave the nest. An empty nest can also be that period when relatively newlyweds move into their first home, they don’t have children yet and aren’t planning to for at least another five […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 6th July 2012

What I’m currently loving

Having this blog has been in my top five of “the most fun things I’ve done” when I’m not staying up late to meet deadlines or staring at a computer screen that seems to be stuck on Pinterest with a glazed over look, that is. I see a lot of great interiors and pieces that […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 4th July 2012


Our winter days are getting warmer, granted some are warmer than others, but sunshine is still sunshine. In that same spirit of craving more warmth I thought I would bring you something fabulous to look forward to. Something to warm your décor loving bones. Do the keywords outdoor and furniture bring a smile to your […]