Archives for "November, 2012"

Posted by the trend stalker on 30th November 2012

Oh my Chair!

For long time readers of this little blog it’s no secret that I love interesting chairs. Crazy print chairs can give spunk and character to a room that would have been dull otherwise. They make for great focal and talking points. More often than not these unique chairs have a story behind them. I recently […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 27th November 2012

What Would Your Mother Say?

When I was younger a lot of what I did was policed by what my mother would think if she found out. She was never one of those nagging mums; I think the term that was used by my peers was “cool mum.” By no means was she a push over, she was stern and […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 23rd November 2012

On Solid Ground

When you rent a home you always have to make do with what you get including flooring.  But when you own your home flooring is yourdecision  which is why I thought I’d bring you the most common flooring options. Modern Kitchen design by Portland Architect Giulietti Schouten Architects

Posted by the trend stalker on 21st November 2012

Inherited Style: Kids’ Rooms With Grown up Style

Some children have a lot of style, which shows in their Sunday dresses and shoes as well as their bedrooms. They aren’t satisfied with just a mass-produced cartoon character duvet or fluffy pillows. They are tastemakers who often grown up in stylish homes surrounded by stylish parents. These parents understand that chic is not in […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 16th November 2012

Decorating With Print: There really is such a thing as too much of a good thing

Dear Reader, The American writer, James Baldwin, once wrote: “if I love you I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see.” And it is from this same place that I bring you today’s post, from a place of love. I need to talk to you about using print in décor. I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 12th November 2012

Starting out in Dorm Rooms Part 2: Storage and Space-savers

Last time on staring out I talked about some fun ways you can make your dorm room a fun place by infusing bits of your personality and moving the drab small space as close to chic as it can go. This time I would like to discuss storage – the number one issue for everyone […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 9th November 2012

Interior Design Trends: Red

According to Wikipedia, red “is the colour of blood, the ruby, and strawberries. It is next to orange at the end of the visible spectrum of light, and is commonly associated with danger, sacrifice, passion, fire, beauty, love, anger, and in China and many other cultures, with happiness. Red is the colour that most attracts […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 5th November 2012

Inside Diane von Furstenberg’s Tree House

When I came across the feature that Architectural Digest did on design maven Diane von Fürstenberg I had to take a closer look. Looking at the homes of style icons is an interesting undertaking, in some cases it’s like seeing a teacher outside of school.