Archives for "January, 2013"

Posted by the trend stalker on 31st January 2013

Shabby Chic: The Thrifted Decor Edition

I love thrifting. You can call me a cheapskate, which I probably am, but it’s more than that for me. It’s the thrill of finding a rare item that’s going for peanuts. In the past year alone I’ve bought a few skirts, blouses and unique outerwear. Thrift items are usually one of a kind and […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 29th January 2013

Widen, heighten, broaden

So we’ve all read articles about how to create the illusion of space within a small one… But here are a few tricks I thought were a tad different and insightful. 5 tips to widen, highten, broaden your spaces. Do not paint a room, walls, floors and ceilings black (or too dark a colour) – […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 24th January 2013

Bathrooms of all sizes and Tastes

Disclaimer: You are about to enter a daydream. On Monday morning on my way to work I noticed that a prominent corner store was no longer vacant. NO, I’m not in the market for retail premises to let. What caught my eye is that that vacant spot of prime retail real estate will soon be […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 22nd January 2013

Fashion-come-decor

Since Paris Fashion Week 2013 is in full swing – I thought I’d take a look at how the world of fashion influences the world of décor, in fact, how they’re colliding… Stella McCartney & House to Home at Fashion + Decor (Photo: Imaxtree & null)

Posted by the trend stalker on 17th January 2013

Essential Starting out decor Advice

If you remember toward the end of last year a new series called “Starting Out” was added to this blog as a means to gather ideas, tips and tricks for those starting a new living adventure in their lives. Be it moving into res, moving into a first apartment or buying a new and first […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 15th January 2013

Light delight

Conveniently, the word delight contains the word light – which is what I’ll be getting at for the purpose of this post. Lighting can seriously alter the way in which a home is received, so methinks it’s best to get it right. The correct lighting can guide the eye to various focal points and features […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 10th January 2013

13 Decor Trends for 2013

This being only the second Thursday of the year I thought it would be fun and interesting to put together a list of some – 13 to be exact – trends expected to sweep the décor and home design world off its feet. Contemporary Entry design by New York Interior Designer Glenn Gissler Design

Posted by the trend stalker on 8th January 2013

Rooms That Speak to You

Happy New Year! I’m glad you chose to join this little nook of the Internet in its second year of interior décor trend-stalking and appreciation. If it’s your first time here: welcome, take your shoes off and kick back.  A big thank you to the lovely Carmen for keeping this here blog ticking during the […]