Archives for "June, 2013"

Posted by the trend stalker on 27th June 2013

Can I interest you in a blend?

Effortlessly blending heirlooms with modern day trends or bargain finds can be hard work. Do not let these pictures fool you. The balance is hard to attain. There is a risk when trawling vintage stores and auction sales for furniture. The same can be said with trying to incorporate every family heirloom. Too many antiques […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 25th June 2013

Conscious spacial awareness

Creating spaces where function leads form is the purpose of today’s post. While interior décor focuses on fabrics, colours and finishes – the most important of all is the function of your space. Modern Dining Room by Seattle Architects & Designers Eggleston Farkas Architects Let areas seem larger and every corner exude purpose, let space […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 19th June 2013

“Oh I just love a little mould,” said Nobody. Ever.

“What a lovely long weekend it was” commented Lulu as I walked into my office. “Yes” I replied, “such beautiful weather for June.” “What did you get up to?” asked Lulu. “I hope you made use of these last few sunny days”. “I went to war against mould Lulu. I went to war”. A sunny, […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 18th June 2013

For the love of coffee//tables

And books… Coffee and books and the tables they live on (and this whippet), form the purpose of today’s, purely visual, inspiration post. Traditional Living Room by Kansas City Photographers Chad Jackson Photo

Posted by the trend stalker on 13th June 2013

Does this come in houndstooth?

Well yes it does… Inspiration came from the very cup I drink from, so as an ode to my duotone-textile-pattern-characterized-by-broken-checks-or-abstract-four-pointed-shapes, it comes in all things hounds tooth for today’s post. Contemporary Family Room by Dallas Interior Designers & Decorators Catherine Dolen & Associates

Posted by the trend stalker on 11th June 2013

If these walls could talk

The written and unwritten rules of your home. Source: Uploaded by user via Michelle on Pinterest  

Posted by the trend stalker on 6th June 2013

Baroque

It is not the same as kitsch folks Wikipedia has enlightened me on the difference. Baroque is an adjective “relating to or denoting a style of European architecture, music, and art of the 17th and 18th centuries that followed mannerism and is characterised by ornate detail. In architecture the period is exemplified by the palace […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 4th June 2013

Open your doors to the ||French|| way of things

C’est la vie! Leaving my French château styled home this morning and starting my day with a croissant and coffee in my Paris mug, made me realise the obvious – today’s post is all for things French, despite the English’s dismay… Traditional Entry by Birmingham Interior Designers & Decorators Mary Evelyn Interiors