Posts tagged as "Décor tips"

Posted by the trend stalker on 12th February 2013

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Have your entryway ready to greet whenever the doorbell rings. Here are the most basic, yet most important, all-you-need-to-know tips for creating an impressionable first impression. First thing’s first and this doesn’t count ’cause it’s a given – walking into darkness certainly won’t get you off on the right foot, so be sure to avoid […]

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 12th March 2012

Décor notes from Bennie Boekwurm

This trend stalker remembers once reading a decorator recounting how a client wanted a large bookcase in her lounge, filled only with peach- and apricot-coloured books to match the suite and other décor. To this day, I don’t know which aspect horrifies me more. That the client actually had an apricot leather suite. That the […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 15th February 2012

Just pin it!

This Trend Stalker has a new obsession: Pinterest. For those who haven’t heard of it – and I hadn’t until yesterday – it’s an inspiration site filled with the most gorgeous pics, from which you “pin” your favourites to create themed moodboards. I thought it sounded a bit pointless. Until I tried it … I just […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 8th February 2012

Boats, boots and bunting – the more the merrier

I’ve just spent seven hours conceptualising an incentive campaign for a sales team that stands to win a cruise if it makes target. The job probably didn’t require all this time but the nautical theme required bunting – lots of it – and I became so enamoured with these pretty little fabric flags that I […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 30th May 2011

Because every bedroom should be a sanctuary…

It’s pretty commonplace to hear people chat about how desperately their kitchen needs a makeover or how much they’d love to give their guest loo a facelift. Newlywed wives spend what must feel like an eternity (to their newlywed husbands) choosing the perfect fabric for the living room curtains and making sure that the dining […]

Posted by the trend stalker on 16th May 2011

Mirror, mirror on the wall… a reflective trick for chic decor

As far as I’m concerned mirrors don’t get enough credit. Often just banished to the bathroom or squeezed in among perfume bottles and make up debris on a dressing table, mirrors aren’t just for ensuring perfect mascara application, a well-placed mirror can make a cosy dining room spacious, a practical bedroom a little more luxurious […]