Monday, February 28, 2011

Inspire me Monday

All images via

Happy new week everyone!
Hope this week is going to bring a lot of joy, inspiration and creativity to all of us.
Hopefully I'll be able to show some of my artwork later this week, have been really anxious to do so but it's got to be right so...wish me luck! I'll keep you posted.
I also have my first show and tell tomorrow for my photography course which means I have to present 20 perfect images to the class...wish me more luck!...

I'm in love with the room in the top image, it's casual and beautiful, just my style...and the chairs in the second can you not be?...such a classic

Enjoy yourselves.
Have a great Monday :))


Sunday, February 27, 2011

Dining room dream

via the decorista

Happy Sunday to you all!
This morning I'm planning our new dining room...We don't have a dining room at the moment, we eat around the island bench in the kitchen which is not really comfortable because there's no room for legs...or the coffee table which is great for the kids especially if the TV is on! It won't be forever (I hope!), only until our extension is completed.
I was going through my dining room file last night and found this image...isn't it lovely? I really love the table and everything else is nice too, I like its soft and tranquil mood. I can predict that mine will not be as soft and feminine though - my dear hubby couldn't live with it - but will have some elements of softness and some beautiful details. To me the lighting is extremely important to establish the right mood in a dining room and I will definitely work my best to try and achieve the result we want, re: lighting and everything else too. It will be a simple and comfortable DR, it cannot be fussy, with three children we definitely cannot afford to be overparticular! It will be a little while anyway so I have plenty of time to dream...and change my mind!!!...As I do! :))


Saturday, February 26, 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011

Serene mood

decor 8

house of bliss

I'm dreaming of a peaceful w/end and hopefully it will be just that...with kids though you never could very well be the opposite...! It's all good though, I'll be ready for whatever it is going to be thrown at me...!!!

Wish everyone a relaxed and fun time :))


Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sitting, waiting, wishing...

All images via emmas designblog

Have been waiting for this moment all day...sitting, putting my feet up, relaxing...and finally here I am, back home and enjoying some quiet time on my lounge with a nice cup of tea...

Wish everyone a good night sleep :))


Thanks to Jack Johnson for title words, I love that song...and was the inspiration for this post 

Inspiration in B&W

steep cobbled lane via joie de vivre

via pinterest

via inside the loop

via inside the loop

I have a thing for B&W and am loving these images at the moment.
What are you inspired by today? 

Enjoy your day...:))


Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Art collectors

via Bolaget

Via Bolaget



Expressing ourselves through our displays of art and favourite objects is something we do all the time without even knowing so. That is why I've decided to dedicate my post to "collectors" today. So all of you out there with a collection of treasures please raise your hand, I'd like to hear from you!  
Hope everyone is having a great day (and perhaps adding to those collections...)

Oh just in case you wondered I myself like to collect spoons and vases :))


Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Living with colour

nuevo estilo

Hello everyone, hope you are all having a fantastic day.
I'm back from my landscape shoot. Phew! We went to Bobbin Head national park and it was the most beautiful and peaceful setting. Hopefully I have taken some great shots! 

Some lovely splashes of colour in the above images...I find colour energising and uplifting but it depends on the day really so I much prefer to play with flowers, throws, cushion covers, vases and art rather than big pieces of furniture and stick to my "portable colour" theory which is very easy to follow, does not require any particular physical strength and it is extremely gratifying :))


credits: images 1,2,3 by photographer Patric Johansson


Monday, February 21, 2011

Hallway inspiration


Happy Monday everyone! As we enter a new and exciting week I'd like to dedicate a post to the often forgotten space in a home, the humble hallway.
What does yours say about you? Does it display any treasures? Is it a narrow or a generous space? What is it like? I'd like to hear...
I can't help it but admiring these beautiful images above...inspirational 

Wish you a fun and magical day :)) 


Sunday, February 20, 2011

Green of envy


Patric Johansson photograph via

catherine vaindorf via soderberg agentur

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday!

This post is for all fans of the colour green...hope you enjoy :))


Saturday, February 19, 2011

It's a blue day / week-end delight

All images via

It's the week-end! The sky is blue and the mood is happy and relaxed... Blue is one of the most chosen hues in the colour world, quite rightly in my are some examples of stunning blues...:))

Enjoy your Saturday 

Friday, February 18, 2011

Red heart

issue 23

issue 23

issue 23

I've always been attracted to red and I often wondered why but the truth is I don't really know and as much as I try to run away from it, I always find myself thinking red again!...
How about you? What colour makes your heart go all funny? :))

Wish you all a sensational, colourful and fun w/end

Thursday, February 17, 2011

yellow love

via little bits of lovely

My yellow theme continues with this stunning image of my dream dining room...the yellow african headpiece has been on my wish list for ages and now I've found a picture of it in the perfect setting...dream!!! it even more! :))


Street smart NY

in Manhattan 

NY outside Ralph Lauren show
All photos via sartorial list 2010

Today I'm inspired by beautiful fashion details on the streets of NYC.
Top- love her style and her coat!
Bottom- RL is a classic, who doesn't appreciate it?

Have a wonderful and colourful day.
Am off to The Royal Hall of Industries for Instyle :))


Wednesday, February 16, 2011

White bliss

cia wedin via desire to inspire

Am in love with this image and had to post it.
To me it is just to hard to resist an all white can you say no to purity, simplicity and bliss?...impossible:))


Wednesday mix

photos by wish you were here

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Today I've been practising with my camera. Here are some bits and pieces I've taken around the house:

Top- shelves in my kitchen, 2- two of my favourite things: roses and books, 3- sisal in my bedroom, 4- my office corner.

Hope you're all having a lovely and inspiring day :))