Hi, guys, just let you know if you feel a little bit sad that the holiday season is over, I have a good news for you that Chinese New Year is coming. Yes, Chinese New Year is on 25th of this month and this year is Year of the Rat and you have to celebrate it in a big way because the year of the rat always indicates a big fortune coming to you. So be ready to receive it.
Well, Do above these adorable rats put a big smile on your face? They are created by Shaun Teo Creations in Kuala Lumpur. I am a big fan of Shaun Teo Creations on Instagram. They craft all kinds of cute cakes for different festivals and events. I have been always got inspired by their work. I believe they are now opening pre-orders for those lovely Chinese New Year’s cookies. Just check them out on Instagram.
So, today , since I am truly inspired by the red color they use for their product, I going to talk about Color of Red in home decor.
Red, corresponding with fire, symbolizes good fortune and joy. Red is found everywhere during Chinese New Year and other holiday celebrations and family gatherings.
Here are some inspirations.
Red, specially lacquer red on walls makes rooms look sumptuous and elegant. And of course, you always can choose red as an accent color.
Two week ago, we were invited to Sherwin William’s Color Mix Forcast of 2020 at Daltile showroom. Sherwin Williams introduces 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit.
Here are 5 of 2020 color themes announced by Sherwin Williams: Heart, Heaven, Play, Mantra and Alive.Introducing 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit.
You can read Sherwin Williams 2020 Color Mix Forecast by clicking here
Then, about a week ago, Sherwin Williams announced its 2020 color o the year— Naval SW 6244.
Naval is beyond blue and represents calmness of ocean and evening sky.
Naval is a serene shade with a hint of opulence, it works well with polished marble, gleaming metals, soft leather and sophisticated patterns.
Don’t you agree with me that styling your own coffee table is one of the coolest things to do? Well, first of all, you’ve got chosen what sings to you–fresh flowers, books, boxes, sculptures, some emotional little objects from your grandma …etc. Then, you are able to just sit back and enjoy those lovely things. Just in case styling is just not your thing, I have 8 tips here on how to style your living room coffee table.
Make sure you choose a cute coffee table before you style it. That will make your job more pleasant and easy.
2. Always be ready to break the traditional way–instead of just one coffee table, why not have several of them. Having several coffee tables is a statement for your living room.
3. Layer up on the height.
4. Try off the center approach like the one in the following image.
5. Do apply some rules once a while like the one in the below—triangle shape for the round coffee table styling.
6. Using books to divide your coffee table into 3 or 4 sections.
7. Just showcase one collection.
8. Go minimalism like the one in the below. Sometimes, one signature piece tells all.
Industrial style is still going pretty strong in Los Angeles–concrete, gray-white-black color palette, organic forms and casual vibes, …etc. A lot of objects and furnishings are mainly from local artists. So, they are very detail-oriented. This weekend, we were invited by a loft showroom opening. Please take a tour with me.
Hi, guys, Happy Saturday! As usual, I love to work in my garden a little bit earlier in the morning just to refresh my mind and feel good. My backyard garden looks so green and lush now.
So, today, I would like to share the recent makeover I just did for my dining room– new blush draperies, re-upholstered blue velvet French dining chairs, some fresh tabletops, please have a sneak peek:
Hi, guys, 4th July is just around the corner, what is your biggest plan for the day? Chill out by the beach, host a backyard BBQ summer party, join a local parade or go on for a solo trip? No matter what you do, it’s time to celebrate since we all work hard and deserve a little summer break. In order to put you in mood for celebration, we choose some pretty patriotic color–scheme interiors, trust us, it is not your grandma’s home. All of the design we choose here has used hottest color trends in 2019. So just sit back and relax with a cup of coffee/kabucha tea or a glass of wine.
Well, with color of red, we know the theme is going to be cheerful and all shades of blue really go strong in 2019 and beyond.
2. Incorporating Living coral instead red with navy blue or cobalt blue guarantee your home look upscaled and fashionable.
3. If you are not a big fan of red or coral or orange, you can just use those colors as little doses as you want.
DTLA has being experienced huge changes in the past several years from new apartment condos, office buildings, luxury hotels, to shopping venues, one-of-the-kind eat-in kitchens, cool restaurants to booming art scenes and designs. We are just literally amazed by the creative new things everyday by different artists.
For today’s design world, we cherish hand-made, craftsmanship, organic materials and their applications in a noble ways. It is always so amusing when seeing how a group of designers, engineers, fabricators and artists work together to create an amazing project or piece of art.
We were recently invited to a glassworks demo by Neptune Glassworks All of the glass materials they use are from labs and recyclable. We were just pretty blown away by how they put up such a stylish party in a totally industrial warehouse and offered such an intricate demo. Their creation of piece of sculpture is just more than amazing.
The weather has been really nice lately. The roses in my backyard garden start to bloom. And there was Valentine’s Day. Therefore, I decided to do some spring make over a week ago. The color palette I used here is magenta, pink, lavender, gold and neutrals. Here are some vignettes I love to share here: