We mainly spent most time outdoor for this Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day and Presidential Day long weekend. But we still put up a simple Valentine’s Day tablescape. Why not? Life is about celebrting every special moment. If you follow our blog, you may notice that we hike a lot and get inspired by nature all the time, specially those gorgeous coastal plantations in blue, purple and pink. So, for this year’s Valentines’Dy tablescape, we feature color of blue, pink and purple in an interesting mix-and-match set.
We love pairing purple with white—-fresh, elegant and noble.
Earthy-tone dinnerware has an organic vibe and help create an intinate and warm atmosphere.Continue reading
It seems we all need a little bit inspiration on Friday, partially Christmas is just a week away. If you plan to get yourself busy this coming weekend to set up your Christmas decor, we have something special for you . Since a kitchen is the hub of the home, we are going to share 5 kitchen Christmas decorating ideas in today’s blog.
- A touch of holiday greenery or garlands is such a simple and classical way to bring in holiday festivity.
In the year of 2020, a lot of us have spent quite a time in our home office. For some of us, we may continue to do so. Our home office is the place to stimulate our productivity and creativity. So, the design needs to reflect this purpose. Now it is time to spice it up and make it festive and cheerful. Today we are going to share 5 ways to decorate our home office for the holidays.
- Rich colors and shades. Neutrals are not only the color palettes for the home office. Color of red and green for sure will energize and bring festive cheers to any space.
Many years ago, when we did a remodeling project for our client, we were planning to create a curb-less shower for the client thanks to her love and passion for the sleek modern design. We used large-format tiles for their bathrooms from the floors to the walls. And we wanted to continue that seamless large-format tile into the shower floor by building a curb-less shower. Back then, because of the situation of the client original shower, local codes and limit of available products , we had to changed that plan. Nowadays, with more innovative products available in the market, more trained skilled labors, thriving of universal design, and manufacturers’ willing to work with local municipalities for any code issues,a curb-less shower looks like much easier to achieve than ever before.Continue reading
With hunkering down at home for so long, we all are so desperate to expect something new, exciting and inspirational particularly in our home. Chances are most of us probably will spend most of time at home in the near future. With opening of most of businesses, we were able to visit some home decor showrooms recently just to please our eye. The feeling is fresh and great! And of course, we wore the facial cover and kept social distance all the time during the visits. So here are some our takes to update your home to inspire and cheer you up during post-covid19.
1. Floral Sofa
With beginning of the post-covid life, businesses start to re-open. However, we all feel it may take a while to go back the Normal. So how our home makes us feel play such an important role for our daily life both physically and mentally. Today we are going to talk about 7 ways to create a serene home.
1. De-clutter and Organize.
It is truly no fun when you have accumulated a lot of things over years without scheduling time to clean them up. The number 1 thing for a healthy home is about the free flow of the energy. A cluttered home often has a sagging energy.
After the clutter has been cleaned out, it’s time to organize. When everything has a place, we have fewer things to worry about.
With summer is approaching, you may plan to spend more time in your porch, balcony or backyard although you have probably already spent quite a lot of time outdoor for this strange quarantine time if you are from California like us. If your are a little bit tired of your outdoor living space and would like to give it a quick makeover, we have a good news for you–there are 5 simple ways that you can do to spice up your outdoor living space right now.
- Get some fresh pillows in blue-white, striped pattern, hot pink or elegant neutral. You can simply throw these pillows on your IKEA outdoor chairs or your grandma’s rusted iron Victoria bench, those adorable pillows will bring in a whole new level of energy and cheers to your outdoor space.
Many years ago, we already started to use large-format tiles from Italy since their designs are always stunning and fashion-forward with elegance.