Our CNY Celebration

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Happy lunar new year and Gong Xi Fa Cai.  Year of the rat is officially here. We have had a big fun celebrating CNY since last night.

  1. We made little mouses in all kinds–cakes, eggs, lemons…
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Little mouse cakes on a Chinoiserie tablecloth.
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Be festive.
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A mouse family made for my nieces.
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A mouse family made for my nieces.
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Yes, we even made some mouse eggs.
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We had a big lemon harvest in our backyard so we made little mouses out of them. Aren’t they cute?
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We had a big lemon harvest in our backyard so we made little mouses out of them. Aren’t they cute?
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We had a big lemon harvest in our backyard so we made little mouses out of them. Aren’t they cute?
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Red envelops are part of Chinese New Year traditions.
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We used all fresh greenery and flowers from our backyard.
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One of our signature CNY dishes–HongKong style BBQ clay pot with all kinds of veggies and ground grass-fed beef.
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We had cabbage wraps to replace traditional dumplings and spring rolls.
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Happy Monk
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Our tomato cocktails.
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And here is our celery cocktail.
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Chinese NianGao (New Year Cake) for the new year’s day.
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Blessings from Buddha
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Chinese New Year Cake and all New Year’s treats.

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Yes, we always cherish abundance in Chinese New Year.

Just let you know that we actually will celebrate Chinese New Year for 15 days. So in case you would like to have some fun to celebrate lunar new year, you can click here and hereto read how we create Chinese New Year Tabletop.

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Happy Chinese New Year

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Color of Red in Home Decor

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.

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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.

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Antique bookcase and Indian and Moroccan inlaid chairs, Ceylon et Cle. Antique bench in Pierre Frey stripe. Custom sofas and slipper chairs. Tassels and trim, Houlès. Sconces, Mario Lighting. Fireplace hood, Scenario Design. Curtains in Indian linen and Kravet ikat.
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Red, specially lacquer red on walls makes rooms look sumptuous and elegant. And of course, you always can choose red as an accent color.

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How to Create a French Modern Home Approved by Lee Radziwill

In  2019, the last year of the passing decade, we lost several fashion icons and Lee Radziwill is one of them.  She is a former European princess and actress, socialite, interior decorator, sister of the late Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1994). We wrote about her Paris pied-à-terre . The  article is one of our top 10 popular blogs in 2019.  We are going to reblog her Paris home today since everything French is one of the top trends in 2020 according to Pinterest report and there are so many great deals going on at the end of the year and we just simply want to help you out if you are planning to refresh or renovate your home in 2020.

Her Paris pied-à-terre is her love at first sight.   Overlooking  Avenue Montaigne with a view of the Eiffel Tower, the home was originally decorated by Christian Liaigre,  it is perhaps one of the most iconic Parisian abodes of the 20th century.  Her Paris home was featured three times on magazines, Vogue in 2003,  ELLE Decor in 2009 and Times in 2013 and it had being evolved each time.

We can see the style in her Paris apartment is very different from her New York home. As herself said of her New York apartment :” but it’s extremely full. So it’s wonderful to have the contrast [in Paris] of having it totally Zen, totally peaceful. In what other city do you find doves outside your window…”   All of the furniture in her Paris home is clean-lined, yet there are gilded antique mirrors, gilded coffee tables, floral upholstery ,tons of artworks and books and a lot of detailed soft touches.  Her interiors are just like the way she dressed—modern , elegant and chic, yes American chic.

She photographed in the same living room several times and each time the living room looks a little bit different. There are some changes on fabric, decor objects, floral arrangements, the ways she hanged her artworks. What doesn’t change is her clean-lined furniture and her approach of mixing and matching   gilded  antique French and her own antique treasures and artworks.

 

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Lee Radziwill in her Paris apartment.
Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, August 2003
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Elle Decor, 2009

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Elle Decor 2013. Don’t you love these chinoiserie patterned fabric?  This is her favorite Chinoiserie Le Manach fabric which brings the soul, feminity and elegance to the room.
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This is the real-estate photo when the house was put on sale several years ago.
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Another real-estate photo when the house was put on sale several years ago.

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Obviously, pink is her favorite color.  With a large amount of creams and whites in the back ground,  mixed patterns of stripes, chinoiserie played off with pink on the sofa..  It is just such an elegant and peaceful place you want to wind down.
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Again, pink, stripe pattern, plant artworks, florals, neutrals for the  background and the sunshines… I would love to just sit here for the whole day watching doves flying by.
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Chic, chic, chic…

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Hope you get enough information and resources to get your project going.

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Happy Monday

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6 Ways to Create an Enveloped Cozy Dining Room

In case you don’t have that much natural light in your dining room, it will be a perfect time to create an intimate dining space with an enveloped jewel-box specially when the chill weather is coming. We did the exact same thing for the dining room in the hill house in Orange County.  Here are the 3 tips how we did:

 

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Here are the 3 tips how we did:

  1. Have a dark monochrome color platte on the walls and flooring.
  2. Use crisp white marble and cream upholstered chairs to create a nice contrast.
  3. Have a good lighting design: the over-sized drum chandelier is the focal point of the whole room.
  4. Have a jewel-tones tablewares and decor objects to dress up the table—we use some glass pumpkins for the seasonal fall decor.
  5. Use upholstered folding screens to invite warmth.
  6. Have a touch of gold like the way we use on the picture frame and brass candle holder.

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Art of Living–16 Living Rooms with Stunning Sectional Sofas

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Sectional sofas not only bring in the additional seating but also styles by incorporating versatile fabric,  pattern and colors. And they can be totally stunning and a way of art of living.

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Modern Sectional sofas create a contrast with a classical-style architectural living room.
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Always love tufting  on the seat–very stylish.
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Modernism
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Clean,Calming and Elegant
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Mid-century Modern
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Comfy
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Fashion-forward
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Enveloped cozy seating area
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Stylish
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Handsome
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Quiet Elegance
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Casual and pretty
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Able to enjoy the nice  view with this low-back sectional.
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Just about the right size.
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Game Room

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How to Choose High-quality Glass Tiles for Your Projects

Glass tiles have high visual effect and often do a wander in any space by their beautiful colors and shimmers. I often used glass tiles for kitchen backsplashes, showers, wall treatment, spas and pool areas, etc…  They are just like jewels for home while adding a touch of modernity to any kind of design.  However, not all glass tiles come in same quality and their installation also more complicated than ceramic tiles or porcelain tiles. Before we talk about how to choose right glass tiles, let’s take a look at glass tile’s history.

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Glass Tile History

Glass was used in mosaics as early as 2500 BC, but it took until the 3rd century BC before innovative artisans in Greece, Persia and India created glass tiles.

Whereas clay tiles are dated as early as 8000 BC, there were significant barriers to the development of glass tiles, included the high temperatures required to melt glass, and the complexities of mastering various annealing curves for glass.

In recent years, glass tiles have become popular for both field and accent tiles. This trend can be attributed to recent technological breakthroughs, as well as the tiles’ inherent properties, in particular their potential to impart intense color and reflect light, and their imperviousness to water. You can click here for more info

Types of Glass Tiles

  • Cast glass tiles are formed in a liquid state at temperatures of 1600°F or higher. Cast glass surfaces are usually wavy or slightly textured with inherent folds, bubbles, and creases. The casting process produces color throughout the piece, similarly to marble – not the natural stone product used for countertops, but the little round marbles we played with as kids!
  • Fused glass tiles are generally made from sheet glass that has been altered through heat. During the production process, multiple layers of glazes and similar materials are added in stages, which yields varying colors and patterns. Fused glass tile surfaces can be smooth, textured, uniform, or non-uniform.

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  • Coated glass tiles are made from sheet glass that has been altered at lower temperatures. These tiles will have color coatings applied to the back of transparent glass, which allows the back-coated colors to transfer through clear glass.

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How to choose right glass tile for your project

The above 3 types of glass tiles are formed in the different temperatures. Usually the higher of the temperatures, the more durable glass tiles are. But of course, the proper annealing is quite critical to avoid crack or breaking due to the sudden temperature change. Cast glass tiles can be used for pool, flooring and outdoor. Coated glass tiles are recommenced to be used for kitchen backsplash.

The most important thing to choose glass tile is actually to ask manufacturers’ data sheet. Here is an example of  the data sheet of what good quality glass tiles look like:

” manufactured by casting molten glass at 2500oF, mixed with mineral oxide colorants into molds. The raw materials are entirely recycled high quality glass, primarily waste and scrap glass from the automotive industry as well as recycled glass from CRT’s and glass containers from the food and pharmaceutical industries. As part of the manufacturing process all mosaics are fully annealed to enhance durability.”

 

Manufacturing Standard:

Our glass mosaics are made to meet or exceed the requirements of ANSI A137.2 American National

Standard Specifications for Glass Tile.

– Chemical Resistance ASTM C650-04; – No Effects Class A

– Thermal Shock Resistance ANSI A137.2-7.9; No Defects – Pass

– Breaking Strength ASTM C648; – Passes

– Water Absorption ASTM C373; – Impervious

– Crazing Resistance ASTM C424; – Passes

– Facial Dimensions/Thickness ASTM C499; – Passes

– Warpage ASTM C485-09; – Passes
– Freeze/Thaw ASTM C1026-13; – Passes– Slip Resistance DCOF Acutest; – .33 AVG.

 

Installation:

Installation instructions are provided with every box of glass mosaics. All tile installers should be familiar with the installation methods shown in The Tile Council of North America’s Handbook for Ceramic, Glass, and Stone Tile Installation.

For detailed instructions related to specific installations contact your installation materials manufacturer for their most up-to-date recommendation of an installation system.

Gradation Blends;

Custom gradation blends are offered in all sizes and layouts. Blends can include colors, finishes and textures. Dimensions of the finished installation should be provided when requesting a gradation blend.”

Hope you find above information helpful.

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7 Ways to Create a Jewel-box Room

Wouldn’t you agree with me that a jewel box room often make us happier and more cheerful? Well, it’s a summer time and the time to break out those white boxes and make our living space fun and inspiring.  So here are 7 ways to create a jewel-box room:

 

  1. Have a rich jewel-tone color-scheme: ruby red and emerald green, yellow topaz and sapphire blue, these modern furniture favorites were made to be dressed in vivid gemstone colors.
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Eye-candy room

2.  Have a bold and unique element:

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the pattern on the rug.
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unique console with a mirror

3.  Pattern on pattern:

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4. Layering them up:

 

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5. Bring in jewel-tone accessories. Accessories are a great way to bring jewel tone into any space.

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6. Have glamour finishes–brass, lacquer, ceramic…

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7. Details, details, details…

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Hope you enjoy them!

 

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Florals for Spring

 

I am always looking for inspiration from my surroundings, nature, tech, art… And , of course, the fashion.  I am so so fascinated by this week’s Paris Couture Fashion Show. It is the best time to stretch one’s  imagination.   Don’t you agree with me?

One of my favorites is Valentino Couture.  The house designer Pierpaolo Piccioli truely took ‘ Florals for Spring’ to a new level.  It is beyond ordinary beautiful.  From the fresh color palettes to romantic dreamy floral patterns, these designs are such joyful eye candies.  It looks like the designer brought a spring garden to runway.  I couldn’t wait to share them with you:

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What do you think, don’t you love them all just I do.

For interior design industry, we love floral patterns too. They add a touch of elegance to any room to make it soft and romantic atmosphere:

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I use floral pattens a lot for table linens and wallpaper:

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These beautiful floral linens truly put you a super cheerful mind.

 

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Hope you enjoy all of these.  To see more works from us, please follow us on Instagram

 

Have a Wonderful Friday

 

 

Art of Entertaining

Chinese New Year is going to be Feb 16th.  And we are brainstorming a special tabletop for both V day and Chinese New Year celebration.  It’s going to a very feminine, romantic yet a cheerful color-palette theme incorporating Pantone Ultra Violet, vintage pink, some chinoiserie components.  And of course a lot of fresh roses.  Please stay tuned with us.

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Classic vintage pink

 

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Happy Saturday

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Maximalism in 2018

It’s finally Friday and its grey, cloudy and overcast in LA.  I thought the rain is coming but Siri said no.  Anyway, it will be a perfect day to cuddle at home, doing some heavy readings and just gathering all of my thoughts together.   I came across some topics on interior trends in 2018.   One of the trends that everybody is talking  about is Maximalism.  I talked about Maximalism in one of my blog last year and it seems that this trend  is going to mainstream in 2018.  For me, Maximalism is so inevitable after several-years of Kondoing and Scandinavia minimalism.  It gives you a such big release and freedom to express yourself.  When you start to see a lot of colors, patterns , textures and adoring objects, you truly feel happy from inside.

 

First of all, here is the food.  This is one of of the events we went recently.  Don’t you just love these colorful veggies?

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And here is the tabletop I just did for our MLK weekends.  Don’t you agree with me—the more the merrier?

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Here are some great plates and linens with patter-on-pattern Maximalism style.

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Then here is the art event we went recently.  It’s Pip & Pop’s debut US installation entitled “Here Comes Sunshine”.   The installation is constructed by highly detailed works that embrace notions of abundance, utopian dreams and fleeting pleasure.  The installation made me feel so happy for the whole night.

 

 

 

Last but not else, here are some great Maximalism interiors I really enjoy.

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Love the saturated color palette and various textures.
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a cheerful living room
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More is more

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a visual party
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Mix-and-match in Maximalism

Hope you enjoy all of these happy vibes too.