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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.
We made little mouses in all kinds–cakes, eggs, lemons…
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.
And interested in some Chinoiserie art, decor and crafts, click each image below for product details.
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.
It’s almost the end of August. I feel I just cannot wait to see all of the new color palettes in fall. Here are 3 colors that I start to see them everywhere and they may dominate the this coming fall season.
Chili Pepper Red— a little bit red on accessories like purses, boots, socks, …etc pairing with warm neutrals is fresh, exciting yet classic and ladylike.
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Cinnamon is a warm, medium shade of brown.
Cinnamon is darker than shades like tan and beige but lighter than chocolate or true brown. Its warm undertones mean the hue can sometimes look red or orange-tinged. Cinnamon color looks fashionable, youthful and sophisticated when pared with checkered patterns and animal prints.
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If you’re looking for subtler colors to try this season, then sumptuous cream and beige tones are your perfect choice. The expensive-looking neutral shades are gorgeous when layered in different fabrics.
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.
Several days ago, when I browsed through my Instagram and I read the news of Lee Radziwill. — an legendary international socialite and fashion icon, the little sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis is now with Jackie forever.
I have always been obsessed by her fashion and interior decorating styles—artsy, chic, elegant and with touch of surprises . She owned homes in New York, Paris and London. Today I would like to share some of her New York apartment photos which was published by Architect Digest in 1975
The highlight for this New York apartment is really that red-velvet upholstered wall in her living room—it’s sumptuous, luxury, feminine, warm and inviting. It’s enliven the antique, artworks and old furnishings in the space. She mentioned that the reason she wanted vivid colors because she just experienced the “white period” and want something different.
We did see some exciting fashion moments from last night’s 90th Oscar Academy Red Carpet. There were a lot of white, blush, red and unique bold blue, neon pink… Here is our pairing tradition From Red-Carpet -to -Home. Enjoy!
The beauty of white is its versatile range to go from an ultra creamy white. In 2018, white goes strong both in the fashion and interiors. Here are more white interiors:
This Aug. 2015 photo provided by courtesy of Lori Margolis Interiors and Architectural Digest shows, Caitlyn Jenner’s living room in Malibu, Calif. The living room recently received a makeover by the New York designer Lori Margolis. The reality-show star redecorated the Malibu mansion where I Am Cait is filmed, unveiling the homes new look on the Sunday, Sept. 13, episode. (Rick Steil/Lori Margolis Interiors/Architectural Digest via AP)
3. Pale Blue
5. Bright Blue
6. Red and Pink.
7. Bright Pink
Besides white, red, the lipstick red, is another color to dominate 2018 Oscar red carpet.
From the recent fashion week to Benjamin Moor’s color of 2018 announcement, color of red envokes the feeling of Confidence, happiness, eleganance and nobility, a symbol of strength and desire will dominate the year of 2018.
Benjamin Moor’s design team spent a year-long research journey to 30 cities across 12 countries, traveling nearly 100,000 miles. The team of seven Colour & Design experts attended more than 20 industry shows capturing more than 42,200 photos that illustrate points of inspiration from the arts, design, architecture, pop culture, fashion, home furnishings, and more. Their collective findings demonstrated an emergence of red hues, embodying the change, strength, confidence and vitality that permeates cultural movements around the world. Today Benjamin Moor announced their color of the year 2018—Caliente AF-290. This warm red with hint of orange, is strong, cheerful, radiant and full of energy.
The colour leader also unveiled Colour Trends 2018, a curated palette of 23 highly influential hues that enliven any room by adding depth and energy. The palette incorporates a full spectrum of reds, from hints of blush to deep oxbloods, while ensuring seamless pairings with a carefully selected range of whites, neutrals, and complementary bold hues. The Benjamin Moore Colour Trends 2018 palette includes:
Nicole Kidman arrived Emmy Awards last Sunday in a a Calvin Klein By Appointment grenadine silk gazar pleated bodice dress by Raf Simons. The gown was paired with Calvin Klein 205W39NYC pink satin sandals with asymmetrical crystal straps. She looked absolutely elegant and stunning in color of red. Red is the color of energy, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love. When paired with pink, red create warmth, vibration, excitement and romance in both fashion and interiors . It’s intriging, elegant, fashionable, ladylike and timeless.
Here are more photos for pink and red paring in fashion: