Archive | September, 2008

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | September 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Farmhouse Style Tableware at UK retailer Toast

Farmhouse Style Tableware at UK retailer Toast

Our quest for simpler living spaces triggers an appeal for contrasting textures in decoration. This technique enables us to recycle a part of our current décor instead of replacing everything. This year, you can elevate the farmhouse style by adding a crystal chandelier over an old wood dining table. You can mix and match raw [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor, TRENDS | September 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Decorating with Gray

Decorating with Gray

Gray is hot this autumn both in fashion and home décor. People are not used to put this color on walls. But gray produce amazing neutral walls. Depending on the hues you selected, the room can look warm or cold. These pictures taken from Living etc. to infuse some industrial influence into your house have [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations | September 30, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Stuck on You Wall Hooks

Stuck on You Wall Hooks

Here is a party decor for a murder mystery party or a Halloween party that will still be useful after the party. To suggest a kitchen crime scene, install the Stuck on You Wall Hooks. London design team Thelermont Hupton created in 2006 these hooks to hang your kitchen linens. Measuring the actual size of [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE | September 29, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Mesmerized by Jardins du Monde Tableware by Juliska

Mesmerized by Jardins du Monde Tableware by Juliska

I am on the market for a new dinnerware set for at least one year. The problem with what I do for living is that I see so many gorgeous that it is hard to choose which one I like the best. Selecting the Right Dinnerware for Your Lifestyle I am gathering a guide on [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

September 28, 2008 | by Kim

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day | Book...

Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day | Book Review

The blogger behind Zoe Bakes, Zoe Francois is a professional baker who wrote a book about Artisan bread making. She wrote this [...]

DESIGN and style, LIVING

September 28, 2008 | by Kim

RIP Paul Newman

RIP Paul Newman

I do not usually talk about entertainment news but I liked Paul Newman. I want to pay him a tribute. I was [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RESTAURANTS

September 27, 2008 | by Kim

Martini at the Oak Bar in Boston

Martini at the Oak Bar in Boston

Since it is Saturday night, I will share a few of my travel pictures. I told before that I enjoy staying at [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

September 26, 2008 | by Kim

ECOBAGS Reusable Produce Bags and Reisenthel...

ECOBAGS Reusable Produce Bags and Reisenthel Bottle Bag

I just received my two sets of ECOBAGS Reusable Produce Bags I bought at Delight.com. They are well made. I am thrilled [...]

FAMILY, KIDS party

September 26, 2008 | by Kim

Vintage Halloween Kids Party at Cookie

Vintage Halloween Kids Party at Cookie

Take note because there are plenty of inspirations on these pictures for decorations, costumes and party themes. When you are hosting a [...]

HOME + GARDEN, KITCHEN design

September 26, 2008 | by Kim

More IKEA Kitchens in Animation

More IKEA Kitchens in Animation

Take a few minutes to relax. Have a look at the funny situations depicted in the animated movies done by IKEA. The [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

September 26, 2008 | by Kim

7 Cool Desk Accessories

7 Cool Desk Accessories

I received my FILEX Emma by International Arrivals this week. It looks even better for real. This inspired to go on a [...]

FOOD + DRINK, TABLEWARE

September 25, 2008 | by Kim

Three French-Country Style Dinnerware Sets

Three French-Country Style Dinnerware Sets

Textures and more ornate tableware are making a comeback. This style holds an advantage over the clean modern style as you need [...]

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