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Category: Color & style

Inspired by autumn

All seasons have their charm but the autumn with all the stunning display of colors is my favorite! I love the leaves changing colors, the warm sun on cooler days, crisp weather, pumpkins, wild mushrooms and all the beautiful natural colors inspired by autumn, like burnt orange, red, mossy greens, yellows, greys and brown. Autumn is also a great time to change up your home decor. The stores are filling up with all things fall for the home.


Inspired by autumn


However on the other hand, there is no need to run out to the stores to completely revamp all the interior and accessories in our homes. Start with some natural autumn elements. There is nothing quite as simple as sprucing up a space with natural elements. Head out to your yard and gather acorns, leaves, twigs and berries to create small autumn vignettes throughout your home. Love these stunning autumn inspired colors! I can’t wait to start transitioning my home for the autumn season! Read More

Gold and copper inspiration from Lady Design Jotun

I just have to share these stunning photos of one of this fall’s most exciting news, gold and copper inspiration from Lady Design Jotun. LADY Design Jotun provides a golden opportunity to add interior contemporary shimmer effects in gold and copper. Your own creativity will determine if the outcome ends in a careful and transparent expression, or a slightly more robust and industrially. Here are some pictures for inspiration. Take the brush and to let your creativity loose!


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Copper home decor

This summer I wrote about combining copper and green summery tones. Now when the autumn comes, I want to use details in different hues of fall at home. This fall, I go for copper home decor together with nature and black. Soon I will also fill the house with beautiful fall decor details in all shades of red, from from coral to rusty. I can hardly wait!


Copper home decor


My new favorite, Kubus copper candleholder from by Lassen, fits perfectly with nature’s most beautiful materials for fall; fur and natural wood. Read More

The vtwonen groen competition

The theme of the Dutch magazine vtwonen previous number was 50 shades of green. On Instagram they asked for the readers favorite green photos. From the more than 600 entries with # vtwonen groen they chose 10 pictures. Lucky me, I’m one of the vtwonen groen winners and this is my contribution in the competition!


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Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint

Cult interiors brand Mini Moderns has created a range of Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint. Consisting of 12 colours created to co-ordinate with their wallpapers and soft furnishings. Mini Moderns have teamed up with Newlife Paints, an award winning eco paint manufacturer that specializes in reprocessing waste water-based paint to create premium grade emulsion. All products in the Mini Moderns Environmentally Responsible Paint range contain up to 90% recycled content, made up from waste paint that has been diverted from landfill or incineration.


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Mini Moderns founders Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire were amazed when they came across Newlife Paints via Twitter. “We thought to ourselves: Paint made from paint that has been thrown away – surely that’s too good to be true? But once we had visited Newlife Paint’s factory and met Keith Harrison, the brains behind the operation, we were convinced that this was an amazing opportunity.” Read More

Monochrome Trend

The runways at London Fashion Week seemed to exalt one of the fashion world’s most enduring trends: Monochrome. The classic combination of black and white always appears effortlessly chic. Interiors and home wares designers have also taken note, creating stylish pieces that will stand the test of time.


Monochrome Trend



In the home, the key is to stay sharp yet sophisticated and shop for pieces that are minimal and elegant. For an update on the trend, see Reiko Kaneko’s Boat Bowl or the dipped Pulp pendant from Folklore. Making a more dramatic statement, the Hemingway Design collection at Surface View or the Special Edition Artek 60 Stool by Comme des Garçons at The Lollipop Shoppe certainly won’t go unnoticed. Read More

Spring pastels 2013

Pastel colors never seem to go out of style in fashion or interior. Those light colors perfectly symbolize the beginning of spring. 2012 was a big year of pastel in fashion and decoration; the soft colors invaded our lives. In 2013, the pastel will remain a big trend for the pleasure of our eyes! I am ready to immerse myself with beautiful touches of powder pink and green almond that invite me to relax and bring a breath of spring into my home!


Spring pastels

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Why Red is the color of Valentines day

Celebrate L-O-V-E on Valentine’s Day! But first learn some more about the color red. A stimulant red is the hottest of the warm colors. The psychological effects of the color red are very easy to notice – red is an extremely powerful color.  But first of all red brings the energy of joy, excitement and passion into your home. That’s why Red is the color of Valentines day!


Valentines day


Throughout history, red has been the color of passion, romance, and sexual energy. Red lips and blushed cheeks stimulate arousal. A red dress attracts attention and captures the imagination. Driving a red sports car is often considered a sex symbol. Red roses are given as a symbol of love. Read More

Half painted walls

I think there is something very dynamic about half painted walls or two-colored walls – in other words walls are painted in a dark color on the bottom and white at the top. Whether you are starting a new color scheme from scratch or add a new color to your current one, you will find that this simple method will add style and character to your space.


Half painted walls


It’s not the first time I’ve posted about half painted walls here Purodeco but I fell for these great pictures from the Finnish magazine Kotivinkki found via Hallingstad – nicely styled with lots of beautiful, beautiful details! Read More

Purple Color of the Year 2013 in Norway

Color of the Year 2013 for the Norwegian market is purple. Coming off a strong year with the color Green, Fargerike has now released purple as the color of the year; a sophisticated, mystical and spiritual color. I think their choice is fantastic and there are so many lovely shades of this color. Here are some beautiful images of the color of the year in Norway!


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At the beginning of every year Fargerike announces the new color of the year for all Norwegians. The choice of the Year Color 2013 is made ​​on the basis of qualitative and quantitative research from Fargerike’ 110 stores across Norway, conversations with local color- and interior designers and working closely with trend agency Nelly Rodi, who is the best at color trends in the European market. In addition, together with NCS Colour Centre in Oslo looked at movements in the professional market. Globally, Norway is in particular and stands on the sidelines of the financial situation which takes place in the rest of the world. We have low unemployment levels and continued economic progress. Read More

Emerald Pantone Color of the Year 2013

Emerald Pantone Color of the Year 2013. Pantone is a provider of color standards for the design industry. Every year, in early December Pantone pick the color of the next year. This fall we kept on hearing rumors that it was going to be blue, but in fact, the color of the year for 2013 is Emerald. Emerald is a rich, vibrant shade of green who beats out all the other shades of the rainbow!




Coming off a strong year with Tangerine Tango, Pantone has released Emerald as the 2013 Color of the Year. The luxurious jewel-tone shade of Emerald is a favorite in the fashion world, as it’s gorgeous on certain fabrics like chiffon and satin. Read More