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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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neon pastel colors

Spring is here and these neon pastel photos styled by Jenni Juurinen are perfect for this time of the year. The photographer behind these fresh and stunning neon pastel colors photos is Mirva Kakko. They are so chic and livable. I’m sure you’ll find plenty of cool ideas to freshen up your home!

 

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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

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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.

 

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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

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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

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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.

 

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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