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Sep 122012
 

Dots are everywhere at the moment, both in fashion, decor and interiors.

Polka dots have been trendy for quite some time now. This pattern isn’t new and it comes & goes, but there’s still something timeless and classic about a good polka dot print.

It doesn’t have to be limited to nurseries and kids rooms either.  When used in the right way in the right scale, polka dots can add a whimsical touch without making a space feel too “young”.  Interiors are incorporating the polka dot pattern in a more sophisticated way now.  There is indeed a way to make this fun pattern part of your decor while still keeping things somewhat “grown-up.”

Dots

Rugs are a great way to introduce the pattern into your decor.  A neutral colour anchors the space and doesn’t make it too busy

Dots

Casual, fresh and Edgy

Sophisticated in this bedroom

Adding a fun element to the bathroom

A whimsical touch

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Sep 112012
 
Kelly Deck Design

Vancouver-based designer Kelly Deck is well-known for her column “The Westcoast Way” in Globe and Mail”; her HGTV series, Take It Outside; and various media appearances.  She is inspired by the rugged beauty of the West Coast, believe in effortless elegance and homes that are beautiful, balanced and inviting. Here is some of her beautiful designs […]

Sep 102012
 
Jean-Louis Deniot's new Paris apartment

The wall treatments in Jean-Louis Deniot‘s new Paris apartment are simply out of this world.  The red-hot young French decorator recently transformed a run-down apartment in the 7th arrondissement in Paris into his own personal haven. Deniot has a love for neoclassicism and a knack for taking historical references and updating them in a sophisticated way.   His […]

Sep 092012
 
{ When ego is lost }

  Source   How ironic is it that exactly at the point where we develop an ego, we become limited by the very thing?   

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