Friday, May 31, 2013

Summer is officially Here!

It's the 1st of June everyone and in case you haven't noticed... summer is officially here!

Lay back and let yourself dream and relax with these easy going summer photos!

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Enjoying The Journey..

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One of the most important things I have learned in life is to praise God through every experience I face, whether it be good or bad.  Not only does it bring peace - it lifts and strengthens!

Ideas to change or to upgrade your room

Hello my friends, how are you today? And how is the weather like in your country? Here in Belgium it is raining at this very moment! Summer seems to forget our small country this year! I really need some sunshine…Let’s hope summer will come along in the month of June!

Today some great ideas to change or to upgrade your rooms.
What do you think about placing a small window to peep into that other room?
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Add console brackets onto the ceiling beams.
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My friend Leslie, owner of the Houston based company Segreto Finshes, painted a client's favorite wine label in a barrel ceiling in a wine room. Isn’t this a splendid idea?
To see more of the exquisite Segreto Finishes projects, visit their website HERE. You all should start to follow Leslie’s beautiful and inspirational blog HERE. Leslie is posting a lot of her projects in progress!  So interesting to see the ‘before and after’ pictures.
1Segreto Finishes    Source FB page Segreto Finishes

Try to bring in the fire place under the staircase of your entry hall. So inviting!
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Do you need more storage? Don’t worry! Make a drawer of every step!
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Go for a a cube patterned floor. This will give your room a completely different dimension.
6Lapicida    Source Homes & Gardens – May 2013

Decorate a niche with a drawing.
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Closet hooks that are functional and decorative at the same time.
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Make your bathroom accessories and products invisible !
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Choose some original hardware for your kitchen cabinetry.
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Are you a dog lover ? Well then, look at these great ideas to enter the pet bowls into your kitchen !
Notice the bone shaped front opening on the drawers !!!
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Great idea for the biggest of your darling ones!

Monday, May 27, 2013

Look What I've Found... Pom Poms!

MYK Pom Pom Furniture in home furnishings  Category

Small colorful pieces of soft and fluffy little balls bonded together to

create a rug, a pouf or dress a chair...this makes me feel amazingly happy!

Let yourself feel the softness!

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Happy Memorial Day!

Hoping you all have a wonderful relaxed day filled with family and loved ones!

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I'm going to make sure I take the time to remember all those wonderful people who have gone before us - who sacrificed so much so that we can have what we have!

Best wishes!

My Dream Holiday Home!

One of my favorite blogs that I derive inspiration from, is Vicky's home, where I often find some hidden treasures! Such a treasure is this gorgeous country home in Cantabria. Completely

different style from this house in Cantabria that I recently blogged about, but oh! so girly

and romantic! I have to admit that when I'm dreaming of owing a holiday house in the

country (one day I will my friends, one day) this is exactly what I have in mind!

Saturday, May 25, 2013

Inspiring spaces

Inspiring spaces to share with you today.
Enjoy !

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6Will Fisher via Remodelista

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Relaxation Point

Now, this is the place which I have in mind when I wish to be left alone to read a book

and enjoy a cup of coffee all by myself. No fuss, no kids allowed, not even hubby!

This weekend just relax, let yourself go and do nothing if that's a possibility!

Thursday, May 23, 2013

An Inspired Room Transformation

This is what this room looked like at first. Wanna see how this lovely couple

transformed it? Ok then, what are you waiting for, scroll down....

Monday, May 20, 2013

Simple Country...

Living well is knowing what brings you comfort.  I love heirloom pieces that have history and charm.
I love casual placements of items that have a story.  
When home's have an intimate charm, it allows others to feel at ease.

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I'm a strong believer in allowing your personal comfort to fill your home!

Hope you're enjoying beautiful Spring weather!

Sunday, May 19, 2013

How to Transform your Balcony / Patio


ροζ και πράσινοι συνδυασμοί χρωμάτων για την εξωτερική διακόσμηση

You have a plain and boring patio and you wish it looked more "happier" and inviting and

reflecting some of your personality? Well I have the solution right in front your eyes.

All you have to do is follow these easy steps:

- adding some beautiful plants and flowers,

- a few colorful throw pillows,

- one or two lanterns and last but not least...

A kitchen designed for a Belgian castle

I would love to share with you today some pictures (they are not professional taken!) of a kitchen we recently installed in a Belgian castle.
Peculiar to castles are the tall ceilings. This room has a ceiling height of about 4 meters (13 feet).
This kitchen is completely custom made, according to time-honored techniques and traditions.
The kitchen is executed in light stained oak. For the countertops, kitchen cooker wall and floor is chosen for a carrara marble.
All kitchen appliances are built in.

9Cooking area with concealed extract hood and the gorgeous La Cornue Château cooker.

Detail of the the technical plan of the kitchen.

Workshop 6Oak panel to conceal the kitchen extractor fan
Workshop 3Console brackets
Workshop 1My husband and one of our employees, inspecting the glazed cupboard doors

1 The famous La Cornue Château cooker

Workshop 2Making of the kitchen cabinet doors

7Kitchen isle installed

Workshop 5Kitchen isle in progress
Workshop 8Kitchen isle corner supports

11Kitchen faucets by Volevatch

Workshop 4Montage of the kitchen in the workshop of LEFEVRE INTERIORS
Workshop 7Ready to leave our workshop
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Montage of the kitchen in our client’s home
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Finished kitchen
A special thank you goes to our clients Mr and Mrs D. for their confidence in our company and their appreciation for the Belgian craftsmanship.