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16 mars 2010

Spring Cure 2010 Week1!

Hello Lovelies! I'm doing the One-Room Remedy: photos from Kelly & Jonathan's House Tour. - Choose one room: the Kitchen. In my case, the kitchen also involves the entry and the eating nook. - Gather pictures of rooms you love. DONE! - Start a style tray. Done! My style will be inspired by this photo from Domino: a white/yellow/orange kitchen. That is, a kitchen that is mostly white walls (repainted last August), and yellow/orange finishing touches. - Visit your favourite home store (Monoprix.fr). Done! I... [Lire la suite]
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01 mars 2010

Yellow is Your Color

I took this silly colors quizz and the result is the sunny YELLOW. ...and I quote : "You are quite the powerful thinker. It’s this talent that allows you to overcome a plethora of great obstacles. Luckily, this doesn’t affect your ego and you give off a pretty easy-going appearance. You enjoy the finer things in life and also have an attraction to art. If you can help it, you try not to rock the boat. But you also can’t stop yourself from searching for new ideas, methods or styles." Quite accurate, but i'm more a BLUE... [Lire la suite]
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02 février 2010

Nice Color Combo

Hello Lovelies! I really like the color combo in this house: This is Catherine's place, and you can visit it thoroughly here. Since I love white flowers, like the ones shown above, I love a quite dark background to befit them best. Here we have a touch of (dark) orange and other autumn colors. Love! enjoy! -Beautymist. 
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17 novembre 2009

Today I Dig...

Today I really dig this page torn from "Maison Magazine", september/october 2009 issue : It is Karen Monny's living-room. She's a stylist, and it shows! enjoy!-Beautymist
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15 avril 2009

A Living Touch of Orange

Koi fishes (carpes japonaises) are a nice touch of living orange! Below is a table set by Nouvelles Images. see also Magic Fly Paula's "What is Orange?" here. Beautymist.
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06 avril 2009

AT loves orange too!

Apartment Therapy loves orange with neutral colors as a background, just like me! Beautymist.
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09 mars 2009

The Met Home of the Year: And the Winner Is . . .Orange!

I'm so glad that the "Metropolitan Home of the Year" has nice touches of orange, together with gold and browns in it! This is final proof that orange can be a winner... ;-) Read full story here. But don't forget your humour or you'll need a splash of red! via Apartment Therapy. enjoy! -Beautymist.
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17 février 2009

More About Orange

image: Jessica Jones logo Hello! As I said previously in this blog, I love a neutral palette enhanced by a little orange touch. Why? Because neutral colors help set a modern yet relaxing atmosphere while the red/orange/coral/yellow add inspiration, brighten, enliven, transform and elevate this calm setting. Pow! Just like that. Orange is a quirky color, so don't overdo it, folks, don't go too wild! In my humble opinion... Accessories Here are a few accessories you can add in the orange color to... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2009

My fave living-room color combo

A 2007 IKEA ad (above) told us to "Be Brave Not Beige". What so wrong with beige i ask? And what about other neutral colors? We need them. Here's why. Here's a very brave Ekorre wallpaper pattern designed by Anna Werning. It's actually so bold that all you can do is place a white chair in front of it! So what are we dealing with today? I'd like to tell you about my taste in living-rooms. Here are the bare bones of a living room: Nadia's place via AT Let's see what neutral colors could fit a living-room: ... [Lire la suite]
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