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Interior: Geometrical kitchen decor


Today I said goodbye to my winter decoration. I really liked my masking tape snow crystals on the wall, but at the end of February I really wish for spring to come. To fill up the empty spots, I have been searching Pinterest for inspiration. As I had to promise my fiancée not to put any holes in the recently replastered walls, a new masking tape decoration seemed to be the best solution.

And there are so many inspiring examples – I had no idea that tape could be used in so many different ways! So today I started my redecoration with a very simple, geometrical and minimalist design for our kitchen wall. But this will definitely not be the last post about masking tape…

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Interior: Around the fireplace

decoration of living room with pictures, record player and flower vases

It’s a rainy Friday, my daughter just fell asleep and I finally get some time to finish this post which has been in concept mode for a while. I wanted to share these fotos of our living room with you to give some inspiration for decoration around the fireplace. Here in the Netherlands most of the older houses still have this cozy feature (we even have four of them spread over the house!). Most of the times they are not usable for their original function any more, but still serve as the perfect location for decorative elements.

In our case we decided to frame the fireplace with a black-and-white foto gallery. Initially only filled with historical pictures of our hometown, we are now thinking about a greater variety. We will probably keep the black-and-white base, but add some graphical prints. But first the original state…

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Inspiration: Black-and-white bathrooms


As I mentioned yesterday in my bathroom decoration, this rooms still needs to be renovated. Actually the basic interior is not too bad: Black-and-white floor tiles, white tiles on the wall and white furniture. Yet the detailing is a disaster and despite the timeless base, the room lacks any ambiance.

Since we moved in three years ago, I have been doubting whether we should just do a cosmetic re-decoration or complete renovation of the whole bathroom. We still have time to decide (as the attic will be renovated first), but I’ve already collected a bunch of inspiring references for ‘scenario A’ – the small make-over. Here they are – including some tips for a stylish black-and-white bathroom…

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Interior: Bathroom decoration

bathroom decoration flower candle light black and white

What is your biggest luxury at home? Mine definitely is having a cleaning lady. Oh how I love this woman – and her husband, cause they come and clean together. Afterwards I always wander through the entire house to enjoy the fresh smell and clean appearance. But every time again, the make-over of the bathroom is the biggest transformation of all.

Although it is not my favourite room in the house (it still needs to get renovated) a clean bathroom motives me to start decorating. And that is what I did today…

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Instagram: Valentine’s Day 2015

valentine day 2015 candles heart love champagne breakfast tulips

Normally I am not a big fan of Valentine’s Day – too commercial and focused on getting people spend a lot of money for their loved ones. But what I like about that date is the season (tulips are definitely available in February) and that it gives me one more reason to re-decorate the house…

Luckily this year Valentine’s Day was a Saturday, so our celebration included an extensive champagne breakfast with self-made muffins, fresh juice and strawberries, mmmh! And for the rest nothing expensive: A lot of time for each other, candles everywhere in the house and, of course, a big bunch of white tulips – my favourite ones 🙂

Styling & Photography: Kat@home