Thursday, May 13, 2010

Colorful Student Wonderland !

Do you live in the student room? If yes, maybe you will caught in the situation when you need make over your room. But there is so many rules from the warden that made you thinking twice before you do it.Or you dont know how to make over it.

Well, I have great decor example how to make over by mix and match color that can change your student room into colorful wonderland. The example come from Lisa who is still student and live in Ghotenburg, Sweden. All item in her room are made by her.

This charming living room, made you dont want to go anywhere. Look at the color harmony, you can use your colorful blanket collection to cover the basic white sofa. Or if you can sew, you can made cushions from you favorite fabrics.Why not repaint your old furniture and made decorative drawing on it.

How about the bath room, maybe you think it will look boring with the basic look. Check this simple and chic solution from Lisa. You still can freshen up your bath room with your favorite decorative items.

Here are Lisa idea in home decor that can inspired you.

Her new bed set
Her work space
Her Easter decoration
Lisa do her creation
Need Lisa looks? What you can do is repaint old furniture cause it can make look like new, put your favorite decor items some art touch, rearrange the furniture in the room, maximase furniture in the smal space.

Happy Decor!!!

Monday, May 10, 2010

Happy Mother's Day Decor Delight!

Happy Mother's Day for every mother all around the world! For celebrate mother day, its good to gift something special to her in this special occasion. As caring and appreciation.I have an idea to celebrate mothers day, some beautiful, chic decor and some humble, simple gift idea straight from our heart that our mother will love.
Made breakfast surprise with Mothers day menu on the plate

 Surprise our mother with breakfast on the table, with mother's day menu that made by you. Set all the table decoration with her favorite table ware, colors and flowers.
table centre piece
 You can also create some fresh center piece using painted eggs and flower. 

Another idea is if you are mother, why not celebrate mothers day with invited your motherhood friends to have some out door tea party.

Have tea party outdoor with beautiful table setting
For winsome welcome, you can hang some tote with flowers on the entrance.
 For ease and eclectic style , mix your tea cups and tea pots.

 To transform a weekend afternoon into tea party for the women you admire most , begin the inspiration from the garden. Flower center piece perfect for outdoor tea party.

Choose flora print paper napkin or use cotton fabric and pinking shears. Give each guest her teacup as a party favor.

Menu Ideas, served with tea, finger food-tea sandwiches, bite-size cookies, and tiny tart-sweeten the pot.

As my promise I also add some gift idea special for mothers day.

You can made simple hand made for a gift. Heart shape-sachets, cut two heart shape of your favorite fabric, place printed sides facing each other, and sew edges, leaving space to add filling. Then fill with potpourri, stitch up and enjoy! This gift can freshen up drawers.
You can buy this charming personalized necklace with your and sibling name on it, or you can put her grand children name. This gift will made your mother or grandmother fell closed to you. This necklace are handmade, you can get at USD 38. The designer is Cara Link, she is a mother herself. You can visit her shop to buy this lovely gift.

Made some hand made personalized card, fill with caring and appreciation word for our mom. This card made by monterscake.

Made winsome wreath  made with pink peonies. Its lovely gitf for our beloved mom.

Mothersday craft and tea party picture and some review are from Country Living.
Table menu and table centre piece idea are from Better Home and Garden.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Get Lovely Decor With Embroiderry Art hoop

Remember the article that I write in May 3,2010. Its about interior designer Trisha Brink idea to used some embroiderry hoop for her home decor. Now I will give you "picture", how the embroidery art hoop really can make your home decor get lovely touch. Here are some lovely embroidery art hoop that inspiring me so much. I believe you will like it too.This lovely work of art are made by full time artist, wife and mother name Yali Paz-Gilboa. She come from Raanana, Israel. She used Yalipaz to brand her creation. Among her creation are embroidery art hoops, jewellery box, brooches, paper clay art dolls and accessories. To get more Yali Paz creation you can go to visit her shop.

Paper clay art doll
Her jewellery boxes creation

embroiderry art hoop 1
embroidery hoop art 2
embroidery art hoop 3

Monday, May 3, 2010

Homey Shabby Chic Wall Decor

Iam so inspired by Interior designer Trisha Brink. She turn boring wall into wall of art and sabby chic style. If you love handcrafted items its time to show it in your interior decoration. As example like Trisha did, I love her idea to put some embroiderry behind your television. Imagen some industrial item get homey touch by craft item. I think its great idea!

Second idea is to put some memorable item together, if you like music why not put musical item to your decoration. You can add music paper and other item that you love at your favorite corner. This example Trisha get paper music and birds item to her decor. 

Trisha Brink have Home decor store, name Grandiflora home and garden. her store full of inspirational decor item, if you are live at Washington you can go to Lynden to visit her shop. To get latest news about her store you also can visit her blog. She also sell handcrafted items at Etsy, check out her collection at her Etsy shop.

At her home, hanging embroiderry decor idea

The musical wall decor

Shop display at  her store Grandiflora home and garden

One corner of her shop

The Folding Plug

This is the latest invention from London student name Min-Kyu Choi. His get inspiration when he got to carry the worlds largest plug (the UK pin plug) with his world thinnest laptop (the macbook air). His decision to create a plug that could fold flat. Isnt it genious problem solving.

Min-Kyu Choi creation recently has been crown the Brit Insurance Design of The Year 2010 at this year's Design Museum Design Awards. His humble plug design also get nomination for Life-Enhancer of the year award by Wallpaper Magzine.  

Iam so inspired by his creation because actually we can be genius inventor if we look closely for small problem that we have and do our best to solved it.

The Folding Plug by Min-Kyu Choi

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