Portrait Of An Unknown Woman – Ivan Kramskoy, 1883 In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks. Source: If Famous Faces From … Continue reading If Famous Faces From Classical Paintings Discovered Selfies
These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost
One last photo look at this year’s Christmas and its many light shows, religious observances, charity events, and festivals that took place around the world. Gathered here are images from Australia, Japan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, England, Bolivia, the U.S., India, Indonesia, Italy, Israel, France, and many more countries. Source: Christmas Around the World … Continue reading Christmas Around the World 2018 (31 photos)
The last of my projects, but by no means the least, these adorable little stockings bring lots of colour to my whole Christmas Shelfie scene. Easy to do, they make great little gifts on their own, but of course, they work best filled with lots of lovely treats too! Source: Annie Sloan Christmas Shelfie: Coloured … Continue reading Annie Sloan Christmas Shelfie: Coloured Linen Stockings
Christmas centrepieces are, as the term suggests, at the core of the whole festive makeover a lot of homes go through in winter. They may not be as imposing as the Christmas tree but they but they play their own key role in making the whole house feel cosy, welcoming and festive. Source: DIY Christmas … Continue reading DIY Christmas Centerpieces That Bring Cheer And Joy To Your Home
With time and creativity running out, my one fail safe gift for even the most modest of design enthusiasts is a gorgeous design book. I, for one, am actually quite excited to unplug over the holidays and I’ll most certainly be flipping back through my design books for some fresh ideas for the new year. … Continue reading 8 Design Books You Can Get in Time for Christmas
Don’t like fake Christmas trees and think it’s wrong to chop a tree just to keep it in your living room for a few weeks? Turns out anything can become a Christmas tree – you just have to get creative! From trees made of vegetables, lab flasks and even bacteria – Bored Panda has compiled … Continue reading 50 Christmas Trees Taken To The Next Level
Here is a list of gifts I recently received: A T-shirt in which Hanukkah is spelled five different ways; A tote bag with the slogan, “What would Jeff Goldblum do?” A hat with my dog’s face plastered all over it; a scratchy towel emblazoned with an image of two friends in a compromising position; and … Continue reading Stop giving people useless crap: A plea for functional gifts
Who says you need to have a 12 foot Christmas tree to create a festive feel? These pretty mini trees are ideas are living (some are potted!) proof that you can still have a Christmas tree in the smallest of spaces, and it can look as festive as can be. Source: 5 Mini Christmas Tree … Continue reading 5 Mini Christmas Tree Ideas For Small Spaces
Small poster colour printed on beige cardboard. Sketch of a small girl dressed in a blue pinafore posting a letter at a red post box on a blue and yellow ground.
This is a cute collection of Vintage Christmas Children in Snow Images. These are beautifully detailed art postcards with the most adorable children decked out in their winter finery! Source: 4 Christmas Children in Snow Images
Simple and Elegant Christmas Decor by Danish Brand Walther & Co. By Catherine Lazure-Guinard While I am admittedly a big fan of the Holidays, I am also all about keeping things simple and considered. In a season of (over?) abundance, I prefer to decorate my home with some restraint and follow the mantra ‘Less … Continue reading Simple and Elegant Christmas Decor by Danish Brand Walther & Co.
Decorating your outdoor spaces for the holiday season is important, as this is the first space that welcomes your guests, so it should be decked out to impress. We have put together a collection of ideas for you to help you get started with your outdoor holiday decorating. Source: 28 Wonderful Christmas decorating ideas for … Continue reading 28 Wonderful Christmas decorating ideas for magical outdoor spaces
If someone mentions Christmas colors, red and green probably instantly come to mind. But though they're the default, they're far from the only choice for a Christmas color scheme. If you're not a fan of the color combination, or it just doesn't look good with your existing regular decor, why not get creative with your … Continue reading Tired of Red and Green? Try A Fresh Christmas Color Scheme This Year
It’s almost become a social obligation to dress up your home with beautiful ornaments and lights around the holidays. The festive season of Christmas prompts your inner artist to come forward. From lawns to doors to living rooms, it seems like everything needs a touch of decoration. Source: 30+ Cute and Easy DIY Holiday Decorations
The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action. Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is associated with danger, war, energy strength, determination desire, and love.
Hello Color Throwdown fans! It's Lisa Henke here with you this week with our new color challenge, CTD426. I have gone with a combo of Grey, Red, and Kraft. I just love the rustic feel of these colors in the inspiration photo, it's perfect for these winery days of January. Source: Color Throwdown #426
Facebook Christmas present for geeks is a new Facebook Messenger camera app that incorporates new features such as 3D masks and special effects. It is not just Japanese school girls but every day more than 2,500 million emoji are sent in Facebook Messenger. Among them, include those incorporating motifs and Christmas icons to celebrate … Continue reading Christmas Present from Facebook