About Me

Mijn foto
Welcome! Thank you for visiting my weblog. I am Irene, Elisabeth Pouw, a Dutch fashion- and interiorblogger. As blogger I am connecting my readers with beauty, style, quality, craftsmanship and harmony in colors for interior / design / architecture, haute couture, photography, art, antiques etc. I love decorating & bringing beauty and harmony into interiors. I created this blog to share my passion for decorating as well as the many other things which inspire me. From time to time I am also highlighting certain interior designers, decorators, architects, stylists, photographers etc. I hope you enjoy your visit. Feel free to give a comment on my blogs. I will react back as soon as possible. Best regards, Irene Pouw from Holland.

31 januari 2018

Art: The Rose Girl by Emile Vernon, 1919

While surfing this morning on internet I found this beautiful painting 'The Rose Girl' (detail) by Emile Vernon, 1919. Oil on canvas. Location unknown. Be Inspired .......
Thank you for reading this blogpost.

29 januari 2018

Red Carpet: All the Looks from the 60th Annual Grammy Awards 2018

Ashanti in Yas Couture by Elie Madi at the Grammy Awards 2018
Music’s biggest night of the year was punctuated with political protest as performers including Kesha, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Rita Ora and Cyndi Lauper wore white roses in support of the Time’s Up movement. Bruno Mars was the big winner at last night's Grammy Awards. He picked up the golden gramophones for all six of his nominated categories (including the hat trick of best album, best record and song of the year). From Lady Gaga, Elton John to Rihanna, see what the stars are wearing the moment they hit the red carpet.
Bruno Mars was the big winner at last night's Grammy Awards
Rihanna & Kendrick Lamar accept the 2018 Grammy for Best Rap-Sung Performance for Loyalty
Eve in Naeem Khan at the Grammy Awards 2018
Elton John and David Furnish in Gucci at the Grammy Awards 2018
Rita Ora in Ralph & Russo Couture at the Grammy Awards 2018
Janelle Monae in Dolce & Gabbana at the Grammy Awards 2018
Lady Gaga in Armani Privé at the Grammy Awards 2018
Alessia Cara wearing Jennifer Fisher hoops at the Grammy Awards 2018.
Winner for 'Best new artist'
DJ Khaled at the Grammy Awards 2018
Andrew Taggart & Alex Pall of The Chainsmokers both in Valentino at the Grammys 2018
Ne-Yo at the Grammys 2018
Westbrook in Brioni, Fairchild in Monique Lhuillier, Schlapman in Raisa & Vanessa, Sweet in John Varvatos
Giuliana Rancic in a Mikaeld dress at the Grammys 2018
Kirstin Maldonado in a Roberts Woods dress & Scott Hoying of Pentatonix in YSL at the Grammys 2018
Luis Fonsi in Dsquared suit & Agueda Lopez in Juana Martín at the Grammys 2018
Reba McEntire in Jovani at the Grammys 2018
Maren Morris in a Julien Macdonald gown & Casadei heels at the Grammys 2018
Kelly Clarkson in In custom Christian Siriano at the Grammy Awards 2018
Jaden Smith in a MSFTSRep top and G-Star pants at the Grammys 2018
The Grammy Awards 2018

Thank you for reading this blogpost.

Architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright integrated architecture into nature at Fallingwater Mill Run, Pennsylvania

Love this stunning photo from architecture photographer Andrew Pielage where Frank Lloyd Wright integrated architecture into nature at Fallingwater Mill Run, Pennsylvania. What a Beauty! Be Inspired .........
Thank you for reading this blogpost.
Sources: Dezeen and photography Andrew Pielage

28 januari 2018

Interior Design: Interesting renovated home in San Francisco by Homework

While surfing on internet today I saw these beautiful photos of the interesting project from Susan and Ben Work, founders of the architecture and interiors firm Homework. It's from their renovated home in San Francisco. What a great kitchen in blue combined with marble, vintage stools and beat lights from Tom Dixon! The faucet from Waterworks is also beautiful to see. Love the bathroom too with the elegant sinks in cupper, the cupper mirrors as well as the shower head. Take a look at the creative combination of tiles they used here. Be Inspired ......
Kitchen in blue. Vintage stools, Beat Lights by Tom Dixon, Henry One Hole Gooseneck Kitchen Faucet (Waterworks). 
Susan & Ben Work, founders of the architecture and interiors firm Homework
Thank you for reading this blogpost.
Sources: Domino and Homework

26 januari 2018


Be Inspired by these backstage photos from Neil Barrett for Fall / Winter 2018 Menswear. Featuring terrain-like materials that made up jackets and branded-bags, the collection focussed on outerwear.
Thank you for reading this blogpost.
Source: Dazed Digital
Photography Arnaud Lafeuillade.

25 januari 2018

24 januari 2018


I guess you've noticed already how much I love flowers and especially tulips. I always become happy while seeing flowers. Witness below the start of tulip season on National Tulip Day. The season begins officially on Dam Square in Amsterdam (NL). Every year, Dutch tulip growers build a huge garden with tens of thousands of tulips into a sea of color on the Dam Square in Amsterdam. Thousands of people come to pick a free bouquet of flowers here. National Tulip Day is traditionally held on the third Saturday of January. Set up begins at 08:00. The tulip garden will be open to visitors from 13:00 to 16:30. For 2018 the date was January 20th and for 2019: January 19thI wrote more blogs about FLOWERS. Wishing you a Lovely and Joyful day! 

Thank you for reading this blogpost.

Interior Design: City apartment in Warsaw with beautiful doors of steel

Be Inspired by this city apartment of Lucja Szwedo, a lawyer from Poland. Lucja grew up at the countryside, but for her work she is living now with her daugther Helena in a modern city apartment of 106 m2, situated in the centre of Warsaw. With the help of interior designer Paulina Swist from Studio ArchiWisla she arranged to decorate the complete apartment in her own personal style. I saw lots of interesting elements in this beautiful apartment. Like the doors of steel, the industrial kitchen design, the chique bathroom, the beautiful flooring, the lighting designs, the elegant writing table from wood. Love the accents in mustard yellow too for the sofa, the  yellow door as well as the yellow details on the bed design. 
Thank you for reading this blogpost.
Sources: Inrichting-huis and ArchiWisla