About Me

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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.

16 juli 2019

Art: Lovely Peonies by William Merritt Chase (1897)

While surfing today on internet I found this lovely artwork with peonies by artist William Merritt Chase (1897). What a beautiful painting to see! Be Inspired ....
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15 juli 2019


What a beautiful collection from Givenchy Womenswear for their season Spring/Summer 2019 RTW, seen at Paris Fashion Week. I wrote MORE BLOGS about Givenchy. Be Inspired .........

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Source: VOGUE UK

13 juli 2019


Be Inspired by these delightful photos from the Chloe collection for Spring/Summer 2019 RTW, seen at Paris Fashion Week. 
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Source: VOGUE

11 juli 2019


As Interiorstylist/Color consultant/Homestager I am always looking for interesting color palettes which I can use for decorating rooms and to inspire my weblog readers. Below you will find the color palette Color Dew. Be inspired by this lovely color palette. I wrote MORE BLOGS about color palettes. 
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Source: Design Seeds
For more photos, see also my Pinterest moodboard "Color Palettes"

10 juli 2019

KITCHENS: House in West Hollywood by BAR Design + Construction

What a stunning kitchen design! Love it. It's designed in 2016 by the company BAR Design + Construction. This inspiring modern residence is located in West Hollywood, California, United States. Be Inspired .......
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Photography courtesy of BAR Design + Construction.

04 juli 2019

Bedrooms: Bed collection with luxury bedlinen by Aura Home F/W 2019

Take a look at this Aura Home Fall/Winter 2019 bed collection with luxury bedlinen. Lovely colors with tones and textures inspired directly by nature. Availabe in a beautiful range of colors. From mahogany to olive, cinnamon and eucalypt, slate and khaki. What a beautiful collection! And the towels are from the Paros Towel Collection. Be Inspired .....
Luxury velvet bedlinen mahogany

Chambray Vintage Stripe Bedlinen in Cinnamon
Chambray Vintage Stripe Bedlinen in Slate
Quilted Chambray Bedlinen in Eucalypt 
Paros Towel Collection from Auro Home F/W 2019
Paros Towel Collection from Auro Home F/W 2019
Chambray Border Towels
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Sources: Aura Home and The Design Chaser
Photography by Mark Roper Photography
Styling by Lara Hutton

03 juli 2019

Renovation: The Top 10 Best Selling Valspar Paint Colors

While surfing on internet this afternoon I saw this interesting article from Architectural Digest about the Top 10 Best Selling Valspar Paint Colors. These colors are: 2006-10B Gallery Grey, 2007-9C Woodland Stone, 3005-10B Gardenia, 3003-10B Hopsack, 4003-1B Filtered Shade, 4005-1B Gravity, 6004-1B Soulful Grey, 6005-1B Villa Grey, 7002-6 Du Jour and 7002-12 Quail Egg. The over 200-year-old American company’s most popular paint colors prove that neutrals are hotter than ever. I wrote more blogs about PAINT COLORS Be Inspired .......

4005-1B Gravity, Courtesy of Valspar
Gravity is a cool gray that’s right on trend — in fact, it was one of the company’s colors of the year for 2016. Valspar suggests using it in a palette with blue-grays and navy.
2006-10B Gallery Grey, Courtesy of Valspar

Gallery Grey
If you’re looking for a warmer gray, Gallery Grey could be your perfect shade. The paint looks great with chocolate tones, sandy pinks and pale blues.
2007-9C Woodland Stone, Courtesy of Valspar
Woodland Stone
Woodland Stone, an orange neutral, has a rustic beauty that would complement natural materials such as linen textiles and sisal rugs.
3003-10B Hopsack, Courtesy of Valspar


Hopsack is a versatile neutral with warm yellow undertones.

3005-10B Gardenia, Courtesy of Valspar
If you want to create a cozy family room or refined dining room, give Gardenia a try.
4003-1B Filtered Shade, Courtesy of Valspar
Filtered Shade
Filtered Shade is another of Valspar’s most popular warm whites.
6004-1B Soulful Grey, Courtesy of Valspar
Soulful Grey
Soulful Grey is perfect for living rooms, bedrooms and even nurseries. It also is the perfect partner to Du Jour.
6005-1B Villa Grey, Courtesy of Valspar
Villa Grey
Villa Grey complements shades like minty greens, soft lilacs and leathery browns.
7002-6 Du Jour, Courtesy of Valspar

Du Jour

Du Jour is a warm white that works well in any room and pairs well with other neutrals, pastels or even brighter colors.

7002-12 Quail Egg, Courtesy of Valspar
Quail Egg
Quail Egg is a warm white that would look beautiful in a kitchen or bath.

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