Whether adorning a festive Advent wreath, decorating your table as a stylish centrepiece or tantalising your taste buds with their delicious flavours, winter berries such as hawthorn and blackthorn are the understated stars of the chilly season. These unpretentious beauties go far beyond the classic shade of red. Their fruity palette ranges from deep blue to warm orange and even serene violet, adding a touch of sparkle to any home, whether steeped in tradition or following a minimalist aesthetic. »
In our new art shop, you can design and print fascinating images as high-quality posters, wall murals and gift items. Also as prints on bags, mobile phone covers, cushions, bath towels, greeting cards and much more - you have the idea, we have the production possibilities. Brighten up your life with great pictures from living4media. »
Grab your needle! Embroidery, crochet, and sewing - a skillful throw of thread that charmingly brings us back to those relaxing hours at grandma's house. These textile creations don't have to look dusty. Freshly reinterpreted, they playfully take their place in the living room thanks to embroidery, colorful pompoms, and macramé. Here's a tip: Hang homemade embroidery frames and fabric garlands on the wall. »
This trend turns the color faucet on full blast! Color Drenching provides consistent color intensity and gives small rooms visual richness. As the name suggests, it's all about enveloping a room in a single hue from baseboard to ceiling. From delicate pastels to bold hues, the tone-on-tone look adds grandeur & extravagance. »
In the search for original home accessories, one inevitably comes across a sustainable movement that is increasingly becoming the darling of "do-it-yourself" enthusiasts: upcycling! Under this maxim, a variety of new furniture, decoration and stylish everyday helpers are created from seemingly useless leftovers. Discarded shoes are transformed into trendy flower pots, old wine crates offer practical storage space in no time at all, and dilapidated window frames are turned into real eye-catchers on cupboards. »
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new international website, GardenImage.com! Discover our full garden picture collection under one roof, with over 130,000 high-quality garden images, including our renowned Friedrich Strauss collection. Join our community of plant lovers and visit our new website! »
... to seductive table settings. On such a momentous day as the wedding, one thing must not be missing under any circumstances: the table decorations. Whether you opt for a romantic vintage atmosphere with delicate pastel shades, prefer the classic look in bright white or aim for a minimalist look in natural colors - the chosen theme should match the location, but also reflect your personal style and welcome all guests so lovingly! »
Just switch off, leave everyday life behind and enjoy the warm summer wind at the Mediterranean Sea - who doesn't wish for that? To quench our longing for faraway places, we can easily bring the Mediterranean lifestyle into our own four walls. With natural materials such as terracotta, linen or rattan and rustic-inspired furnishing ideas, we capture the authentic charm of the south and create a relaxed atmosphere just like on vacation! »
If you want to live out your green thumb, but do not have a large garden, these planting ideas for the balcony and windowsill are well advised. With the first rays of sunshine in the year, we thus transform the barren balcony into a cozy green oasis. But before the sweet fruits of our labor are ready for harvesting, it's time to get to work and sow the seeds! Whether in a mini-greenhouse, with homemade newspaper pots or well protected under a glass cover - the little seedlings are guaranteed to thrive. »
The exact guest list is a well-kept secret when all of London is engulfed in royal bustle on May 6 to celebrate the coronation ceremony of King Charles III. But even without a personal invitation, we like to get caught up in the festive mood and crown our homes with colorful pennant strings and a touch of glitz & glory. We invite you to a cozy picnic, the early summer garden party and let the teacups clink at the traditional Afternoon Tea! »
Pillowcases in raspberry ice cream look, coffee chairs in marshmallow pink or pop-yellow curtains - these sweet interior design ideas really whet our appetite for color! We say goodbye to dreary white and dive into pastel color palettes. But be careful: The gaudy tones are to be enjoyed with caution. Therefore, also like to fall back on discreet materials, so you certainly do not see enough of the new look. »
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the most beautiful home in the whole country? Whether with a filigree gold frame or in an organic shape - the mirror has long since ceased to be found only in the hallway and bathroom, but has become a real trend object in the entire living space. Functionality can also be stylish! This is proven by the countless variations: Decorative window mirrors, rustic one-offs made of wood or asymmetrical designs in bright colors now set the tone.
Design legends such as Ettore Sottsass and Alvar Aalto incorporated them into their designs, and now wave-like, organic shapes are once again giving our furnishings a gentle swing. Whether in striking black or rich bright colors, solo or in combination with graphic patterns: shelves, sideboards, vases, etc. are currently all the rage, and home textiles or pleated lampshades also look great with the gentle wave shape! »
Not having all the cups and plates in the cupboard is a great way to inspire your creativity in the new year! Whether as wall decorations or planters: With fresh colors, patterns and clever decoration ideas, everyday helpers become small works of art. A nice side effect: unpleasant scratches and scratches disappear as if by magic and even broken pieces can be wonderfully upcycled, for example as a mosaic chair or with a noble gold look à la Kintsugi! »
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