Books and newspapers are not only a nice pastime, but also stimulate our imagination! With a little flair and clever ideas, they can be turned into small works of paper art in no time at all. Folded, cut or glued: Instead of gathering dust on the bookshelf or ending up in the waste paper, old book and newspaper pages can be wonderfully upcycled and beautify our home as Christmas accessories, decorative pendants and pennant chains! »
When these trendy colors move in with us, the chilly days are not far away: Spicy mustard yellow and earthy terracotta tones are just as much a part of autumn as fragrant chai tea, self-collected chestnuts and the favorite wool blanket! Creatively, we give old vases a new coat of paint with DIY chalk paint, make garlands and wreaths from colorful leaves, and let walls shine. In the living room and bedroom, soft plaids and velvet pillows are waiting to announce together: Now it's getting cozy! »
They are the queens of the flower bed and make our garden shine in dazzling colors: From rich pink and bright yellow to dark reds and purples and delicate shades, we can't get enough of lushly blooming dahlias! As a small arrangement, colorful bouquet or single flower in the favorite vase, they sweeten the last warm days and at the same time announce that autumn is slowly but surely making its way! »
We welcome Narratives, the renowned London-based photo agency for interior and lifestyle, to living4media. With typical British charm and almost 40,000 new images on the topics of living and furnishing, DIY, decoration and lifestyle, Narratives now complements our agency family. »
It seems as if Anna Örnberg never runs out of ideas. She is an eternally bubbling spring and always works with imagination and playfulness. With this dedication she photographs, decorates, styles and texts. With curiosity and a keen sense, Anna Örnberg discovers locations and people as special as herself, doing creative things and living worth seeing. Her latest passion is gardens. With her photos and inspiring reports Anna Örnberg takes us into a wonderful sometimes imaginative, sometimes green world... In conversation with Anna Örnberg!" »
If you love roses, hydrangeas and other flowers, but do not have a green thumb, floral beauties from the roll is well advised! Imaginative wallpapers with lush floral motifs give inconspicuous niches more attention or bring nature into the children's room. And what could be more beautiful than to let exotic blossoms and palm leaves gently waft you into the realm of dreams in your bedroom? DIY tip for wallpaper remnants: wallpaper chairs, boxes & Co. at the same time! »
For some it is the perfect place for the sundowner, hobby gardeners grow their personal urban garden here, others declare it a lounge zone or barbecue station - the balcony has many functions, it is loved by all. We roll out the red (outdoor) carpet even on the smallest of all outdoor oases, sow the appropriate decorative inspirations in the form of beautifully planted flower boxes and pots, turn the raised bed into a salad bar and wait for the next good weather front! »
Fancy a change of color? If you like to browse through the color fan, but don't plan a complete makeover in your living room or hallway, you should do things by halves!It's easy to add a pop of color here and there, and you don't always have to do the whole wall. Half-high painted walls are a great alternative. Whether contrasting or completely harmonious with two shades from the same color family - just grab your brushes and get started on the next painting project! »
They sweeten our Easter every year anew, and by that we don't just mean the variants made of delicately melting chocolate: self-dyed Easter eggs are a cherished ritual.And those who like it particularly natural and sustainable should quietly rummage around in the vegetable and fruit basket or use the power of the coffee bean. What else do you need besides beet, berries, onion skins & Co. to dye with purely vegetable colors? A little patience, imagination and a willingness to experiment! »
Whether as flooring, wall decoration or practical organizer: with its warm feel and environmentally friendly production, cork is conquering our homes.The timeless natural material is not only visually beautiful and a flexible decorative favorite, but also extremely sustainable and is obtained only from the bark of cork oaks. Enough reasons, therefore, to roll out the red carpet for the material in terms of furnishings, e.g. as an easy-care floor, shapely DIY pinboard or chic vase! »
Hurray for love, for both small and large gestures and gifts that come from the heart! As every year, Valentine's Day on February 14 is a wonderful opportunity to share loving messages, charming floral greetings and sweet gifts with others - even more so if they are not bought but homemade. Delicate shades of pink, romantic flower arrangements and fragrant surprises in the shape of hearts or a lovingly laid breakfast table make our decorating hearts beat faster now. »
Looking for fragrant companions for the home, where the inner values are also right? We have a brilliant idea: self-poured candles and soaps, scented waxes and caring beauty aids that become an olfactory delight in the living area and bathroom thanks to fine recipes and natural essences. Depending on personal preference, herbal extracts, essential oils and dried flowers provide an individual touch - and make the natural beauties the perfect gift. »
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