Ideas For A Happy Weekend

13 July 2013 0


This weekend I am off to Austria to visit my family and celebrate my mum’s birthday. But I want to leave you with a little happy idea for the weekend – and it is as simple as the above shown picture: Be brave and add a bit of colour to your home. Colour always makes me smile even though I am not living in a totally colourful place. But colours have that magic power of speaking to you and triggering emotions. In my case it’s really happiness. So the above shown bedroom is such a happy place to me. So how about adding a bit of colour to your home this weekend? It could be a flower, a cushion, an illustration. Or even better: a DIY piece like the painting or throw in the pic above. Any idea what you could come up with?

Happy weekend everybody!

Photography via The Design Files

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  • Reply Ginger & Mora 13 July 2013 at 09:50

    It is a very simple room, yet every detail has a burst of colour which works so well against the plain, smooth white walls. It looks very personal to me, as the bed throw looks like it might have been a DIY crafty project as well as the frames on the wall. Nice and fresh.
    Have a great weekend!
    Vanessa (G&M)

    • Reply Igor Josifovic 13 July 2013 at 11:44

      Hi Vanessa! It’s an artist’s bedroom and the wall art as well as the throw are DIY by the artist herself. Have a fab weekend!

  • Reply Holly 14 July 2013 at 09:10

    Colour is always a good idea, one that I need to pay more attention to. And your post comes at a perfect time. I’m thinking of purchasing a Stelton vacuum jug, in Ochre! The colour is quite daring for me… maybe your post was just the encouragement I needed 😉

    Happy weekend and happy birthday to your mom!


    • Reply Igor Josifovic 14 July 2013 at 10:09

      Holly, maybe this will be an additional encouragement: I just bought the Stelton vacuum jug in malachite blue last week and love the pop of colour in my kitchen! Happy weekend!

    • Reply Holly 14 July 2013 at 11:05

      Oh snap! I think it’s pretty much a done deal now 🙂 I’m trying to discover how the mechanism at the top works? Like is it a screw top or just a sealed lid..? I’ve seen them in real life so many times, but I can’t seem to remember now. Surprisingly, no videos on youtube about anyone using their Stelton jug…. do you like how it works?


    • Reply Igor Josifovic 14 July 2013 at 16:12

      No idea yet, I’ll receive it next week. But good question indeed…

  • Reply julia I mintlametta 14 July 2013 at 16:59

    althought the weekend is almost over… I am in the mood for colours too! hope you enjoyed green mountains, yellow sun and blue sky in austria – julia

  • Reply navucko. 14 July 2013 at 21:54

    oh yeah. i had a colorful ice-cream!! yummy 🙂
    hope you had a great birthday 🙂

  • Reply anknel and burblets 14 July 2013 at 22:36

    Here is my comment now! Now I’m not on my phone…. I LOVE the duvet and the painting together. Love that style of painting too! Now that I’ve totally confused you about my double twitter (and blog) identities – at least my photo is the same on both!

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