Glowing Autumnal Holiday Colors

Carmen NatschkeDesign the Holidays

Inspired by Fall Colors 2013 |

Color Inspiration: Warm-toned colors reminiscent of fall leaves: red, orange, yellow, and brown are given an updated feel with a touch of metallic imbuing them with a warm and inviting glow. Perfect colors for fall home decorations and for creating interesting Thanksgiving tablescapes. Photo Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt / ChristmasWorld – 2012/2013 Holiday Color Trends.

3 Fun Holiday Stocking Gift Ideas from Tendence 2012

Carmen NatschkeDesign the Holidays


For You and Your Pooch: A delightful soap bar (for your stocking) topped with an adorable doggy ornament for Fido’s stocking from Schafmilchseifen. For the One Who Forgets Where She Placed Her Glasses: Adorable Eyeglass Holder by Dokson.For the Foodie Who Wants Easy, Breezy Culinary Flourishes: Clever Sharpener and Peeler, Karoto by Monkey Business.   Design Resources: Tendence, Messe Frankfurt

Decorative Ceramics Charm at Tendence 2012

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Lindform ceramics with dragonfly and flower motifs. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Designer/Firm: LindformDesigner/Firm: House of RymDesigner/Firm: Anne Black Designer/Firm: Jeanette GebauerDesigner/Firm: Olga Bielwska *  Designer/Firm: Mark Braun * Designer/Firm: Laura Strasser * Designer/Firm: Eva Aebi Designer/Firm: Wonderables by Carla Peters Designer/Firm: Peppa Grace * – One of 40  talented and innovative up and coming designers from 11 countries selected for Talents ( The Messe Frankfurt program focused on highlighting talented young designers from … Read More

Tracking Home Decor 2013 Trends at Tendence 2012

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Tailored and Sophisticated Glamour. Plush Purple Decadence(All shades of purple from romantic pastels to voluptuous violets were on show.). Zen is In.  Middle Eastern Allure. Delicate Artisan Tableware and Stemware.  Romantic Abandonment: Giving in to soft, feminine design. Miniature Hanging Gardens. Design Resources: Tendence, Messe Frankfurt