Enchanted Forest Holiday Tablescape

Carmen NatschkeDesign the Holidays

Christmas Forest Table Decorations | TheDecoratingDiva.com

2013 Holiday Trends Spotted at Tendence 2012:  Tablescapes teeming with holiday decorations of enchanted forest creatures and majestic Christmas pines dusted with magical golden pixie dust. Furs, either real or faux, create a plush anchor for this mystical forest style table decor.  The color palette is understated and classic: gold, soft white, iced silvers, winter greens, and organic taupe tones. … Read More

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