A cruise around the web for something fabulous to share with you

Europe, always a fabulous source of design inspiration.  As I am cruising the web, I found these fantastic photos of great kids rooms.   Loving the pink colour of the bedroom.  Loving the horse.  Goes without saying what an awesome crib!  Look at the lights….perfect in a baby room….

Fabian , co-founder of the production company commercials Erste Liebe Film , and founder of the gallery bar Italian Erste Liebe Bar , plans its activities as a means of telling stories to people he meets, of the to travel . Dorothee , former TV journalist now converted, is the proud owner of bike shops Two Wheels Good , passion she returned to her studies in the Netherlands and who has never left.
They live in Hamburg , with their son Morten . milkdecoration.com

These gorgeous little creatures on Morten’s side table can be found from Design 55 in Auckland.  Vicky is amazing and very happy to help.  They are not cheap however but really can make your design punch.


Amazing photography!!  Brian Park…check out his website, link shown above.

from the portfolio of interior decorator Richard Goullet















from the portfolio of interior decorator Richard Goullet















Divine pink colour don’t you think….not to mention the decor!



Interior Design and Developmental Stages

I discuss this with my clients often, so have been thinking about writing a post about it for some time now. During nursing training we spend a lot of time in psychology. A big part of this is studying Erickson, and Freud’s Developmental Stages. I have searched the net and post a copy below that spells it out quite well:

Eriksons Stages of Development

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development as articulated by Erik Erikson explain eight stages through which a healthily developing human should pass from infancy to late adulthood. In each stage the person confronts, and hopefully masters, new challenges. Each stage builds on the successful completion of earlier stages. The challenges of stages not successfully completed may be expected to reappear as problems in the future.

The stages

Freud and Erikson Compared

Comparing Theories of Development

Sigmund Freud’s psychosexual theory and Erik Erikson’s psychosocial theory are two well-known theories of development. While he was influenced by Freud’s ideas, Erikson’s theory differed in a number of important ways. Like Freud, Erikson believed that personality develops in a series of predetermined stages. Unlike Freud

Boy Baby

As featured in Apartment Therapy. I also painted beautiful murals in my sons room when he was a baby. Because we had such a huge amazing house in New York, the nursery is still intact, i will attempt to have the room photographed as I believe you may find some great ideas in my son’s room, in Sayville, New York……he is currently 16 and his tastes are very different…lol

My friend Melissa is having a baby….

consequently i am noting baby room ideas…….this is modern and chic and interesting off the Apartment Therapy site. The link is on our blogroll at the side of the home page.