Inspirisana postom na home-designing, odlučila sam da i ja pišem o potkrovlju...na kome zavidim svima koji ga imaju. To najčešće malo,čarobno mjesto budi kreativnost i osjećaj intime. Omiljeno većini ljudi,bez obzira na generalnu želju za velikim, otvorenim prostorijama,visokim plafonima...potkrovlje nas privlači vraćajući nas u djetinjstvo kada smo od jastuka, štapova, ćebeta i uz pomoć kreveta ili stola, pravili šatore kao skrovište, kao samo naš kutak,malo carstvo stvoreno našim rukama. Meni evocira takve uspomene..i znam samo da sam oduvjek maštala sa najboljom prijateljicom, kako ću imati kuću,ali obavezno i potkrovlje, gdje bi bio moj atelje,moja stvaraonica. I dan danas to želim!
Inspired by the post by home-designing, I've decided to write about attic spaces too... I'm jealous of everyone who has one. That small, magic place brings out creativity and intimate and cozy feeling. Although people generally love open spaces,with high ceilings, to most of them attic is a favorite place. When I think of it, it brings me memories of my childhood. Always wanted to have a big house with an airy, bright attic, as my future atellier... And I still do..
my home ideas
Jane Marsden.. similar to Ginger Brewton
Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn via coastal living
Tricia Foley via Marley and Lockyer blog
Finally,my result on Sproost quiz...
Your specific style combines three more general styles:
38% Cottage Chic
38% Vintage Modern
24% Nantucket Style
Cottage ChicWho says that cottages can't be modern and chic? Who says that they have to be floral and cheesy? Not you! You love the carefree spirit that the cottage interior inspires, but you are also serious about your appreciation for modern art and hip treasures. You love old and new alike, and love to highlight them all to expose the uniqueness of each. What better way to show off these treasures than with a light background?
MaterialsYou have a great sense of humor when it comes to design and even like to make fun of the style itself. Which means that you will throw in a toy boat or a vintage life preserver to keep the mood of the place just like the color: light! The fabrics are natural (cottons and linens) and are light in touch. Much of the furniture is wood or wood framed (the lighter the better, think driftwood!) and as long as it's used sparingly or with modern lines, you even throw in a wicker piece here and there.
ColorsYour true inspiration (whether you know it or not) is the sea... the colors found at your favorite beach: white and light beige of the sand, a variety of blues for the ocean and sky, and greens and pale grays of the sea glass... but the key is white! Your space should feel light and airy and give off the mood one has when at the beach: laid back! The key with Cottage Chic is balance; in one corner there could be a rustic wood table that looks like it could have been found rather than made, but it is offset with a modern vase while another corner is adorned with a modern Lucite piece.
Space PlanningThe furniture is comfortable and the layout is cozy. The more it encourages intimate gatherings the better! Just watch out for the red wine spills on the new white sofa! The color throughout is light and airy - and though you love to accessorize with fun colors (the sky's the limit with a white background), the main color seen and felt throughout the house is white or very light versions of colors so that they feel almost white.
Vintage ModernFlea Market anyone? You know you are drawn to modern furniture and interiors, and yet you really don't like a space that feels cold and sterile. And who could blame you? And that's why Vintage Modern is so appealing to you. Though the backdrop of the room, the walls and windows, are many times white or monochromatic, the furniture and accessories have the color, shape and texture to bring the warmth into the space. The great thing about Vintage Modern is ease of mixing different styles in the one space. You can have a new modular sofa mixed with a great pair of chairs that your grandmother purchased in the late 1950's and the new and old work appear as though they were destined for each other. What's great is that even if you don't have time for swap meets and garage sales, so many of the pieces from the mid-century were so great that they have been remade and mimicked year after year.
MaterialsThe other great thing about Vintage Modern is how low maintenance it can be — fabrics such as cotton, microfiber or ultra-suede and leather all look great and function even better. So whether you are having a cocktail party with friends, or kids are in the picture, the room and the furnishings can handle it. Because the style harkens back to the early twentieth century, the innovative developed during that time are very popular: acrylic, plastic and fiberglass, chrome and steel, and molded plywood. Concrete floors, countertops and furniture are also very popular and lacquered finishes are very common.
ColorsWhen it comes to color, walls are seen as backdrops for the room. Neutral tones of gray, white, beige and brown are very common and black is a common accent color. Pops of color on the art, furniture and accessories can vary dramatically based on the person, however very common colors are teal blues, army greens and yellow as well as deep oranges and bright reds.
Nantucket StyleOh how you love the beach! Who doesn't, right? And so your dream home is either perched in your favorite beach town, or you've brought that favorite beach town into your house.
MaterialsYour art and accessories speak directly to the activities that are found at the beach. Pieces of driftwood you found here, pictures or paintings of the amazing views there. Things that remind you of the coast - surf boards or fishing boats - are found throughout the house. The feeling of the seaside is both abstract and literal in the design of your space. The fabrics are natural, cottons and linens and are light in color and touch. Much of the furniture is wood or wood framed (the lighter the better, think driftwood!) and wicker, when done right, is a must.
ColorsAnd since your true inspiration is the sea, the colors and textures in your home are the same that you would find at your favorite beach: white, light beiges and grays of the sand and driftwood, a variety of blues for the ocean and sky, and greens and vibrant blues of the sea glass... but the key is white! Your space should feel light and airy and give off the mood one has when at the beach: laid back!
Space PlanningYour furniture is comfortable and the layout is cozy. The more it reminds you of actually sitting on the warm sand the better! And what do you do at the beach? Hang out with family and friends - and your home is just an extension of this play place... and though the space is filled with large white furniture, it somehow manages to feel both durable and casual
Do you know your style? I sure don't. I think for myself as a multi-style person. When I bring together everything I love,it might look un-unified..so many different styles and eras. But it's me! So,to be more clear to myself, I took a style quiz from Homegoods, as introduced by My mod style bloger Jessie and From the right bank bloger Ally. There's another one,so I heard - better one- quiz on Sproost,but somehow my pc doesn't want to let me take it. Don't know what's wrong. It just takes to much time to load the page... :( I'll try it another day.
So my style is:
So my style is:
You have wide-ranging interests and influences and so appreciate a mix of styles, cultures, periods, and objects. You would never use a matching suite of furniture or want a home that seemed cookie-cutter. You have an artist's eye that enables you to mix the old or the unusual with the new and modern. When traveling, you seek out unique objects that reflect what you love, and you use them in a sophisticated way. Your home is visually intriguing and comfortable, with a delightful mix of cozy chairs, ethnic fabrics, elegant pieces, hand-made items, even a little touch of quirk or humor, all of which gives your place a laid-back, Bohemian feel.
You value creativity. You are stylish and fun loving, and can be an inspiration to others. You have a natural sense of drama, and you know you have to be willing to take risks—whether with colors, finishes, furniture choices, or ideas—for your home to stand out. Your home can be happy and lively and the place all of your friends want to be.
I couldn't agree more,that's me! I love bold and cheerful colors too,as well as pastel or neutral... I'm huge fan of all colors. But neutral maybe suits me most, cause I need a soothing calming relaxing place as my home... These colors work perfectly with coastal details for decoration...
Can't wait to take the other quiz...I'll let u know.
good night :)