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Lígia Casanova Interior Design

Hello friends! Before I sign off for the weekend I want to direct you to the site of Lígia Casanova, an interior designer with an inspiring kitchen + dining room in her online portfolio. I know that the photos are quite light, that is how they appear on her website so there is unfortunately not much I can do to Photoshop them — but they’re still very inspirational.

Lígia Casanova Interiors

Lígia Casanova Interiors

Lígia Casanova obtained her master’s degree in graphic design back in 1987 and went on to work in advertising and design until she found her true calling in 1995 as an interior designer. She wants to, “Make Room For Happiness” in all that she does. I feel happy looking at all of the little details in the space from the appliqued curtains to the multi-colored chairs, lighting over the table, pillows on the floor, crochet rug and the lovely art wall in the dining area.

I hope that you, likeLígia, will find ways to make room for happiness this weekend. I can’t wait to visit with you again on Monday when Leslie will be back with her monthly dose of Color Me Pretty to inspire your creativity for January — she is shooting in her studio this weekend so prepare for gorgeous results on decor8 Monday morning! Much love to you all. xo

(images: lígia casanova)

Posted by decor8 in uncategorized on January 22, 2011

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  1. liza commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 2:12am

    I think her work is beautiful, and the photos of it look great, too. Thank you for sharing it, Holly!
    liza´s last blog post ..Colorado Getaway

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  2. liza commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 2:16am

    And I’ve just been to visit her site. Wow – I LOVE it! Definitely inspirational and happy. I hope your weekend is beautiful, Holly.
    liza´s last blog post ..Colorado Getaway

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  3. Beth commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 2:19am

    I love the look. All those little details are so important. Even with a busy weekend ahead of me – now I’m sure to take the time for creating small “pockets” of happiness in our home. Thanks for sharing!
    Beth´s last blog post ..Congratulations Lovena and Ryan You’re Married!!

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  4. Lisa commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 2:53am

    Oh Holly, I just love all of these sweet little details! Thanks so much for posting this. Hope you have a great weekend! :)
    Lisa´s last blog post ..Don’t you love it when…

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  5. marija commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 3:55am

    I personally love the light neutral colors! And the concept of “Make Room for Happiness” interior design is perfect. Who would not want a little speck of happiness in their living spaces? Brava.
    marija´s last blog post ..a thousand words missing

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  6. Sticky Penguin commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 5:46am

    I love this photos – the rooms look light but still warm and inviting. The cream and brown sofa is beautiful – it reminds me of a Neenish Tart and, combined with the lacy rug, has a faintly baking sort of feel to it without being all themed. Beautiful!
    Sticky Penguin´s last blog post ..It’s All About The Filling

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  7. lizzie commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 7:11am

    love this…it seems like there’s a lot of stark lines and the like, but they’re always softened by little touches, lace and color and the like…really nice.
    lizzie´s last blog post ..mixtape masters- my disaffected youth

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  8. Lynn commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 9:08am

    Absolutely gorgeous xxx
    Lynn´s last blog post ..Gifts from the heart

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  9. Tereza commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 2:39pm

    You’re confirming what van der Rohe once said : “God is in the details”.
    Thanks for sharing, love each detail on your post.
    Hugs from Brasil
    Tereza
    Tereza´s last blog post ..O QUE GANHAMOS MAIS DOIS SELINHOS

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  10. Henway commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 6:51pm

    Wow, they look so inspirational and lovely.
    Henway´s last blog post ..Murad Wiki

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  11. Karen commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 7:24pm

    Good evening!
    This is not necessarily to be posted, but I came across http://www.filleswithcolor.fr and thought it might be something that you might love. Six illustrators in France make templates to a different topic every month, and you can download them for free from their website and colour them in yourself (or download versions with colour). There is even a calendar to color yourself. The downside is it is so far only in french, but you soon get the hang of it. Some of the designs reminded me of the illustrations you feature on your etsy posts, and this is a diy solution that some of your readers (as well as maybe yourself) may enjoy. And no, I am in no way connected with that website or any of the people involved :-). Just think it is a fantastic idea.

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  12. Elizabeth commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 8:06pm

    Those window cutains are really interesteing. I’ve been looking for an idea of the window door we have in our kitchen – that might be just the thing.

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  13. Alison commented
    January 22nd, 2011 at 9:41pm

    YES PLEASE! to all of it. My dream interior design. And where can I get that pouf?

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  14. Ana commented
    January 23rd, 2011 at 1:20am

    Gosh! It’s so great to have a portuguese designer on Decor8!!! Ligia is great!! I’m glad you liked her!
    Ana´s last blog post ..Começar bem o ano – The right start for the new year

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  15. Bianca @ Terri Planty commented
    January 23rd, 2011 at 1:33am

    wow. i am in love. those drawings hanging. i am freaking out a little. so in love. that rug. shut up. i love it.
    Bianca @ Terri Planty´s last blog post ..custom terrarium

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  16. Franziska San Pedro commented
    January 23rd, 2011 at 5:40am

    These pictures are so beautiful. I have no idea why -when I make stuff like this- it always looks like I have too much clutter hanging around…. :-)
    I guess because she sticks to light colors (I don#t think they’re too bright, they’re perfect this way!). Have a nice weekend, too,

    Franziska San Pedro
    @FlavorDesigns

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  17. All things nice... commented
    January 23rd, 2011 at 1:23pm

    Oh her website is very pretty, what a lovely moto or tagline “Make room for happiness”. Hope you are enjoying the weekend :)

    All things nice…

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  18. Isabel commented
    January 23rd, 2011 at 11:51pm

    Love it!
    She´s Portugues like me….see my work here!

    have a nice week!

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  19. Lydia from Lididesign commented
    January 24th, 2011 at 1:23am

    Love her style and her sense of design.
    Glad to find your blog, it’s so inspiring me.

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  20. Heather @ REOlisticRenovation commented
    January 24th, 2011 at 3:00am

    It’s relaxing, calming and fun all at the same time. Really enjoyed this! So delicate and inspiring.

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  21. Simple Dwellings commented
    January 24th, 2011 at 3:01pm

    Wow- I love the all white kichen paired with that gorgeous range hood! And I love the blend of modern, sleek dining chairs with a rustic table. Beautiful!
    Simple Dwellings´s last blog post ..A Peek Inside Our Home

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  22. Daniel commented
    January 24th, 2011 at 3:50pm

    Great work! Very nice style she got!

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  23. Glenda Childers commented
    January 24th, 2011 at 5:10pm

    I enjoyed seeing this kitchen curtain. It would be fun to customize to my own favorite kitchen things.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  24. Monica Lee commented
    January 25th, 2011 at 3:11am

    Ohh, I got quite inspired by her portfolio! Very very nice color work in all her spaces!

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  25. Ligia Casanova commented
    January 25th, 2011 at 4:07pm

    Thanks Holly to use my work here. You have a beautiful blog and very inspiring too. Every time you want you can use works from my site.
    Have a wonderful year full of inspiration, happiness and creativity! :-)

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  26. Olexa commented
    February 1st, 2011 at 9:51pm

    Ligia thanks to you for inspiration
    Olexa´s last blog post ..Modern villa design in Malaysia 11 photos

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