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NEW: Tine K Home for Spring 2012

I recently ordered a few things from Tine K Home and was happy to learn that they are soon to roll out their Spring/Summer 2012 collection at fairs across Europe as I type. I really like this collection because it’s very well curated due to Tine’s expert eye and everything is quite neutral and for me, this provides the perfect base to work off of when I decorate. Don’t you love all of the old books that she uses as props? It looks as though she has raided my husband’s library. I love old books, don’t you?

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

When it comes to decorating, to some it may seem boring to pattern and color lovers out there to work from a neutral foundation but I prefer a say, gray linen sofa, because then I can pile on decorative cushions and change up the mood of the entire room as it strikes me and it strikes me very often lately since winter is here and I’m home a lot more. I really like a large neutral floor rug (sisal or wool is good, even leather rugs) and wooden floors because I can work up from there to layer in personality as I go.

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

It’s fascinating how we each have our own system that works for us when it comes to decorating. It’s such a personal process and rightly so, our home is a direct reflection of who we are and if it’s not, most of us are working hard to make it that way because then everything feels just right. There is no single decorating recipe but still we do end up following a certain path each time we redecorate a room, don’t we? For me, I look for my palette and focal point and work from there, being careful to layer in texture and various tones of the same color – even white – because white comes in a millions tints and tones and by experimenting, you create mood and dimension which can help one to avoid that sterile hospital-esque room that using mostly white can result in . Tine has used a lot of white in her latest collection but she’s added chalky, smoky gray and natural wood tones along with hints of blue and violet, stripes and ethnic prints, to give this mostly white collection personality. I think in many ways, her collection allows me to think and be creative. When I look at her items, I imagine them in different rooms with different colors and patterns around them…

The Tine K Home collection for Spring/Summer is very warm, natural and subdued yet there is a certain coziness to it that I find appealing. It’s neither shabby nor chic which white and linen can quickly lean towards — rather it’s clean, wholesome, modern, a little rustic, a tad ethnic and altogether attainable and classy.

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

Tine K Home Spring/Summer 2012

I LOVE her new collection of ceramics for the tabletop the most! What do you like? And since I’ve shared a bit of my decorating process, I’m now curious… what is your “process” for decorating or redecorating a space?

(images: tine k home)

Posted by decor8 in Decorating Tips on January 13, 2012

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  1. Susan @ The Kitchen Designer commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 8:00pm

    This is definitely some of the best styling ever combined with beautiful products. The textures and neutrals make me feel like I’m at the beach. Nice for this gray, gloomy winter’s day!
    Susan @ The Kitchen Designer´s last blog post ..Kohler Design Center – Kitchen & Bath Plumbing Products, Furniture, Tile

  2. sue commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 8:23pm

    hi holly… i really enjoyed this post and love Tine K too! It’s always inspiring to learn how others approach decorating their home, even if it’s just a seasonal switcheroo {which i’m also very partial to!}… i love me a moodboard as it keeps me on track! Like you, a scheme usually comes together after i’ve found that one key item i simply must have… and then the process seems quite natural to build around it! i wonder what’s your trick for keeping a sense of continuity in your home in general when you’re exposed to so many beautiful, but conflicting styles and products in your daily job? Sue
    sue´s last blog post ..colour stories… pantone 2012

  3. Karena commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 8:23pm

    I do love the ceramics, the very first piece is just gorgeous though.

    More and more I love the idea of switching out pillows and accessories as well as art works for a change of color!


    Art by Karena
    Karena´s last blog post ..A Special Interview with Kansas City Artist Gregory Summers

  4. Rebecca commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 8:40pm

    I do love a white palette with natural accents, great for relaxing, but I need colour to stimulate my creativity! So like you simple neutral basics and then colour pops which can be changed around x
    Rebecca´s last blog post ..pinterest pick of the week…

  5. desiree - vosgesparis commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 9:31pm

    I am a big Tine K fan and she is a lovely lady who once sent me a very sweet note ;)
    happy weekend x
    desiree – vosgesparis´s last blog post ..Art + Chalkboard walls at Velvet

  6. Ría commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 9:48pm

    I love the houses in white!
    Ría´s last blog post ..Chanel’s Cabas 2012

  7. Melinda Trembly commented
    January 13th, 2012 at 11:05pm

    Great post, Holly! Love it when you get me thinking! I too love a neutral palette to start. And layers are so important! Don’t get me wrong, I love color and pattern as much as the next girl, but I think for a designer white (good white) is calming to the soul after working with so many designs all day. Tine K does an amazing job at making white cozy and fresh. And that large open space with the white washed beams, dream studio!!!

    Happy Weekend!

  8. patricia commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 1:52am

    Oh wow. This is totally me. I have neutral everything and I change out the colors of a few accessories (which I don’t have much of anyway—minimalist at heart too).

    Have a great weekend!
    patricia´s last blog post ..when you put your mind to it

  9. TheLinenHouse commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 1:58am

    Her work is simply lovely! Thanks for the eye candy!
    TheLinenHouse´s last blog post ..Retro-Inspired Lace Medallion Decorative Pillow Cover

  10. Jay Bijou commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 2:13am

    So nice! The house is rustic, but it still comes across clean and polished. Love the color scheme too

  11. Ingrid commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 3:58am

    Love the idea of using cupboards like these to store fabrics etc in my work room – half on display and half hidden below. These just look so much lighter than the usual wardrobe or shelving systems. Wish IKEA would take note!
    Thanks for the Tine K preview. I love her styling and products.
    Ingrid´s last blog post ..Great Words from TED

  12. dialoguewithspace commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 5:16am

    Love the color panel! Simply beautiful and fresh all we love for 2012:)
    dialoguewithspace´s last blog post ..FORNASETTI

  13. Angela commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 10:58am

    Just perfect! Beautiful images and inspiring interiors!

  14. Ludmila @ creamylife commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 3:11pm

    This looks amazing! Happy weekend, Holly. xo
    Ludmila @ creamylife´s last blog post ..Chinoiserie chic & happy weekend

  15. lebenslustiger commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 5:35pm

    Just like you said I love to have a gorgeous wood floor and quite neutral furniture and THEN start with colors – often very vibrant ones like pink and orange together – even chalkboard paint comes in pink now…I would like to do a whole wall of it and then let everybody draw on it…
    lebenslustiger´s last blog post ..Be Beautiful

  16. Tracy A. commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 7:19pm

    Lovely shades – so calming.

  17. Three Sixty Thinking commented
    January 14th, 2012 at 7:36pm

    Lovely, lovely, lovely…a beautiful post! So relaxing, calming & refreshing xxx
    Three Sixty Thinking´s last blog post’s all about…

  18. mariwitch commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 1:20am

    I LOVE old books – I actually wish I have some, like really old they look like witches’ grimoires! I recently started redecorating my tiny studio (33 sq m!) and you are so right about “most of us are working hard to make it that way because then everything feels just right.” I’ve been living in my place for two years but it is only now that I am finally expressing myself through my home. I started with colors and since I have plain white walls it was a bit easy to start splashing them around. But with my space limitation I also had to be very selective. I am happy so far with how it is turning out and your beautiful book (which finally got restocked this month so I finally got a copy! Yay!) is helping a lot to inspire. :)

  19. Glenda Childers commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 1:22am

    I have a small stack of really old books from Scotland … I love this use of them. Fun new ideas in this collection.

    Glenda Childers´s last blog post ..Cowboy Caviar

  20. Ness Lockyer commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 12:45pm

    I literally just came from the webstore! Tine K always styles just right. That book case and the old books work so well together. I have just started collecting old books….cant beat them.
    Ness xx
    Marley & Lockyer

  21. sue commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 12:56pm

    Beautiful colour combinations, so relaxing and calming a real feeling of sanctuary.
    sue´s last blog post ..Love my bicycle!

  22. Rebecka commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 3:45pm

    I can see you’re inspired by european design and I like it. Bring it to America, but visit Sweden and get even more ideas first cause we completely love decoration and interior design overhere! (If you didn’t know already). /Swedish Rebecka
    Rebecka´s last blog post ..spenatdagen.

  23. Melwa commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 3:59pm

    Wow, gorgeous!
    Melwa´s last blog post ..åttionionde

  24. Sarah commented
    January 15th, 2012 at 6:25pm

    Great questions Holly…well, I do love Tine’s look as well – white is so versatile, so you can make it your own no matter what. My process starts with the floor color and walls, then a rug which, depending on the colors, can guide the color scheme and ground the room.
    Sarah´s last blog post ..Saturday in the kitchen…

  25. Kathi commented
    January 16th, 2012 at 12:52am

    gorgeous !!! love white for so many reasons, it is the base for everything in our home. and of course the old books are perfect

  26. fenny setiawan commented
    January 16th, 2012 at 4:49am

    Love, Love. All whites and so inspiring.

  27. Hydi commented
    January 16th, 2012 at 11:52am

    Love your post. I love colors in my interior, but thinking about putting more whites & soft tones in the house.

  28. twiggs commented
    January 16th, 2012 at 9:00pm

    oh these are so beautiful! i didn’t know this brand, so i was delighted to go through your images! thank you for sharing!
    twiggs´s last blog post ..{stories from lisbon} :: colour down the avenue

  29. Nicola Holden commented
    January 16th, 2012 at 9:23pm

    Thank you for alerting me to Tine K Home, Holly! I love the pictures you’ve posted – very calming!

  30. Chrystina commented
    January 17th, 2012 at 3:43am

    I’m always amazed just how many different shades of white there are in the paint sample section…
    Chrystina´s last blog post ..photographs, a blast from the past

  31. Suzanne Vachon commented
    January 17th, 2012 at 8:04pm

    Hi Holly,

    Just discovered your blog through House Beautiful and I love it…

    I am totally inspired by your Tine K Home post, the armoire with the antique books and everything staged in such an imaginative way.

    Thank you

    Suzanne Vachon´s last blog post ..VISITING A GREAT NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY LOFT

  32. Talita commented
    January 19th, 2012 at 5:00pm

    I wish I had more time just to spend looking at this blog. So many beautiful things!

  33. Peter commented
    January 23rd, 2012 at 5:18pm

    A great great peaceful Interior design. I like.!

  34. Blog Deco commented
    October 20th, 2014 at 11:41am

    Just lovely ! I love this kind of Interior design.

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