Monday, February 28, 2022

Powder room

 We live in such strange, and recently unsettling times, and I am sorry for having been MIA for so long. To say at least hello, I thought I'd post the work in progress of the showroom's completed powder room (as shared on Instagram today).

A new blog will follow soon. In the meantime, I hope you all are safe and well xx.

Ready for some action:

Let's paint it black ūüĖ§ Bon courage, as they say here ;)

A cheeky monkey brigade moves in ... 

Et voilà! I am still looking for a mirror, but otherwise, it's all done!

Wallpaper leftovers make great gift-wrapping paper ... and I already had some ribbons to match!

Details (no affiliation or collaboration):
Wallpaper: Fornasetti Frutto Proibito by Cole and Son here
Paint: Pitch Black by Farrow and Ball here
Abalone shell necklace by Kirschon here
XL candle Precious Amber by Rituals here
Soap and hand cream by Rituals (The Ritual of Karma and Precious Amberhere
Basin by Duravit and faucets by Dornbracht
Side table: Large Oreus in solid mango wood by La Redoute here

The Mimosa trees are blooming, have a happy spring ahead everyone x


  1. So elegant, fresh and beautiful! I have always loved your use of colors — such creative combinations! — and this is just another marvelous example. Brava!

    Praying you and yours stay safe and healthy... while the rest of the world appears to go completely insane.



    1. Thank you so much for the lovely comment, dear Elizabeth! So happy you like the colors. Many thanks also for the kind good wishes, stay safe and healthy too! xxx

  2. Dearest darling Tai—I can’t tell you how incredibly excited and proud I was when seeing your Instagram post today. Once again, major congrats on your accomplishment! Yours is truly a project with mesmerizing results, and I’m sure the process has been extremely challenging yet satisfying. I can’t wait to see you unfold the rest of the outcomes. Keep going girl, you’re impressively talented! Much love and biggest B-H’s, Cecilia xxx

    1. My dearest darling Cecilia, - thank you so much! So true on the challenges ... the concept "practice makes perfect" doesn't really apply, as one does not have the luxury to "practice" much. So a lot of thinking and praying goes into it instead! More to come, hope you'll like the other projects too! Much love xxx

  3. Dear MaiTai,
    really refreshing, your powder room! The monkeys are really nice - I had to grin. It's always interesting to see how colors influence the mood of a room. I really would love to see more of you soon ;-)
    Alles Liebe (vor allem weiterhin Gesundheit) von Claudia

    1. Dear Claudia, - so happy that you like it! The monkeys make me smile every day too, and I agree with you on how colors set the atmosphere of a room. It really is fascinating how similar decorating and outfit styling is. More to come! Ganz liebe Gr√ľsse und bleib gesund xxx

  4. Beautiful powder room...simple and everything you do. Love the abalone shells. I collect as well.

    1. Thank you so much Grace for the lovely comment. The ever changing colors in abalone shells are mesmerising, and I love how they reflect the sage green of the wallpaper.