Category: European Decor and more

Paper Napkins! Can You Really Ever Have Too Many?

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            Random fact: Paper napkin collections are a thing. Don’t believe us? Read this story about a Slovakian woman who has a very cool collection of over 62,757 paper napkins (and counting). While we’re not THAT obsessed with paper napkins here at Touch of Europe, we do have a ton […]

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25 Items for Anyone Who Loves Paris

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        Ah, Paris. The City of Lights, love, style, sophistication, beauty, great food… seriously, we could go on forever. There is so much to love about the French capital – and so many ways to keep Paris near and dear when you can’t actually be there. Below you’ll find our top 25 […]

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Some Quintessential European Scents

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            Have you ever noticed that certain scents bring back specific memories of a certain place and time? Marcel Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past is a well known reference to how smells remind us of things past… our childhood and memories. We all have scents that we associate with different […]

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Maison et Objet January 2015

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          This is the most fun show to shop for me.  First of all, it’s in Paris.  That’s a pretty good start right there.  Even though it’s January, it’s still Paris! The show was celebrating a big anniversary, 20 years.  I’ve been visiting it for 10 years,  and it gets bigger […]

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Bring Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year Home

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          Radiant Orchid is so last year. This year, it’s all about red — Marsala to be exact. Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala, is described as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red”. It’s said to “make for an elegant, grounded statement color when used on its own or […]

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