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Lefkada :: The Easy-Going Ionian Paradise

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Last summer, we were lucky enough to visit once more, one of our favorite islands on the Ionion Archipelago – Lefkada. It remains one of the less touristy Greek islands…

Partial view of a twin bedroom from a renovation project.

A Renovation Project in the Making

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Today, I decided to share with you for the first time a design project that I was working on for the past four weeks. There’s one, no make that two…

Velvet looking through the basket section of an IKEA showroom.

10 Designer Approved IKEA Products

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After 20+ years in this industry, there’s one thing I know with certainty. There’s only one real thing that separates good design from bad and that is editing. That’s right…

Coach fitness, Ifiyenia, during an exercise that targets core muscles.

The Core Workout

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Good morning! Happy Monday to all! You can tell summer is loading for the weather is warming up… So what do you say to another essential workout that targets the…

EDITOR'S CHOICES

Best Home Office Inspiration

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Storing bills and documents and being able to check on emails can give anyone a headache and that calls for…

A white dining table and chairs look gorgeous in a white room with beautiful chevron parquet floor and large windows with plenty of natural light. Image by Nest.

How to Create a French Inspired Interior

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Audrey Hepburn said that Paris is always a good idea. And that is one big truth, for Paris is ideal…

Amara Interior Blog Awards Badge for Shortlisted Blog

DESIGN

A Renovation Project in the Making

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Velvet looking through the basket section of an IKEA showroom.

10 Designer Approved IKEA Products

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After 20+ years in this industry, there’s one thing I know with certainty. There’s only one real thing that separates good design from bad and that is editing. That’s right…

View of a living space from a stand at iSaloni 2019 in Milan.

Salone del Mobile :: Highlights & Impressions

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All good things must come to an end. And so this Salone del Mobile 2019 is finally over. This was my first time attendance and therefore, this post is dedicated…

STYLE

A white dress with lace details and ruffles. Image by Dorothy Perkins.

White Dress :: Summer’s Must Have Staple

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Hello everyone, happy new month! May just rolled in with a light breeze and warm sunny rays that dissolved winter’s last haze. All the more…

A stunning zebra print suit jacket paired with a black waist belt pouch. Image by River Island.

10 Spring Fashion Casual Looks

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We’re already half way through March, can you believe that? Time flies fast and even though today is a bit chilly, spring is here. Hence,…

A striped sleeveless jumpsuit paired with some white trainers is a really elegant casual outfit. Image by Apricot.

Jumpsuit :: A Wardrobe’s Key Transitional Piece

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Hello everyone! I just realized that it’s already Thursday and I haven’t gotten done half the things I planned. I’ve been pretty busy with work,…

TRAVEL

View from above of Porto Katsiki. Image by Velvet Karatzas.

Lefkada :: The Easy-Going Ionian Paradise

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Last summer, we were lucky enough to visit once more, one of our favorite islands on the Ionion Archipelago – Lefkada. It remains one of…

View of the Prague Castle after sunset hours.

10 Cool Things to Do In Prague on a Long Weekend

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A new year has just rolled in and I’m eager for more design talks, inspiration and a whole lot more travel insights. Therefore, this year’s…

Gorgeous! An idyllic view of the pools and the sea shore at sunset hours. The shadows of the palm trees reflect upon the pool's water.

A Weekend Treat :: Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort and Aqua Park

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Today I want to share with you one of our little getaways. We treated ourselves and went to Grecotel’s Olympia Riviera and Aqua Park for a…

INSPIRATION

A contemporary modular sofa arrangement outdoors looking amazing. Image by Go Modern Furniture.

Getting Spring Ready :: Outdoor Spaces Inspiration

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I think getting spring ready is a great way to shake off those winter blues. And although most people start spring cleaning from the indoors…

How to Organize a Closet as a Maximalist

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Minimalism is a mindset, a real philosophy, one that I haven’t embraced in my life. Although I’m not a minimalist, I try to keep everything…

A beautiful bedroom with a wall mural of a forest as an accent and a bed with mint color bedding looking soft and cozy. Image by Pixers.

Mint Green :: Pastels Inspiration

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So many times the fashion industry seems to pave the way for the design industry to follow next. As such, you may have noticed that…

MOTHERHOOD

Super Cool Teen Bedroom Ideas

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Being a teenager with those raging hormones is hard enough. Having a kiddo’s bedroom certainly doesn’t add on any cool…

ENTERTAINMENT

The silhouettes of a crowd listening to a live concert.

Music Playlist :: 2018 Reflections

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Another year is coming to an end, but this music playlist I put together highlights some of my most inspiring…

WELLNESS

Coach fitness, Ifiyenia, during an exercise that targets core muscles.

The Core Workout

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Good morning! Happy Monday to all! You can tell summer is loading for the weather is warming up… So what…

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