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Urban Tropical Inspiration

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I think that this decade is most definitely characterized by an embrace for everything green. Lush, green foliage has found its way into our homes again. Yesss! And as the…

View of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco U.S.

San Francisco :: The Bay City

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For many, San Francisco is the place to be! It is the place you want to see while visiting California and for so many it is the city that you…

A denim jacket (low key element) paired with a dress and statement shoes in a sage green color (both high key elements). Image by Betty Barclay.

The Styling Tip That Instagram Fashion Influencers Follow

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There’s one thing about effortlessly looking outfits seen on Instagram accounts of fashion influencers that defines today’s street style. Take Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Chiarra Ferragni, Alexa Chung for example.…

A detailed close up of a dandelion.

Fun Reading 05.18

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Hey, how has your week been so far? I had a really tough one. My little girl got the flu on Monday and we’re still trying to recover. I used…

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Two beautiful Louis Poulsen pendant lamps over a dining table create a hygge ambiance. Image by Nest.co.uk

Brilliant Designer Lighting Ideas

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Have I told you that I have designed two table lamps that I plan on putting in production very shortly?…

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View of the Tiber river in Rome and St. Peters Cathedral in the background in Rome

Weekend in Rome

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Have you ever heard the expression ‘All roads lead to Rome?’ I don’t know about you, but I had no…

and inspiration!

Living room with wooden furniture, round coffee table, sideboard with TV, armchair with typography throw pillow, and a classic rug in hardwood flooring

6 Fail Proof Interior Decorating Tips for Impact

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Hi everyone! The weekend is over and it’s time to get to work. Since I get asked quite often for…

Design

15 Outdoor Living Ideas

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Trend Reflections from the Salone del Mobile

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The most dominating annual furniture fair in the world, Salone del Mobile, has finally come to an end. This highly regarded fair with its satellite events, namely known as Fuorisalone,…

A silver wreath on a glass door found in a luxury hotel in Syros.

Wanderlust Design :: A Luxury Hotel in Syros

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Have you ever traveled somewhere and stayed in a hotel that made you feel design envy? Well, Elisabeth and I visited one such hotel during our Easter break in Syros:…

Style

A denim jacket (low key element) paired with a dress and statement shoes in a sage green color (both high key elements). Image by Betty Barclay.

The Styling Tip That Instagram Fashion Influencers Follow

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There’s one thing about effortlessly looking outfits seen on Instagram accounts of fashion influencers that defines today’s street style. Take Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Chiarra Ferragni, Alexa Chung for example.…

A beautiful young model sitting in a white antique armchair wearing a black top and a white skirt with lace. Design creations of RIEN.

Brand Spotlight :: RIEN the Fashion Label for Women of Style

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Elisabeth and I, love design and every aspect of it, including fashion. Needless to say, that’s why we have included editorial posts on style, tips and fashion trends. Today though,…

A fab wrap dress with spaghetti straps and vertical stripes, looking sexy on this model. Image by Girls on Film.

The Spring Dresses To Wear Now

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The temperatures are rising and as such, our clothing gets lighter and we have spotted all the dress trends that we’ll wear this spring. The good news are that spring-summer…

Travel

San Francisco :: The Bay City

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A night time view of a chapel in Naoussa Paros, lit up and reflecting onto the sea.

Easter in Greece

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A lot of people know Greece as a small country with beautiful islands and stunning beaches. Some more people might have heard of Greece on news updates about her debts…

Partial view from Lake Como.

My Honemoon in Lake Como :: Part II

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Lake Como. So the time has come for me to write yet another post! Today’s post is all about the continuation of my honeymoon after Venice which included Verona, Sirmione,…

Inspiration

How jungalicious is this? An off white sofa with tropical leaves print throw pillows and lots of lush, green foliage in the background. Image by DFS Furniture.

Urban Tropical Inspiration

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I think that this decade is most definitely characterized by an embrace for everything green. Lush, green foliage has found its way into our homes again. Yesss! And as the…

Tips and Ideas for Spring Editing Your Home

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Have you started spring cleaning yet? I have, and it’s taken me a lot longer than I expected. Getting all the indoor/outdoor spaces ready for spring – summer seasons isn’t…

A blue Fritz Hansen Egg chair in a concrete grey nook. Talk about design envy.

Blue Inspiration

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Growing up by the sea had a tremendous impact on me; watching the reflections upon calm waters or the turmoil of rough seas made me a passionate fan of the…

Motherhood

A bouquet of orange and purple tulips flat on a white surface with a note that reads love.

To My Mom

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Dear Mom, I haven’t made you, and worse written you a Mother’s Day card for ages. I have forgotten to properly “thank you” one time too many. I have passed…

Wellness

Shelves with cosmetic products lined up with a very organic flair to them.

A Closer Look at Cosmetic Labels

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I first started using skincare products that were more “natural” when I first got pregnant. I admit that I wasn’t much into the “all natural trend” till then. I have…

Fun Reading

A detailed close up of a dandelion.

Fun Reading 05.18

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Hey, how has your week been so far? I had a really tough one. My little girl got the flu on Monday and we’re still trying to recover. I used…

Woman working on a laptop with her phone, coffee and a vase with beautiful white flowers next to her

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