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Fun Reading 02.23

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This is the last Friday for February! The sun is shining outside really bright, and it most definitely feels like spring is just around the corner. Can’t wait for it…

Color Blocking in Interior Design

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There are times when fashion inspires interior design. And color blocking is one fashion trend that all fashion conscious people have heard of. It is all about fusing opposite colors…

Believe in the Power of Red

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I bet all women have a little black dress. But what about a red one? I happen to own one and I swear that when in doubt, my red dress…

A beautiful, organic flatlay with a cup of coffee on a wooden cutting board, green leaf branches, green macaroons, and a note that says enjoy the little things

Fun Reading 02.16

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A long weekend is just about to begin for us here in Greece because of Ash Monday. It is the beginning of the Great Lent, and a day where many…

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Gallery Wall: 5 Reasons to Have One!

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One of the best ways to add your personal style in any space is to create a gallery wall. Gallery walls…

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London's Big Ben and parliament house with the crossing bridge. Image taken from the south bank.

10 Fun Things About London as a Student

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Just over a month ago I read a great post about London that took me down memory lane. It was…

and inspiration!

A modern building on the right against a pink cloudy sky in the background and a reflection of the sky on a paddle of water on the foreground. Everything has a pink hue

Pink Inspiration

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Hello everyone! Fall is officially here and the sunsets lately in my part of the world have been nothing less…

Design

Color Blocking in Interior Design

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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? The spark behind this project came about as an effort…

Mustard Yellow Color Design Crush

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This is funny! I never thought I would have to take mustard yellow, too seriously. But lately, I can’t continue ignoring people’s crush over it. To my dismay, I must…

Style

Believe in the Power of Red

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I bet all women have a little black dress. But what about a red one? I happen to own one and I swear that when in doubt, my red dress…

Wellness

A couple sitting on a cliff enjoying the incredible view of the mountains and cliffs.

As Good as it Gets! 8 Principles for Living a Quality Life

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As I’m growing older, I’m getting more and more comfortable with the idea of speaking my mind. I’ve come to terms with a lot of things I now realize that…

Travel

My Honeymoon in Venice :: Part One

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A beautiful stone bridge over clear blue river waters in the Voidomatis - Aoos National Park

Wanderlust :: Going Off The Grid

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To travel is to live and a good journey is not about the destination or even it’s duration. It’s all about the experience of wandering in another place and discovering…

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 idea how that saying came about or what it really…

Inspiration

What a great motif: succulents. This wallpaper is super. Image by MindtheGap

Fantastic Wallpaper Ideas

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If there was one thing I would love to see more of, in Greece, is wallpaper. And I’m not talking about any boring, granny looking wallpaper. Wallpapers nowadays are simply…

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Beautiful Quotes to Keep in Mind!

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One of my favorite Pinterest boards is all about typography, inspirational quotes and typefaces. It is totally fascinating reading quotes in various typefaces expressing in a visual way a general…

A neon sign on an exposed brick wall saying you are what you listen to.

My Latest Music Playlist :: 2017 Reflections

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Music is probably our dearest old friend. Can you imagine a life without it? I certainly can’t! Music has always helped me clear my mind, lift my spirits, heal my…

Motherhood

Rona, my friend with her baby in her arms.

The Benefits and Challenges of a Multi-Cultural Family Environment

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Raising a multi-lingual family has certainly its benefits and share of challenges. The exposure to different languages means exposure to different mindsets and ultimately a broader way of thinking. But…

Fun Reading

Fun Reading 02.23

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This is the last Friday for February! The sun is shining outside really bright, and it most definitely feels like spring is just around the corner. Can’t wait for it yet, I kind of hope that the snow on the mountain slopes will last a little longer. I would like…

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

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