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Packing for a Sailing Trip to the Greek Islands

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Summer holidays are already here for many of you. For others like me though, they are a tad bit away. I’ll be vacationing in August. Thus, we still have a…

The rear of Ifiyenia Koskina while in a standing yoga position.

My Fitness Journey Begins…Here

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Hi there! Today marks a very special beginning for me, that I wish to share with you all. I have decided to do something about myself that is long overdue;…

A beautiful one piece swimsuit with a floral print worn by a blonde model lying on a floating golden swan in the water. Image by PrettyMeSwimwear.

Brand Spotlight :: Pretty Me Swimwear

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This post is in collaboration with Pretty Me Swimwear. All opinions expressed are mine as always:). Don’t you agree with me that life in the summer feels better in so many…

Summer Mood :: Rattan Chairs

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In the summertime when the living is easy… Image by Amara (via). Now that is a Bloomingville – Orinoco rocking chair I would love to add in my bedroom if…

EDITOR'S CHOICES

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…

The Rising Decorating Trend

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Hi there! What are the news in the design world nowadays? Plenty! But let me start off with one of…

A woman standing on a rock boulder by the sea with her arms spread high up in joy

Commitment to Wellness

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Hello again friends, During these two weeks of summer holidays, I got the chance to live some of the most…

DESIGN

Summer Mood :: Rattan Chairs

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Elizabetta Rizzato standing in the Forest of Lamps exhibition installation at the first Digital Art Museum in Tokyo. Image copyright: Italianbark.

Must See :: The Digital Art Museum in Tokyo

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Japan is one the fastest growing travel destinations. It surely is one of the most fascinating too. And a new attraction is giving travelers an additional reason to visit her…

Sneak view of a minimal Scandi looking sitting set in a bright white room. I just love both armchairs with their textured feel and the black round coffee table in front of them. Image by Debenhams.

My Top 5 Tips For Styling A Coffee Table

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Heyyy guys! Today I’d like to share with you my top five tips for styling a coffee table like a pro, so that you can turn it into a beautiful…

STYLE

Velvet leaning against an open sail while at cruising with a sailing boat.

Packing for a Sailing Trip to the Greek Islands

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Summer holidays are already here for many of you. For others like me though, they are a tad bit away. I’ll be vacationing in August.…

A beautiful one piece swimsuit with a floral print worn by a blonde model lying on a floating golden swan in the water. Image by PrettyMeSwimwear.

Brand Spotlight :: Pretty Me Swimwear

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This post is in collaboration with Pretty Me Swimwear. All opinions expressed are mine as always:). Don’t you agree with me that life in the summer…

Just love her beach outfit. Blonde woman on a swing with a turquoise sea in the background, wearing a shirt dress, a straw bag, mirror sunshades and lots of bracelets on her wrist. Image by Accessorize.

Summer Accessories For “It” Girls

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Is there a girl out there that doesn’t believe in the power of accessories?… Nope! I didn’t think so. Even I, who is not into…

TRAVEL

Partial view of the one end of the Batsi beach cove.

Andros :: My Favorite Summer Weekend Getaway Destination

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Last weekend we were planning to have a getaway to one of my favorite destinations – Andros. Unfortunately, we didn’t make it, but I still…

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…

View of the Grand Canal in Venice

My Honeymoon in Venice :: Part One

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Today  it is, I, Elisabeth who will share with you my honeymoon trip to the beautiful city of Venice, since Valentine’s day is only around…

INSPIRATION

Love that rusty colored dining chair in this elegant dining setup. Image by John Lewis.

New Color Crush That Matches Pink

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Two years ago pink captivated us in ways we couldn’t even imagine. It was to be found everywhere in home decor with pink velvet sofas…

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…

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…

MOTHERHOOD

A young child sitting on a floor bed in a Montessori looking bedroom. Image by Cuckooland.

The Montessori Bedroom

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Are any Montessori parents out there? If so, then I want your input. A client of mine wants to design…

WELLNESS

The rear of Ifiyenia Koskina while in a standing yoga position.

My Fitness Journey Begins…Here

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Hi there! Today marks a very special beginning for me, that I wish to share with you all. I have…

FUN READING

Close up image of an experimental painting with thin rings of white and black paints. Image by Lurm on Unsplash.

4 Art Exhibitions Not To Be Missed

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The weekend is finally here and so many of you might be going away on a getaway. Lucky you. Traveling…

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