How to Make Successful Color Combinations

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This week I’d like to talk about colors! There is a fundamental and universal truth that’s everywhere and makes an imprint on us every moment of our lives yet, we take it for granted — the existence of colors. Colors make an enormous visual impact on us defining our perception of things. That’s why color is used…

Easter Decorating Ideas

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As I’m writing these lines I’m daydreaming of my Easter destination! Tonight I have to pack because tomorrow I’m off with my family to Syros for our Easter break. To be honest, I’m looking forward to this break to recharge my batteries, spend quality time with my family and friends. Syros is renowned for its…

Spring Inspiration

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Image by Te Esse Spring is a season of new, fresh beginnings. It’s a time where nature’s glory hits a peak. It is also a great time to update your interior and exterior spaces. The weather is most favorable for taking up home improvement projects. During winter’s short daylight hours you have surely noted something…

Who’s Te Esse?

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Source Before I decided to begin this blog I did some research. Once I began setting it up I did even more research. And I assure you that it hasn’t been easy, especially in a country that is in deep recession. But then again I do believe that great things don’t happen by chance. You…

A drawing of a colored lady singing into a retro mike

Artwork by Denise Riga

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Lately, I have intentionally let myself get lost in the mesmerizing world of art, for I find art is one of my greatest healers and motivation boosters. Blame this mood of mine on spring and its bewildering color palette! Nonetheless, I will try to allure you into this art world by sharing with you a…

Reflection on 2016

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Another year has come to an end. It was a year filled with hardships and problems yet, it was not hopeless. I feel that this year was a turning point for a lot of us. You see I have this childish belief that in the end somehow things will be sorted out and turning points…

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A Christmas Note

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In times of uncertainty, overall turmoil and distress, I find it comforting, soothing and healing to spent holidays with my family. I think almost everyone feels the same way. Getting ready for this holiday season is like a ritual revered with great dearness. The awaiting period makes me feel like a child all over again,…

Colors of the Year 2017

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It is this time of the year again where companies announce their choice color for the coming year!  For Sherwin Williams it is a beautiful neutral: Poised Taupe SW6039.  After five years of a gray reign, they decided that it is time to warm things up a little by adding a touch of red.  It…

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