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My First Hammam Spa Experience

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Most times, investing a little time to yourself is a necessity. But many times we might overlook that necessity because our priorities say otherwise. Except this time, my husband George…

View of the main pool and central building of Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos after sunset hours.

Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos :: Escape To Good Living

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Early this July, George and I along with our two children, took four days off to visit Rhodos (or Rhodes) in the Dodecanese Sea, home to some of the most…

A swimming pool with three sunbeds on one end and a chevron pattern tiled flooring.

How to Match Patterns and Get it Right

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I know you have a story to tell: your handwriting, your favorite color(s) and the pattern prints you choose are all giving you away – like reading a diary, because…

A white minimal living space with touches of organic hues to make it feel warm and cozy.

My Top 5 Benjamin Moore White Paints

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White is a very special color with a huge fan club no matter what interior trends dictate. It is considered a neutral color by most and therefore, it comes to…

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…

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…

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DESIGN

How to Match Patterns and Get it Right

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A white minimal living space with touches of organic hues to make it feel warm and cozy.

My Top 5 Benjamin Moore White Paints

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White is a very special color with a huge fan club no matter what interior trends dictate. It is considered a neutral color by most and therefore, it comes to…

A large mirror standing behind a grey sofa next to two black frames. The setting is contemporary yet with lots of interesting juxtapositions. Image by Harvey Norman.

How to Choose the Perfect Mirror

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Since writing a whole lot of things about bathroom mirrors the other day in my post about the top 6 bathroom design mistakes, I thought I do a little more…

STYLE

An orange maxi summer dress with a flower print is a great thing to wear when going to the beach along with that straw bag. Love it! Image by Dorothy Perkins.

Stylish Print & Pattern Fashion Inspiration

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I think print patterns have been around almost forever. What changes over time is how we choose to use them. Well, in this case I’m…

A beige ribbed jumpsuit with an organic vibe to it paired with a straw bag feels like it's shouting out "Mediterranean Summer". Image by Next.

The Summer Edit | Outfits Inspiration

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This year, summer seems to be taking its time to settle in, but that’s just fine with me. As a matter of fact, I think…

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…

TRAVEL

View of the main pool and central building of Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos after sunset hours.

Grecotel Lux Me Rhodos :: Escape To Good Living

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Early this July, George and I along with our two children, took four days off to visit Rhodos (or Rhodes) in the Dodecanese Sea, home…

View of Lake Lugano

Lugano | A Day’s Visit Highlights

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While in Milan this April for the Salone del Mobile, we decided to head north to Lugano, a city on the southern end of Switzerland…

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…

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

Velvet after her hammam spa treatment sitting in the lounge for tea and loukoumi.

My First Hammam Spa Experience

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Most times, investing a little time to yourself is a necessity. But many times we might overlook that necessity because…

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