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A dark blue teal top over a pleat skirt paired with beige suede boots and a dark coat. Image by Dorothy Perkins.

Fall Fashion 2019 Ideas

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As we are heading for cooler days, I think it’s high time that you take a look at these fall fashion outlook ideas. They are surely a good kick-start for the upcoming season. So let’s begin… Topshop. Carrying a small…

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A contemporary and very bright living room with off white furniture and walls painted in DULUX Tranquil Dawn. Image by DULUX.

Tranquil Dawn Dulux Color Of the Year 2020

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Upon the closing of this September’s Maison et Objet international trade fair that is held in Paris, one thing is very clear. Pastel green (including Celedon and mint green) are on a high trending streak. As predicted, green is the…

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Velvet standing with her feet in the sea at Komito beach in Syros.

Summer Vacation Reflections :: Syros

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Hello September! Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great summer, but it’s time to welcome now the softness of the sunlight that follows during fall season. That is nature’s most gentle way to make us ease into those…

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Lights :: The Basics

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I’ve been wanting to write a post about lighting for a long time now. For some reason, something always happened and I kept on postponing it, until now. It just so happens that I’m working on an inspiration board for a client and planning the lighting scheme, and so the timing now couldn’t be better. Therefore, let’s talk about the art of lights…

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The Normann Copenhagen Eddy table lamp on a mustard colored velvet pouf amongst other furniture including a blush pink two seater sofa. The surrounding walls appear to be made of two different kinds of marble. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Interior Trends 2019

An overview of home interior trends for 2019, the ones that we’re seeing, the ones that will see more of and a few we might see sometime in the future.

A contemporary bathroom where teal reigns in the wainscotting and flooring. A brassy round mirror is paired nicely with two brassy sconces on each side of it. I like the wall mounted wooden tone vanity furniture that makes everything feel more airy. Image by El Corte Inglés Decoración.

Top 6 Bathroom Design Mistakes To Avoid

A guide meant for the perfect bathroom redesign without these 6 six bathroom design mistakes.

The Vitra RAR Eames plastic rocking armchair paired next to an Akari floor lamp in a house vignette with lots of wooden shelving and a wooden floor. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Japandi :: The Cross Cultural Fusion Design Trend

A four step guide to the Japandi trend, that fuses Japanese and Scandinavian minimalism.

A white sitting room with a bohemian flair to it because of the white hanging Moroccan lantern, the seagrass baskets in front of the white sofa, the blue patterned throw pillows, the plants and the peackock fan white armchair. Image by Monsoon.

Bohemian Decor :: The ``It`` Decor For Eclectic Decorating Fusions

A look at bohemian decor for that worldly and well traveled feel in interiors.

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The moon peaking through the clouds casting a glare over the blue waters and the sailing boat with its lights on frame this idyllic view from the beach of Achladi in Syros.

Wanderlust Design :: A Warm Minimal Beach Resort

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If your idea of living literally on a beach and waking up to a sea of light, then you’re probably thinking of a Greek island…So let me take you on this visual tour, to a retreat in Syros, by a scenic little cove with clear green blue waters and children playing all day long without a single care…And when the…

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Cielo and circo chairs by an infinity pool somewhere that looks very exotic and tropical.

Ames Vibrant Living :: On the Spotlight

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Last April while visiting Salone del Mobile in Milan, I happened to come across the…

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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…

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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…

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STYLE

A dark blue teal top over a pleat skirt paired with beige suede boots and a dark coat. Image by Dorothy Perkins.

Fall Fashion 2019 Ideas

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As we are heading for cooler days, I think it’s high time that you take…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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…

View of the Prague Castle after sunset hours.

10 Cool Things to Do In Prague on a Long Weekend

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A new year has just rolled in and I’m eager for more design talks, inspiration…

INSPIRATION

A contemporary and very bright living room with off white furniture and walls painted in DULUX Tranquil Dawn. Image by DULUX.

Tranquil Dawn Dulux Color Of the Year 2020

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Upon the closing of this September’s Maison et Objet international trade fair that is held…

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.…

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.…

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…

Design Lessons Made to Videos

Now you can watch my insights, expert advice and tips on YouTube too!

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Super Cool Teen Bedroom Ideas

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A stylish woman dressed in a blue polka dot dress and silver ankle boots standing in the middle of a street. Image by Sosandar.

The Boot Trends for Fall/Winter 2018-2019

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Curvy sofas, one of the 2018 sofa trends. A very stylish white room with built in bookcases around a window door, a pink curvy sofa, an airy coffee table and a rusty colored armchair as the perfect accent. Image by Nest.co.uk.

The 2018 Sofa Trends

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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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WELLNESS

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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A black and white image of a young beautiful woman sitting somewhere outdoors wearing a summer dress. In the background image of the Eiffel Tower

6 Key Elements Parisian Women Can Teach Us

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