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Home made stories, lifestyle tips and hacks, lists of curated links, and an occasional music playlist meant for your leisure.

Velvet at the 2019 Amara Interior Blog Awards

The 2019 Amara Interior Blog Awards

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It’s been just over a year, since my last visit to London to attend the Amara Interior Blog Awards in its sixth year. While on the plane, I couldn’t help…

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An illustration of a cityscape as you look up into the sky and the scrapers appear to come together.

Growing Up :: Leaving My Hometown

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Leaving my hometown to study abroad was one of the best decisions of my life. Sure, it was a challenge, but one I would take again without blinking once! It…

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Current and Upcoming Art Exhibitions

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Being in the great outdoors, hiking and watching nature’s transformation is undoubtedly one of the rewarding experiences – especially now in Fall. But I also think that visiting a good…

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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…

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Close view of clothes hanging. Image by Velvet.

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 simple and uncomplicated. Perhaps, it’s…

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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 moments from these 365 days filled with plenty of rock…

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View from above of one set at Elisabeth's Christmas tablescape.

An Inspiring Organic Christmas Tabletop

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It was exactly one year ago that we posted pictures of a Christmas tablescape we styled together with Elisabeth. Last year’s theme was Vintage Christmas. Today, Elisabeth stunned me with…

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Elisabeth and Velvet at Marylebone One in London for the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018.

A Night to Remember :: The Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018

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Last Thursday, Elisabeth and I attended the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018 ceremony. It was a night to remember for many different reasons. For starters, the event took place in London,…

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Creepy! This home interior is well decorated for Halloween that it gives you the creeps. Image by Sainsbury's Home.

Halloween Decor and Party Ideas To Spook Everyone Away

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Trick or Treat? Give me something good to eat… Halloween and its customs, including Halloween decor, mostly practiced in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland and Mexico, are slowly becoming…

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Partial view of the Museum of Modern Art in NYC looking from a window inside it.

Go Here :: Art Exhibitions

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Visiting an art exhibition is like a little treat. If that exhibition happens to be really good, then it’s a big treat. In any case, there are plenty of them…

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