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I love this velvet upholstered armchair by the fireplace. What a cozy vignette without looking rustic. Image by JD Williams Home.

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019

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Well hello there! Is it that time of the year again? Oh yes, I believe so! Just a few days ago, Benjamin Moore announced their color of the year 2019:…

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Maria Banou, a potter while painting one of her creations in her workshop. Image by Velvet.

Meet Maria Banou :: An Inspiring Ceramics Artist

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I first met Maria a couple of years ago in Syros. Her workshop was quite impressive, packed with her ceramic creations. She was gentle, humble and really polite, but with…

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A portrait of Marina Vernicos with her camera while in action.

Marina Vernicos :: The Sea Queen

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You know a great photographer when you see one! Each great photograph has the power to communicate the photographer’s essence without words. It sparks up emotions, thoughts and even haunts you…

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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 and armchairs to accent walls,…

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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 again. Yesss! And as the…

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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 spring – summer seasons isn’t…

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A blue Fritz Hansen Egg chair in a concrete grey nook. Talk about design envy.

Blue Inspiration

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Growing up by the sea had a tremendous impact on me; watching the reflections upon calm waters or the turmoil of rough seas made me a passionate fan of the…

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Easter Decorating Inspiration

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Easter is almost here. For so many of you, Easter Sunday is only five days away. For Orthodox Christians like myself, it’s next weekend. And I can’t wait for it.…

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Four women walking in Bonneville Salt Flats

Women’s Day :: Empowerment

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Today, on March 8th, 2018 is International Women’s Day. What does that mean? Is it just another day marked on a calendar? Sadly, for so many yes! But, fortunately for…

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What a great motif: succulents. This wallpaper is super. Image by MindtheGap

Fantastic Wallpaper Ideas

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If there was one thing I would love to see more of, in Greece, is wallpaper. And I’m not talking about any boring, granny looking wallpaper. Wallpapers nowadays are simply…

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