inspiration

from color trends, inspirational tablescapes to interviews and everything in between

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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An Easter outdoors table setting with two stuffed bunnies as decor.

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 the weekend next. And I can’t wait 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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A neutral off white interior gets more lively from a mustard yellow cushion on the off-white Bond sofa, while a nest of three tables with a table lamp and a lampshade in a burnt sienna hue fill in nicely the natural and neutral palette. Image by Furniture Village.

Mustard Yellow Color Design Crush

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This is funny! I never thought I would have to take mustard yellow, too seriously. But lately, I can’t continue ignoring people’s crush over it. To my dismay, I must…

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A superb photo by Patrick Kool of a woman in a long red dress dancing in a dark room. The quote under reads Take a chance and dance in the rain. Otherwise what's the point? cited from Velvet

Beautiful Quotes to Keep in Mind!

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One of my favorite Pinterest boards is all about typography, inspirational quotes and typefaces. It is totally fascinating reading quotes in various typefaces expressing in a visual way a general…

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A beautifully styled tabletop for a New Year's Eve dinner party with lots of colored wine glasses, white porcelain plates with silver trims, silver cutlery all on a white tablecloth.

New Year’s Eve Decor

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Hi there! How are you?… Christmas is over but hopefully we all made some great memories to remember it by. And before we catch our breaths, we’ve got New Year’s…

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View from above of a a stylish dinning table with tabletop Christmas decor, lots of candles, a small white planter pot with a Heather in it, a decorative XMAS sign and lots of red splashes. Atop every guest's napkin at each place setting, there is a different Christmas ornament - a small gift for each guest.

Tabletop Christmas Decor

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Hosting a Christmas dinner can be a big deal. Right? It’s all about getting together with family and friends and creating beautiful memories. As such, little details that make our…

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A flatlay with a pair of brown boots, timber logs, nuts and a string of lights on a wooden floor with sprinkles of snow. Image shot by Oliver Perrott for Lights4Fun.co.uk.

Gift ideas for Him, Her and the Kids

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Christmas, more than any other time of the year, is a time of giving and showing our gratitude. It’s the perfect time to give thank you gifts to the men…

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A minimal grey dining area, with a silver wreath decor hanging atop, a minimal sitting bench coordinated with the dining table. Image via Marks&Spencer.

Holiday Gift Guide for the Home Addict

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Christmas season is such a joyful time; it’s a time of giving and giving without the expectation of getting – pure act of loving. There’s so much joy in that.…

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View of Elisabeth's fireplace with a fire going in it, and plenty of Christmas decor on the mantel creating a very cozy vignette. Led lights illuminate the fake pine garland and the ceramic white decor houses resting on either end of the mantel. Image by Velvet for Te Esse.

Vintage Inspired Christmas Decorating

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Elisabeth and I love Christmas. It’s a holiday filled with some great childhood memories, strongly etched due to the family traditions that my parents established long since. Now, it’s our…

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