View of an outdoor dining setup for Easter in a city garden

Velvet’s Guide for a Stylish Easter Tablescape

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Spring is here and Easter weekend is literally just around the corner. It is a chance to pause, connect, and contemplate, or even visit another destination for the sake of that travel hype we have missed. No matter what though, Easter in Greece is like no other. It’s probably the most glorious time of the…

View of an outdoor dining setup for Easter in a city garden

Velvet’s Guide for a Stylish Easter Tablescape

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Spring is here and Easter weekend is literally just around the corner. It is a chance to pause, connect, and contemplate, or even visit another destination for the sake of…

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A pile of Velvet's Christmas Sugar Cookies, holly berries in the background and a red cup of hot chocolate next to the platter.

Velvet’s Christmas Sugar Cookies

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Makes 45-48 servings of sugar cookies Ingredients 200g (or 1 cup) of butter (or margarine), softened1 ½ cups of white sugar2 eggs2 teaspoons vanilla extract3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour1 teaspoon…

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A stylish off white sitting room with a beautiful Christmas tree and wreath. Image: H&M Home.

The Stylish Holiday Decorations and Gifts Edition

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Hands up if you are running late with your Christmas shopping. Unbelievable as it may be, the holidays are in full-swing. It’s time to appreciate and count our blessings, spend…

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A beautiful and stylish outdoor setup for a dinner party. Via OZ Design Furniture.

The Intimate Dinner Party

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Are you planning to throw a dinner party or attend one? Perfect. Dinner parties are about to return – one at a time. At last! The sense of community through…

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A flatlay of two items wrapped in the Furoshiki fabric gift wrap. Via Wrappuccino.

The Last Minute Sustainable Gift List

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Gift lists are not really my thing. Yet, once I began looking for sustainable gifts for my loved ones, I came across some great products. So, I thought this was…

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A hyggelig Christmas table setting made by Elisabeth Karatzas for Te Esse.

A Hyggelig Christmas Table Setting

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‘Tis that time of year…And despite the odd circumstances due to the pandemic, during the holidays we will gather around the dining table. That’s why Elisabeth has created a hyggelig…

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One of my home corners where I paint styled with some natural touches and a vague Scandi style.

Shopping My House

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Every spring I have a craze over cleaning and re-vamping my home. It helps me feel like I’m on top of things again. Except this spring things are quite different.…

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Two young women from India holding up a sign that reads 'I made your clothes.' Image: Secret Projects.

Secret Projects : Empowering Women in India

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A gloomy Tuesday afternoon it was, that I went through my email inbox when my eyes gleamed with joy and excitement. I was just granted an interview that I longed…

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Potted orchids in full bloom. Real or fake? My best orchid decor hack.

Best Orchid Decor Hack

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Happy new week y’all! Today, I want to share with you a little DIY decorating hack that I do at home. It is a very simple hack for having an…

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Flatlay image of Velvet drinking tea and reading an interiors magazine.
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