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 too good of a list not to share. Therefore, this is a last minute sustainable gift list I put together, of really mindful gift ideas,…

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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Velvet taking a smartphone picture while in Hermoupolis, Syros.

How to Take Better Pictures With a Smartphone

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Over the last few years, I have learned (unintentionally) to take better pictures with a smartphone for three reasons. The first reason is that I don’t actually own a DSLR…

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