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. The lockdown has literally forced us to stay home… I for one have been in self-isolation since March 1st. Soon enough though, I turned to…

Sailing away from the port of Piraeus.

Weekend Links 12.13

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True story. Last October, George (my husband) and I, went to Syros for some business. It was a day’s trip where we got to spent only a few hours on…

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