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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 bright, perfectly styled dining vignette in a home with a Cycladic minimal vibe. Photo: Three Birds Renovations/Raja Homewares.

Friday Musings 01.17

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The weekend is almost here and looking forward to it. Any plans? Personally, I will rest as much as possible. That means a lot of Netflix and some reading. So…

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A beautiful contemporary living space with large windows, a Mid-century inspired armchair, an off white sofa in front of a modern fireplace and lots of Christmas decor on the coffee table and Christmas tree. Image via H&M homestores.

The Holiday Edition Musings

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“When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people. As I grow older, I admire kind people.” These wise words spoken by Abraham Joshua Heschel have been etched in…

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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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