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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,…

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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The silhouettes of a crowd listening to a live concert.

Music Playlist :: 2018 Reflections

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Another year is coming to an end, but this music playlist I put together highlights some of my most inspiring moments from these 365 days filled with plenty of rock…

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View from above of one set at Elisabeth's Christmas tablescape.

An Inspiring Organic Christmas Tabletop

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It was exactly one year ago that we posted pictures of a Christmas tablescape we styled together with Elisabeth. Last year’s theme was Vintage Christmas. Today, Elisabeth stunned me with…

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Elisabeth and Velvet at Marylebone One in London for the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018.

A Night to Remember :: The Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018

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Last Thursday, Elisabeth and I attended the Amara Interior Blog Awards 2018 ceremony. It was a night to remember for many different reasons. For starters, the event took place in London,…

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Creepy! This home interior is well decorated for Halloween that it gives you the creeps. Image by Sainsbury's Home.

Halloween Decor and Party Ideas To Spook Everyone Away

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Trick or Treat? Give me something good to eat… Halloween and its customs, including Halloween decor, mostly practiced in the United States, Canada, UK, Ireland and Mexico, are slowly becoming…

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