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…

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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Partial view of the Museum of Modern Art in NYC looking from a window inside it.

Go Here :: Art Exhibitions

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Visiting an art exhibition is like a little treat. If that exhibition happens to be really good, then it’s a big treat. In any case, there are plenty of them…

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A woman sitting by the edge of a pool with her feet inside the water and a portable light besides her after sunset hours creating a soothing ambiance. Image by Nest.co.uk.

Summer Holidays

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One of the best times of the year, my summer holidays, are finally here! Oh yes! The majority of the people in Greece take their summer holiday in August and…

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A frappe coffee served in a glass with a sea view in the background. Image by Antonis Drakakis. Copyright Te Esse.

Living Without Coffee For 20+ Years

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No coffee drinking is a lifestyle attitude. I bet this post title will freak out some of you, but it’s true. I have been living without coffee for 20+ years…

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Close up image of an experimental painting with thin rings of white and black paints. Image by Lurm on Unsplash.

4 Art Exhibitions Not To Be Missed

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The weekend is finally here and so many of you might be going away on a getaway. Lucky you. Traveling is one of those things I can’t get enough of……

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A rocky shoreline on a Greek island.

Fun Reading 05.18

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Hey, how has your week been so far? I had a really tough one. My little girl got the flu on Monday and we’re still trying to recover. I used…

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