A super contemporary all white outdoor space with planters standing out and softening the rugged look of the contrast between the white manmade structure and the textured rock wall. Image: MyFace.

Stylish Planters to House Your Plants

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One of the most restorative and mindful things you can do is gardening. You don’t have to know much about it. You don’t even have to know the names of the flowers or shrubs you plant. You just have to follow your gut, start with one plant at a time and be present. Plants of…

I love this velvet upholstered armchair by the fireplace. What a cozy vignette without looking rustic. Image by JD Williams Home.

Benjamin Moore’s Color of the Year 2019

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Well hello there! Is it that time of the year again? Oh yes, I believe so! Just a few days ago, Benjamin Moore announced their color of the year 2019:…

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Maria Banou, a potter while painting one of her creations in her workshop. Image by Velvet.

Meet Maria Banou :: An Inspiring Ceramics Artist

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I first met Maria, a ceramics artist, a couple of years ago in Syros. Her workshop was quite impressive, packed with her ceramic creations. She was gentle, humble and really…

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A portrait of Marina Vernicos with her camera while in action.

Marina Vernicos :: The Sea Queen

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You know a great photographer when you see one! Each great photograph has the power to communicate the photographer’s essence without words. It sparks up emotions, thoughts and even haunts…

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Love that rusty colored dining chair in this elegant dining setup. Image by John Lewis.

New Color Crush That Matches Pink

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Two years ago pink captivated us in ways we couldn’t even imagine. It was to be found everywhere in home decor with pink velvet sofas and armchairs to accent walls,…

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How jungalicious is this? An off white sofa with tropical leaves print throw pillows and lots of lush, green foliage in the background. Image by DFS Furniture.

Urban Tropical Inspiration

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I think that this decade is most definitely characterized by an embrace for everything green. Lush, green foliage has found its way into our homes again. Yesss! And as the…

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A hanging rattan swing chair creates a great reading nook with a few tropical theme textiles - cocoon perfect! Image by House of Fraser.

Tips and Ideas for Spring Editing Your Home

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Have you started spring cleaning yet? I have, and it’s taken me a lot longer than I expected. Getting all the indoor/outdoor spaces ready for spring – summer seasons isn’t…

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A blue Fritz Hansen Egg chair in a concrete grey nook. Talk about design envy.

Blue Inspiration

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Growing up by the sea had a tremendous impact on me; watching the reflections upon calm waters or the turmoil of rough seas made me a passionate fan of the…

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An Easter outdoors table setting with two stuffed bunnies as decor.

Easter Decorating Inspiration

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Easter is almost here. For so many of you, Easter Sunday is only five days away. For Orthodox Christians like myself, it’s the weekend next. And I can’t wait for…

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What a great motif: succulents. This wallpaper is super. Image by MindtheGap

Fantastic Wallpaper Ideas

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If there was one thing I would love to see more of, in Greece, is wallpaper. And I’m not talking about any boring, granny looking wallpaper. Wallpapers nowadays are simply…

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