A contemporary living space with large windows, a dark grey sofa, a low coffee table and walls in Dulux Brave Ground beige. Via Dulux.

Brave Ground Dulux Color of the Year 2021

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Admittedly, 2020 has proved to be a year of many unexpected challenges. Therefore, when the Dutch paint brand, Dulux, named yesterday Brave Ground as Color the Year 2021 it made perfect sense. An earthy based hue with a “reassuring” feel to it, seems to reflect best the need for a down-to-earth trigger mindset. DULUX. Brave…

High rise building in London with colored glass panels on its facade. Image by Velvet.

Why I’m a Sucker for Colored Glass!

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If you have been following me for a while, you’re probably noticing a pattern in the things I like. For example, I’m a blue person. I just LOVE blue. However,…

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A stylish contemporary living room with an off white two seater sofa and two armchairs in saturated burgundy. Image via Nest.co.uk.

How to Make Successful Color Combinations

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This week I’d like to talk about colors! There is a fundamental and universal truth that is found everywhere and makes an imprint on us every moment of our lives yet,…

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A yellow runner and a yellow egg wrapped in a towel like a bunny face, surely makes a great Easter decorating idea. Image via John Lewis.

Easter Decorating Ideas

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As I’m writing these lines I’m daydreaming of my Easter destination! Tonight I have to pack because tomorrow I’m off with my family to Syros for our Easter break. To…

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Partial view of a living space with a dark blue accent wall and white fireplace, featuring a sun like mirror frame and a small plant on the mantel.

Spring Inspiration

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Image by Velvet. Spring is a season of new, fresh beginnings. It’s a time where nature’s glory hits a peak. It is also a great time to update your interior…

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A drawing of a colored lady singing into a retro mike. Artwork by Denise Riga.

Artwork by Denise Riga

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Lately, I have intentionally let myself get lost in the mesmerizing world of art, for I find art is one of my greatest healers and motivation boosters. Blame this mood…

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A stylish interior with a black dining table and chairs, black chandelier with a chevron pattern hardwood floor

Get in Style with Super Trendy Chevron Patterns

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Pattern is one of the biggest trends this year and perhaps this decade.  It is a trend that’s here to stay! One of the most easy-going patterns of all is…

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