a lovely holiday home on tinos, greece

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This gorgeous house belongs to Greek interior designer Marilyn Katsaris. Located on the island of Tinos (Greece), it is designed by Greek Zege architects. This vacation home is actually made up of two separate houses which have been brought together through a picturesque veranda. Respecting the architectural surroundings and capturing the day to day beauty and simplicity, the architects created this private residence as it was meant to be designed for Tinos.

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All bathrooms, with exposed rock formations, have a different color selected from the natural surrounding elements such as blue and sand color.

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The exterior architecture coincides with the rules and balance of the typical residential islandic forms. Pigeon whole windows, curved white forms of structure and exposed stone formations are the examples of this typical form of architecture.

(via Yatzer)

bohemian style outdoor furniture & accessories

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With this beautiful hammock, colorful ethnic style cushions and this fab ikat chair you can create a similar bohemian atmosphere as the outdoor areas featured in the previous post. The cotton hammock is available here.

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These stunning cushions all have an ethnic touche: Sparkler cushion in white with turquoise, Jacintho cushion in beautiful bold colors, Sparkler cushion in white with plum, Jacintho cushion in desert colors,

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I love this ikat fabric chair. It is available in turquoise, purple and orange.

outdoor spaces with an ethnic touch

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Today some outdoor areas with a slightly ethnic touch. A similar look can be created by using ethnic cushions (for example ikat print, kilim or berber cushions), succulent plants, a hammock, a wooden or Moroccan table and the famous Acapulco chairs (as featured in the last image).

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(images from ELLE Decor, House Beautiful, Westelm, Jose Villa, Design*Sponge)

fashion friday

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I love summer but each year I do look forward to the fall fashion collection. Those cute suede ankle boots from Ash (see image below) are on my wish list, as well are these other fashion items that really go well with the boots.

1. alpaca knit sweater, 2. slouchy suede shoulder bag with fringes, 3. chain wrap watch by Sara Designs, 4. taupe brushed suede ankle boots from Ash, 5. arrowhead ring by Pamela Love.

magazine storage stool

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This is the perfect stool for magazine lovers! With this chair-cum-storage unit built of a birch-wood base, adjustable leather straps and cushion you can not only store your magazines but you create an extra seating as well. And it is also an eye-catcher in your home!

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The Hockenheimer Stool is available in a magazine model and in a newspaper model.

capri suite

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Capri Suite is contemporary two room hotel located in the ancient village of Anacapri, on the Italian island of Capri. The hotel is designed by Italian architectural firm Zetastudio.

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I love the bright yellow bed linnen from Livio de Simone which is used on the 19th century bed (image below).

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You can see more of this stunning boutique hotel on The Travel Files.

ochre yellow

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Today’s summer color is ochre. I love this warm shade of yellow. The beautiful retro style wooden pendants in the image above are from Anthropologie.

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(images from Anthropologie, Mike Mellinger, Michael Graydon