Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Open kitchen shelving

Open kitchen shelving | Mark Eden Schooley via Lonny
Open kitchen shelving | mizmaggieb

There is something about open kitchen shelving that is always inspiring. Like taking a sneak peek inside someone's cabinets, admiring their collections. Love the rustic/vintage touches on the above shots and the clear glass/white mix. See more open shelving inspiration here, here and here.

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Image credits:
1.Mark Eden Schooley via Lonny, 2.mizmaggieb

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Weekend

Hammock at tropical turquoise beach | Constance Moofushi Resort, Maldives via Vacation Idea

● Anyone for a delicious apricot and basil panna cotta? Thought so, see the recipe here.
● Love this idea as a date night. Please take me to Italy..
● Looking for a pretty chic dress to wear at summer parties? Totally love this one.
●A thorough post on bloggers who monetize their blogs by the queen of decor blogs, Holly Becker, based on an inspiring comment left by her husband for a sceptic reader. 
Remember the 90ies? Not so long ago, but light years away.
● A really cool tumblr blog I came across recently.
● Beautiful round rope basket to utilise at home.
● The amazing patterns created when you look at earth from high above. Awesome!
● Love these funny gifs by Matteo Berton of Del Cambio Restaurant for Agency 515. Really, I can just stare at them for hours!
● How gorgeous is this oil bottle? Want it!

Last week: Inspired by this fresh and crisp white kitchen.
Last week: Have you heard the news?
Back on 2013: The coziest beds ever.
Back on 2012: Stunning Hotel Son Bernadinet in Mallorca.

Happy weekend, friends :)

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Image via Vacation Idea.

Friday, July 25, 2014

An announcement

Synchronized Swimmers by Jeannie Phan

I've been meaning to write this post for a few days now (or maybe weeks) but, as it seems from my on going procrastination, I feel a bit shy talking about myself and my personals. However, I just can't do by share my news with you, friends ;) After all we spend all that time together and to me, you are, without exaggeration, a sort of an extended family. Things are totally exciting and life changing around here the past months, and most of you might have already noticed an undeliberate lack in posting during this period.
So, here's the deal; I'm 3 months pregnant and, boy, isn't it an experience that soaks up all your mind and energy. At least for the first months, as they say. Things are going totally smooth so far, no dizziness and such, thank god, but still I just can't seem to get enough sleep. Now, you'll most probably find me on my sofa, daydreaming of my coming baby, filled with the utter anticipation of becoming a mother.
And, to make things even more thrilling, B. and I are getting married in September :) This means that, on top of the above, we deal with all those wedding preparations and decisions that have to be made in a pretty short time. Lots of the things to be used in our wedding are going to be handmade. My mom is helping as tons through this (thanks mom!) and has already crafted most of our wedding favors, decorative and desserts.  
I hope you do excuse my of my on and off presence for the next coming weeks, as well. I promise, I do my best to have My Paradissi on top of my priorities and keep you company here on the blog and on my social media as much as I can. Thanks for being around on a such amazing time of my life ^^

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Illustration by Jeannie Phan.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

ETSY MIX of the week

ETSY MIX of the week | My Paradissi

1 |  The perfect vintage industrial scissors sconce dating back from the 60ies found on Arqueologia Domestica (ArqueologiaDomestica, $203.09)
2 | Anyone feeling the same lust for striped bedding as I do? This handmade set of stonewashed natural linen by House of Baltic Linen looks too cushy and crisp to miss (HouseofBalticLinen: queen size duvet cover, $212.05 - pillowcase, $33.73+)
3 | Huge safety pins? Yes, please! So many ways one can utilise those, apart from solely decorative ones of course (ohalbatross, $12)
4 | Not sure I could actually sport this gorgeous macrame dress but I totally love its form and style. I would, on that matter, hang it as an amazing statement piece on my wall in my bedroom (AtelierKliko, $1,727)
5 | I'm kind of terrified of the idea of a temporary mark on my body but I totally dig pretty and smart tattoos when I see them. Having said that, I'd love to try these temporary fern tattoos by Victoria Foster (VictoriasAviary, $21.05)
6 | How cute is this little tree trunk chalkboard? Perfect rustic touch in a kitchen or home office (OliveManna, $38)

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