Monday, September 22, 2014

AROUND CRETE: Lentas | Dytiko

AROUND CRETE: Lentas - Dytiko | My Paradissi © Eleni Psyllaki

Can't believe it's been a week since I last enjoyed this view from our vacation home in Lentas. Actually, with all the things going on around here lately, it sort of feels like ages ago that I swam into these crystal clear turquoise waters. 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Sunday bliss is..

New York terrace. Photo by Scott Frances via NY Magazine
Detoxifying greek salad with kale and cauliflower 'feta' recipe by Blissful Basil

..enjoying a twisted take of what looks like a totally lustworthy greek salad in this urban green New York terrace feeling the subtle chilly breeze of September on the shoulders.

P.s. More Sunday bliss ideas here.


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Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Weekend

Bedroom with incredible seaview via House and Leisure.

● Care to know what the secret to getting what you really want is? Couldn't agree more!
● Industrial meets modern greek design in this amazing bistro bar in Symi island.
● Love this vintage glam table lamp. How prestigious!
● Really cute and sophisticated nursery for a little boy (love the wallpaper).
● The evolution of the desktop in a series of smart gifs.
● Haha, nice moto to wake up to!
● Now, this is an ice cream topping I would never (ever) think of.
● Love calligraphy? Then you should definitely have a look at Seb Lester's instagram.
● Seems like everybody is yelling these days. You just don't have to feel bad about it.
● Gorgeous gorgeous walnut dining table.


Last week: 5 simple tips to cozy up your outdoors for fall
Last week: Beautiful greek island guesthouse in Lesvos.
Back on 2013: 10 creative bedside tables.
Back on 2012: Domus Civita hotel in Italy


P.s. I was smitten to find out that My Paradissi is a nominee at the AMARA Interior Blog Awards under the Best International Blogs category! If you feel like voting for this blog, here's the link. Thanks :)

Happy weekend, friends!


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Photo via House and Leisure.

Friday, September 19, 2014

DIY: Iron mesh moodboard

DIY: Iron mesh moodboard | Image via Homesick.
Image via Homesick.

I've seen these mesh moodboard beauties around for a while, so I thought I'd put them all together in one post for future reference. Although, it is not a typical diy post, as none of the photo links actually lands to a tutorial, the concept is quite simple for anyone to follow. Just grab a wire mesh from your local hardware store the size you want, paint it black (or any other color whatsoever) or leave as is and hang it on your wall. Most examples, as you can see, are from home offices but I really dig the idea of using such a board in the kitchen, as shown at this amazing kitchen redo via A Beautiful Mess. See more ideas and examples after the jump. No one can really say no to an easy, budget friendly diy, right?
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