One year of Beautiful Things

I cannot believe it’s been 1 year since my blog adventure began!!! When I first started I couldn’t imagine that I would stick to it and keep posting, and now here I am, writing a quick summary of this year so far:

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1/ I met lots of lovely people who share the same interests as me, both here and on Instagram, I couldn’t imagine the big and friendly the community is;

2/ My house got published in a few online magazines and websites, very excited about that, it’s nice to share my little space with other people;

3/ I’ve been nominated for the Amara Interior Blog Awards under the Newcomers Blog category!  I’m very excited about this and I’d thrilled just to get the chances to get into the finals, but of course, I need your help!!!Voting is gonna start soon…

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Regent’s Park House

Regent’s Park House

I think it’s time for a new home tour today! A while ago my friend Massimo asked me to photograph one of his project: this stunning flat not far from Regent’s Park in North London.

The Bedroom is simple but bright and minimal. The two bedside table are Meduse from Casamania. The Black & White Photo on the wall is by James Morris, one of my favourite architectural photographer.

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The little wood side chair, found by the owner at a flea market is probably my favourite piece in the all flat.

The Bright Living Room found space for the dark metal of the Standard Jean Prouvé Chairs by Vitra and the Cavalletto Table by Cassina.

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My (B&W) Xmas gifts

This year I’ve been a good girl again, so Santa got me some lovely gifts. All in Black &White (of course, he knows my taste very well)…

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“Milano – Storia di una rinascita is a beautiful book with black and white photos from 1943 -1953: a reportage from the destruction caused by the II World War, to the rebirth of the City. It’s the catalog of the exhibition at Palazzo Morando (Via Sant’Andrea, 6 – 20123 Milano). Highly recommended if you’re around!!!

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The cashmere blanket is gonna be perfect for the cold winter London days, while the Menu Salt and Pepper grinder have been on my wish list for a long long time, I think they will be a nice addition to my kitchen.

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Paris is now awaiting me for NYE and the Cereal City Guide is just the perfect gift for it.But before that, I am gonna enjoy the best present today: a day in Milan with my sister 🙂

What did Santa bring you this year?

xx

Silvy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Minute Xmas Presents

I have to admit I am a last minute Xmas present kind of person, running around like crazy the last days to try and find something. So I’m happy to share with you some last minute GIFT IDEAS:

So I’m happy to share with you some last minute GIFT IDEAS:

1/ GIFT FOR SISTER, MOTHER, GIRLFRIENDS:

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  1. Marble Coasters – Oliver Bonas
  2. Roud Mirror- Moebe
  3. Personal MINI Jewels box – Nomess 
  4.  Bottle Grinder – MENU 
  5.  Hang On – Norman Copenhagen
  6.  Räsymatto apron – Marimekko
  7. How to Hygge – The Secret of Nordic Living 
  8. Sholder Canvas Tote – Stighlorgan

 

2/ GIFT FOR BROTHER, FATHER, BOYFRIENDS:

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  1. Passport Case – MUJI
  2. Rolltop Backpack – Stighlorgan
  3. Wireless Headphones – Urbanears 
  4. Tumbler Alarm Clock – Menu
  5. Webbing Belt – Stighlorgan
  6. Bike Light – Lucetta
  7. The Right Tool – Card 
  8. Cognac Glasses – Normann Copenhagen

I hope you’ll find it useful! Have you got all your presents sorted already?

xx

S


P.S.Most of the pieces are available with prompt delivery, but always double check on the website or try and find it in a shop.

 

Minimal Xmas Trees Inspiration

Minimal Xmas Trees Inspiration

It’s been a few years since I decided to make minimal Xmas trees instead of traditional ones. Here are a few trees I did over the years: I hope you like them…

1/ WHITE BRANCH 

Minimal Xmas treeA simple branch from a tree I found in the forest in Italy and then painted with white spray colour. Add some simple red white and black baubles (found at a local DIY shop) and some whole nuts to cover the base.

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