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TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

TRAVEL DECOR: WHEN IN MILAN 

Travel decor is dear to my heart. I travel to see beautiful spaces before I enjoy the beautiful places. Backpacking through 3 countries in Europe in April saw me go to Geneva and Paris. The last stop was Milan, Italy- a country I fell hard for. The food, the sites,the culture, the language, the people! I want to go back again! We booked an Airbnb in Cimiano,Milan. It was a quaint little 2 bedroom apartment that fused a minimalist modern…

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DINING SPACES: THE MAKING OF A DINING ROOM

DINING SPACES: THE MAKING OF A DINING ROOM

Dining areas: Hey good peoples. Let’s talk design today, shall we? I will take you through the making of a dining room. I grew up without a dining area. We would eat in our living room. Some of my clients at work have also confided to me that we would be making what would be their very first dining set ever. I love how people get excited at the thought of eating on a table as opposed to eating on…

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OUTDOOR OASIS

OUTDOOR OASIS

Oasis is not only a refreshing zone in a desert. You can also create a back or front yard oasis in your home. Outdoor areas are cool hangouts for breakfast, book reading, an afternoon nap or a dinner away from the dining table. If you are looking for ways to spice up your outdoor area here are a few cool outdoor inspiration for all types of outdoor area. Apartment Balcony   Confined to the concrete jungle of apartments? Bring that…

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TRAVEL DECOR : PARISIAN APARTMENT

TRAVEL DECOR : PARISIAN APARTMENT

Paris is always a good idea and Parisian decor an even better idea. I recently visited Paris and fell in love with the city of love. The architecture-archaic historic Old World buildings ( I love using the term “Old World” a lot, like a whole lot). Everything about Parisian architecture blows you away! The tall windows, the rickety wooden floors, the ornately detailed ceilings, parquet flooring, huge entry doors, wainscotting ( the modern contemporalist in me fell in love with wainscotting!Ha! You…

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NEW YORK CHRONICLES

NEW YORK CHRONICLES

Long before I thought I would want to blog, New York happened. It also happened to be my most favorite place in the world from then. Every time I go to New York is amazing. New Yorkers are life ! The  tall buildings, Old World Charm, subways  and bridges leave you in awe! Here’s a New York travel guide for any first timer. Where To Stay This depends on your budget and travel goals. You can stay at a swanky…

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ADVENTURES: ZANZIBAR DIARIES- STONETOWN 

ADVENTURES: ZANZIBAR DIARIES- STONETOWN 

Adventures of Zanzibar continue…. Stonetown is an Old Arab town in Zanzibar. The view of Stonetown from Dar es Salam across the Indian ocean is out of this world! We only had about 1.5 hours to go round this old world town. The humidity was on another level.  Here is a snippet of Stonetown town in pictures:  The old fort: Street in Stonetown lined with hotels. This building with every floor in Swahili was awesome. Selfies in Stonetown 😍😍 The…

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BOOTY BASICS: THE PLAN

BOOTY BASICS: THE PLAN

I have been off my workout routine for quite a while now, which reminds me that I have a muscle shake powder I bought last year. I opened it, used it once and I do not know where I put it or why I  put it away. Enough of the rant, I noticed my booty needs werrrk! Like a lot of werk. Which is why I went on the prowl for booty shaping, blasting, toning and building techniques. Also, I…

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TRAVEL DECOR: DIANI

TRAVEL DECOR: DIANI

“Then you will travel, and the decor will move you” -Itch, 2017. Everytime I travel. I marvel at the architecture, interior design and decor of my destination. I will take snaps at a cute building or chair or table before.  The natural surroundings and people and culture move me but not as much as the furniture and the ambiance. So in Diani, our villa had amazing furniture. Read about our trip . I am not into rustic furniture  but this…

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LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

LIVING ROOM MAKEOVER

So some time last year I did a major makeover. I had set just about 1 month to do the entire house. I will be sharing the room by room makeover. I like to think of my space as my showroom because in my day job I am a furniture and interior designer. You can check out our company’s  website also our custom made furniture Facebook page. You can also book a professional interior design consultation in the comments section ….

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DOWN IN DIANI:TAKE 2 PICTORIAL 

DOWN IN DIANI:TAKE 2 PICTORIAL 

I decided to do a pictorial  of our recent trip with my friend EveJ who is a travel blogger. Also I may have written a really nice post on this trip an hour ago but lost it while navigating between two drafts in 2 devices ( sobs)….Pictures do speak more than words: we went, we saw, we loved.                Thanks for stopping by. Love&Light, Itch.