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15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture brand…

Whiskey Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd: It’s no Longer Just a Man’s Drink

We’ve come a long way, baby!  Gone are the “Mad Men” days of whiskey being a just a man’s drink, straight on the rocks. Whiskey sales are on the rise, and women are contributing to…

IKEA’s New Modular Kitchen SEKTION Makes Custom Dream Kitchens Possible for Everyone

IKEA SEKTION kitchen system comes to stores in February I have been waiting this IKEA kitchen announcement, and the first photos for weeks now, and it’s finally here! What a timing – we are in…

Exotic Chic Home Decorating Inspiration from Sri Lanka

Did you see my post Sri Lanka in Instagram photos? The country is feast for eyes, whether it comes to nature, architecture, historic sites or design. I believe that you should always travel everywhere and…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

The Skimbaco Philosophy on Saving & Splurging I am a big believer that you can live life to the fullest on any budget. I love to splurge on things, but I equally love saving money…

15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

15 easy ways you can do today to save the earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

BoConcept

Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture brand…

Whiskey Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd: It’s no Longer Just a Man’s Drink

Whiskey cocktails on the rise

We’ve come a long way, baby!  Gone are the “Mad Men” days of whiskey being a just a man’s drink, straight on the rocks. Whiskey sales are on the rise, and women are contributing to…

IKEA’s New Modular Kitchen SEKTION Makes Custom Dream Kitchens Possible for Everyone

IKEA SEKTION New Kitchen system for 2015

IKEA SEKTION kitchen system comes to stores in February I have been waiting this IKEA kitchen announcement, and the first photos for weeks now, and it’s finally here! What a timing – we are in…

Exotic Chic Home Decorating Inspiration from Sri Lanka

Exotic chic decorating style from Sri Lanka

Did you see my post Sri Lanka in Instagram photos? The country is feast for eyes, whether it comes to nature, architecture, historic sites or design. I believe that you should always travel everywhere and…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

Paris flea market style home decorating inspiration via @skimbaco

The Skimbaco Philosophy on Saving & Splurging I am a big believer that you can live life to the fullest on any budget. I love to splurge on things, but I equally love saving money…

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Decorating Inspiration

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Ideas

If you would like your Christmas to look picture perfect from Scandinavian catalogs, here is some visual inspiration for you how to make it happen from a few Nordic brands. Less is more in the…

Maison Kitsuné Releases Special Holiday Capsule Collection

maison kitsune

Recently home from a trip to Paris, I have been inspired by everything I saw during my visit to the city of lights. Whether it was champagne, beautiful scenery, or, of course, fashion. It was…

Le Méridien Sparkling Happy Hour: Serving Global Cocktails Unique to Local Areas

cocktails inspired by fall and winter

Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts are putting back the sparkle in happy hour this fall and winter.  The trendy, European-inspired hotels in the Starwood Brand, have tapped into local flavors to curate spritzers and cocktails…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Tove Jansson's Moomin Exhibition at Arabia Factory and the anniversary of Tove Jansson

We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of the…