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IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Back on Campus in Style

It is time to say farewell to summer, and, for many, dust of the textbooks for a new semester. Whether you are in the city or a picturesque East Coast Ivy League campus, heading back…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

French Elegance and English Countryside Sophistication for Spring Tablescapes

You don’t have to be in Europe to get the French Elegance or the English countryside sophistication. This spring Svitlana Flom, the editor-in-chief of artdefete.com, created two beautiful tablescapes with products from Bernardaud and Juliska,…

Travel Insight: How Country Inn and Suites by Carlson is Changing the Guest Experience

It may soon be the talk of the country, but the national hotel chain Country Inn and Suites is getting a brand new overhaul. It will still have the same charm that its loyal guests…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

Experience the power of a bookbook™  - IKEA catalog ad 2015

The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive from…

Back on Campus in Style

Zio-Ziegler-for-PBteen-Lifestyle-Image

It is time to say farewell to summer, and, for many, dust of the textbooks for a new semester. Whether you are in the city or a picturesque East Coast Ivy League campus, heading back…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

guest bedroom on a dime

This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way we…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

Excellent Summer Read: Skimbaco Lifestyle Coastal Family Summer magazine issue

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

French Elegance and English Countryside Sophistication for Spring Tablescapes

mothers day tablescape purple and gold

You don’t have to be in Europe to get the French Elegance or the English countryside sophistication. This spring Svitlana Flom, the editor-in-chief of artdefete.com, created two beautiful tablescapes with products from Bernardaud and Juliska,…

Travel Insight: How Country Inn and Suites by Carlson is Changing the Guest Experience

Country Inn and Suites New Design

It may soon be the talk of the country, but the national hotel chain Country Inn and Suites is getting a brand new overhaul. It will still have the same charm that its loyal guests…

My Holiday Home & easy ideas for last minute Christmas decorating

Christmas in Swedish mansion

My Christmas home done the easy way For many of us December is the busiest time of the year, and let’s be honest: sometimes it is hard to find the time to do it all,…

Holiday Special: An Italian Tablescape Inspired by Travel Warms a Home

Vietri Holiday

After opening gifts from Santa this year, many of you may gather with family for a meal over a festive, holiday table. Vietri’s Old St. Nick pattern is one of the most popular Christmas patterns…

Holiday Home: Chalet Chic Style (inspired by my ski trip to Italy)

Chalet Chic decorating ideas for the Holidays

Cabin fever is ok…. Cabin fever is OK, when your home is decorated the way you like it, and you feel like you are enjoying your home to the fullest. I just arrived home from…

Gift a Room Makeover (that anyone can afford)

Room makeover as a gift with easy wall murals

I know what you are thinking, gifting a room makeover sounds like a mission impossible, and pretty damn pricey. I have one simple solution: wall murals. One wall covered in beautiful print, a serene picture…