Sparkle #219: Bright Lights on my Mind!

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October and the cool fall breeze is making me happy-giddy! And I have got fun, family, food and festivals on my mind all of this month. Since the festival of lights is just round the corner, I have been browsing a whole… Continue Reading

Sparkle #204: Creative Room Decor Ideas – Part 2

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See Part 1 of this post here.  Hello folks, today I am wrapping up my room decor inspiration post with this round-up of ideas for bright, colorful and creative decor which complements the current set up of my room. Let me know what… Continue Reading

Sparkle #203: Creative Room Decor Ideas – Part 1

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See Part 2 of this post here.  Hello everyone, how has your week been? Mine’s been crazy as always, and I am so excited the weekend is just around the corner. This weekend, I will be spending some time shopping online… Continue Reading

Out With The Old, In With The New

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I am writing this post from a room which is bare, empty and feels cold, even though today is a particularly warm summer day. All the paraphernalia on my desk has been packed in boxes, and the pictures and postcards on the walls have… Continue Reading

Sparkle #189: Dress up your Phone for Summer!

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Summer is here! It’s time to update your wardrobe, diet, makeup and everything else with lighter, brighter and breezier options which are in line with the season. This includes your gadget screens as well. My previous wallpaper round-up post got a lot of hits, so today I… Continue Reading

Sparkle #188: The Magical World of Rune Guneriussen

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I recently stumbled upon the surreal art of artist Rune Guneriussen and can’t take my eyes off his dreamy installations. Rune uses everyday objects to create stories in the natural landscape of his hometown, Norway. These complex and time consuming installations are painstakingly… Continue Reading

Sparkle #176: Make your Monday Happy!

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Happy Monday folks! I am not feeling very happy or excited this morning and could do with some sunshine to brighten things up. The year has started on a crazy note, a new job means lots of learning and hence most of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #174: Rose Quartz & Serenity Mood Board

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Pantone recently released it’s colors for 2016, and I am delighted! Rose quartz and serenity make for a light and airy combination which can not only exist by itself, but also easily mix with other colors to create eye catching palettes. That sounds believable,… Continue Reading

Sparkle #172: Inspirational Phone Wallpapers

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Happy Monday folks! Are you charged up for the week ahead or are you still dealing with Monday morning blues? It’s still January, so you are probably motivated enough to stay on track with your resolutions for 2016. I just published mine and I… Continue Reading

Sparkle #170: Free Printables for 2016

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Happy Thursday folks, how is 2016 treating you? It’s still the first week of the new year, so I guess we can allow ourselves a little leisure time to look at some fun printables for 2016. I love collecting printables and planners, I… Continue Reading

Sparkle #169: The Giant List of Christmas DIYs

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Are you looking for fun stuff to do by yourself or with your family this holiday season? What better way to spend time together then to indulge in some interesting holiday DIYs. I came across a couple of very interesting DIYs… Continue Reading

Sparkle #166: Vintage Holiday Cards

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Happy Monday folks! It’s almost Christmas, and I cannot wait until the holiday season officially kicks in sometime next week. With less than 10 days to go for Christmas, I have been obsessed with finding the perfect holiday cards which I… Continue Reading

Sparkle #165: Christmas Tree Decoration Themes

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I like coming up with a theme for decorating my Christmas tree every year. It is no fun to pile on all the ornaments in a random fashion on the tree. A themed Christmas tree on the other hand is… Continue Reading

Sparkle #163: Travel with the Holiday Magazine

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I recently came across some illustrated covers for the Holiday Magazine, and was curious to know more about their content and readership. The Holiday Magazine was first published in the US between 1946 – 1977, and it introduced a new… Continue Reading

Sparkle #158: Countdown to Christmas

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Happy Monday people! December is officially the most wonderful time of the year. Everything around us radiates good vibes, positive energy and lots of happiness! To kick start the holiday cheer, I am doing a round up of some of my favorite… Continue Reading

Sparkle #145: Pumpkin DIYs for Halloween

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Are you still planning your decor for Halloween? Spooky or not, pumpkins continue to be one of the best ways you can update your interiors for fall and Halloween. There are plenty of pumpkin decorating tutorials on the internet, so for today’s post I decided to do a quick… Continue Reading

And we are back again!

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Happy Sunday folks! I have been MIA for a week, because that’s exactly the amount of time it took to get the blog up and running again. Last week was really tough as I saw my site slow down and then… Continue Reading

Sparkle #139: Minimalist Travel Tattoos

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I don’t think I will ever get a tattoo – it seems too permanent! What if I don’t like what I got a couple of years down the line? I also have super sensitive skin with a low pain threshold, so the idea of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #128: Fall Wallpapers for your Desktop

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Another week and the leaves will start changing color, the wind will get cooler and the days shorter! If you haven’t already, start thinking about fall and all the fun it is going to bring in the coming weeks. Everything gets updated… Continue Reading

Sparkle #117: Illustrated Owl Art

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We are rounding up a fantastic week of celebrating illustrated art on the blog today, and what better way to wrap it up then a post on illustrated owls? Whimsical, cute, mysterious, or just plain funny, owl illustrations are always a treat… Continue Reading

Sparkle #116: Illustrated Playing Cards

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Illustrated playing cards are so much fun to look at, they almost always end up distracting me from the game! Illustrations done for a pack of playing cards tend to be creative as well as extremely versatile. Given that a deck of cards… Continue Reading

Sparkle #115: Illustrated Travel Maps

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We are celebrating illustrated art on the blog this week, and for today’s post I wanted to share my favorite type of travel illustrations – illustrated travel maps! An illustrated map comes in handy when you want to know the character… Continue Reading

Sparkle #114: Healthy Living Illustrations

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Happy Monday lovelies! This week on the blog we are celebrating illustration art, which means I will be sharing some of my favorite illustrations from different categories with you through the week. I have always been obsessed with good art and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #107: Paris vs New York

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I love Paris and New York – both cities are my absolute favorites and close to my heart for so many different reasons! I discovered Paris via books and movies and fell in love with it in an instant. Thankfully, my maiden visit this… Continue Reading

Sparkle #100: Magical Art for your Desktops

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Have you heard of Vladstudio.com? I stumbled upon Vladstudio almost 5 years ago, when I was looking for quirky and whimsical wallpapers to dress my shiny new Sony Vaio! Vladstudio is an art project of Russian digital artist Vlad Gerasimov – a professional… Continue Reading

Sparkle #99: Travel Illustrations Of Famous Cities

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Travel inspiration can strike anywhere – over a conversation, in a movie, through a book or from the internet! I recently stumbled across these delightful city illustrations from the Tokyo Illustrators Society and am craving a trip to New York again! Japanese artist Kondo Yoshie put… Continue Reading

Sparkle #80: Rustic Chalkboard Menus

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I love chalkboard menus and I am so obsessed with creating something similar for my kitchen right now. They add a vintage, rustic and whimsical charm to the entire room. You can get as creative as you want with these menus – paint some… Continue Reading