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HOW TO TRAVEL THE GREEK ISLANDS: SANTORINI PART I

Santorini is my number one destination in the world! Not only because Basil and I got married there (although this is going to be an amazing excuse to get back, obviously) or because I am of Greek decent. Remove all of these factors and you have a breathtaking island that well - takes your breath away. Quite literally too. But I'll get to this a little later! Sun-drenched shores, ocean that stretches as far as the eye can see, quaint little cobblestone pathways, white washed and pastel buildings, endless archways, amazing sunsets, relaxed balmy nights and not to mentioned the incredibly fresh seafood. Could you really ask for more in the one location?! Everywhere you turn you are in an ongoing...

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An Arch Obsession - By Quincoces-Dragò

Recently I have been dreaming up what I would like my forever home to look like. Lets start with the fact that I change my favourite colour daily, and although I would say I have a strong sense of personal style, I'm not quite sure that I'm at the stage where I could arrange a colour palette, furniture and finishings into a home with confidence that I wouldn't turn around in a years time and regret my decisions! So, recently I have been gathering inspiration of interiors that I love and making points about why I love them. It has been a great little project of discovery for me, as I am able to reflect and draw parallels and similarities...

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THE STYLE EDIT: WHAT I'M CURRENTLY COVETING

As far back as I can remember, fashion was a way to express myself. My mum tells me I used to get up each morning and choose my own outfit, laying it out on my bed from as young as three. As a teenager this evolved into my personal space, merchandising it on a regular basis. Now, as Graphic Designer, Visual Merchandiser and Stylist by trade, it's my passion putting outfits together, styling spaces and discovering products and pieces that light my eyes up. I'm a sucker for well designed products, packaging and pieces. In fact, I am known to purchase things for form over function - it's the way I've always been and the way it will always be,...

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DESTINATION REAL BRIDE SERIES - WITH OLIVIA

A beautiful destination wedding held in a private Villa set on the Santorini clifftop, overlooking panoramic views of the jaw-dropping Caldera. With a picture perfect setting and a three day celebration with our 80 guests, you'd never pick the obstacles we had to overcome, but still can't recommend a destination wedding highly enough. DESTINATION: Santorini, Greece  WAS A DESTINATION WEDDING ALWAYS THE PLAN?  It wasn't always the plan, it was however always the dream! I had mentioned it to Basil a couple of times with a huge smile on my face. It was something we would have endless conversations about - 'our dream wedding', but neither of us ever thought it would become a reality for us. We had visited...

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DESTINATION REAL BRIDE SERIES - WITH SIVAN AYLA

An inspirational destination wedding held on the traditional Greek Island of Naxos, with a laid-back bride who adapted and reflected the setting reminds us that it's not all about perfection and that some traditions can be broken. Doing her own hair and make up, walking barefoot down the isle in front of 60 close family and friends, Sivan gives us an insight into her unforgettable celebration. DESTINATION: Naxos, Greece  WAS A DESTINATION WEDDING ALWAYS THE PLAN?  Originally I wanted to get married on a vineyard, but was finding that the rules are really strict on many vineyards and my family & friends like to party late. I also wanted to keep it really small & intimate, so it was the...

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DESTINATION REAL BRIDE SERIES - WITH STEPHANIE

An intimate destination celebration set on the breathtaking Pandawa Cliff, in Bali Indonesia, a location the couple had never visited despite many trips to the Island. High above the Indian Ocean and white sands, the couple shared the magic of their intimate celebration with their closest family and friends.  DESTINATION: Bali, Indonesia  WAS A DESTINATION WEDDING ALWAYS THE PLAN?  Not always the plan but we were going to Bali so much and fell in love. So we decided to make it happen! HOW DID YOU CHOOSE THE LOCATION?  A friend of ours lives in Bali and took us on a day trip to hunt for the perfect location. It was very hard to choose because they were all so amazing but as...

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7 DESTINATION WEDDING TIPS - FROM REAL BRIDES

Anything in particular you would like to know in regards to planning a destination wedding? Leave a comment below with your questions and I will try to have it covered over this series! Nature with it's unexplainable beauty becomes the forefront in Destination Weddings held in some of the most breathtaking and picturesque places across the globe. With a backdrop seemingly difficult to capture on film, though still shockingly stunning on it, leaves those who were there present only to really know and experience the true scene that was set before them on the most special day of these couples lives. As time stood still, they exchanged vows for as long as they both shall live, broke trends and created their own...

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How to be blissfully unaware of others

Anxiety noun a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something or an uncertain outcome. If you are in the creative industry, a bride-to-be, starting your own business, buying a house, starting a family - whatever point you are in your life, there is a good chance you are well aware of what others are doing, and it's not only time to stop worrying about what others are doing, it's time to stop comparing yourself to others, too. With social media channels being checked by individuals on the daily, scrolling to view the lives of others, their competition, those they look up to and admire - whether you are aware or not, it is starting to have an overall impact...

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