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Table runner, the protagonist of our dining room


I wanted to show you how our dining room was decorated with the new table runner that I brought from Peru. This beautiful table runner is handmade with 100% alpaca wool dyed naturally by artisans in Chinchero, a district of Cusco. I love the colors, but overall the design and iconography of Chinchero (Cusco) represented on it.Now we are ready…

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A short but wonderful trip in Cusco


It’s been 10 years since I visited Cusco the last time and for me, it is the best city to recharge energy. With its beautiful blue sky (if it is not rainy season, of course) and the kindness of its people; my mom, Thiago and I enjoyed those 4 days. It was the 7th time I visited this beautiful city…

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Collections: Binga baskets to decorate your walls


In most of the decorations of global or bohemian style, a gallery wall is usually highlighted. This wall can be decorated with paintings of different formats and designs, with mirrors, with ceramics or as the title of this post, with wicker baskets.There is a variety of handmade wicker baskets. But today I want to show you these baskets woven by…

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Cultural heritage and textiles in Chinchero, Cusco


After a few years, I traveled to my dear country Peru with my little Thiago to visit the family and also to visit Cusco together with my mother.During those 4 days in Cusco, we learned more about our culture and its traditional fabrics at the Apu Antasaqa Artisanal Association. This association is located in the district of Chinchero in the…

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Choose the best lighting for your paintings or gallery wall


If you are an art lover, surely you have paintings or pictures decorating one of the walls of your house. Here I want to give you tips to highlight them through proper lighting. Illuminating paintings, photography, and illustrations First of all, it is very different to illuminate a painting than an illustration or photograph within a glass photo frame. Paintings.…

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A well-traveled home blog


This summer family vacation made me reflect on the direction I want to give the blog. And it is not that I want to make a change but instead give precise categories so that those who arrive at the blog know what it is about. That is also the reason for the text of “A well-traveled home blog”.Besides knowing that…

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Becoming an Airbnb legend is as simple as that


We live in a time where side hustles are a popular decision for households to generate an extra source of income. While it may not be enough to replace your day-to-day job, it can help to make ends meet, save for your next holiday (as we did this summer), or simply offer your family a little financial comfort. Unfortunately, if…

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How to create a home that combines comfort and style


Do you find yourself drooling over those ultra-sophisticated rooms that you see on Instagram, but always shy away from recreating the trend in your own home? If so, it is probably because you worry that you will be creating a room with more style than substance, somewhere that is more of a show home than a place to relax in.…

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