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Colca Valley colors - Inspiration board

Colca Valley colors – Inspiration board


This inspiration board has a special meaning for me since my grandfather was born in the city of Cabanaconde. It is one of the cities that are part of the tourist route of Colca Valley * in Arequipa (Peru*). I have only visited this route once and I was impressed by the beauty and elegance of the traditional clothing of this…

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Peru boho – Home decor giveaway


We have a winner: @modourn.color Congratulations! 🎉🎊🎈 I am very happy to reach the 5000 followers on Instagram 😊 therefore I would like to give away these pieces of Peruvian craftsmanship to decorate your home, to one lucky follower. The winner will receive 2 pillowcases made by traditional Peruvian frazadas and a sun styled mirror. Here is how to enter: Subscribe…

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Illustration and watercolor: Scarlet macaw (guacamayo)


Several posts ago I showed you some illustrations I did, inspired by the Peruvian and / or South American fauna, that I thought I could place in my children’s bedroom. Can you believe that until now I have not even started redecorating my daughter’s bedroom? The mural I had planned to make, remains on paper and the illustrations as well.…

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For the most romantic people: Say I do in Peru


If you are a romantic and lover of thematic decoration, this post is for you. I’m talking about a Peruvian-themed wedding! And the best, in Peru itself. Maybe it sounds a little crazy and hard to believe, especially because planning a wedding in another country should require a little (really, quite) difficult logistics.Wendy is a Peruvian resident in the US…

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Kené art: Tradition and design from the jungle of Peru


Kené in the Shipibo language refers to the design system of the shipibo-konibo people (in plural it is called kenebo). These designs can be seen being used to cover the surface of the body, clothing and other material supports such as cloth, wood or ceramics. Among the materials they use to trace their designs are natural dyes, seeds, cotton, fabrics,…

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Art in the streets: how a mural transforms a city


Have you ever been surprised with a mural in any of the streets of your city or visiting a city for the first time? Specially those murals that are placed in the least expected places, but at the same time so necessary, otherwise it would be a large empty wall. They always call my attention and I love to appreciate…

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Peruvian frazadas: traditional ethnic textiles for home


These traditional Peruvian textiles are known as Frazadas, which means blankets or bed covers. But these Frazadas are thick handwoven and heavy enough to be used as rugs. Frazadas are 100% sheep wool textiles woven by hand and hand-dyed in the rural villages of the Andes by Aymara women in Peru. They use old techniques inherit through generations and it…

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