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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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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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Etsy inspo board to create a bohemian outdoor area


These days of sun and our terrace soon to be finished, encouraged me to create an inspiration board. I have been looking for ideas to decorate terraces, balconies or gardens with bohemian style pieces. A little color that goes with this season of the year and many different textures in each decorative element to create a bohemian outdoor area. And…

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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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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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Life and colors with The Loungeista


The free spirit of Kristin Peters, an Instagram bohemian influencer, is perceived in each of her decorations.  “I’m inspired by rugs and textiles and colorful handmade objects from all over the world. I like pieces that are unique, have vibrant energy, and tell her unique story. I don’t get the opportunity to travel as much as I like, so I love collecting textiles…

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Alpaca textiles ideas for your decoration 


As you well know, including textures in the decorative accessories of our interior spaces is very important, since they enrich them a lot. One of the richest and most beautiful textures in design and shape is the alpaca textile. The alpaca is a high Andes camelid and Peru stands out as the first producer of its fiber in the world,…

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