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Modern Boho Bedroom - A Guide To The Essentials

The bedroom is, without a doubt, one of the most important rooms in the house. A human being spends roughly one-third of his or her life in the bedroom. It is one of the most private and intimate spaces, and it should serve as a haven for rest and relaxation. It is where we recharge both physically and mentally. It is partly achieved by how you style and use bedroom decor. The most important thing to note is that no matter what color scheme or furniture, it is a space that is entirely your own and encourages healing and rest. What is Boho? The boho style is distinguished by an unconventional approach to life that frequently contradicts modern sensibilities. The...

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8 Boho Colour Palette Inspirations for a Bohemian Style Home

The world of interior design has so many styles to draw inspiration from, and at one point or another, you have probably stumbled upon the bright and culture-inspired style that is bohemian. It has been chosen by many because it is closely related to an unconventional way of life, perfect for interior designers who want to think outside the box.

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Dreams of far off places

This is a story of following your dreams regardless of where they take you, of finding the connection and cultures that envelop the world. That are woven into every country’s fabrics and tales.   This is my story.   At school I was bullied, I spent miserable years being the uncool kid at the back of the class. I wear glasses, have fussy curly hair and was dressed in hand me down clothes, acceptance from my peers was unlikely! I would spend my days wandering around alone disappearing inside the stories of my imagination, dreaming of the far-flung places I would go when school was but a distant memory. A few days after leaving school I was on a plane...

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A time of silence

Today in Bali is Nyepi the first day of the year in the Balinese calendar, a day of reflection and quiet. For this day we remain in our homes with the lights off. No bikes populate the streets and the sea and beaches are empty. A standard that has become the normal as in turn each country across the world are confined to their homes in an attempt to stop a virus few understand. Nyepi follows the Ngrupuk parade where local villages build Ogoh-ogoh, large statues that represent mythological beings or demons. There purpose is to purify the living environment and any evil spirits and after the parade are burnt with the evil spirits captured inside. Who knows what will...

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At ‘The World in Cushions’ we love meeting new friends with inspiring tales to tell, here is our ‘Hug a Cushion’ Interview with Demi –

Demi Taylor is a writer, Director at Approaching Lines and Co-founder of the London Surf / Film Festival. She lives in Cornwall with her partner Chris Nelson.   What was the journey that lead you to start the London Surf / Film Festival? Chris and I met on a press trip – he was a magazine editor and I was managing the PR for the world’s largest surf brand – and the rest is history! We fell in love, packed in our desk jobs, packed up our Winnebago and headed off on a year-long road trip documenting the Atlantic coastline of Europe. We came home, scored a publishing deal, wrote our first book and we’ve been writing partners ever since....

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