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CRAVINGS: black marble & more.

Black Marble Coffee Table Inspiration - Bikinis & Passports

It has been almost 10 months now since we started looking for a place to call our own. And as you’ve probably guessed – without much success so far. There is one place we find ourselves going back to again and again (just had the 3rd viewing this week), but quite frankly it is a bit over budget. Plus, we’d have to re-do the bathroom, would love to add a window for the kitchen, install spot-lighting everywhere and build a fire place….

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FOR THE HOME: more white, please!

Living Room Update: Tom Tailor Shine Teppich | Bikinis & Passports

I don’t know how many times I’ve told Mike “ok, I am done now” when it comes to decorating or re-arranging our apartment. It is probably a natural feeling that we slowly get tired of looking at the same thing over and over again after 4 or 5 years. I love our apartment, but I do feel like we are outgrowing the place. Since finding something new is a task that might as well run under the working title of “mission impossible” (trust me, I’ve been looking since March…), I decided to just work with what we have and continue to purchase new items to make me happy….

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FOR THE HOME: living room preview.

FOR THE HOME: Livingroom Preview | Bikinis & Passports

I actually wanted to wait a bit longer to show you our updated living room since I am currently still waiting on a new shelf (as seen on Snapchat today) and want to change a few more things around. “Unfortunately”, I am a little too in love with our new rug, so I went ahead and snapped some first impressions for you today. There is still a bit of work to do, but in the meantime I am loving the way our cozy living room is coming along. …

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FOR THE HOME: our outdoor living room

Rooftop Living Room: Our Perfect Outdoor Space For Summer | Bikinis & Passports

Our rooftop deck is without a doubt my favorite “room” of the apartment. It is like a second living room outside. During the colder months of the year, I often feel like we’ve outgrown the place, but once summer comes around we gain an extra room and all of a sudden I am madly in love our home again. Over the years, the deck has developed into a place where we spend most of our free time with lots of friends….

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