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FOR THE HOME: a (coffee table) love affair

We’ve lived in our current apartment for over 2 years now, and every time I come home I still get excited and am thankful to be able to call it home. It is a home that Mike and I have created for ourselves and it is my happy place. It’s hard to say which is my favorite room or corner. Our rooftop deck is pure bliss during Summer, but when it is as rainy as this year, I spend most of my days in our living room. And let me just tell you, I have a serious love affair going on with our coffee table. Don’t ask me why, but it has always been “my baby” from the very beginning. It is never seen without fresh flowers and a few of my favorite items on display. I took these photos for a feature on The Daily Dose, but also wanted to share my little love affair with you!

coffee table decor - Bikinis & Passports

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6 | Categories: Apartment, Decor, Interior Design

FOR THE HOME: chinese garden stool

It’s been a while since I’ve updated things around the apartment, the main reason being that everything is basically furnished, so there is no room left for new items. Which is exactly why a chinese garden stool has been on my wishlist for over a year now. I first saw them somewhere on Pinterest and was immediately obsessed. Not the most useful item of furniture, but such a statement piece! Unfortunately, however, I never knew where to put it since there was simply no fitting space. Now, I am currently in the processes of re-doing our entry way in the hopes of creating more storage for shoes and jackets, which will clear up a little spot for the new stool for sure (at least that’s what I told Mike). Until then it is residing in our living room and I couldn’t be happier with the newest addition to our home! Happy Sunday 

FOR THE HOME: silver chinese garden stool  - Bikinis & Passports

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5 | Categories: Apartment, Decor, Interior Design

TDD Wedding Week

Today kicks-off our “Wedding Week” over on The Daily Dose and I am seriously proud of what Kathi and I have put together for you guys (style shoots, locations, blogs, outfits, cocktails, gift guides, …).
Back in May we teamed up with Viktoria of Lovely Weddings and Fiona of FlowerUp for a very special style shoot for a citrus garden wedding, and the result is a total highlight to us – it was such a pleasure working with these talented ladies! To read all about the details and see many more pictures, be sure to check out the feature HERE. Hope you guys love it as much as I do 

Citrus Garden Wedding – Style Shoot

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3 | Categories: Decor, inspiration, Summer, The Daily Dose

FOR THE HOME: diy flower bouquet

On Sunday we had an amazing style shoot for The Daily Dose (“Wedding Week” is coming up towards the end of June – wehoo) and afterwards there were some flowers left-over. Fiona of FlowerUp did the flowers for the shoot and let us each take some home after, which was incredibly sweet of her. Obviously she did an amazing job and I was left with a bunch of beautiful bloom in light citrus colors. A while ago I saw a pretty idea on Instagram and decided to give the d.i.y. flower bouquet in a cute cup a try. I am absolutely smitten with the way it turned out and hope it lasts all week. Ohh, the joy of fresh flowers!

DIY flower bouquet in a cup - Bikinis & Passports

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7 | Categories: Apartment, Decor, DIY, Instagram, The Daily Dose