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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

FOR THE HOME: candelabox

It’s no secret that I am a huge candle lover (remember this post?) and I always have some around. Whether it is the coffee table, nightstand or in the entry way. Candles smell amazing and are pretty eye-catchers as decorative objects. When I heard about candelabox, a candle subscription, my heart basically stopped! You can subscribe for up to 3 months for a surprise candle every month – perfect, right? My first one already arrived, and I can’t wait for #2 and 3. The candle I received was a Gilles Dewavrin in  a matted metal khaki glass with the scent “the noir”. The actual price is 37€, so the subscription came a lot cheaper at approx. 27€ per month. I think it is a perfect concept to try new brands without spending the whole price – and if you don’t like the scent you have a perfect gift for the next mother’s day or birthday. I wasn’t going to blog about it until all 3 months are over, but after the photo on Instagram many of you asked for a more detailed blogpost, so here are some impressions from my first candelabox:

Candelabox - Candle Subscription

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4 | Categories: Apartment, Decor