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How To Make A Small Space Feel Huge

Have you ever wondered how to maximize the living spaces in your home? Do you have that one room that never felt large enough for you to turn into a home office? Is your kitchen one of those modern spaces that just feels so teeny tiny?

We have plenty of tricks to help you make the most of those spaces in interesting ways.

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Talks
3 Easy Tips For Maintaining Cotton Sheets
So you have decided to treat yourself by going to our online store and ordering the most magnificent, beautiful, and soft sheets you could find. But now, you’re worried.
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Inspiration
Portugal’s Top Sights to See Snow
Portugal is known more for its sunny sights, luscious beaches, and warm vacations, but our small country is exceptionally diverse in terms of scenery. Three or four hours by car…
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How To
How To Keep Towels Soft: A Simple Guide
Towels meet our skin at its most fragile and delicate, just as we leave the warmth of a shower or bath. Therefore, they should be gentle and soft against your…
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Talks
5 Songs from the Heart of Portugal
Portuguese music is exciting and powerful while remaining enchanting and delicate. Traditional Summer parties known as "Santos Populares" couldn’t happen in 2020, so in order to celebrate Fall, we have…
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Talks
5 Things you didn’t know about Bedsheets
Bed sheets are your best friends. Never underestimate how long you actually spend in their company. Eight hours a day as recommended means a third of your life. That is…
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Talks
Getting out of Lisbon, part 4: Mafra and Ericeira
This is the last installment of an ongoing series we have been curating just for our readers. We take great inspiration from the heritage of our home country, and we…
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Relaxing
5 Medieval Castles You Should Know About
Portugal is one of the oldest countries in the world. While Ethiopia or Greece have histories that go back way further, Portugal is identifiable as a singular nation-state since 1139.…
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How To
How to Color Coordinate a Bedroom
Short answer: color theory.
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Relaxing
4 Sites to See Outside of Lisbon Part 3: The South Bank and Setúbal
With countries reopening their borders and the Summer getting ready to make an appearance, it may be time to start planning that holiday trip. Why not come to beautiful Lisbon?
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Inspiration
Jacquard Fabrics: The History and How They Came to Be
Have you ever wondered what is the difference between jacquard fabrics and all other fabrics? Have you ever touched the embroidery and marveled at the incredibly precise patterns? Every jacquard…
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How To
3 Perfect Gifts for a Bedroom
Two things that are uniquely difficult: finding the perfect gift for someone we love and creating a bedroom that is a perfect sanctuary. It may seem that these two things…
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Inspiration
The Makings of Portuguese Azulejo
As one of the key aspects of Portuguese cultural identity, Amalia Home Collection tries to bring the aesthetic sensibility of our forebears to every product. There is a distinctive Portuguese…
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Inspiration
Mindful Quotes About Hope From Portuguese Authors
Words can lift our spirits, even when we don’t expect it. As we are living unprecedented times it is important to take care of ourselves mentally, physically, and emotionally. Amalia…
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Exclusive
The Voyage of the Cotton Ball
The life of a cotton ball from seedling to high-quality fabric is a voyage as long as the history of mankind. Cotton has been found in nature since early times,…
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Inspiration
Getting Out of Lisbon Part 2: Sintra
Lisbon is a gorgeous city that you could spend months exploring. Nevertheless, Portugal has so much to offer, and there are so many truly gorgeous sights to explore that we…
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Exclusive
Bringing Portuguese Heritage to the Big Apple
Amalia Home Collection is joining forces with the designers Bainha de Copas and Pestana Group to bring a Portuguese feel to the city of cities. Right in the beating heart…
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Inspiration
5 Portuguese pastries that aren’t custard tarts
We love pastéis de nata! They are one of the crown jewels of Portuguese cookery, and they have become a true global icon. But Portuguese pastry tradition is rich, storied,…
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How To
How to perfect your home’s interior design
You could always hire a professional, but sometimes the look and feel of your home can be too personal to hand off to somebody else.
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Inspiration
The Five Most Stunning Bookstores in Portugal
Portugal has an undying love for both books and architecture. The Portuguese language is one of the ten most spoken languages in the world, and despite being a small country,…
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Inspiration
Day Trips from Lisbon Series: Queluz
Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, so when most people visit they never make it out of the city. We are very much in love with our country and want…
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Relaxing
Benefits of Silk for Hair, Skin and Sleep
Bed linen made from silk fabrics offers a wonderful sleeping atmosphere. This naturally healthy option for you and your family has benefits that go far beyond what you may think.
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Community
Kolkata Relief: Time to Give Back
Giving back is vital all year round! Learn all about our sponsorship project which is shining a light on issues that affect families in need of shelter.
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Inspiration
10 Unique Guest Bedroom Ideas
Make the most of your spare bedroom as a getaway for your houseguests this holiday season. From luxury bedding to basic amenities, when relatives are staying over you want them…
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Inspiration
Holiday Gift Guide
Make this holiday shopping your merriest one yet with gift ideas for family, friends and all those you cherish – while giving back to a worth cause with every purchase!
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Amalia Home Collection has flown to Egypt and landed on a cotton field
Amalia Home Collection flew to the Egyptian cotton fields! Here, we had the exclusive chance to soak up knowledge directly from the source.
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Inspiration
8 Amazing Castles To Visit In Portugal
European landscapes always tell unique stories – and Portugal is no exception. Either on hills or mountains, along plains and rivers and in towns or cities, this is a country…
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How To
How To Incorporate Your Travels Into Your Home Decor
Anyone who loves to travel accepts that this is an essential part of who they are. To be a traveler is to live with curiosity and a desire to know…
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How To
10 Interior Design Tricks to Transform Your Home
Interior designers always have a trick up their sleeve. Have you ever wondered how they can make a small space look twice its size? Or how they can completely change…
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Relaxing
10 Things You Should Never Do Before Bed
If you are having trouble falling asleep and don't know why it may be because you are doing some things that you never should before going to bed. Amalia Home…
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Inspiration
What To Eat In Portugal
Our home textiles are made in Portugal and inspired by the Portuguese culture and beautiful landscapes. It's astounding how such a small country can have such a rich culture and…
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Relaxing
6 Simple Meditation Techniques For Kids
When we think about meditation, we tend to associate it with adults. But, the reality is that meditation has a healing effect on anybody, irrespective of their age. Typically children…
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How To
How To Make Healthy Breakfast Meals In 7 Easy Steps
We often go to great lengths to make a healthy dinner, but rarely put in the same effort when it comes to breakfast despite many nutritionists saying it is the…
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Trends
Amalia Home Collection At The Most Trendy Decor Stores In The World
Amalia Home Collection is a fourth-generation owned and operated family business. It is a culmination of almost 100 years of experience and heritage in the textile industry. Our luxury bedding…
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How To
Decorative Pillows: Why They Make All The Difference?
You might not realize it, but decorative pillows are the most important home accessory you can own. Pillows are the easiest, fastest and cheapest way to transform your home decor.…
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How To
How To Get Better Sleep
A good night’s rest is one of the pillars of health along with a balanced diet and regular exercise. These three pillars work in tandem to fuel the other, so…
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Relaxing
10 Relaxation Techniques for Children
Every parent worries about a child showing signs of anxiety and this is made worse when they don’t know what to do about it. We’ve compiled a list of effective…
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How To
Where To Buy Luxury Bed Linen
Every day, consumers are increasingly more conscientious of what they buy, where it comes from, and the value of their purchase. We want our product choices to be eco-friendly, durable,…
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How To
10 Things You Shouldn’t Have in Your Bedroom
We all want our bedrooms to become a personal sanctuary. In theory, we think we know what that looks like, but it’s not as easy when it comes to execution.…
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How To
How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health
We take care of our bodies by going to the gym, take care of our skin by buying expensive products, but our sleep? We’ll stay up late habitually and sleep…
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Inspiration
The Most Amazing Summer Destinations In Portugal
What has made Portugal the new ‘it’ summer destination? With tourism growing at a rate of 12 percent year-over-year since 2015 making for over 12.7 million foreign visitors (in a…
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Inspiration
What’s Behind Great Textile Design?
Textile design is the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics, that’ll be used in clothing and interior design. But what’s the origin…
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How To
How To Stop Snoring
Snoring happens when you can’t move air freely through your nose and throat during sleep. This makes the surrounding tissues vibrate, which produces the familiar and uncomfortable snoring sound. It…
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How To
How Bed Linens Influences Our Sleep
It is well-known that a good night’s sleep is one of the cornerstones of health and wellbeing. Sleep deprivation can be devastating physically and mentally. Understanding this, why don’t we…
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Relaxing
What Can You Do On A Nice Summer Day?
Summer is finally here! A favorite season for many as the days get longer, the dresses flowerier, and the long days are spent on vacation. Here, Amalia Home Collection gives…
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How To
How To Have A Great Morning Routine
Mornings can be hard, especially when you don’t see yourself as a morning person. But the truth is that the way you start the day has a huge influence on…
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How To
How To Prepare Your Bedroom For Summer
Every season, our wardrobe updates to reflect the changing temperatures - why not our home decor and linens as well? Having a bedroom that reflects the seasons is part of…
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Inspiration
The History of Amalia Home Collection
Four Generations Producing Exceptional Bed Linens. Amalia Home Collection is a fourth-generation family business. This makes for almost 100 years of experience and heritage in the textile industry! Our history…
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How To
How To Transform Your Bedtime Routine Into A Beauty Routine
Our bedtime routine is deeply connected with the way we look. That’s why we use the expression “beauty sleep” when referring to the regenerating powers of sleep. There are many…
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Inspiration
The 5 Most Beautiful Cafés In Portugal
The Portuguese have a huge tradition of spending time at cafés alone or with company. Drinking coffee, especially espresso, in Portugal is an everyday part of life, with cafés found…
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How To
How To Create a Tranquil Bedroom
Your bedroom is the last thing you see before falling asleep and the first thing you see when you awake. A serene and organized space, with soft color scheme, a…
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Relaxing
The Best Plants For Your Home
Spending time in nature is linked to reduced stress levels and tension relief. If we can’t be outdoors as often as we’d like, we can still bring nature into our…
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How To
All You Need To Know About Oeko-Tex Certification
There are many important things to consider when buying clothing and home textiles. However, before anything else, quality and safety (regarding possible harmful substances) are of the utmost importance. Here,…
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How To
Why Are Bedding Basics So Important?
With all bedding collections, there must always be an assortment of essentials to complete your linen closet. Continue to read to learn more about the absolute essentials for creating your dream bed and ensuring a…
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Relaxing
What Can You Do On A Nice Spring Day?
When it's a beautiful sunny spring day it's almost a crime to stay home! If you're wondering what you can do to enjoy your free time this spring, remember that there…
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How To
Why European Luxury Bedding Manufacturers Are The Best
"Made in Europe" is a label steeped in heritage, unmatched quality and award-winning craftsmanship. Europe is home to hundreds of leading retailers and brands, internationally acclaimed designers, thousands of talented…
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How To
Why Hotel Bed Linen Feels So Amazing?
We all have experienced the luxurious feeling of crawling into the fresh sheets of an amazing hotel bed. But you should't have to spend hundreds of dollars for a five-star…
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How To
How To Choose Luxury King Bedding Sets
The condition of our bedrooms and the quality of our bed linen have a major influence when it comes to having a good night's sleep. For this reason, when you're…
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Relaxing
Why You Should Read Bedtime Stories To Your Kids
For some, bedtime stories may look like something of the past. It is easier to just give your children a tablet or a smartphone for them to watch videos before…
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Relaxing
20 Ways To Relax In Less Than 5 Minutes
When you're on a busy day, it's hard to keep it together. Sometimes you only have 5 minutes or less between meetings, appointments , or in a lunch break to…
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How To
How to choose the perfect bed sheets
The sheets are one of the most important things to keep in mind when you're trying to achieve the most comfortable bed possible. Sheets are so important because they come…
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Inspiration
Discover the beauty of the Portuguese islands
Portugal has become a trendy tourist destination all over the world. Everyone is talking about the beauty of the light of Lisbon, about the unbelievable beaches of Algarve and the…
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How To
Reasons to choose luxury bedding
We all understand the importance of a good mattress, when it comes to achieve a good night’s sleep. But, sometimes, we don't fully realize that the bedding we choose to…
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Inspiration
The most romantic getaways in Portugal
Portugal is a country full of beautiful landscapes and romantic places. From dazzling palaces to exotic beaches, there are places for all the tastes. Join us in a trip through…
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How To
Original gift ideas for Valentine’s Day
Roses and chocolates are nice, but aren't you tired of the same traditional Valentine's gifts? We have a suggestion: step aside from boring gifts or gifts that say you're trying…
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Inspiration
Manuelino, Portuguese unique style of architecture
Manuelino is the style that marks the Portuguese artistic and architectural shift away from the late Gothic during the reign of King Manuel I, between 1469 and 1521. Manuelino architecture…
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Inspiration
The most romantic Portuguese love story
Long before there were Romeo and Juliet, there were Inês de Castro and King Peter of Portugal. Some even believe that their love could have been Shakespeare inspiration for writing…
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How To
How to choose the perfect color for your bedroom
Color is one of the most important aspects that need to be considered in any bedroom decor. The right color can maximize space in a small bedroom and can help…
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Inspiration
The meaning of “Saudade” the most Portuguese word
"Saudade" is one of the most beautiful words in the entire world and it has no English equivalent. The meaning of this word is deeply connected with the Portuguese culture…
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How To
5 Ways to Improve Your Skin While You Sleep
We all know the expression: "beauty sleep". The moments when you're asleep are a great opportunity for you to let your skin regenerate, once they are the only moments of…
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Trends
Bedroom Decor Trends for 2019
Goodbye 2018, hello 2019! Are you like us, who believe that a fresh new year asks for a fresh new bedroom decor? If you're in the mood for a bedroom…
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How To
Special Gifts for a better Sleep
We all have a friend who loves to sleep or a friend who struggles when it comes to have a good night's sleep. Our suggestions of gifts for a better…
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Trends
Which decor color will be trend in 2019?
In 2018 we've said hello to bold colors, that would make a strong statement in our home decor. But, which decor color has come to stay in 2019? Continue to…
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Relaxing
Why is it important to make your Bed
The act of making our bed in the morning might seem something small and not really important. Sometimes we don't do it because we're in a hurry to get somewhere…
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Trends
5 Decor Trends for 2019
New year, new starts! We've already said goodbye to 2018 and welcome 2019, but have we already said goodbye to last year's decor trends? The starting of a new year…
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Trends
5 Reasons why Linen is a Luxury
Linen is one of the oldest and most desirable fabrics materials in history. This fabric was often associated with durability and richness. Even today, linen is widely used in the…
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Trends
Why NY NOW is a must go event
One of the most special New York markets will happen again in February 2019, and everyone is already counting down the days! The NY NOW is the Home, Lifestyle, Handmade…
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Relaxing
Which Sounds will help you to sleep better?
A good night of sleep is very important in order to our day be fully productive. Many people all around the world have really struggle to sleep at night, mostly…
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How To
The Best Accessories for your Bedroom
Our bedroom is where we sleep, but it’s also much more than that. Next, we will teach you how you can add that special touch that will turn a mere…
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How To
The difference between linen and cotton
When we talk about bedding, the most frequently used fabrics are linen and cotton. These two materials have always been used, due to their versatility. One of the main advantages…
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Relaxing
Why being near the ocean can make you calmer
Societies have always attributed healing and transforming properties to water. The element water is crucial to balance the body and create physical harmony, and it’s no coincidence that the human…
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How To
How to make Towels last longer
All of us like a soft, scented towel to dry ourselves in our bathroom. However, sometimes it is difficult to preserve the good look and aroma of our towels. There…
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How To
How food affects your Sleep (Have a diet that helps you to sleep better)
Not getting enough sleep can can lead to weight gain, weakening of the immune system, bad mood… and other boring things that compromise your daily routine. Did you know that…
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How To
How to beat Jet Lag – 5 easy tips
If you are a frequent flier, used to international travels, the symptoms of Jet Lag must be too familiar. These symptoms can be both physical and emotional, like insomnia, daytime…
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Inspiration
A Trip to the best hidden Portuguese beaches
The Portuguese coast is one of the most beautiful in the world and it worth go to a evening walk by the sand or rest all day in the towel…
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How To
5 Decorating Tips to upgrade your Bathroom
The bathroom is a special space in our houses. We spend time in there and we need to feel comfortable with it. It should be a goal combine comfort, style…
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Trends
3 Decor and Lifestyle Markets that you cannot miss
Going to decoration and lifestyle markets and trade fairs is an important professional experience for retailers and designers, but it's also a very fun and interesting experience for everyone who…
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Relaxing
Good Morning Monday! 5 Ways to Beat the Monday Morning Blues
The start of a new work week always make you feel anxious, stressed and even a bit sad? If your answer to this question is yes, you might be suffering…
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Trends
Which decor trend matches your personality?
"Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love." - Nate Berkus, Interior Designer. Our home is our sanctuary and a…
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Inspiration
The most beautiful Portuguese palaces
Portugal is a country of great beauty with a lot to discover: unbelievable beaches, delicious food, rich History and Culture and, of course, lavish and dramatic palaces that look like…
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How To
What you need to know about Egyptian Cotton
The Egyptian Cotton is 100% pure and it's known as the most resilient cotton. Discover everything you need to know about Egyptian Cotton and why you should choose Egyptian Cotton…
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Trends
Bedroom Decor Trends 2018
When was the last time that you've changed your bedroom decor? We help you to keep in touch with the latest trends and to get inspired for a bedroom makeover.…
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Relaxing
Best Bedtime Routines for Adults: 10 Relaxing Activities
To find the right balance between work and leisure, and to be able to relax in our free time is no easy task. Our mind, body and spirit need to…
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Relaxing
Baby Sleep Music
Every parent knows how difficult it can be putting young children to bed. Some parents enjoy singing or telling stories. While an adult might enjoy silence, for babies it can…
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How To
How to Feng Shui your Bedroom
Feng Shui has become a trendy expression when it comes to home decor. It is an ancient Chinese belief that the way our house is built or the way that…
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How To
All you need to know about Portuguese textiles (and why is everyone talking about it)
Portugal has currently one of the strongest textile industries in Europe and is known for its impressive craftsmanship and expertise in high-quality clothes and home textiles. “Made in Portugal” is…
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How To
How to understand Fabrics
With so many options on the market, buying new bed linen can be a confusing process. Amalia Home Collection have countered the mass-production of cheap bed linen, by producing luxurious…
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Inspiration
The unique magic of Goa
From a hippie destination to a popular and trendy location for actors and supermodels. Discover the amazing Indian State of Goa.
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How To
6 Tips to have your baby fall asleep
If you're having troubles getting your little one to fall sleep, don't panic! Many parents are struggling with the same problem right now and there are a lot of things…
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How To
A Short Guide for Choosing the Right Pillow Filling
There are different types of pillow fillings. Do you know what is the best option for you?
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Trends
5 Decor Trends for 2018
Our house is our reflection and there is nothing better than a makeover in the decoration to welcome the spring with open arms. From strong colors to textures, find out…
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How To
Why can’t I sleep? 10 Tips to beat insomnia
Once in a while, we all go through the hell of needing and wanting to sleep and simply cannot do it. There are many reasons to have insomnia but there…
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Inspiration
The amazing art of Azulejos
What do you think when you think of Portugal? Good weather, beautiful landscapes, Port wine, seafood and surfing? If you thought about all of those, there was one important thing missing: the…
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How To
How to Choose the Right Pillow. It’s Easy like Sunday Mornings
There are a lot of factors that intervene when it comes to achieving a good night’s sleep. To have the right pillow is, without a doubt, one of them. We…
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Relaxing
5 Tips to leave the work stress behind
To keep the right balance between your work and your personal life it’s far from easy. Even for people who love their job, work still very stressful, exhaustic and all-consuming,…
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