Mura di Treviso

Walking along the “Mura” is one of my favorite things to do in Treviso.

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California Dreamin’

What a busy couple of months I have had..Before, I left for my California adventure, Continue reading

Vino in Villa 2015

Hi friends,

I wanted to tell you all about my most recent adventure spent exploring a castle built in the 12th century all while enjoying Prosecco Superiore DOCG.  Continue reading

Just a few of my favorite things… in Italy.

Coming up on my four year anniversary of living abroad in Italy, I decided to share with you guys some of my favorite things in which I adore in ITALY.

There are many things that I simple love about living in Treviso and each week I will share something with you guys up until June 22nd which is my anniversary of living in this charming country.  Continue reading

A chance to win jewelry from Murano 

I recently sat down with Donata Zan, designer and owner  of Acqua di Vetro.      

Donata and I met many months ago and instantly became friends. You know when you meet someone and you hit it off instantly, kinda like you’ve known them your whole life? Well, yes, that pretty much sums up our great friendship. 

Donata works in tourism by day and a jewelry designer by night. She recently showed me her new collection and I loved it! I told her we’ve got to do something. I want people to see what beautiful pieces she makes by hand, each piece is unique, no two are the same. What better way to introduce her new line then to have a contest. 

Being the sweetheart that she is, she decided to give away 3 sets of her newest collection to 3 lucky readers!! 

So, you guys are probably wondering what does she make? She creates necklaces, earrings, and rings made out of hand blown glass balls from Murano Italy and then she adds silk which she finds from the old vintage shops. 

There are 3 different sizes S,M,L. 

hand blown murano glass balls with delicatley placed silk..

There are only 3 steps to have a chance to win 1 of 3 sets. 

Like Acqua di Vetro on Facebook 

Like Inspired in Italy on Facebook 

Leave a comment on this post that you’ve entered and then in return I’ll give you a number. 

Please also leave me your email in the comment section. 

Donata will customize your set for you. 

So if you are one of the lucky winners you can let her know which colors you would like and she will make them according to your desire. 

The contest starts today April 11th 2015 and will end on May 11th 2015.  

  

 

colorful earrings perfect for Spring

  

romantic collection

  

Good luck everyone!!

 

Xoxo 

Treviso – fior di Citta

This past weekend over 100,000 visitors came to see Treviso celebrating the festival of flowers.

Around every piazza, every hidden corner , along the mura (wall), along the cobblestone roads you’ll see flowers galore.

In my personal opinion flowers have a way to make life itself a bit brighter. I hope this is a start to a new tradition in my charming and quaint city that I simply adore.

 

Mellow Yellow

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I can not take credit for the above photos.

 

Xoxo