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    Free Screen Saver "Cute as Fuck"

    Free Screen Saver "Cute as Fuck"
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    Our super new pattern "Cute as Fuck" that contrasts the cuteness of the gouache painting with a sassy phrase is now available also as a totally free screen saver!

    First Coffee Screen Saver

    First Coffee Screen Saver
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    First Coffee, then everything else! Our super cute pattern is applied to many of our products, it was originally drawn in gouache and you can see the original artwork...

    MANGO CHUTNEY QUINOA

    MANGO CHUTNEY QUINOA
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    Quinoa is on the top of my lunch list every week, it’s so easy to make and it’s healthy and diet approved! But I’m always trying to find different ways...

    VILLA D’ESTE – ITALY

    VILLA D’ESTE – ITALY
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    Villa d'Este is a 16th century villa just outside of Rome, located in the city called Tivoli. It's a quick drive (only 30km) and perfect for a spring day out....

    TANZANIA PART II

    TANZANIA PART II
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    After spending a week in the blue seas of Zanzibar (read full post here) we flew to Arusha via the Kilimanjaro airport, for a couple of days of safari and to see the Kilimanjaro Mountain.

    RISOTTO – PERE & PECORINO

    RISOTTO – PERE & PECORINO
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    Risotto is really one of my specialties, and a big one. I love rice so I have a lot of risotto recipes, and this one with pears and pecorino cheese...

    PASSION COCKTAIL

    PASSION COCKTAIL
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    Spring is here and in Rome it already feels like summer (for my despair). This weekend I was sunbathing in the terrace and decided to make a fresh and cold...

    TANZANIA PART I – ZANZIBAR

    TANZANIA PART I – ZANZIBAR
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    I was in a lot of doubt between Tanzania, Madagascar and Moçambique. I’m really glad I chose Tanzania for my first African experience. It’s really a country that has everything,...

    ZUCCHINI PASTA

    ZUCCHINI PASTA
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    I feel like I may have my Italian citizenship revoked for calling this recipe actual pasta. It’s not. Let’s be clear! It’s a very light, fresh and delicious entrée. That...

    BUDAPEST

    BUDAPEST
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    Budapest is the perfect location for a quick gateway weekend in Europe. I went there for 2 and a half days and as per usual, without any plans. I’m fully...

    ROMAN SNOW

    ROMAN SNOW
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    So it doesn’t really snow very often in Rome, so when it was announced that it could snow this monday it was a great source of excitement. Schools were closed...

    COCONUT MILK SMOOTHIE

    COCONUT MILK SMOOTHIE
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    Coconut milk is just one of those things that goes with every recipe. In Brazil is used vastly, but in Italy it’s a bit difficult to find and it’s also...

    CUTE SCREEN SAVER

    CUTE SCREEN SAVER
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    Drawn 100% by hand using watercolours and pastels, and later manipulated in photoshop to create colour variations. This pattern is a hit on our wedding invites and it’s now available...

    CARNIVAL IN VENEZIA

    CARNIVAL IN VENEZIA
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    Last weekend I was in Venice for the carnival, and although it’s a short train ride away from Rome (just 3 hours) I had never actually been there before! The...

    SIMPLE THINGS

    SIMPLE THINGS
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    In Italy even the simple things can become a big deal. It all depends on using good quality ingredients, and even the simplest becomes super tasty. Since I had to...

    BRAZILIAN PARADISE TRIP

    BRAZILIAN PARADISE TRIP
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    When we were launching the bikini collection in Brazil it was the perfect opportunity to unity business with pleasure and do a photoshoot for the new collection in a breath...

    BENCH MAKEOVER

    BENCH MAKEOVER
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    I think everybody has or already had some Marius Ikea benches at home. I had a pair, very old that I inherited when I moved in with my husband. I must say,...

    WHITE WEEK IN SOUTH OF ITALY

    WHITE WEEK IN SOUTH OF ITALY
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    I often post photos from the South of Italy during summer. I go to Calabria very often and there are some truly amazing beaches there. What most people don’t know,...

    FRISELLA RECIPE

    FRISELLA RECIPE
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    I only discovered Frisella recently. It’s a sort of hard bread that you need to water before eating. So it’s the kind of life saving item to have in your...

    PRE-LAUNCHING | FITNESS COLLECTION

    PRE-LAUNCHING | FITNESS COLLECTION
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    Pre-launching our fitness collection. With exclusive designs all made in Brazil. Since I lived many years in Brazil I got used to the quality and variety of both fitness and...

    OPEN OPERA

    OPEN OPERA
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    There are so many things to do in Rome during summer. Many free events and many open air events. The opera at Terme di Caracalla is absolutely amazing though. It’s...

    PRE-LAUNCHING | BRAZILIAN BIKINIS

    PRE-LAUNCHING | BRAZILIAN BIKINIS
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    The first samples of our bikini collection have arrived! And here’s a sneak peak of what is coming :) So after many years of frustration with european swim ware we are...

    A JORDANIAN WEDDING

    A JORDANIAN WEDDING
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    It’s safe to say Jordan wasn’t on the top of my travelling list. It’s expensive and long to get there, and I wasn’t sure about having to cover up to...

    TAPIOCA PANCAKES

    TAPIOCA PANCAKES
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    Tapioca is an extremely healthy “flour” like starch. It’s made from Mandioca (Cassava) and it’s very typical in the Northern part of Brazil. It’s typically very difficult to make from the actual...

    ITALIAN PARADISE

    ITALIAN PARADISE
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    There a hidden beach in the South of Italy that is unknown even to most Italians. It’s on the North part of Calabria, the last Region before Sicily. This beach...

    A HIDDEN JEWEL

    A HIDDEN JEWEL
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    Just 30km away from Rome, Castel Gandolfo is a true jewel. It’s no wonder that the Pope enjoy his summers here! This little town sits on the hill that overlooks...

    FUN, BOLD SCREEN SAVER

    FUN, BOLD SCREEN SAVER
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    Our fuschia pattern is a best seller on the store, a soft and feminine rose watercolour matched with geometric black stripes, to create a modern contrast. Edgy, bold, fun…! We...

    PARTY COLOURS!

    PARTY COLOURS!
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    When throwing a party at home there are so many ways to set a theme without breaking the bank or spending hours in the prep. Simple things that can be...

    PATTERNS & PACKAGINGS

    PATTERNS & PACKAGINGS
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    Every now and then we work on private label patterns for packaging projects. Which is always very fun :) This was a pattern created for a honey company, which we then...

    SPRING SCREEN SAVER

    SPRING SCREEN SAVER
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    Watercolour meets digital manipulation on this signature Zacchissimi’s pattern. Geometric lines, textures and a romantic watercolour drawn by hand. Download it here. For desktop and mobile. This pattern is also available in...

    LAZY CAKE

    LAZY CAKE
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    I’m all about practicality, and since I was really running out of time for a surprise birthday party I hosted I decided to make this make with maximum effect and...

    6 EASY WAYS FOR A LUXURIOUS HOME

    6 EASY WAYS FOR A LUXURIOUS HOME
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    There’s a big difference between a house and home. Adding luxury is not just about making your home look like it was taken away from a furniture catalogue page. It’s...

    FIREPLACE PALETTES

    FIREPLACE PALETTES
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    It’s really freezing cold in Italy this weekend, there’s snow everywhere. Everywhere but Rome of course. Even though there was no snow, it was cold enough to have the fireplace running...

    THE SECRETS OF A PERFECT CAIPIRINHA

    THE SECRETS OF A PERFECT CAIPIRINHA
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    I love making cocktails, and Caipirinha is definitely one of my specialities. Being the good half Brazilian that I am, this was probably the first cocktail I learned how to...

    COLOR PALETTES

    COLOR PALETTES
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    Soothing Violets Violet is a very spiritual colour, often used in spas for example. It’s calm, and ideal for bathrooms and bedrooms. If painting a wall or using a wallpaper seems...

    A DREAMY DESKTOP SCREEN SAVER

    A DREAMY DESKTOP SCREEN SAVER
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    This dreamy screen saver is available to download it here. For desktop and mobile. Enjoy  :)

    CHIA PUDDING

    CHIA PUDDING
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    This is one of my favourite lazy breakfast recipes. I’m not a morning person and I rather starve than cook in the morning. So this is one thing I almost...

    BATHROOM OBSESSION

    BATHROOM OBSESSION
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    Since I’m currently looking for a new house I’m surprised by how bathrooms are taken for granted in properties. I’ve seen my share of pale pink bathrooms from the 70s and...

    JUNGLE SCREEN SAVER

    JUNGLE SCREEN SAVER
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    A free desktop and mobile screen saver. A detailed stripy pattern, for those jungle lovers out there. Download it free here. Enjoy :)

    CHOOSING THE CARPET

    CHOOSING THE CARPET
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    When shopping for a living room rug is important to have in mind that the rug should actually go under the furniture. This actually ties the room together and make...

    MODERN VINTAGE

    MODERN VINTAGE
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    Although I love flee market and old pieces I hate museum style decor. Or “grandma style” decor for that matter. Vintage should be used in small doses, mixed up with...

    FREE DESKTOP & MOBILE SCREEN SAVER

    FREE DESKTOP & MOBILE SCREEN SAVER
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    Bold, fun,  buzzzz, screen saver for desktop and mobile.  Download it here.  

    GREENERY

    GREENERY
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    The Pantone colour of the year was announced, and I honestly think it’s so much better than the gradients of last year. I don’t believe in following trends, but since I...

    FREE VINTAGE DESKTOP WALLPAPER

    FREE VINTAGE DESKTOP WALLPAPER
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    Inspired by the works of William Morris this pattern is composed of reflect botanicals. Give a free update to your tech (mobile and desktop) downloading it for free here.

    BRAZILIAN DELIGHT

    BRAZILIAN DELIGHT
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    This is probably the most famous dessert in Brazil, and it’s called “Brigadeiro”. It’s a sweet bomb, ready to shoot the diabetes to the starts. Since I’m not a big...

    NEW YEAR VINTAGE STYLE

    NEW YEAR VINTAGE STYLE
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    New Year is often a time to party, so we came up with a little Great Gatsby inspired items to kick off 2017 with a bit of luxury. Pair a...

    FREE WATERCOLOUR SCREEN SAVER

    FREE WATERCOLOUR SCREEN SAVER
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    This watercolour screen saver is completely free and available for download for desktop and mobile here.

    WINTER COSY COLOUR PALETTE

    WINTER COSY COLOUR PALETTE
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    Most people find winter depressing and grey, but it doesn’t have to be like that. I absolutly love cold weather and I think it’s just about adding layers and the right...

    AFFOGATO AL CAFFÈ

    AFFOGATO AL CAFFÈ
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    This is a very typical italian dessert, and sooooo absolutly easy to do! It means “drawn in coffee” and it requires only two simple ingredients: Ice cream Coffee Now it...

    HOLIDAY COCKTAIL

    HOLIDAY COCKTAIL
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    Christmas is already upon us and I’m still trying to figure out how the year has passed so quickly! But I’m preparing some themed recipes for the parties ahead. This...

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