The Birka Paradise operates daily round-trip cruises from Stockholm, Sweden, to Mariehamn, Aland, a Finnish territory. These trips take 20 to 22 hours!!!! It is a popular floating resort. They are based and cruise in the Baltic (Scandinavia). Why are they named “Birka” line. The Birka Paradise is considered a bit more quite than Ms Viking Cinderella. “If you are a really party animal then you have to choose the second one”.
On-board you can expect great nightlife for everyone as there are multiple bars, restaurants and nightclubs. The mix of people is interesting. You will find the bachelor party, families, party people age 18-90.
The main restaurant Four Seasons serves intercontinental dishes including French, Colonial, Italian and Oriental.
Music and dancing is a nightly staple of Birka Paradise night club and Panorama bar. There are also pub/disco/karaoke, coffee-shop/Piano etc... And usually there is some kind of show on the boat during the evening.
There is a large pool with a artifical sun (if needed) on the boat.
The ship navigates it’s self between hundreds of islands and from either the outside top deck or any of the inside bars with massive windows it was a spectacular sight.
Retro Style is colorful, whimsical, and fun. Retro style decorating usually has a fun, lively feel to it, with bright colors, wild designs and an overall sense of “flair”. Avocado green is by far the most popular retro color choice, followed closely by mustard yellow and combinations of black, white and red. When you think of retro style, you’ll first think of shag carpeting, smooth plastics, soft vinyls, and crushed velvets.
Vintage decorating is fun and easy. Excellent places for sourcing vintage finds include flea markets, estate sales, salvage shops, consignment shops, and antique stores. This decorating style is about embracing the things of the past and enjoying them just as they are with no need to spruce them up. Vintage decorating is characterized by a feminine and romantic touch.
How to Decorate With Vintage Style????
- Find Furniture that is vintage. Give your hearth a vintage style appeal with a decorative wooden chest stacked high with wood.
- Find a paint colour that works for your room… The 60′s) had a lot of browns, yellows, oranges etc.
- Mount an abstract work of art from the 1930s or ‘40s on one wall of a dining room.
- Fabrics are an important ingredient in creating this style. Calico prints from the 30′s and 40′s are also used extensively.
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Gröna Lund has been the most fun and amusing attraction in Stockholm since 1883…..A small, homely amusement park on the island of Djurgården, in the heart of Stockholm. During the 6 months/year opening, it hosts many rock-pop concerts, attracting some big names.
Most spectacular without a doubt is the Fritt Fall Tilt, also called Power Tower. You fall unhindered towards the ground with a speed of 110 km/h. Tivoli Gröna Lund has several restaurants – but don’t eat before you climb the Power Tower! For those looking for quieter rides, they have a love tunnel, a funny house, arcade games and other kid friendly rides. During the summer they also offer concerts at night.
These creative ideas are a great resource to use to give you a starting point.
Using minimalist style frames of varying sizes, the colors and content of the pictures tells the story of this happy family.
Decorating your home with a unique assortment of flowers is a brilliant way to add allure to your home and brighten your living space. Flowers are also easy to change out, which makes it easier to change the décor to match the season or special occasion.
Pile On the Pillows
Pillows are easy to make or to buy sofa-ready. They can be as fancy or unadorned as you wish. They add notes of color and texture that catch the eye and sometimes beg to be touched.
Accessorize with Books
The best decorating item is one that’s also useful. Books — antique or new. There are several great ideas to integrate books into your home decorating.
Wallpaper the Back of Shelves
Applying wallpaper to the interior, behind the shelves, of a bookcase will add aesthetic appeal to a usually plain surface, and applying wallpaper to the back of a bookcase will improve the look of the often-neglected surface.
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It can be really challenging to organize your jewelry. My biggest problem was organizing my necklaces. I had so many that I didn’t know where to begin. My purpose in organizing my jewelry was to be able to see it.
A jewellery tree is a simple and very elegant way of displaying items of jewellery. You can use them for those jewelry pieces that you like the most or for those that you usually wear. This jewelry tree I keep in my bedroom as well and it allows me to keep my necklaces in a convenient space.
I absolutely love jewelry trees! A jewelry tree is a very pretty and stylish way to display your jewelry and they come in so many different shapes and sizes.
The best way to organize your beauty collection is to make use of beauty boxes. You can also keep three beauty boxes, two for storing precious items and the other for cosmetic. Keep your daily essentials together and put them in an easy-to-access place. Go to IKEA…. IKEA has several unique drawers that can be used to store lipstick, eyeshadow pots or lip gloss. Keep a small box right by your mirror to fill with your foundation, brow pencil, mascara, clear gloss, and that lipstick you’ve been wearing nearly everyday.
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Macadamia Deep Repair Masque is a revitalizing hair reconstructor for dry, damaged hair. A combination of macadamia oil and argan oil along with tea tree oil, chamomile oil, aloe and algae extracts rejuvenate and rebuild the hair, leaving the hair deeply nourished for improved elasticity and shine with long-lasting conditioning benefits.
My opinion: I adore this stuff. I have thick hair, damaged ends so I need something very hydrating. The results from using this mask were amazing. I have noticed more shine to my hair and it smells so good and definitely not overbearing after use. All you have to do is comb this product through your hair in the shower after you have shampooed and leave it in for about 7 minutes!I noticed that the product made the ends of my hair very shiny and healthy looking. It is the best hair masque I have ever used and leaves my hair feeling silky smooth.
This 82 year old product that was created by Elizabeth Arden to soothe skin. The cream has never changed its core ingredients. It isn’t actually a cream. It’s actually a gel based petrolatum. It can be used in so many ways that you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. Eight Hour Cream can also be used to tame unruly eyebrows, to moisten hands, dry patches, cuts, burns, bad hair days, stray eyebrows, itchy skin, dry skin, chapped lips, raw noses after a cold. It’s a miracle cream.
My opinion: The Cream Every Woman Needs. I just slather it all over before I go to bed and by morning it’s all so soft. It moisturizes and repairs my lips like no other balm. I use the cream every night on the cuticles of my nails to keep them soft and much easier to maintain. It also contains salicylic acid which has mild exfoliating properties to encourage the shedding of dead skin cells. I’m in love!!!!
Yes To Carrots Gentle Exfoliating Facial Cleanser is very rich with natural nutrients and free from chemical nasties. I apply to a wet face and massage VERY gently on my face avoiding my eye area. The creamy base with organic carrot juice and dead sea mud soothes you skin, leaving it feeling fresh and perfectly balanced. it contains beta carotene, which is a form of Vitamin A, an antioxidant, as well as some wonderful natural emollients oils like Shea butter, almond and pumpkin seed oil.
My opinion: It removes my make up with ease, apart from eye make up which I remove afterwards. It does a fantastic job at controlling the oils on my face without completely stripping every last drop of moisture from my skin.
Almond oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E. Almond oil, like most all hair treatments does not actually create new hair growth. It does promote growth by keeping hair moisturized, healthy and less prone to breakage making hair growth more noticeable. It is great for all hair types and offers many benefits to naturally curly hair.Pour some of the almond oil mixture into the palm of your hand. Rub your palms together, then massage deeply into your scalp. leave on for 30 minutes or sleep with them overnight.
My opinion: One day of the week I take massage with this almond oil. Every time when I use on my hair, my hair feels very soft and nourished as well.
Balance Vitamin C Elixir contains Illumiscin, a patented complex of stabalised Vitamin C, Zinc PCA and Oleuropein, the most powerful plant active from the Olive Tree. Vitamin C is very well known and well documented as being very good for lightening an brightening the skin. Balance Vitamin C Elixir is clinically proven to give a brighter complexion and even skin tone, to help decrease the appearance of age spots and to give smoother, firmer skin.It is very effective and I’m happy with the results. For best results use morning and night before one of our Balance Active Formula Moisturizer, Serum or Filler.
My opinion It works just as well as the expensive brands. I’ve been using it for about 3 weeks now and my skin already feels tighter and smoother.
Mudd facial masks can be a great way to relieve every day stresses and strains. Mudd Original Mask is for deep pore cleansing treatment. The deep-pore cleansing action of Mudd Original removes hidden dirt and grime from the skin, helping to control oily outbreaks and blackheads. It can be used once or twice weekly for optimum results, ideal for your weekly ‘me-time’ treat.
My opinion: skin felt sooooo soft after washing the mask off. Great for large pores, blackheads and whiteheads! It is very powerful and brings all the blemishes to the surface of the skin and 2-3 days later, my skin looks very clear.
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