Tied to my bike with bungee cords because when the perfect desk chair shows up at the secondhand shop for 165 Crowns (about $30), there’s no time to be a princess. After paying $40 to replace the light bulb in my bathroom, yes the light bulb, not the actual light, I needed something like this!
I’ve never been a “that will do” sort of person, I need to love everything in and about my home. Moving continents was a feat in and of itself. Trying to make a home in a place where I don’t know the shops, don’t have a car, and most places close early on weekdays, open… Continue Reading
The days are getting shorter and I’m already in scarf, gloves, tights and winter coat. I saw a large display of Christmas candy the other day, so it’s inevitable that my park days give way to cozy days at home. As I was going through my photos from this past week, I struck by the… Continue Reading
I have a bit of PTSD from trying to deal with Danes over the phone in English, so it was time to get creative :) I used Google Translator and worked my way through the online yellow pages, emailing a few electricians a day in English, until one wrote me back. Actually, only one wrote… Continue Reading
I think I used up all of my good sofa karma when I found the vintage velvet sofa back in April. It’s totally my dream sofa, but I also wanted something a bit bigger and more cozy. I’ve been diligently stalking the thrift shops since early May to no avail. I contemplated buying something new,… Continue Reading
I mentioned last week that I was sewing curtains for my mudroom. I finished them today and what a difference $8.99 and a few hours can make! Here’s the door with a valance I half heartedly reappropriated from somewhere else in the house. It had been like this for longer than I’d like to admit…… Continue Reading