It’s been a longtime dream of mine to be completely debt free, and its finally here! This week, I made the final deposit against the loan on my flat, I own the place free and clear! It’s an odd feeling to owe noone. It’s liberating, yet anti-climatic. Back in Connecticut, I dreamed a lot about… Continue Reading
Aside from a few designer pieces, most of my wardrobe is secondhand/vintage, but secondhand clothing bargains are few and far between in Denmark. However, I was in the right place at the right time yesterday, and I scored this practically new coat for 120 kr! (about $23) Red is one of my favorite colors :)Perfect.
I generally have a “no paint” policy when it comes to wood. I love the look of painted furniture, but I’ve never had a piece come out really, really amazing. But now I’m faced with a dilemma. I found this fabulous dining table at a secondhand shop for about $150. The top is pretty trashed,… Continue Reading
I mentioned the other day that there was a fabulous thrifted treasure being delivered on Wednesday. Well, it’s here! It’s a new to me vintage sofa with red velvet cushions!!! And I love it! It’s replacing the daybed, which was always meant to be a temporary solution until the perfect sofa came along. There’s only… Continue Reading
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
When life hands you granny fabric, make napkins!!! Awhile back, I was given a stack of quilting fabric that was more Grandma Walton than Sage & Simple. I struggled with what to do with this fabric, and then it struck me… napkins!!! The first batch of 23 is done :) Here are my sewing instructions… Continue Reading