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
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
Denmark’s selection of beans is paltry at best. A few weeks ago, wanted to serve my veggie enchiladas at an impromptu dinner party, but I couldn’t because I hadn’t soaked any dried black beans and none of the four grocery stores I shopped had them in cans. Dried beans are definitely the most economical choice, but… Continue Reading
Ah, the joys of not having a car! I’m going to a birthday party tonight and this Bodum grill seemed like a great gift, until I got out of the store and realized that I had a giant gift wrapped box, a bike, a basket full of veggies, and a long trek home. The box… Continue Reading
I’ve wanted a Pashley Princess Sovereign for many years, so moving to Denmark and giving up my car seemed like the perfect time to scratch that itch. Getting my Pashley to Denmark was no easy feat! There’s only one Pashley dealer in all of Denmark and they didn’t reply to my inquiries, so I went… Continue Reading
It’s my Pashley Princess Sovereign, and she’s everything I thought she would be! Eye candy and a full review coming soon :)