Last October, I found secondhand dining chairs for about $10/apiece, and I was in quite a dilemma about how to work them into my pink living/dining room. It only took me all winter and most of the spring to get it sorted out! The chairs sat painted white with those dreadful 90’s country blue seats… Continue Reading
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
I found this tired old mirror in the back corner of my favorite secondhand shop… 35 kr. (about $7), a quick coat of white paint, so the gold still pokes through… and I’m through wondering what to hang behind the daybed :)
This time, chewed up flowers were the least of my problems. He threw up all over my hallway carpet. It’s natural fiber, so I can’t get the stains out. Ew! A new floor has been on the agenda, but I hadn’t planned to do it so soon. However, now I don’t have a choice and… Continue Reading
My favorite flower. My favorite color. My favorite Tiffany vase. I thought they were beautiful. Opie thought they were lunch :(
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
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!