I was really leaning towards red, but it seemed too heavy and in a way, too masculine. I took a chance in the hallway and it paid off. After that, I knew there would be deep pink somewhere in my living space, but it seemed too bold a choice for the living room. But why?… 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
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