When I wrote my last post I had no idea where it would actually bring me. I was dissatisfied with my wardrobe. I didn’t like how it felt wearing my clothes but didn’t know why. Something needed to be done.
I had a light bulb moment the other day when I was sorting out inside my closet. There is a saying Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are. Have you ever thought of applying the same principle to the clothes you are wearing? Show me your wardrobe and I will … More What your wardrobe has to say about your psychological state
How often do you go clothes shopping? Every week? Every month? Every season? Only when you travel? Or not at all? My answer will be almost never. If someone told me this 5 years ago or so I would laugh 🙂 Not that I loved the process of going shopping itself. I liked it to … More How I learned making my own clothes and how you also can
Please meet my good old friend – the Cupboard. We used to live together at our previouse home and he was a great storage/ display for my ironstone. But we moved and he jsut didn’t fit anymore. I didn’t need a display cupboard anymore and I thought that was the time to say good-bye. We almost … More From display to storage. A simple cupboard makeover
You guys! Look at this chair I rescued from the garbage recently! My parents-in-law owned it for like 50 years and now there came time to say good-bye. I literally rescued it on its way to the garbage. And why not? If I messed up I could always send it down that way 🙂 First … More My 8 tips to reupholstering like a pro
It’s been over a year since my last post! I took a break to grow and refocus and… to have a baby! Little Erika is now 8 months old and I feel ready to continue. Or, it’s better to say to start over again. I don’t want this blog to be just about psychology any … More Makeover of two antique French-style chairs
This story happened exactly two years ago on the 15th of December 2013. That was the last evening of my pregnancy with Emma, our second daughter. I was overdue, big and heavy and looking forward to giving birth like anything. To shorten the waiting time somehow I begged my husband to take the heavy me … More Life as a gift. One personal story
A few weeks after my husband and I got married I was talking to a woman who happened to help us to find accommodation. When she learned that we were newlyweds she got extremely excited to share some words of wisdom with us as she happened to survive divorce and now was in her second … More Are you a nagging woman or a smart woman?
Martha turned 35 this year. This time she didn’t feel like inviting anyone for her birthday party choosing to work an extra shift at the hospital that evening instead. Martha’s age started to scare her recently, the older she gets the more hopeless it feels: single, ready to mingle, but NOTHING is happening… I have … More How to get lucky and find the best guy ever
might you think…, and I am already 30! (20, 35, 45, 80… fill in your age). If you feel comfortable about being single and think that you are quite happy to live like that until the rest of your life, please ignore this article. Nothing is wrong with being single if this is what you … More Why am I still single?!?!?!