My family and I just came back from a vacation in Denmark. This year I wanted to bring summer memories back home in a more material form than just pictures. I decided to make decorative summer wreaths out of herbs and greenery that was the part of the scenery. The plan was to bring them … More How to Make DIY Herbal Wreaths for your Home
Not so long time ago I joined an inspiring Facebook group that talks about up-cycling and reusing the textiles, reducing pollution from clothes and becoming aware of how we use the textiles. It has deepened my perspective on how I use clothes and textiles.
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?