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Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. ~ Boyd K. Packer

When we bought this little summerhouse, there was this old picnictable standing in the garden. My first impulse was: " We can throw that one out right away:" But what can I say...it grew on me. And then we kept... Continue Reading →

As a rule of thumb, I would say the smaller the pond, the more belligerent the fish. ~ Craig Brown

A few weeks ago, I made this post about the mini-pond I set up in our little wild garden. Promising an update. So here it is! The pond is thriving! The swimming water plants didnt make it, but the ones... Continue Reading →

Let’s get cozy

The bedroom is still in progress, but Tuesday we finally bought proper mattresses. It only took us about a year 😊 Today I fixed one of the walls. I hung one of the mirrors there that we found in the... Continue Reading →

Selfie Station

My youngest sister got married. I was allowed to fix some decorations, since she's not crazy into that, while I LOVE it! Both, my sister and her fiance are gamers. They love spending their spare time on their computers. And... Continue Reading →

Other people

Her artist name is LP (Laura Pergolizzi). And her voice hits a nerve. I saw her performing in one of those viral Facebook videos. So, I'm not a trendsetter here. 🙂 But I have the biggest girl crush since then.... Continue Reading →

Wonderstruck

Attracted by the amazing cover, I couldn't resist when I saw this book in the library. Published 2011, 637 pages, written by Brian Selznick. It's almost magical, how he managed to use both, words and illustrations, to tell two sides... Continue Reading →

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” -Pablo Picasso

I get to be creative in my job as well. In August it's two years since I started working in an international school here in Sweden. We have staff and students from all over the world. I love it. You... Continue Reading →

How to challenge the dachshund…

Mimi is a dachshund mix. Smart but independent. My old dog was extremely keen to learn tricks. She was a completely different breed. Mimi always watched us. Soon after we got her, I started practising with the little one as... Continue Reading →

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond…

...and that's what I made. A mini-pond. Another "things I find in the attic" story. Yes, the supply is endless. The supply of objects, that trigger me to turn them into something pretty. This time a big black plastic tub.... Continue Reading →

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