Tag: DIY

Homemade Skincare

With just a few marigold seeds we grew all those beautiful flowers. And then I thought back to my grandmother, that used to make this magic lotion out of it. In her opinion it would heal EVERYTHING. 🙂 So I wanted to make this… Continue Reading “Homemade Skincare”

Design your own candle

I love love love candlelight. I think there’s nothing cozier. I investigated a little on Pinterest and YouTube to find out how you can design your own candle. In an uncomplicated way. For this technique, I’m simply using a napkin with a pretty design. I cut the part out that I want… Continue Reading “Design your own candle”

Homemade ketchup

Being a big fan of “Mandelmanns gĂ„rd”, I of course also like to try out their recipes. This time I made my own ketchup. I have the recipe in their cookbook. Yes, I also buy their books. 😉 You can find their recipes also… Continue Reading “Homemade ketchup”

What is a farm without chicken?

For so so many years I’ve been wanting chicken. About ten years ago I visited an animal park in Germany. “Arche Warder”. There they breed old breeds of farm animals. Those that don’t get held anymore because they are not “productive” enough for our… Continue Reading “What is a farm without chicken?”

Project “KökstrĂ€dgĂ„rd”

It’s almost fall. Time to recap our first year as “farm owners”. We moved here in December. Anxiously anticipating spring…and spring came and with it a lot of work. We have a huge garden, but half of it was just a big meadow where… Continue Reading “Project “KökstrĂ€dgĂ„rd””

The “new” secretary

We remodeled the guestroom a bit. It’s a tiny room. But now tthere’s (somehow) room for a secretary. I’ve ALWAYS wanted one. So I started searching online for cheap used ones and of course in our local thriftshops. I was a bit restricted by… Continue Reading “The “new” secretary”

Chalkboard art

After we bought our summerhouse I made a little chalkboard out of an old mirror. Right after that I wrote with chalk “Home sweet home” on it and that’s what it said until now. Now I found nice chalk markers. So it was time… Continue Reading “Chalkboard art”

Snail Home

For the first few weeks, the snails lived in a big transparent utility box. It is really convenient since it is easy to keep the humidity up. But it doesn’t really look good and it’s not nice to observe them. I had many ideas… Continue Reading “Snail Home”

Mosaic with kids

One of the last art activities I did with my students before my well deserved vacation was mosaic inspired. All we needed was already there. Concrete Water something to mix Plastic containers in different sizes Tiles And then we started. We mixed the concrete… Continue Reading “Mosaic with kids”

Shine a light

A while ago I made this Make-up corner for myself. In an unused corner of our apartment. But quickly I realized that the lighting is terrible for doing my makeup. So after a few weeks of trying different options, I ended up doing my… Continue Reading “Shine a light”

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