Tag: DIY

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”

Snail Mix Recipe

Some might think this post will be about a delicious escargo dish for humans… Sorry, but no. 🙂 I’m super into the whole being a snail owner thing right now. Apparently they have certain favorite foods. There are things they love to eat and… Continue Reading “Snail Mix Recipe”

Hidden Scenes in our home

The other day I took my students to the city library. They were behaving well, so I actually had time to look at a few books myself 🙂 And one of those was about bottle gardens and other beautiful things. And there was a… Continue Reading “Hidden Scenes in our home”

Magical midsummer

As I mentioned in another post before, we decided to celebrate midsummer with a few friends. It became like a little tradition since we bought the summerhouse. Its been the third year now and it gets better each year. It was so much fun… Continue Reading “Magical midsummer”

Little fairy garden

We went to visit Martins family. They live further up north on this georgeous farm. Whenever we’re there, we like to stroll through the barn where they store all the old things left from previous generations. I love to do that. All those things… Continue Reading “Little fairy garden”

Easy craft with popsicle sticks

The only materials needed for this craft activity are: 12 popsicle sticks per student/child Some kind of ribbon Paint Glue Hot glue gun We started with laying 10 Popsicles ticks neatly under each other. Then we put glue on the remaining two and glues… Continue Reading “Easy craft with popsicle sticks”

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