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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 →

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 →

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 →

A new aviary

A few months ago I took over two budgies. The previous owner didn't want to keep them, because her cat showed too much interest in them. I had budgies before and was really excited when it was time to pick... Continue Reading →

Mirror,Mirror on the wall…

The ugly cupboard that was hanging in the kitchen of our summerhouse, had to go! "No problem" I thought...I'll just take that down and paint the wall... Believe me when I tell you, that there was nothing simple about that.... Continue Reading →

The elephant foot

The previous owners left a lot of things in the house. One of those was a table in the living room that somehow did remind me of an elephant foot. and it was heavy as an elephant... It totally didn't... Continue Reading →

“If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.”-Robert De Niro

When we bought the house, the interior was... well... let's say "functional". One week after it was ours, I had a week of vacation that I spent in the house to make it more "Martin&Jenny". We wanted to reuse as... Continue Reading →

Summerhouse

    Summer of 2017... A summer that made me feel like I'm a real adult. We bought a summerhouse. Not what some of you might have in mind. (A big house by the ocean with a white sand beach... Continue Reading →

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