Tag: upcycle

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 on using it, as… Continue Reading “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without. ~ Boyd K. Packer”

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 house. After finding a… Continue Reading “Let’s get cozy”

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 we always were into… Continue Reading “Selfie Station”

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. I turned it into… Continue Reading “Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond…”

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 them up. They are… Continue Reading “A new aviary”

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. The previous owner used… Continue Reading “Mirror,Mirror on the wall…”

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 fit to how we… Continue Reading “The elephant foot”

“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 much as possible. The… Continue Reading ““If it’s the right chair, it doesn’t take too long to get comfortable in it.”-Robert De Niro”

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 a backyard) No, our… Continue Reading “Summerhouse”

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