A year ago I made a Jupiler desk lamp for my boyfriend (see blog post here). And I just found out that Jupiler actually saw it, and approved it! Hooray! Watch out this space for more Jupiler branded house object. I currently have a chair in the making. Advertisements Continue reading Jupiler Approved!
Spring might be behind the door, but we still have a few weeks (months?) to go through before we get to spend our evenings and weekend outside. The following project will take you between one or two evenings and the final result will look fabulous in your bedroom or wherever you will decide to hang you vintage fairy lights to.I read about this project in … Continue reading Vintage fairy lights – tutorial
A couple of weeks ago, as I was taking care of the recycling like every Sunday night, I decided to save a Jupiler bottle from the bin. This nice 750ml red bottle of Belgian beer deserved to be used for a project. The only project I could think of making with this bottle was a lampshade as a surprise for my boyfriend, a Belgian beers … Continue reading Jupiler table lamp
Washi tape (also known as masking tape) is a decorative Japanesee tape that comes in the prettiest patterns and colors. There are hundreds of different styles, with all the patterns you could ever think of. I do love washi tape and everybody who loves design, handicraft and colors should love washi tape too. Here are 7 awesome projects made with washi tape that will convince … Continue reading 7 standout projects that will make you buy washi tape
Since we moved to our house 18 months ago, we’ve had a very dull Ikea chest of drawers next to our sofa. Not by choice but just because it ended there on the first day and it was handy to have a side table to drop glasses, books, phones… But I have never liked that piece of furniture and I always thought that it was … Continue reading Upcycled Ikea MALM chest of drawers
In a previous post, I told you about the Bristol Folk House, an adult education centre and one of my favourite place in Bristol.Last month, I attended their Vintage hairstyling workshop, and yesterday, I went back for the Lampshade workshop. The pitch was the following one: “Make your own beautiful lampshade in this fun workshop, led by an experienced tutor from Quincy Lampshades. Bring half … Continue reading Norwegian Wood – Foxtrot lampshade
At the end of last year, I bought ‘Makery‘, a craft book presenting ’30 projects for the home, to make and to give’. The book was written by Kate Smith, co-owner of The Makery, a lovely craft hub located in Bath. One of the projects presented, a doughnut shape patchwork pouffe, caught my attention and I decided to try to make one. As I am … Continue reading Patchwork Pouffe