This Summer, our very good friends Jade and Greg got married. And for this special day, they had choosen a Festival Wedding theme. Think marquee, double deck bus as a bar, a music line up made of 3 bands, etc.. About 6 weeks before the wedding, Jade sent a message to one of our whatsapp group, showing a marquee sign she liked and saying that … Continue reading Festival Marquee Letter Sign
In French, we have a saying that translates into something like this: ‘Someone else’s experience, is like a comb for a bold head’. By this, we mean that you can’t learn from someone else’s experience, you only can learn by doing your own mistakes. However, as someone recently pointed to me, combs for bold people do exist so maybe would some of you learn from … Continue reading Mistakes I made and what you could learn from them.
Two weeks ago, I spent the weekend in France with 9 of my friends and their children. The age of their children varied between 1 year and 5 years old. In preparation for this weekend, I thought it would have been nice for me to bring a present to the kids, and it would have been even nicer if I was making the presents rather … Continue reading How to turn your children into Super Cats in just 20 minutes!
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