About lenagrosso

http://www.packmahome.com

I've moved so many times that I think I'm a nomad. I'm addicted to traveling and want to move all the time. I suffer from wanderlust, they say. Besides that, I'm also passionate about arts & crafts, design and home decor.

Posts by lenagrosso:

THE BEST WAY TO HANG CURTAINS WITHOUT DRILLING

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Remember when I said we couldn’t drill holes in our walls? Did you know that our apartment doesn’t have blinds? Also, can you imagine waking up at 5 am because the sunlight is already at its best and is hitting hard on your sleepy face? Keep reading…

HOW TO DECOUPAGE YOUR WINDOW USING IKEA NAPKINS

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Do you know the decoupage technique? It basically consists in cutting pieces of paper and glue them to something. You can make patterns and normally it’s used to decorate boxes or small furniture. You can see cool examples of decoupage here, here or here.

But did you know that you can also apply that technique to glass? Well, that’s what I just did with this window. Keep reading…

WEEKEND WITH FRIENDS IN SWITZERFRANCE

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This past weekend we flew to Geneva to see our friends. My husband was really missing Switzerfrance‘s mountains landscape AKA The Alps – Switzerland – and The Jura – France, so when he found really cheap flights (thanks EasyJet! #notsponsored) and proposed taking advantage of a holiday of course I couldn’t say no to a long weekend getaway! Keep reading…

ETERNAL DAILY PLANNER FREE PRINTABLE

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Lately I’ve been struggling to maintain my motivation and productivity levels high on a daily basis, thus what I do at these times is to read a lot about planning, productivity, time management, motivation, etc etc And I create my own planner(s). And then I make them free for you as printables 😀 Keep reading…

PROGRESS UPDATE: SLOWLY MAKING A HOME

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It’s been a while since I last shared some photos of our home with you, hasn’t it? It’s not that I don’t want to share, it’s just I didn’t think it was worth to update you because until now all we’ve been doing is buying furniture, changing furniture out of place and hanging some pictures on the walls… We still have a long way until we can call this apartment “our home”. Keep reading…

WISHLIST: 7 BOOKS ABOUT DWELLING I WANT TO HAVE

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Remember when I made a wishlist of books about traveling? Well, now I’m making one dedicated only to dwelling, the other face of packmahome.

These are books I want to have on my coffee table and on the “book covered wall” of my dream home. I already have a pretty good idea of how I want my dream home to look like, but I’m always on the hunt for inspiration, so I hope these books will inspire me and amaze me with different points of view. Keep reading…

WANNABE ARTIST AT SOCIETY 6

One of my biggest dreams is to make a living off my art. I would love to sell my photos, my illustrations and my paintings. Maybe even write a book! Although in reality I’m just a wannabe artist, it doesn’t hurt if I keep dreaming, keep creating, keep trying and pushing my fantasies forward, right?

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10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BERLIN I DIDN’T KNOW

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I can’t say I know Berlin like the back of my hand, but I’m no stranger to this city either. I already have some favorite spots and things I like to do here, but I also feel I still have so much to discover and do. I know some interesting facts about this wonderful city, those I read on my travel guide when we came here the first time, back in 2010, those I picked up on our first guided tour around the city, and those I’m learning by living here. Keep reading…