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DIY EASY CHRISTMAS WREATH – RUSTIC FARMHOUSE STYLE

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Hi there everyone! How have you been? Me, busy… Tired and heavy, basically. That’s why I’ve not been as consistent with my publications as I wished. But this week I’m finally taking care of my Christmas decorations and I’ve made a couple of things myself, including this beautiful and simple wreath to hang on my front door. Keep reading…

DIY ADVENT CALENDAR USING MATCHBOXES

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I have so many sweet childhood memories, but one of my favorites is definitely starting an Advent Calendar with my mom and sister. Each year my mom would buy us one of those flat boxes with tiny windows filled with chocolates and each day we would open one window and eat one chocolate. I remember looking forward to the end of eating all the chocolates, not because of the chocolates themselves, but because it meant we were getting closer and closer to Christmas. And I loved (and still love) Christmas time! It’s one of my favorite seasons of the year! Keep reading…

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME FEEL MORE COZY DURING WINTER

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I usually don’t change my home decor according to the seasons of the year but I definitely add some details to make it feel more comfy during the colder months. So I made a list of some tips and tricks on how to cozy up your home for Fall and Winter. Keep reading…

MOOD BOARD FOR OUR LIVING ROOM

Because I love planning, dreaming and imagining so much, I just spent a couple of hours trying to figure out how I want my living room to look like. I even designed a mood board! Keep reading…

5 GREAT EXAMPLES OF FURNITURE TRANSFORMATION

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I’m always on the look out for inspiration, you know, pinning like crazy and wasting a lot of time, also known as procrastinating 🙂 Now serious, the majority of the furniture we bought is old or not exactly our taste, so I’ll definitely start to give them some makeovers. That’s why I put together these 5 examples of furniture transformation. Keep reading…

FIMO DOORBELL LITTLE HOUSE DIY

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I needed to have our names on our doorbell so I thought of making this cute little house out of FIMO.

In Portugal and in Spain we don’t need this, we have numbers and/or letters to identify our door, but in Germany and in France we do need to have our last names on our doorbell, otherwise the mail/delivery people won’t know where to deliver things. Keep reading…

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…

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…