Rules of a lady #1 : Take care about your finances !

With the new year approaching, I decided to take more care about my finances. I always was quite responsible with my money but I think there can be some more improvement here. The first step would be keeping record about my outgoings – and when I say my outgoings I mean ALL my outgoings. Every single chewing gum ! I want to know where my money goes. Weiterlesen

DIY driftwood lamp : part 3

Ok, after preparing the hangers last week, it’s time to fix the chains that will support the ring. The hangers really are quite heavy !! I bought a silver chain at the hardware store and cut it in four pieces that I attached to the upper and lower hocks. How long the several strings have to be depended on the sort of chain … Weiterlesen

DIY driftwood lamp : part 2

Last week  I told you about my new DIY project : a driftwood lamp made out of an IKEA Minnen. After having my driftwood arrived, it was time to make the hangers. At first I needed to punch a hole in the shells. That was kinda tricky for some of the shells were very fragile so some broke. Weiterlesen

DIY driftwood lamp : part 1

A couple of days ago I found my old IKEA MINNEN lamp in the garage. When I bought it years ago, I loved it but today I find it rather cheesy, so …
At first I wanted to take it apart so I can use the parts for another  DIY project, but Polyvios convinced me to do otherwise. Together we looked for nice upcycling possibilities.

Vor ein paar Tagen fand ich meine alte IKEA MINNEN Lampe in der Garage. Als ich sie damals gekauft habe, fand ich sie großartig, aber jetzt ist sie doch etwas kitschig, also … Zuerst wollte ich sie auseinander nehmen und die Teile für ein anderen DIY Porjekt verwenden, aber Polyvios hat mich umgestimmt. Wir haben uns dann nach einer Upcycling Idee umgeschaut.


How to upcycle an old europallet into a herb shelf : Let’s plant

After finishing the herb shelf, it’s time for planting !

Nachdem das Kräuterregal fertig gestellt worden ist, ist es Zeit zu pflanzen !