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Garden shed makeover

In collaboration with By Benson I want my garden shed well organized and my garden wild and lush, does that make any sense? Well it does to me and I suppose that's all that matters. I just gave my garden tool shed a very much needed makeover and I'm so thrilled by the result. I absolutely looove to organize pretty much any space. My closet is color coordinated, in my…

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Sustainable renovation with microcement

In collaboration with Italian Art Mikrocement Our kitchen just got a facelift, a sustainable renovation with microcement. I'm beyond happy with the result. Minimal but warm. Modern but at the same time utterly timeless. Calm and simple.If I had to choose only one typy of material or product when it comes to renovating sustainably I would choose microcement without hesitation. It's stronger than regular cement-based mixtures and its also suitable…

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Slow interior, the timeless and conscious home

Slow living aesthetics are usually characterized by a neutral color scale and this is what it looks like at home. Of course, that does not have to be the case. Slow living is, after all, about an attitude and not a specific interior design style. Applying the slowliving concept to your interior, on the other hand, is an effective way to more easily create a more timeless and at the same time a more sustainable home. By finding out…

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Make bedside tables out of a stump. DIY

Some time ago we made new bedside tables from a stump. I only shared it on instagram but thought I wanted to share this on the blog as well. Similar bedside tables are available in slightly different interior design stores, but why not do it yourself instead? A few years ago we took down a large tree on our plot, most of it became firewood but then we had a huge stump left. …

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To grind and dress an old armchair

Sanding and dressing an old armchair This week's DYI and recycling project has been sanding and dressing an old armchair from the 50's. The armchair that was originally my great-grandmother, then my grandmother's and now it was mine. It needed some care and love. Above all, perhaps the armchair needed a makeover to fit in with us. Although I can think it had its retro charm with…

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We built a greenhouse of old windows and old bricks

We built a greenhouse / orangery of old windows and old bricks. We built a dream. A Mediterranean greenhouse. A Mediterranean dream. Think we did this !? That we created this little gem for a greenhouse. In addition, basically just recycled materials, old leaded windows, old doors and old bricks .. So many questions that came in regarding the greenhouse so I thought I would write here how we did and how…

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Terrace dreams

This year I am incredibly expectant for the terrace season. More than any other year. Maybe it's because you got used to the little things. If there is one thing we have learned this past year, it is the importance of a pleasant home. I feel such gratitude and favor that we have hated our garden and terrace during this strange time. I often think of those who live in…