We recently got three sets of second hand wooden chest of drawers as we needed more storage space in some of our rooms. When we got home and saw them in proper light, we realized they were less friendly looking and in less good condition than we had thought - the wood was quite scratched,… Continue reading Refurbishing of old chest of drawers
I recently started painting with watercolors and bought myself a set with three Van Gogh brushes. As watercolor brushes aren't too cheap, I researched how to clean, dry and store them properly so that they will last long. Storing options - what is really recommended? I noticed that some people recommend storing them with the… Continue reading DIY storage box for watercolor brushes – easy and quick
One of my favorite pairs of jeans are ripped ones, but one of the holes recently started tearing a bit too much. Also, I noticed that I don't like how my black leggings show through and that I would prefer a more sophisticated look. So I decided to underlay the holes, which would fix the… Continue reading Quick and easy no-sewing fix for ripped jeans
On a sunny day in October our neighbors, a lovely Spanish couple named Pepe (short for Jose) and Pepa (short for Josefina) signaled at our fence that we shall open our gate as they wanted to visit. When they came over they started excitingly to talk about olives. Supposedly now would be the best time… Continue reading Olives á la Pepe!