• DIY… Orange revamp

    Hello you lovely people,  Today a little DIY of the easiest kind: painting furniture!  Ideal when you feel you need a change in your interior, but can’t justify buying something new because there is nothing wrong with your items. This time my daughter’s stool received the paint-treatment. She mainly uses it in the kitchen to reach the sink. We also use it several other places around the house and after I’ve made the setup next to the front door (as on the pic), I am kinda hooked on keeping it there (I just need to convince all other family members that it’s a good idea). Since it is her stool,…

  • Banana leaf sleeve

    Hey all! Thanks for popping by and giving my banana leaf sleeve a look. I was looking for a budget-friendly alternative to some sort of copper-messing type of planter for my recently bought banana leaf plant. You know, one of those planters that you can find at any interior shop with respect for itself. But sometimes I get cheap, and this was one of those times (and my bank account told me so). So I decided to make a plant cover myself. I love knitting and crocheting, but since having kids, I am usually busy trying to avoid them tearing down the place. And I am often so tired in…

  • DIY… Banana leaf chair: My first upcycling project

    At a flea market, I fell in love with a little yellow chair. It was dirty and worn down, but the frame was in good condition. It had this cool midcentury vibe and elegant legs to it. The Swedish seller, with chewing tobacco in her mouth, was a hard one to bargain with, but I managed to get her to drop 40% in price. This way I could afford to buy new fabric to replace that nasty yellow cloth (we are on a budget here!). The week before that, my 4-yo daughter had been on a play date with a new friend, and the new friend had her own lounge…