DIY – Pimp my tea towel {crocheting}

A while ago I visited two of my best friends in Germany that had just recently moved house. I wanted to bring a little something for them but couldn’t think what I could make – until coincidentally I saw a book sitting on my book shelf (it is German and contains many mini crochet ideas). As my friends…

Easter DIY: The coolest eggs in town!

I think it was last year when friends told me they had bought some removable tattoos. Yes, exactly the ones many of us found so cool when they were kids -but with one difference: whilst the ones we attached to our skin years ago looked funny but rather childish, the ones my friends had bought looked…

Two crocheted Teddy Bears

February is a special month. Two people close to me have recently had babies – a girl and a boy. For me it was a chance to do some crocheting. I made two little bears that I want to show you today. I hope they make good friends for the two little ones and that…

Partyplanning – Invitations for a TexMex-Party

Last October for the first time we decided to celebrate the German Oktoberfest which doubled-up as my welcome party to England. Everyone came dressed up as something typically German and we had besides the traditional Dirndl and Lederhosen the most hilarious costumes. Three people game dressed as Kraftwerk – some of you might now their music. Boris…

The chic part of concrete – my first attempts to work with it

Concrete is a fascinating material: so often associated with massive, huge and not really pretty buildings that don’t have a lot of charm and seem to disturb the view a bit. On the other hand concrete is so versatile, fairly easy to use and although it seems to be such a heavy, dark material you…