When live gives you lemons… (I)

Recently my in-laws brought a couple of lemons home from their holiday in Greece – this may sound a little strange but we’re talking about hand picked, massive lemons that smelled incredible. Clearly this is the perfect souvenir for me and I immediately started thinking what I could make with them. Lemon Curd was one…

{Upcycling} – our pallet bar in the garden!

The weather has been really, really good over the last days here in England. This means we could finally spend some time in the garden. We had the first barbecue of the year and I spent the whole Sunday afternoon lying on our pallet sofa, that I already wrote about last year here on the…

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…

Wrapping Christmas gifts – My way to do it

I love wrapping gifts for Christmas and every year I think about a different way how to do it. What I find always a bit crazy though is how much nice wrapping paper costs. Don’t get me wrong – I love buying nice looking (and therefore a bit more expensive) wrapping paper for a birthday gift…