DIY: Natural Decorative Tray

I am obsessed with nature, in particular wood/trees/forest, because I can relax quite good and refill my batteries. What I genuinely like about wood is the contrast between resistance and plasticity, the liveliness and rigidity and the ability to spend a warmth while being cold. It always makes me feel home and comfortable and in…

DIY: golden candle holder made of gypsum

It is getting darker and colder outside and every time this happens, I love to cuddle into a blanket on the couch, having a tea and a lot of candles around! And I am always looking for candle holders and why not trying to create some on my own? With this DIY you are creating…

Salmon with Pak Choi

Currently, I am pretty sick and every time before I can not go out anymore, I go to the supermarket and buy healthy stuff. And chocolate. Or ice cream. Or both. But, mostly healthy stuff. This time, I brought some vegetables home that are new to me. I mean, I knew that they exist and…

BrainStorming 2k18 – tidy out 2017

Hello everyone! Still working on the ToDo list for 2k18 or did you already start? A new year means 365 days for new ideas and a re-evaluation and re-definition. Okay, okay, the new year is already some days old…anyway. Thus, 2k18 starts for me with finishing old projects, such as the Norway Sweater, but also…

Old Year’s Résumé and New Year’s Resolutions

It´s the last day of 2017 and I am looking back to a years full of great events, wonderful people, adventures, and new experiences. I started this blog almost one year ago when I was confined to the floor of my living room due to a disc prolapse. The floor was my best friend, because…

DIY:Thread-Pictures

One of my favorite kind of pictures are those showing animals, especially forest animals, created with geometric shapes. I am not sure whether there is a name for it, but I know that in the last years a lot of people got tattooed with one of those pictures. Even though I am interested in such…

DIY:Reversible Soft Toy – Nouka and Paul

Lately, I saw a video on Facebook showing how to create a reversible soft toy using two socks and some decoration. I was impressed and they were looking co cute that I thought this may be the perfect present for my nephew this year. What you need: 2 pairs of those really warm and soft…

DIY: “If you…”-Advent calendar

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the anticipation of Christmas is my absolute favorite (and usually I am not very patient). This year, I am in the situation that I moved to another city, quite far away from my previous residence. And I left some very good friends. One of those friends…

DIY: Washing laps-and-Sock-Cupcakes for Babies

Wait. What? This super cute DIY has a really difficult name, but it is what it is: cupcakes made out of washing laps and socks for babies. One of my longterm-friend gave birth and of course, I wanted to send her something for the baby and also herself. But it is always difficult to find…

California Dreamin’ – Throwback 2012

Welcome to a new travel series on this blog! Okay, this sounds enormous official, but I am really excited about what will happen in the next weeks. As the title already uncovers, I will travel back in time, when I was still a student with even less money than now and rather new friends who…