Sep, 26 By 1 Comment

zippered pouch with a twist + tutorial

This is going to be another sewing tutorial. Unlike the previous one, that one was more for an experienced sewer, this one is really easy and perfect for a beginner. We’ve all seen a million tutorials of how to make a simple pouch like this one below which is a really easy...
Sep, 3 By 4 Comments

upstairs bathroom

Two summers ago we tackled a renovation of the upstairs bathroom. Unfortunately we don’t have any before pictures. This whole post will be a little sparse with pictures, since this project was finished two years ago. At that time we didn’t even think of documenting it for the blog. So this...
Aug, 20 By 18 Comments

mrs N’s sofa

This is going to be quite a long post so pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea and sit tight. 🙂 Sooo… maybe we found this old sofa on a curb and then dragged it inside or maybe we didn’t. 🙂 But we did decide to give it a complete overhaul....
Aug, 16 By 0 Comment

planter box

We have a really big terrace, which we’ve been slowly restoring since last fall. When I say a big terrace, I really mean it. It is 9 m (30 ft) by 5 m (16 ft), so overall 45 m² (480 ft²). There are a couple of posts coming up...
Jul, 21 By 0 Comment

outdoor table

This table was a request from my cousin. His wanted a table that was big, simple, out of teak and that can be easily disassembled and stored throughout colder months. Our idea was to build a table with the surface made of teak and the legs from metal tubing. The legs...