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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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