Archive | August, 2011

Summer Project #4

28 Aug

Summer hasn’t finished yet nor August, so here I am with another of my summer projects. This is a bracelet with huge beads. Ok, I only had to thread the huge beads and put a catch, but nonetheless it required some time… ok, it wasn’t all that time afterall…

huge semi-purple beads bracelet




Quote of the day

25 Aug
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did.
So throw off the bowlines, Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

Sailing at the Whitsundays


Summer Project #3

13 Aug

I’ve been entertaining the idea to sew myself a tote for a long time. I’ve been studying samples and tutorials ever since and in the end I came up with my own pattern.

Here is the result… well, perhaps I made it a bit too big, and it would better suit Hagrid than me, but as a first attempt, I cannot be but happy.

My Summer-Travel-Tennis-Whatever tote

Once again the raw material is from Ikea.

Summer Project #2

12 Aug

Another Summer project accomplished. Here is my new IKEA garden table  (TÄRNÖ) which has been updated to breakfast table, with some improvements…


My new breakfast table before the upgrading


My new breakfast table after the upgrading...

Summer Project #1

3 Aug

Since I’m not going on “proper” holidays this summer, I have decided to use my 2 weeks off for realizing some projects that have been in my drawer for some times now.

Here is my first one: a brand new smartphone holder.

my first summer project – my new smartphone holder

PS… my 2 weeks break officially begins next weekend but I decided for an earlier start last Sunday…


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