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Welcome to my place

6 Jun

I’ve been thinking to re-organize the entrance hall of my flat for a while, and finally I came up with what I think is the most unexpensive solution: I wanted to add a little bench at the entrance but I couldn’t find a suitable one. They all were too big, then my father gave me this old tea-table solid enough to be upcycled to a bench. As it was dark brown and a bit run-down I decided to paint it “ivory” white, and then to make a cushion to match with it.

First I made a squared cover for the pillow stuffing, then I sewed a zippered pillow cover with some lovely Ikea fabric. I also managed to sew an invisible zipper…. which was a first time for me! And guess what? It was easier than I thought!

The final touch is the hanger coat rack that I bought from Ikea too almost a year ago and that finally my brother had the time to come and secure to the wall. …. drilling is definitely not my piece of cake!

My upcycled bench and a brand new pillow

My upcycled bench and a brand new pillow

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The pillow perfectly fits the bench! incredible, uh?

The pillow perfectly fits the bench! incredible, uh?

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It looks nice.

It looks nice.

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The invisible zipper!

The invisible zipper!

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An organized entrance hall.

An organized entrance hall.

Merry Christmas

23 Dec

Every year I make a decoration for my Christmas tree. This year, since I hadn’t much time left due to my Little Santa Helper‘s job I decided to make this cute little crocheted star.

So, here are my best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone out there….

Crocheted Xmas star

Crocheted Xmas star

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