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Cupboard Makeover – an Ikea Hack

Cupboard makeover detail chicken wire

I have been stretching my DIY muscles and I have been working with power tools! And it was much more fun than I expected. So I did a little tutorial on what I did, come check it out. I gave an old Ikea cupboard a total makeover. The cupboard is at … [Continue reading...]

Why I feel very blessed


It has been a truly wonderful (blogging) week for me. I feel very blessed. You were all so kind and supportive about my posts on the army trunk, my Revamp It and my thrift shop makeovers. I never before got so many comments and I treasured each and … [Continue reading...]

Mad dash through the thrift store

Ikea hack moppe makeover

Early this week I had to pick up something in an area of town close to the thrift shop. I only had about half an hour before I had an appointment but I decided to run inside anyway because I really needed something for my Revamp It challenge ( to see … [Continue reading...]

Let’s Revamp

vest makeover altered couture

Altered Couture. Vest Makeover     I am 40 as of today! And that marshmallow heart with 40 candles greeted me last night when I came down into the living room just after twelve. I will show and tell more about my birthday later. Because … [Continue reading...]

Army trunk transformation

repurposed army trunk

Remember that army trunk I showed you? Here it is after a complete transformation. We were looking for a place to store our patio chair covers and pillows and when I spotted that big army trunk in my in-laws attic I knew it would be perfect for … [Continue reading...]

Sent and received

paper banner

Marie has received the package I sent her because she won my giveaway. So now I can finally show you some of the things I made for her. What would a proper giveaway be without a banner. Marie’s favorite colors are black and white but I decided to … [Continue reading...]

The colors of the Provence

sun flowers

Our holiday in France was wonderful. We had beautiful weather, stayed in a cozy cottage that lay in the centre of a wonderful part of France, the Provence.We zijn weer terug van onze vakantie in de Provence. Het was een heerlijke tijd, waarin we met … [Continue reading...]

Thrifting at the in-laws. Part III The big stuff


  We are back home, the laundry is done (ha I wish) and I am ready for some serious blogging. So get ready for lots of photo's from my holiday in France and from various past, present and future projects (I still have two weeks before I have to go to … [Continue reading...]

At the French Flea Market

French Flea Market

Hi there,I am here to announce a very special episode in my series of lucky thrifty finds. Here is, directly from the heart of France, an impression of thrifting at the French flea market, or vide Greniers (empty attic) as they are called here.Hallo … [Continue reading...]