Category Archives: Furniture

The new life of a thrifted dresser as a media console Pt. II

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Here we are, back with the never-ending story of the soon-to-be media console.
Part I of this post was very long, but the preparation steps were quite hard and time-onsoleonsuming. This time though I’ll promise I’ll be quick. Continue reading

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The new life of a thrifted dresser as a media console Pt. I

1 Sealinthefog The new life of a thrifted dresser as a media console

As you might have realised by now each time we stay in Italy for a bit we put ourselves in the position of doing some huge diy project that we manage to finish just few days before leaving. I am not complaining, at all: we love the things that come up like that, at the very end, without planning, just hard work and fun.

So before moving to Australia one of the various projects we tackled was a media console for Matteo’s mum. Continue reading

From antique manger to magazine holder

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It’s been ages since we last shared something here on sealinthefog.com. We have been slightly ‘trapped’ between works and new life in Melbourne and weeks passed by without even noticing!

But it is finally time for another DIY!!! Continue reading

50’s bedside cabinet

3 Sealinthefog 50s bedside cabinetWe don’t know whether to include this post in our ‘vintage finds’ section or consider it another diy furniture makeover project.

We found a 50’s bedside cabinet at a secondhand store and we updated it. Continue reading

Nordic spa sink cabinet

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Matteo’s dad has been restoring part his house during the summer. It is an old stone house in the hillside of Padova, really close and in the same style as the place where we got married. One of the things he was renovating was the bathroom. He was going to reuse the old bathroom fixture, since they were just few years old, including an above-counter sink. Continue reading

DIY wood folding door

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Here comes a new DIY: a green wood folding door. We did it for my mom’s house: it closes a sort of closet placed under the stairs in her garden. So we wanted something light, that would fit well in the outdoors and especially that could be folded and take up little space. Continue reading

A hearted jewel box

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This is a little and easy craft project that I made as a Christmas gift for my sister, but that could actually work for any present or for any kind of house fun organization item. Continue reading

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the goldest of them all?

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Recently it was my sister’s birthday and searching for a present I couldn’t really find something cute and right for her. I was looking for something for her bedroom in her student’s apartment, so it had to fit well with the rest of the furniture and I wanted it to be useful as well. Continue reading

An Ikea clock hack + a free printable

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We wanted a clock, but the nice ones, or at least the ones I like, are of course very expensive. So we thought the right thing was a little DIY. I checked online and the easiest option was customizing an ikea clock, just like the many you find on ikeahackers.com. Continue reading