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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

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

Corten steel iron gate

18 Sealinthefog Corten steel Iron GateYou might recall from this post that Matteo’s dad has been restoring his house. One of the things that Matteo helped him do in the long process was restoring and updating both the gates, one for pedestrians and one for cars, that lead to his yard and entrance. Continue reading

A chandelier makeover in black

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You might remember that while we were living in Padova we updated a brass chandelier with a bright coat of blue spray paint. Well, that was actually our second attempt of painting that sort of material.

We had tested our hand on another chandelier. Continue reading

Wooden toy furniture

4 Sealinthefog Wood Toy FurnitureChristmas is almost here!

So I thought it was time to share a quick diy I actually did last year. It’s the perfect present for a little girl! 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

Wedding flowers decorations

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With a delay of one and a half months here comes the second part of our wedding decoration post (check the first one here). This one covers our diy flower decorations. Continue reading

DIY dog bicycle basket

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My mom (and sister, although she is studying in Padova now, so she is not living at home anymore) has a tiny little dog: Erica. She is a wire haired Dachshund Kaninchen, very tender and loving. She always snuggles on your lap and just wants to be cuddled. She is very little and very good-behaving, so my mom wanted to be able to take her around, also on her bicycle. 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