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 →
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 →
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 →
Matteo’s father had a brass floor lamp: it needed an update. We thought that the finish was actually fine and the lamp was actually in really good conditions, it probably needed a light polish. Continue reading →
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 →
We had this hand-me-downs chest of drawers. Although we didn’t like the color, it is a really useful and well-done piece. It was custom-built by a carpenter and essentially designed for the bathroom: the open-top part is perfect for the hair-dryer and brushes. Continue reading →
When we moved in our cute apartment in Madrid we found there a huge wooden cupboard. It was in really good shape and I think the girls that lived there before us had just bought it since it actually looked quite new. But for our kitchen-living room-entrance (yes, I told you it was a small place) it was way too big, and the landlord wanted to throw it away. Continue reading →