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.
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 →
When we rented our apartment in Padova we were lucky enough to find a semi-furnished one. I have to say that it was quite hard to find an empty house within our price range. I think it’s because here the renters are usually students, which of course prefer having furnished rooms. But after a good hunt we found what we were looking for: an apartment with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen-living room, a terrace and a garage. And the only furniture was the expensive one: the kitchen with appliances and a table, and a wardrobe (and an ugly but really big bookcase for all our books). Big hit. Continue reading →
We have a really simple bedroom: white wardrobe, wooden bed and sidetables in a light shade, a white kneeling stool we found in Spain and refreshed with some DIY [check out this post], long white curtains. So we needed color! Continue reading →