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 →
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 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 →
This year I thought that giving some diy gifts for Christmas would be fun, especially since last year’s diy nativity scene had a great success (check out last week’s post). So when it was time to decide what to do I checked online for inspiration: I knew I wanted to do something related to the kitchen, something useful and fun. 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 →