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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

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

2 Sealinthefog Nordic spa sink cabinet

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

Guadeloupe: discovering the butterfly

49 Sealinthefog Guadeloupe French West IndiesOnce the other guests of the wedding left, Matteo and I explored by ourselves the rest of the islands (check out our first impressions on the island and our visit of a desert island). We first visited Basse-Terre.

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Guadeloupe: if you find yourself on a desert island

28 Sealinthefog Guadeloupe French West Indies

Here comes the second part of our Guadeloupe experience [check out the first one here]. While there, we took the chance of doing a couple of amazing excursions: a boat trip visiting the northern archipelago and a day to one of the southern islands of Guadeloupe. Continue reading

A chest of drawers makeover

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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