Sunday, February 8, 2015

Sunday Treasury: Southwestern blues

Something I'm loving these days are native and southwestern inspired patterns. It doesn't matter if they're in a piece jewelry or on the fabric of a bag, I just want to have them all!



Round Southwestern/Aztec Design Tin with Cactus Picture
$5.00
Vintage Vernon Ware Metlox Mesa Southwestern Tea Pot with 2 Cups, Hand Painted Coffee Pot, California
$33.99
Turquoise Chevron Necklace ... Southwestern Tribal Indie Geometric Gemstone
£14.00
Aztec bag, Aztec print, Tribal print, Small handbag ,Clutch Purse, Pastel, Geometric print
$33.00
Feather Watercolor Art Printable | Tribal Feather | Tribal Art | Feather Print | Pink Feather | Blue Feather, INSTANT DOWNLOAD
$5.00
SOUTHWESTERN KITCHEN CONTAINERS Vintage Ceramic Pueblo Mexico  Brought To You By TheHeartTheHome on Etsy!
$149.99
Vintage Mexican Skirt / Guatemalan skirt / embroidered skirt / Frida Kahlo / hand stitched skirt / ethnic skirt /
$98.00
Southwestern seed beaded cuff bracelet// cuff//Navajo bracelet//Navajo loom cuff//cross cuff bracelet//leather cuff//suede cuff bracelet
$150.00
Concrete Planter "MALIBU" with Turquoise Triangles. Perfect for succulents.
€20.00
Vintage Retro Pastel Colored Tribal Southwest Aztec Rug
$89.00
Mens Skinny Leather Southwestern Ethnic Belt Size 32
$19.00
DECORATIVE THROW PILLOW Kilim Pillow Cover Turkish Pillow Case Kilim Cushion Cover decor pattern pastel coral red boho aztec shabby chic old
$13.50
Southwestern Style Pottery Cactus Pot Small Ceramic Cactus or Succulent Planter Excellent Vintage Condition
$16.00
S A L E Ombre Aztec Mens Tee
$22.00
Aztec Tribal Geometric Genuine Leather Earrings/ Light Blue And Gray Earrings
$14.00
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Monday, February 2, 2015

Scrapbook page: waiting for better weather - part II



Last week I posted the first page of the "Waiting for better weather" scrapbook page (page on the left). This morning I finished the second part of it.








Sunday, February 1, 2015

Sunday Treasury: Foxes!

The challenge this week was to find only 15 items to include in the list, they were all adorable! What's not to love about foxes?



FOX · Wood necklace · Simple and beautiful · Pendant of square wooden with embroidered FOX · Cross-stitch
$20.00
Baby Fox Thank You Cards - Folded Thank You Cards - Baby Shower Thank You Card
$12.00
VALENTINE'S GIFT, Fox Gloves, Brown Gloves, Animal Lovers, Special Gift, Valentines Day Gift, Fun Gloves, Unique, Cool Gift, Unisex, For Her
$38.00
Wooden sleeping fox face earrings - fox jewellery Sterling Silver posts available
£5.50
Fox temporary tattoo
$4.05
Felicity Fox Mug - Woodland Animals
£10.00
Fox Wallet - simple leather cardholder
$45.00
Fox Face Batwing Top -  bone jersey
$40.00
Fantastic Mr Fox, 8x10 watercolor painting print
$12.00
Fox iPhone Case, Chalkboard iPhone Case, iPhone 4 Case, iPhone 5 Case with Flower Wreath
$16.00
red fox scarf
€79.00
Woodland Nursery Bedding - Fox Reads A Book - Fox Nursery Decor Pillowcase - 18 x 18 - Fox Nursery
$56.25
Fox Print, Woodland Nursery Art Print in Tan, Fox Art Print 8x10 Inches
$18.00
Fox Sleeping Mask, Cat Sleeping Mask, Natural Linen & Chambray Eye Mask, Woodland Fox or Kitty Sleep Mask
$16.00
Red Fox Necklace, Fox Pendant, Fox Jewelry, Fox Animal Necklace, Animal Art, Animal Jewelry, Kids Jewelry Children - Little Fox In The Woods
$15.00
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Scrapbook page: waiting for better weather

It was a while since the last time I created anything. I blame the winter blues for that, I prefer daylight for scrapbooking and the past two months didn't provide much of that. Waiting for better weather (more sunlight!) here's a page I finished this morning. I'll continue it on the other page next to it, but for now I'm sharing this part. I hope you like it! 









Monday, January 26, 2015

10 practical uses for the Ikea Variera box


On a recent trip to Ikea I discovered the wonders of the Variera Box. At the beginning I was really skeptical about it (I don't really like boxes with no cover because I feel like dust gets inside easily), but because it looked functional and pretty (it has the simple kind of prettiness to it) I decided to give it a try and bring one home with me. After using it to store oil/salt and vinegar bottles in one of the kitchen cabinets, I decided that I needed more of them, so I took another trip to Ikea and ended up going back home with two more of them (one for baking products, the other for spices). 

I love how easy it is to fit them in the kitchen cabinets and just pull them out when you need something, without dealing with all the products scatered around. That made me think about all the uses that the Variera box might have outside the kitchen, and how practical it could be to store different stuff all over the apartment. That's when I decided to come up with this post, which I have to clarify that is not sponsored or anything like that, just based on my personal experience (and let's face it, for my love for this product). By the way, did I mention that the come in assorted glossy colors for the inside?



10 PRACTICAL USES FOR THE IKEA VARIERA BOX



1. To store bathroom products, like they show at The Budget Decorator.


(Photo by The Budget Decorator)


2. To store crayons, or other coloring pencils

3. As a mail station organizer (using more than one to sort the mail immediately just when you receive it). 

4. To organize your pantry, like Cassie from Hi Sugarplum! did


(Photo by Hi Sugarplum!)

5. To keep in the same place all the loose small pieces of scrapbooking paper that you had left from your craft projects.

6. In the storage room, to keep bulbs, batteries, wires, and all kind of stuff separated.

7. To keep tupperware lids all at the same place

9. On the counter of your kitchen, to place pots of aromatic plants without having to worry about making a mess when you water them.

10. To keep your cleaning products classified, so you can carry the right ones depending on what you're going to clean.





Sunday, January 25, 2015

Sunday Treasury: Snowy White

The deepest of Winter is here and I'm not going to lie: I'm looking forward to Spring, to warmer days and colorful landscapes. But there's no reason to get the Winter Blues: the soft colors of Winter can also be very soothening, don't you think?



Trees - illustrated notebok - handmade school notebook
€6.50
5SOS TShirt 5 Seconds of Summer TShirt Snow Sweater 5SOS Sweater Sweatshirt Jumpers Long Sleeve Women Shirt Men Shirt Unisex Shirt S,M,L
$29.00
Ceramic Cat Miniature in White Clay and Decorated with Pigments in Pink and Black. Made To Order
€14.00
Mini Treasure Pot, White:  Wedding Decor, Engagement, Special Jewelry Box, Toothfairy
$8.00
BAMBOO Natural  ,Eco Friendly PESHTEMAL,High Quality Hand Woven Turkish Cotton Bath,Beach,Spa,Yoga,Pool Towel
$29.00
Winter Bell Jar - 5 x 7 Art Illustration Print - winter drawing, nursery art,
$20.00
Kaolin White Clay Soap - Unscented Vegan Soap
£4.00
White leather backpack rucksack / To order
€99.00
Ring with snowy mountains handmade of iroko wood, snow and mountain lovers
€10.00
Unique coffee mug minimal pottery black and white cup
$28.00
CROCHET INFINITY SCARF, 100% Baby Alpaca, Knit Eternity Scarf, Chunky Ribbed Scarf, Double Wrap Scarf, Winter, Neutral - Cream
$124.00
White Mittens, Wool Mittens, Kids Mittens, White Wool Mittens, White Kids Mittens, Wool Kids Mittens, Winter Wedding Flower Girls
£11.00
Snow Flake Earring Silver stud earring Cute earring Silver charm earring Christmas gift mom Birthday Gift best friend Birthday Gift sister
$10.00
white pencils with gold foil petite heart - set of 24
$21.00
VOLCANO hat (knitted hat wool blend) - ready to post
€32.00
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