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Visiting Formland spring 2019 fair - Wauw 02

Visiting Formland spring 2019 fair


Last week I visited the interior and design fair Formland, which takes place in the city of Herning here in Denmark. This event takes place every two years to appreciate the new trends in colors, designs and flavors, all related to the Scandinavian style. It takes 4 days, but I could only attend one day because my little Freja was…

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Frida Kahlo: Inspiration board and a collage idea


“Nothing is worth more than laughter. It is strength to laugh and to abandon oneself, to be light. Tragedy is the most ridiculous thing.” – Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo (Mexico, 1907-1954) is recognized in the artistic field but her influence encompassed many more areas such as politics, sexuality and the empowerment of women, a topic that today is very important…

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Making our first Advent calendar

Making our first Advent calendar


The last time we went to the forest, I picked up some branches to make the shape of a tree as an Advent calendar. In addition to that, I needed to buy string, and look for the drill that is in the garage. But a few days later I went to the supermarket and I found the Christmas tree ready!…

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Christmas decoration: a family tradition


After a walk in the forest, we picked up almost everything what we needed to make our Christmas decoration. For the base we used a large branch that fell from a tree, moss, pinecones and branches of our pines. But if you do not have the possibility to get natural materials, you can always get them at any craft store.…

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My small Christmas findings in the thrift store


Since I live in Denmark, I have not had as much excitement to decorate for Christmas as now with two little children that understand much better what is going on. And they love to see the lights, the elves, that chubby gentleman with mustache, the gingerbread houses, well we adults love all this. And let’s not talk about the Christmas…

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Art in the streets: how a mural transforms a city


Have you ever been surprised with a mural in any of the streets of your city or visiting a city for the first time? Specially those murals that are placed in the least expected places, but at the same time so necessary, otherwise it would be a large empty wall. They always call my attention and I love to appreciate…

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Color inspiration Autumn color palette

Color inspiration: Autumn color palette


As in children’s books, each season of the year is characterized by weather phenomena that are easy to recognize. Like summer with radiant sun or winter accompanied by snow, autumn with its rains and spring with a happy sun and many birds singing in your window. But not every city in the world experiences each one of the seasons. In…

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Silkeborg: A very short visit in Autumn


Silkeborg is a beautiful city located in the center of Jutland peninsula in Denmark. It is not one of the turistic cities such as Copenhagen or Aarhus, but it is the province where I live and the one that captivates me with its beautiful lakes that are enjoyed all year round. In summer to go swimming or in winter for…

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