Bringing Something New To The Home

Bringing Something New To The Home


When you have lived somewhere for a while, you might start getting the inclination to do something new. A lot of people get bored after a little while, so you need to be ready to make some changes and dedicate yourself to bringing them to life. In this article, we are going to be taking a look at some of…

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Cochineal, a little insect and my favorite color palette


Have you heard of cochineal? Since ancient times, pre-Inca civilizations (Peru) have traditionally used a series of natural dyes as a color palette for making their garments such as blankets, chullos, ponchos, among others. Dyeing is achieved with the help of a small parasitic insect that lives on the leaves of the prickly pear cacti. It has the form of…

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What To Do When You Forget To Pack Something Crucial For You Vacation

What To Do When You Forget To Pack Something Crucial


Going on vacation is a great thing, and that’s a universal concept we can all agree on, right? Heading to a new and exciting place to meet new people and experience new sights, and being able to take your loved ones along with you, can be a lot of fun on your vacation!  However, packing for a vacation can take…

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Danish inspiration for an Easter decoration

Danish inspiration for an Easter decoration


Two more months and I have been living in Denmark for 10 years. During this time I have introduced  typical Danish traditions for each special celebration at home and Easter decoration is one of them. I’m not going to lie to you that since I came to live here I introduced these traditions to my new life because it was…

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Easy Ways to Make Your Home Work for You

Easy ways to make your home work for you


If you’re tired of the endless clutter and a home that still doesn’t feel quite right, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and reconsider how you approach your home. Rather than work hard to make your home into what you’ve always wanted, why not try making your homework for you? It might sound difficult, even impossible, but as…

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Decorating the house for Saint Patricks Day in 2021

Decorating the house for Saint Patrick’s Day in 2021


We are only a month away from the long-awaited celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. This means you are probably thinking about the decorations that you will use that day and you know that there is nothing like this day, that is painted with a brilliant emerald shade throughout the world. On this day the culture, history, and customs of those…

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Ayacucho tapestries and visiting Artisan Emilio Fernández Quispe

Ayacucho tapestries and visiting Artisan Emilio Fernández Quispe


Emilio Fernández Quispe is an artist and craftsman, born on July 20, 1964, in Vinchos, Ayacucho. He and his family create textiles, embroidery, altarpieces, Ayacucho tapestries, cushions, and ceramics in a traditional way in their workshop “Manos Andinas Perú“, located in Lurín, Lima. Don Emilio learned to use the loom as family inheritance and the teachings of his father. When…

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Valentines Day gift guide 2021_la casa de freja

Valentine´s Day gift guide 2021


* Some of the links on this post are affiliate links. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and lovers worldwide are preparing to shout their love from the rooftops and celebrate it in a unique and memorable way. It is a date to remember that person we love so much and how much they mean to us, whether with…

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Revamping your home in 5 easy steps 01

Revamping your home in 5 easy steps


New year, new home. That will be the main message coming out of many households in 2021, especially after the difficulties of last year. However, if you are eager to transform your property in the coming months, it’s imperative that you equip yourself with the right plan of action. Whether focusing on one room or the entire home, the following…

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Peruvian inspiration to decorate your Christmas tree 05

Peruvian inspiration to decorate your Christmas tree


Start decorating your home for Christmas in November or December. That is the dilemma for many families, especially those with young children who want to start decorating from Halloween to Thanksgiving and immediately to Christmas. We decorate at home in December at the request of daddy. Otherwise, we would be doing it since November. However, it is always the tree,…

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