Voilà, le side table – only took a year!

What do you do when your chopping boards are a bit grim and need replacing? You make a side table, naturally. It all started with a vision. A vision to create something beautiful and avoid going to the recycling station. I was envisioning a win-win scenario whereby I could let flow my creative juices, make…

House renovation – more cement floor and plastering walls

It has been quite a while since I shared an update of our house renovations. The last time I wrote about what we got up to we started with the cement floor in the cellar. Since then, my parents have removed an asbestos pipe and put in a new waste water pipe, removed a concrete…

Sewing with two left hands

I was going to write about Call Me by Your Name (go read the book, it’s beautifully written. Then watch the movie), but I have something else that I need to get off my chest. It is by no means more important than discussing the contents of the aforementioned book and movie, but it’s taking…

The Making of A Reindeer – Part 2

Here comes part 2 of making a reindeer xmas card. I am almost done, finishing touches and such. To be honest, I wish I had it finished today with another card that I have drawings for, but I cannot look at another reindeer today. Do more sketches I wasn’t quite happy with my last sketches…

House Renovation – Making a Cement Floor

I think the video below says it all really. Two days of work trimmed down to four minutes. “If only it were so quick” my mum would say. To summarise: Level the floor a tiny bit more Lay the pipe for nature’s activities Distribute the gravel over some plastic sheet and reinforcement Mix the cement…

House Renovation: Stripped to the bones

The last update I wrote about our house renovation in the south of France was when we finished building a wall. In the meantime, with the help of our globe-trotting family, that wall has reached many more floors and is in fact done. On top of that, they managed to empty the entire house of…

New Fluffy Owls In My Shop

Since the opening of the second exhibition at ART Fabrik, I had very positive feedback on my cards and also saw reactions from people seeing my animals for the first time. I took note and decided to iterate on the one that sold the fastest, since I hadn’t really done that ever since first drawing…

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