5+1 Tips for Sewing Curtains from Ikea Fabrics

Sewing curtains from Ikea fabrics

You probably agree with me if I say that curtains are an essential part of every room’s decoration. They frame the windows, set the tone for the room and make your decoration come together. Full and carefully designed curtains make your room look finished.

Decorating rooms can be really expensive but curtains are actually great place to cut the costs. Curtains are not ‘used’ the same way as bed linens or upholstery so the fabric doesn’t need to be so on point. Sew the curtains by yourself to save money and get the matched custom drapes for every room. Ikea offers great deals in their fabric department and with simple cotton you can dress windows with a fraction of a cost compared to many other fabric dealers.

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Life after Konmari – Evaluating the Process

Our Konmari Process

The Konmari process was worth the effort! We are delighted that we started this decluttering project and the results are beautiful. We have already shared the almost magical positive changes we have experienced in our lives so now it’s a good time to show the changes in our home. I think most people agree that with Konmari […]

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Is the Konmari Magic True?

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Do you believe in magic? We finished our Konmari journey in the beginning of the year 2016. It took us about six months to complete the project and now we have been living in our much more minimalist home for few months. In her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up organizing expert Marie Kondo opens her […]

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10 Facts of Life with a Puppy

10 facts of life with a puppy

We have been dog owners for three weeks. I’m still extremely happy for our decision to get a new family member but living with an exited toddler takes its toll. Even tough both me and Janina have been living with dogs and have gone trough puppy phase, memory can fade and things tend to happen […]

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Oh, So Quiet Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Oh So Quiet and Chewy Peanutbutter Cookies

Well, hello you midnight bakers! If you are like me then you know how sometimes the baking urge just hits you. Time or circumstances don’t matter. Neither does it that every one else is sleeping. I used to bake all the time few years ago but now it’s so rare for me that every time […]

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Three currently inspiring things

Three currently inspiring things

Times have been bit hard lately and there has been lot of negative energy going around in my mind. As positive things are one of the best ways for me to recover from stressful situations, Janina advised me to write about nice, positive and inspiring things in my life this week. Positive thoughts feed positivity […]

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Weekly News – Election and puppies

Queer Household

This week has been exiting. We have been spending the week on the road while driving around the region first to visit University and at the end of the week visiting Dinacon kennel to see whippet puppies. Votes for women! Finnish parliament election is happening this week. At first we were supposed to vote earlier […]

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After graduating we’re unemployed millennials

after graduating we are unemployed millennials

Both of us got our degrees as clothing designers during the year 2014. With the glorious feeling of getting out of the school also came something we should have been expecting. Questions. Especially the question: “What now?”. It has been asked by many people and not least by ourselves. We were both putting so much […]

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