Category: make

  • Mouthwash in a crystal bottle

    Mouthwash in a crystal bottle

    What better way to spend a lazy sunday morning than walking around on a flea market, if possible abroad, like Paris or London? And how ugly that bottle of mouthwater looks in your bathroom, surrounded by your favourite perfume and shower lotion. How about combining the two? What you get is a beautiful solution: Rummage…

  • Manicured hanger

    Manicured hanger

    This must be the easiest DIY on earth. Inspired by Sali Hughes and every perfectly manicured woman on the planet. You will need: nailpolish in your favourite color (mine is Colour Lacquer by Guerlain in La Parisienne red), a plain white ceramic hanger with finger like hooks (you can find a similar one here), a…

  • After-dinner coconut bombs recipe

    After-dinner coconut bombs recipe

    Food is one of the nicest things of life. It’s something which fuels my curiosity, it’s what makes my travels worth while and also one of the main topics when I talk. As a child I used to devour my mum’s cookbooks and food magazines. As a student I owned just as many books about…

  • Star your day with a smile, eat granola

    Star your day with a smile, eat granola

    When you live in a big city, you start doing things which your friends who do not live in a big city, might regard as odd. In London my weekends were filled with farmer’s markets and swimming: I started my day at 6am with an hour swimming after which I rewarded myself with a big…

  • What to do with a carrot?

    What to do with a carrot?

    Yes, you can prepare it in many splendid ways, like Green Kitchen Stories’ baked carrot cake oatmeal, Aida Mollenkamp’s delicious carrot hummus or a simple carrot juice with some grated ginger. It’s supposed to work wonders on your skin too, just type in ‘face mask carrot’ on youtube and you will get hits like this.…

  • Where do I store all my fruit and vegetables?

    Where do I store all my fruit and vegetables?

    Growing up in Italy, I was brought up with vegetables and fruit. As a child, I was thought how to to pick up the ripest tomatoes (smell) and the sweetest melons (smell, look, weight and tap). We were also supposed to know all different variaties of a tomato and which one to use when (salad,…

  • Make: Kokedama

    Make: Kokedama

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