Posts Tagged ‘furniture’

2 February 2015

Posted: February 12, 2015 in A photo a day
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I swear one of these days I’ll stop posting home improvement updates. Today is not that day. The bathroom was the first room to have all of the bare bones, but we’ve put off everything that was not absolutely necessary because drilling into tiles is a bitch. We finally put up a lamp over the sink which is absolutely not aligned with anything (not even the sink), but we’re still mighty proud of it.



I owe millions of thanks to the rockstars who helped make this move as painless as possible. (Is that a weird way of phrasing it? Probably.) I’m a lucky girl, blessed with amazing family members, great co-workers and wonderful friends. Thank you!

I spent the last hour of the day assembling my bed because that first night in a new house is very special to me.
(We have a saying in Germany that the dream of the first night in a new home comes true. I dreamed that I was bitten by a lion cub. Make of that what you want.)

9 January 2015

Posted: January 20, 2015 in A photo a day
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A day of power-packing left me hopeful that mayyyybe there was a way I could actually make this move happen. It also made realize just how much stuff I have. Oh boy.
And with this, I was off. Goodbye, Potsdam!

8 January 2015

Posted: January 20, 2015 in A photo a day
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My roommate and I went to Ikea to equip our house with (mostly) essential things. We also stuffed our faces with köttbullar. Of course.

Day 161

Posted: March 16, 2014 in A photo a day
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I wish I could have taken a better picture of this amazing b&b room. (Memo to self: pack fisheye lens, even if you think you won’t need it.) I’m so glad that I opted not to crash with friends this weekend because I would have hated to miss out on sleeping on this boat. Opoe Sientje lies (sits? floats?) in the Waal river in the center of Nijmegen, so that’s a location that’s hard to beat. They offer a number of wonderfully decorated and super cute rooms which are all unique, so there’s something for everyone. (Unless you’re into cold and simple decor, then… no.)

Day 3

Posted: October 4, 2013 in A photo a day
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Remember the beautiful/terrible wardrobe I mentioned yesterday? You may have guessed which one I was referring to. I love IKEA (and, spoiler, the looks of the finished product) but putting it up took 1.5 days and three sets of hands. Since I don’t own a spirit level (new word of the day, thank you, wikipedia! Raise your hand if you use wikipedia as a dictionary!), we used a wrench as a plumb bob to make sure that the wardrobe is somewhat level.
In the back, you see my avocado baby toddler, which has increased considerably in size since its birth in May 2013.