Our small apartment is coming along very slowly, and Angelina's, our teenager's tiny bedroom has been on top of the priority list recently. Finding the motivation with everything else happening in life is hard, yet keeping on top of housework in an unfinished apartment is even harder. So we really do need to crack on! The motivating factor, this time, is Angelina's … [Read more...] about Tiny bedroom for a teenager…how small?!
House and Garden
Part 1- Birth of a Tiny Urban Garden Our small apartment comes with a tiny balcony- just 2 m x 1.6 m- which would be just enough for us all to sit out for a meal. Thankfully the housing association (BRF) we are members of allows owners of ground floor apartments, as we are, to utilise the area outside the flat and create our own tiny urban garden. The little garden … [Read more...] about Creating our own Tiny Urban Garden
You'd be surprised the size of patches people around the world are creating their tiny urban gardens! It really is possible to create a miniature urban haven of greenery in the smallest and most unlikely places. Take example from Paris' urban gardening initative Have you heard about Paris' incentive to add more greenery to the city infamous for its congestion and lack of … [Read more...] about How to Create a Tiny Urban Garden
We couldn't live with our hotch-potch, partly-removed 1960s kitchen anymore. I loved the colour, the look and our industrial worktop with integrated sink, but the layout and cupboard spaces were driving me crazy. Taking out or putting away plates and cups became the task of us taller ones ...the kids regressed in their dishwasher emptying duties. We needed a new small, but … [Read more...] about How to design a Small, but Practical Family Kitchen
The kitchen is nearly ready, but quite a few people have asked to have a nosy. So I made a quick video of the IKEA kitchen and here is the first walk-though, including design decisions, peep into the cabinets and drawers. It's an IKEA kitchen Metod cabinets with Veddinge fronts- white and grey- and Juttis glass doors. The appliances (except for our ancient fridge) are … [Read more...] about New IKEA kitchen- a first walk-though [Video Post]