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soldering stars

since i feel a little alone with my love for christmas time, i try to express and spread the love through decoration. i like everything simple, nifty and modern – same applies for christmas deco. last year i made everything out of plain paper (see my ornaments here). this year i was thinking some fairy lights, …

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wrap

instead of buying gift wrap rolls, which end up in the trash very soon anyway, use: magazines, old comic books, brochures lookbooks or music books (as i did last year) to cover your precious gifts for your loved ones. consider this as your christmas present for mother earth and enjoy how easy the gift wrapping …

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when it comes to purchase behavior, some might say i’m a little ‘special’. whenever i feel the need to buy something, i’m always looking for the best possible option to fill this need – both functionally, designwise and value-for-money, no matter how long it may take. and that applies to almost anything, even kitchen equipment …

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all you knit is love

fesch’markt is over, we knitted hard, the car is covered and i was shot. for the newspaper, that is kind of in the mood for a tl;dr version only, today, but pictures tell more than a thousand words, right?   in case you don’t know what i’m talking about, you might want to check out …

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woll-lust

URBAN KNITTING IN MY APARTMENT!!! that’s what my lovely family arranged for me as part of my graduation gift ♡ (even my 8year-old nephew hand-knit over 10m of wool snakes!)   of course, there was a reason behind that fab idea – they knew about my upcoming weekend project: during FESCHMARKT Winter 2012, 9 fellow knitters and …

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MAK DAY 2012

a week ago, after the world of ideas fair, i discovered by chance that there was an open house going on at MAK (austrian museum of applied arts / contemporary art), so in i went. i was really impressed! not only by the beautiful architecture but also the eclectic selection of artwork – there’s definitely something …

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idea world

if you live in vienna, you still got a chance to visit the Ideenwelt Messe (world of ideas fair) which is still on until sunday. i was one of the lucky winners of free tickets over at HediGTailor’s blog and so i found myself strolling through the event today. to be honest, i was a …

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limited edition Diesel bracelet (sort of)

although this diy barely is one, i wanted to share it with you. sometimes something worthless can be transformed into a precious and useful item so easily! last week i was invited to the Diesel Sample Sale in Vienna, scoring some good deals. besides a few delicates i got a bunch of chains and straps, …

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cupcakes

although i don’t really know why there’s such a big fuss about cupcakes, here is my take on them. pro tip: for each and every bite to be perfect (cake+icing), my (sort of) cupcakes prefer to be eaten with a spoon mix: 11 tbs of sugar 1 sachet of vanilla sugar 170g butter 4 egg …

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key features

dear keys: let me find you in my bag — fast please don’t scratch your bag-mates open some doors yours, sandra                                                                       …