Monthly Archives: March 2012

Gardening Madness Has Begun

Things don’t look like much in the garden yet, but spring has most definitely sprung ’round here. I told myself I wasn’t going to turn into someone who falls for cheesy garden ornaments, but then I did! Oh yes. Behold … Continue reading

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I have wanted a vintage sunburst mirror for years, and now that the trend for them has faded somewhat, I finally got lucky on ebay and snagged a wooden one in a heated bidding war for under 20 EUR. It … Continue reading

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Sunday Fleamarket Finds

Hoorah! Fleamarket season has tentatively begun in overcast, chilly Kassel. Let me begin by working through a (small) backlog of West-German pottery finds first though: I picked up this deep blue Bay Keramik vase last weekend for 50 cents. Don’t … Continue reading

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Re-grouting the Kitchen Tiles

While the kitchen cabinets in our 1965-build German townhouse were updated at some point in the late 80s (maybe even very early 90s), the tiles are original to the house. This wouldn’t be a bad thing as they aren’t shockingly … Continue reading

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