My projects on deck got briefly sidetracked thanks to learning about Konmari, or, spring cleaning on steroids. Decluttering? Me, who just posted about tip shop trash treasures? Me, who’s making another pilgrimage to IKEA when I’m in Melbourne this week? Continue reading »
- Sometimes you’re busy, and you’d really like a cup of tea, but you don’t want to walk away from the computer for ten minutes while you wait for the stovetop kettle to boil (or worse, return to the study and forget about it, leaving it to make a shrieking racket until someone else hears it).
Is it repetitive yet, my stories about sourcing and polishing up old finds? I feel like it might be.
Step 1: Steph finds some old piece of junk on Gumtree or out of a salvage warehouse (tip shop, is the local term). Continue reading »
I’m just gonna say it: I like IKEA and they like me, or at least my wallet. Going there is always a bit of a special occasion, since it literally only happens when we’re on vacation. I’m less interested in their furniture, but they do have a lot of useful bits and pieces that can go elsewhere in the house. Continue reading »