They say not to judge a book by a cover, but when it comes to books, I always do. I’m judgmental like that. A good cover is what makes me notice a book on my round through the bookstore. If it doesn’t pique my interest, I’ll probably not pick it up. Not picking it up was not an option with The Watchmaker of Filigree Street though, as its cover
The leaves are slowly turning to yellow and red, wood stoves and hearths are fired up again, and the crisp air outside is just cold enough to put steaming mugs of hot chocolate on the mind. It’s the time to get cosy, or, as it’s so popularly called this year: for hygge. And although you should definitely go outside every now and then to check out the beautiful colors and work up an appetite for all the indulgent foods that are so abundant now, ’tis also the season for …
It’s Monday, the weather is blah, and we need a little pick-me-up. Well, these crazy must-have socks are exactly what the doctor prescribes!
I recently happened upon work by Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt, and I am absolutely in awe. His photographs are entire worlds upon themselves, in which magic exists and where there’s often something – a slight sense of unease – that gives you goosebumps.
Guys! I came across this Kickstarter project and it’s amazing. FormBox is a desktop mold-maker with which you can basically start a production line from your kitchen table. Or just make a one of a kind design item for your house – no fancy diploma needed. Just a vacuum cleaner, because
Iris Revers is the woman behind Etsy shop PIETenKEES, where furry llamas and fairy-tale ladies mix it up with colorful little abstracts, flower crowned bunnies, and everything else that dreams are made of. And if this sounds amazing, that’s because it is.
Yes, yes, yes! If you’re an avid reader like myself, you know that the struggle is real. Especially when you also just happen to be slightly on the short side in a country of giants. At 1.55 or 5’1 I stand a good 20 cm below most of my female friends, and at least 30 below the guys. Talking to people in loud bars is nearly impossible, which is why I dance. But that’s not the struggle I’m talking about. I’m talking about sitting.