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DIY industrial built in shelves!

I had this weird useless space in my kitchen area that wasn’t used for anything – simply waste of space! I always wanted a huge bookshelf and I love the mix of styles, so I thought that this could be a great place to make an industrial bookshelf – it would fit perfectly to my 12 arms chandelier! I found some old scaffold decks in a recycle construction warehouse. They cost about DKK 125 for one and additional costs if you need them to cut it into a certain size. Scaffold decks are really heavy and you’ll need long screws to make the shelf last BUT they are so cool, really industrial and you´ll the most spacious bookshelf ever! All you need is a long piece of wood cut into laths, long screws and plugs and maybe a bit of paint. I chose to paint the laths black so they won’t be too vicious, I liked them to blend into the industrial look. You can built lots of great furnitures with scaffold decks – I think it could be real awesome as a desk not to mention a bench or a dining table!

There are so many possibilities but my next scaffold deck-project will probably be a desk, like the one below, but I´d like to add a plate of copper on top because of the grooves and get either black metallic or shiny colored metal legs – depends on where I decide to put it, hmm need a new home to decorate 😉

What do you think? Any ideas or experiences? 🙂


Paint and happiness! DIY drawers

Things aren’t exactly going my way at the moment! After 34 years I have finally found my way to cope with hard and challenging times – Ill need to do something creative, to change the look of my surroundings! This weekend I just couldn’t stand the brown look of my drawer, it was simply to depressing for me, simply too BROWN! The brown color doesn’t exactly remind of spring and happiness, so I decided very spontaneously to paint it! Here is the evidence of my weekends best mindfulness-activity 😉

I have picked the drawer up from a container, so the costs of this little DIY project was very little! If you, like me, often change colors and stuff I´d recommend you to be the small paint-samples instead of buying a whole bucket. The only thing about samples is the quality, but if you only need it for drawers its perfect!

HOW DO YOU LIKE THE RESULT? 

Im happy! 

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SEE YOU SOON 🙂


LOVE YOUR BIKE?

This weekend hunt is all about bikes – for all you bike-lovers and for me – when I get my vintage racer!! I simply love bikes and some of them are really a piece of interior art! Today I´ve found a range of accessories for your beloved bike! If you are one of them that bring your bike into the flat, why not make it a part of your interior design? I have found this wooden bike shelf – aesthetic beautiful and functional! You can find lots go different styles – this one is made by Chrome in Latvia – you can get at Etsy for DKK 1230!

I have this ugly basket on my bike, but this has to to come to an end now, where I discovered BROOKS! Wow, check out this really functional, rough AND cool – yeah, bike bags can actually be cool 😉 This Bricklane Roll Up Panniers are; inspired by the Cyclist’s Hold-alls, first featured in the 1890’s catalogue. As the originals, the new panniers can be rolled up or easily released when needed. Its made of water resistant cotton with leather finishing and cost 185 Euro right here!

COFFEE LOVERS this leather cup holder is so retro, so cool and its not pricy! Get at at Etsy for DKK 155. Its 100% leather and can be attached to baskets, handlebars or wherever you like it, maybe at your stroller or pram. You can even get your name stamped into the leather – if you are into that 🙂 And for the speedy who needs a water bottle why not go for this ultra trendy Tarnaka copper water bottle cage? 25,99 USD right here! 

TODAYS WEEKEND HUNT WAS A BIT DIFFERENT – HOPE YOU LIKE IT?

AND FOR THE BIKE-LESS, STAY TUNED FOR MORE INTERIOR INSPIRATION 😉

HAPPY WEEKEND EVERYBODY!


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