This is a quick and easy guide using my best discovery yet: UHU Patafix Putty. It's a renters best friend. I've been using to put up LED motion sensor lights, clocks, paintings, picture frames, AC . . .
Did you know that lucite is just a more fabulous name for Acrylic, Acrylic Glass or Plexi Glass? Yup, they are all one and the same. Other names are Polymethylmethacrylate . . .
Who says umbrella stands have to be an unsightly necessity that's best hidden behind doors? Who says they have to be round? Here are some chic and out-of-the-box space-saving designs that can protect . . .
So I'm on my last trimester and I'm totally nesting. We've been in a whirlwind of purchasin our basic gear (carseats, cribs, strollers, etc) and assembling stuff for the nursery. One of the things . . .
Spring (and soon Summer) is here and it's time to get out of the house and enjoy the sun after the long dark German winter! I want to share with you these clever, quirky items that make the . . .
I was recently asked to join the fun "Man Cave Makeover" campaign of Man Crates, a new company that ships awesome gifts for men in custom wooden crates that he has to open with a crowbar. Very cool. . . .
You guys know I love a good photo wall. Photo walls are an affordable yet beautiful way to personalise our space. My last project was the wall behind our bedroom TV and my objective was to incorporate . . .
As an expat we are perpetually renting and one of my challenges is to decorate with the least amount of damage to fix up when I leave, so I can get my security deposit back. In the past I've used 3M . . .
I’ve been wanting to do a series called Diplo Lust List for a while now. After all what fun is life if there is nothing to lust after? I love beautiful design and even though cannot afford everything . . .
I am happy to say that I wrote my first article as one of the Blissmakers on MakeItBlissful.com. Imagine how ecstatic I was when editor, Martine de Luna, asked me to be part of her amazing online . . .
I love being in Berlin, but knowing that it will be a couple of years till I go back home to Manila, I get home sick. So I thought I would write about my first time to decorate a flat, a condominium . . .
When we first arrived in Berlin we were able to stay in a hotel for one week. We were very fortunate to be able to stay at the lovely Concorde Hotel in Ku'damm which is an amazing location. It is in . . .
We finally had our Christmas decor up a week before Christmas! And just in the nick of time too! We had a hard time getting a real Christmas tree and until I had a Christmas tree up, I didn't have the . . .
For me a Kerzenkarussel or candle-carousel is like a small, edited and modern version of a Christmas Pyramid. I find both these the candle-powered carousels so pretty and enchanting that I wanted to . . .
This project is so easy that it literally has 4 steps and needs only 4 materials. I did it in less than 5 minutes. It's not only for Christmas but can be done to match any theme or colour. I hope you . . .
Though it's technically still fall in Berlin, it feels like winter is to me. This week it's been going below zero and and we've been trying to adapt by following some heat saving tips (will post them . . .
My friend Kaho of Chuzai Living told me that she loved seeing posts about my home and it made me realise that in the past I've neglected this category a lot. Only because when it comes to my home I am . . .
As promised in my previous post here are pictures of my finished Advent Wreath. I thoroughly enjoyed making this project. Germany's master florist, Jürgen Herold, tought us how to attached the . . .
I've haven't been able to sleep lately and blogging is a way to keep my sanity, which I am, quite literally, trying to keep. So I'd like to share with you something beautiful that nourishes the soul, . . .
One of the things, i've never had to deal with in a Tropical country was having a radiator and it's one of the challenges I faced in our new home. Inspiration struck when I was looking through My . . .