Friday, May 30, 2014

Monday, May 26, 2014

Revamping my yellow lampshade

I've just finished revamping my entry lamphade, what do you think? Some time ago, I bought an Art Rebels' Brakig lamp at Ikea (like this one on Bubblemint) and I found out that it was the same yellow than my old cylinder lampshade so I tought to insert the new inside the old and to play with some decorations. This is what I got!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Vintage Fiat '500 | Find the intruder!

Firenze, Piazza Ognissanti. Vintage Italian Fiat '500 and one yellow Mini Cooper. The colour range is great, isn't it?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

In the Mood for Biking

With sunny days at the door, what's better than biking freely with sandals and flowers in the basket? And...if you need to change your bike's tires, you could use the old ones to make a stamp.
Seat pocket via Pijama | City Lady Bike via Herskind + Herskind Danish Design | Birkenstock sandals - used camouflage brown textile  | Recycle rubber bike tires to make stamps via

Friday, May 16, 2014

Seletti WishList

UP: Neon Art by Selab. DOWN: Inception by Luca Nichetto | Wire furniture collection by Alessandro Zambelli | MultiLamp by Emanuele Magini | Woodspot by Alessandro Zambelli. Produced by Seletti.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Iris in the Chiantishire

If you visit the Florentine part of Chiantishire (around San Polo in Chianti)  in May, you will be surrounded by thousands of irises (iris pallida or “giaggiolo” in Florentine dialect) blossoming between olive trees and vineyards.
Iris was planted in Chiantishire around 1850 from farmers needing a second income in the summer times,

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Grand Budapest Hotel | Links List

Have you seen Wes Anderson's Grand Budapest Hotel? I finally did and I was enchanted as millions of people before me. I'm also charmed by all the visuals projects realized around this movie, if you don't know them yet, take the time to visit at least the Akademie Zubrowka or to listen to Alexandre Desplat's soundtrack.

Here is the list:
Official links:  (wait, wait and wait...something will happen)

The story is freely inspired by Stefan Zweig’s memoir “The World of Yesterday,” an autobiography that he wrote in exile in the early forties, soon before his suicide. More on The New Yorker.

Alexandre Desplat composed the soundtrack. More on ABKCO Records. Listen to it on Spotify.

Courtesan au Chocolat:
Learn to make your own Mendl’s Courtesan au Chocolat from here.

L'Air de Panache has been really bottled by Nose (limited edition).

Mendl’s packaging:
Free printables - pdf - Mendl's cards and boxes from Make my Lemonade.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Viabizzuno lighting | Milano

UP: 13°angolo, led suspension, designed by Mario Nanni and Alessandro Fantetti + LibrO' Parete Soffitto (on the wall) by Marco Zito and Mario Nanni.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Ideas for the Weekend

Today is the International Workers' Day in Italy (...and in many other countries) so I'm leaving for the weekend but I leave you some tips to spend some nice hours:

- Don't let David Thorne amuse alone (surely he's not alone, he has millions of readers - I'm one:)
- Diy this genial suitcase picnic table and speaker system.
- Make some Meyer lemon meringues + Spring Spritzer.
- Organize a balloon party!
- Steller seems to be the app of the moment, what do you think? Leave a comment here or on facebook and if you have created a story with it, write the link.
- May is the month of roses and there are many events about it in the gardens around. Take the time for a visit. I will go here.


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