Varnished eggs

A different and easy Easter eggs DIYfrom the CLEW decorista. Simply fill a disposable container with water. Drip some drops of nail polish on the water surface and then dip an egg into it. You’ll get the best result if you  colour half the egg first, then let it dry, turn it and do the other half. […]

CLEW recycles: Eggcellent!

CLEW recycles: Our decorista’s DYI dye for Easter eggs Dye your Easter eggs with natural colours. Use what you have in your kitchen – either in your fridge or in your drawer. It’s not very complicated, but it takes a bit of time. For these eggs I used red onion skin, blueberry, spinach, lemon and beetroot. […]

Light up!

Light is essential for all of us, also indoor light. So how do you light up a room? Perhaps you, like many others, buy a lamp because ”it looks nice” or ”it fits perfectly with the rest of my furniture” or simply just because of the price tag? Vetro from Rikke Frost

Sexy anarchists or scheming wannabes?

Non-existent a handful of years ago, the entirely new occupation of “Fashion Blogger” is now the dream job of young women from New York to Shanghai to Lagos and back. For bright young Millennials, the model/actress gig seems so 20th century – let’s not even talk about the “trophy wife” role.  However, that hasn’t made […]

Just peanuts

The calendar says January, yet not much winter in Luxembourg. But that shouldn’t stop us from thinking about our little flying friends out there. Prepare some snacks for the birds so they know where to find it when nature puts its winter coat on. I have made a couple of food stations in my garden, simply […]

A tree or not a tree?

For some of us Christmas is all about traditions. We use the same decorations every year, the angels have their place on the mantel and everyone knows where the tree is supposed to be. For others this is not the case, for many reasons; you’re a student who just moved away from home, your place […]

Bring in nature

Now is the time to get into your Wellingtons and take a walk in the forest. Bring some of the outdoors inside next time you set a table, or simply decorate the house with what you can find; stones, leaves, branches or cones. Nature is out there offering a lot, its up to you to […]

Cheap, shabby or chic?

We are getting more and more aware of our environment and how to reuse, recycle and upcycle – a great trend! During a London visit, I decided to check out the upcoming and hip district of East London with Brick Lane, Columbia Road and Shoreditch. No better place to find creativity, upcycling and recycling! Fancy […]

Halloween DIY

It’s Halloween time, and here’s a quick DIY for you or the kids. Simply take a red candle and drip the melted wax on some block candles, and then press some nails into the candles. Voilà! So easy anyone can do it! Text and photos by Ann-Kristin Øvreeide, Halloween 2013

Time to rebelle!

The one word you need to retain for Fall/Winter 2013 is “rebel”. Punky, grungy, bike-y, hippie, gypsy… whichever rebel look you prefer most, lean in. Most particularly when it comes to shoes. Clamber down from your vertiginous heels and feel no shame. High heels are officially out! The backlash to stilettos is so violent that […]