All posts filed under: Do It Yourself

DIY projects to make you feel super human.

Inspiration: Wire Photo Hanger

I bought a new sofa to go in my apartment and I am more than a little embarrassed to say that it is my (very own) first real couch in any place I’ve ever rented. Outside of my parent’s house, I’ve always gone studio. When I lived in the US, I lived in studio apartments with gigantic furniture. I didn’t want to give the furniture up because I loved it so much but it was way too big for a such small square footage. So I never could fit in a real couch. My new sofa is one TINY sofa. It is low to the floor and quite narrow. But it folds out and I’ve actually taken a nap on it (like the first day I had it, hah). Because it is so minimal, I needed something that flattered it on the wall.  On my bare, white walls I wanted to have some sort of deco up that was also simple but added color and fun. I really love this site because she also lives in …

Inspiration: Cityscape

I recently decided my apartment was too drab for human habitation. My sister and brother in law were coming thousands of miles from the USA to visit me in Korea and I knew they would visit my apartment at least once.  I needed some inspiration. My apartment is a simple shoebox. I really do love it but its quite small and the furniture is provided by my company. I hate almost everything they gave me, but,  since I love to eat and buy expensive foods, I don’t usually have enough money to spend on buying items I already have. These items include the bed, the dining table + chairs, the TV + stand and the closet. I would LOVE to replace all of them. As that is not an option right now, I decided a little low maintenance facelift was in order. Taking inspiration (almost a replica) of some designs I found on this beautiful site, I created some masking tape deco for my wall.  I did not, in fact, measure. I am a lazy …