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Lampada colorata a forma di bottiglia

Tinfoils lamp

Learning from mistakes, because if you are not wrong you don’t learn. Days ago I was thinking how using colored tinfoils and wanted to decorate a glass bottle with them. I thought of using hot glue but, instead to stick the paper on the bottle, left its color on the glue, creating an interesting effect …

Recycled Nutella's Jar

Multipurpose Nutella Jars

My son is crazy about Nutella and we consume a lot of it. I, of course, save the jars to reuse according to my needs. I use them to decorate especially, but also for the kitchen or as candle holders. You will see a few, which one will you like the most? Nutella jar painted …

Lampade di cestini di vimini

Wicker baskets

Walking around the town where I live I often look in the garbage to see if there are things I can use to create and recycling. One day I found a sack full of wicker baskets and could not resist the temptation to take them. I didn’t know how to use them, but asking for …

Collage di quadretti realizzato con materiale riciclato

Paintings with shrimp boxes

Do you know the wooden shrimp boxes? I had the idea of ​​turning them into pictures, of different colors and styles. Let’s see how I were made them. The first one I painted it black with spray paint and then I attached lots of colorful butterfly-shaped glitter with liquid glue. The second consists of two …

lampada con ramo di albero

Nature and light

Lighting in a house is very important. Both from a health and aesthetic point of view. During my walks in the woods I look for tree branches of different sizes to make lamps. The lamps are lighting with battery-operated garlands, inserted in a different using the vases we like best. They are very easy to …

diffusori di essenze

Essences diffusers

Who doesn’t like having a home scented with essences? There are many essences on the market, some even soluble with affordable prices. But often the essences diffusers are simple and cheap, or decorative but a little more expensive. The solution? Recycle containers that are suitable for use, paint and decorate them as you see fit …

Decorative Lamps

Decorative lamp shades

The lamp shade is the part that wears the most of a lamp. Regardless of the material with which it was made, after a few years of use, it must be changed. Or not? Not necessarily. Here are two lampshades I made for my home. For this one I used a jute, wool belt and …

Pictures made by shelves

Shelf or paintings?

After setting up a bookcase I have 5 shelves left. What to do with them? I decided to create small paintings to my living room. I used shells, sand and small stones. For the color I used specific paint for wood and ceramic paint. I glued with hot silicone and blue glitter glue. These shelves …

Immagine quadro Dalì

A sip of Dalì

In 2009,in Barcelona, ​​I bought a Salvador Dalì diary. Some time ago I found it in a box of memories and I had the desire to decorate wall of my house with the pages with the paintings of Salvador Dalì. But how to turn pages into pictures? I had the idea of ​​using plastic straws …

Inscription pinterest

Learning with Pinterest

When I’m looking for some ideas, the first app I use is Pinterest. I find it very useful, especially the many tutorials from which I learned some drawning techniques. One of my first “shell paintings” was inspired by an image found on Pinterest. I started it during the spring 2020 lock-down, using the shells and …