Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Travel Book

Cheers to a year of travel!  AND MANY MORE TO COME EAKER KAS


Tuesday, February 12, 2013


D. I . Y. 

This is my first DIY post. Don't know why because I love to get crafty. (But I suppose, I find this more of a personal blog than anything else.) I was inspired to do a terrarium for a while (hence all the DIY terrarium tutorials on the web before this one) but lacked the materials, however, recently I was buying flowers and found everything needed. These sweet terrariums bring the outdoor life inside and are super easy to create & maintain. 

What you will need:
  • Moss
  • Tiny spoon
  • Jars - any size, up to you 
  • Chopsticks
  • Soil
  • Charcoal
  • Shells / rocks
In General, not much. Plus, you can add any other tiny trinket you might find interesting. I couldn't find charcoal at the flower shop near my place, so I explained to the shopkeeper the purpose of it and despite the language barrier she was able to provide me with some materials that have the same purpose. 


Step 1: Add a base layer - this is where you add
either shells or rocks or a mix of both.

Step 2 (left): Add a thin layer of charcoal - 
this is what cleans the air. 
Step 3 (right): Add soil, (depending on the size of your jar) you can play around with this and create the illusion of a landscape. 
I used tiny jars so that was not possible. 

Step 4: Add the moss or if using a bigger jar a 
terrarium plant/s and voila, simple! 

I'm really happy with the outcome of my two tiny terrariums. I've only added a few drops of water and they are suppose to be set for a couple of weeks (but don't cite me on that).

I hope this at least sparked some inspiration in you, 
enjoy, and have a lovely day ᵕ꒶̮ᵕ

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Only Eyes

Its 9:08 AM on a Saturday and I am wide awake - have been since 7. My sleeping schedule (what sleeping schedule???) has been in disarray ever since I arrived in Denmark (when hasn't it been?). I go for days without sleeping, then other days I sleep over 12 hours and its just a continuous cycle that hasn't stopped for at least 4 months now.. Today is one of those days where I try and adjust by not sleeping a whole day in order to fall asleep early the next an wake up early, confusing? doesn't matter. 

Life in Denmark has been bittersweet. I love the fact that I have been very successful at doing absolutely everything on my own (and I mean everything!). Perhaps this is a result of me looking out the window and seeing piles and piles of snow and all I want to do is go outside, but CANT! its freezing (yes, I'm a pansy, but I also have sore throat as a result from yesterdays run-around-town-and-try-to-accomplish-a-million-things day (while it is snowing)). 

Before Denmark I had never experienced snow. Its a winter wonderland up in here! And I love that. Yet, I can't handle it. I don't know how the older population does. Seriously, they are usually out and about and I'm just in disbelief because since November began being outside for me was/is excruciating; I am always tense and constantly shaking. 

Thought I'd wanted to write and ramble BUT I guess I really don't ....

Rather cook some breakfast, have some coffee and 
float around to see what today holds. 
Hahah ~ I will try to get back to this soon

Hope everybody has a wonderful weekend !!