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From an empty dining room to a new home office

Today I am revealing my new home office to you. My husband and I would like to maximize our apartment as we haven’t been able to find something better yet, therefore we made some improvements to it. One of them was to integrate our living…

October 3, 2016

Before and after: Living room

An updated living room My husband and I have been living at the same place for almost 10 years. It is a good size 2-bedroom apartment with a very large kitchen, a good size living and dining rooms and a medium size balcony.  Because we need more…

September 9, 2016

From a messy home office to a cozy nursery

Transform a home office into a nursery, this was the 10th assignment of my Interior Design course. I had to find a friend (treat her as a client), choose one room in her home that needs work and suggest a scheme for it. My friend lives with her husband…

September 2, 2016

My Diploma Course in Interior Design

14 months after starting my Diploma Course in Interior Design, I finally graduated and received my diploma. Although it took longer than I expected, it was such a rewarding experience. A few people have contacted me in the past year asking for some tips about…

August 12, 2016

DIY canvas – Greatest Hits!

Last time I went to Brazil I bought a piece of fabric with the Copacabana beach pattern. My plan was to make a couple of pillow cases for my living room but somehow I changed my mind and decided to create two canvas for…

August 5, 2016

Summer balcony makeover – greatest hits!

I really like the apartment where I live. It is bright with its large windows, located on a very quiet area, there is a train station only 2 walking minutes from it and very good connections to the city. The only problem was the…

July 24, 2016

My last course assignment

OMG, I can’t believe that I have just submitted my last course assignment! Wow, I started the Interior Design course in May 2015 and I really learned a lot of technical and practical skills in the past 14 months. 12 modules, each of them…

July 22, 2016

My 11th Course Assignment

For the 11th assignment of my Interior Design course I chose the office from my renovation project. This room also contains an en-suite bathroom for guests, which is indicated by a second door on the background, and a guest couch on the wall in…

July 17, 2016

Mood boards – My 9th course assignment

This is the final stage of my client’s renovation project and I chose the following rooms on the ground floor to present my furnishing suggestions: Living room Dining room Office/guest bedroom Hobby/laundry room I decided to use the Olioboard tool to create four different mood boards and present the…

April 29, 2016

My interior design course: the 8th assignment, part 1

Wow, I have just submitted the 8th assignment of my Interior Design Diploma Course. I know it has been a long time since I posted about my course, actually, 3 months! But it doesn’t mean that I have given up! I only had to take a little…

April 1, 2016