Events

Last minute Christmas party! Secret Santa

Christmas is on the corner, most of the shopping should be done by now and you are probably choosing the menu for your party. But what if you have just been asked to organise a last minute Christmas party? Don’t panic! First take a…

December 5, 2016
Interiors

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
Miscellaneous

Happy anniversary

Hi guys, Three years ago I launched Celebrating with Andréa because I wanted to share my passion for events with the whole world. The goal was to create a virtual place to be used as inspiration by anyone. Time has passed by and a few things have changed, the most recent blog…

September 21, 2016
Interiors

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
Interiors

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
Interiors

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
Interiors

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
Events

A simple and summery baby shower

A very nice group of friends got together on a hot afternoon to celebrate a summery baby shower organized by me. The shower took place at home and the theme chosen was “elephants”. A simple but festive buffet included a chocolate cake, cupcakes, coconut brigadeiros, sandwiches, fruits and…

July 31, 2016
Interiors

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