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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

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How to make a rag tabouret, rag footstool or rag chair
5 months ago

How to make a rag tabouret, rag footstool or rag chair

By  •  make

A while ago I promised you a tutorial on a project of mine that I started years ago. I call it the “rag tabouret”. This tabouret/stool/footstool is all about upgrading old …
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Handmade pie carrier tote
10 months ago

Handmade pie carrier tote

By  •  make, sewing

My sewing course (pre-summer wise) came to an end with a big bang. We got the proposal to make a super-fun pie carrier tote. Jippie! A project that is near …
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My new handmade veggie harvest bag
1 year ago

My new handmade veggie harvest bag

By  •  make, sewing

I started with sewing classes in our valley at La Fabrik a while ago. The classes take place once every two weeks or so. Up till now I’ve had four classes …
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Looking back on our three years in the house on the mountain
1 year ago

Looking back on our three years in the house on the mountain

By  •  home

I’m waiting this morning for the piano movers to arrive and to pick up our piano. We are moving to a new house. Or maybe I should say we are …
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Natural skin care workshop
2 years ago

Natural skin care workshop

By  •  make

Somewhere around last summer I decided that I was really fed up with regular skin care products, as they felt like I was wearing a mask the first period after …
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Crochet rag rug runner from old clothes
2 years ago

Crochet rag rug runner from old clothes

By  •  make

You might have noticed that I have a real problem throwing away things. Especially if ‘things’ have only been used in their original functionality, in a sole form. To give …
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Log cabin blanket
2 years ago

Log cabin blanket

By  •  make, knitting

Our houses have been known as quite cold houses. We don’t use a lot of heating and if it’s cold, we try to dress up warm and if it’s really …
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All dressed up
2 years ago

All dressed up

By  •  home

Our alternative Christmas tree wasn’t finished the last time you saw it. I promised to show you the full dressed up tree. Here it is. Eduard and I dressed it …
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Alternative christmas tree 2014
2 years ago

Alternative christmas tree 2014

By  •  make

It’s that time of the year again. We entered December, one of my favourite months of the year. I know that in the Netherlands you aren’t supposed to put up …
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My new table weaver
2 years ago

My new table weaver

By  •  make

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I recently bought myself a new small table weaver as an upgrade to my portable weaver I bought a few years ago. Yesterday I finished …
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