Archive For The “House” Category

Trash for the Home / Basura Para Casa

In Madrid, you can find a lot of good trash on the streets. There are not many thrift stores and people don’t prefer second-hand as much as in the States. So you will find a lot of good items on the sidewalk for trash collection if you are looking. En Madrid, puedes encontrar una gran…

5 Tile Inspiration / 5 Inspiraciones Con Azulejos

(From Shubin+Donaldson) I love Spanish tiles. Actually all tiles. The symmetry of the pattern and the beautiful colors are breathtaking! If I ever get my own house one day, I will use tiles everywhere! Me encanta azulejos españoles. En realidad, todas los azulejos. La simetría del patrón y los hermosos colores son impresionantes! Si alguna…

Old Pottery and Our Lives / Antigua Cerámica y Nuestras Vidas

Just this week, my Spanish friend said to me, “Come with me! I want to show you something!” So I went with her to the former house of her grandparent’s which she now uses as a rental apartment. Esta misma semana, mi amiga española me dijo: “Ven conmigo! Quiero mostrarte algo!” Así que fui con…

Photo Banner / Banderitas de Fotos

I love putting family photos up in my home but I hate always having to frame them because I like to change them out when I can. Me encanta poner las fotos de mi familia en mi casa, pero no me gusta siempre tener que enmarcarlas porque me gusta cambiar a cabo cuando puedo.

Marsala Home Decor from IKEA / Las Decoraciones de Bermellón de IKEA

Did you know Marsala is one of the Top Fall Colors for 2015 according to Pantone, an authority on color? It reminds me of red wine or raspberries! Yum! ¿Sabías Marsala es una de las mejores de Colores para otoño de 2015 según Pantone, una autoridad en color? Me recuerda de vino tinto o las…

7 Apple Decor Ideas / 7 Decoraciones con Manzanas

(Found at L. Michelle) Every fall our family used to have an “Apple Day” and go to an apple orchard in California and pick apples and make fresh apple cider and eat apple pie. That was one of my favorite activities with the kids during fall. Cada otoño nuestra familia tenía un “Día de Manzana”…

5 Amazing Treehouses / 5 Casas Maravillosas en el Arból

My kids have always wanted a treehouse. As we are living in an apartment in the city, no such luck here, kiddos. But it’s fun to dream and we tell them to draw a picture of their dream treehouse or build one out of Legos. They are so creative and imaginative! Mis hijos siempre han…

Tablecloths Vs. Bare Table / Con o Sin Mantel

I love tablecloths! My friend just got me this vintage-style tablecloth with a map of California on it and it’s amazing! (Sorry it’s so wrinkled! My least favorite thing to do is iron!) Me encantan los manteles! Mi amiga me dio este mantel de estilo “vintage” con un mapa de California y es increíble! (En…

I Love 500 Tiger Stores / Me Encanta 500 Tiendas de Tiger

(Photo from Tiger from here.) I had never heard of Tiger until I moved to Spain. A kitschy, inexpensive home goods store from Denmark, it has a lot of my craft supply needs as well as colorful houseware items! it’s like a cool, little, colorful Target!  This month they just opened their 500th store! Nunca…

5 Tips for a New Look for Your Living Room / 5 Consejos Para un Nuevo Estilo Para Tu Salon

Some people hate change. Not me. I love it. I get restless easy so if I can’t change something, I go crazy. My house decor is the best thing I have to change on a quarterly basis. It’s amazing how many different ways you can rearrange your decor. Let’s just take the living room. If you’re…

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