Author Archives: Leonie

Grandma’s berets

My grandma’s berets A bit over a year ago, my grandma moved into a nursing home. When my mom was facing the difficult task of emptying the apartment my grandparents had lived in for over 30 years, she found my grandma’s berets. I don’t think that I have ever seen my grandma wearing any other […]

Why did you move here? Bi-national relationship advice – Patrycja’s story.

Why did you move here? Bi-national relationship advice – Patrycja’s story. It’s been a while since I wrote an article under the bi-national relationship advice headline. But then I met the lovely Patrycja at one of the markets where I sold my Maple And Oak Designs this summer. What a refreshing story, what a sweet […]

How to mix vintage patterns and modern fabrics

How to mix vintage patterns and modern fabrics Make vintage patterns modern again – here’s how to create this cheerfully unique rockabilly look: For quite some time now, I’ve been a huge fan of Tula Pink‘s modern fabric designs. They’re so cheerful, happy and cute. I feel like she designs them just for me. My […]