14 days and 14 love letters

Letters that you write to someone sure is something special. Now days its so easy to write a text and just hit send. Writing a letter from scratch, by hand, feels so raw and full of emotions. Just because of this reason I decided I would write 14 letters to Vince. Why may have our … Continue reading 14 days and 14 love letters

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Love struggle

Many might now the story of me and my boyfriend, Vince. If not you can start the story here, When Elin met Vince Vince and I was happy after he followed me to Sweden. We thought that the hardship of being in a long distance relationship would come to an end. The best kind of … Continue reading Love struggle

6 great books for autumn

Autumn time makes me want to read more. I mean I am a librarian and I do read for work. But funny enough you never read things you want to read but rather things that other say is popular or "in at the moment". I haven't read much of my own interest lately so I … Continue reading 6 great books for autumn

Autumn thoughts

Going from a very warm summer, to be Sweden at least, to this cold rainy weather. It have really made my body all confused. I want to say sorry for not posting more often but many things have happened. At this moment my dad is in the hospital and I'm 4 hours away and can't … Continue reading Autumn thoughts

Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

I have gotten the question on how to create or start building a vintage or retro wardrobe. So I thought it would be a good idea in making a blog series on what I have learned during my researches. Sometimes learning from your mistakes is a good thing. But I would say that buying the … Continue reading Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

Summer has past by and the autumn is slowly taking over

Today was my first day back at work after my 4 week long summer vacation. 4 weeks went by extremely fast. When people at work asked me what I have been doing I was just like "I don't know!" I don't think I have been doing so much to be honest. I know I wrote … Continue reading Summer has past by and the autumn is slowly taking over

Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Yes, I have an confession. I LOVE patterns. I love following things that someone already spent time to figure out, why do I have to do his work again? You might now wonder why I say this? Well, I realized some people on the internet who do sewing think doing it without a pattern makes … Continue reading Vintage patterns I will try this autumn

Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2

Kolmården zoo

Like i wrote in my last post my car broke down. Been without it for around 2 Weeks now and they are still not finding whats wrong with it. Because of this I have been without a car and vince and I had to cancle all our summer plans. Today I'm sitting on a bus … Continue reading Kolmården zoo

DIY Eyeshadow Fail!

I haven't written much lately because of some curve balls. My car broke down and then Vince and I had some trouble that now have been sorted. Being in a long distance relationship with someone is amazing and we got the chance of living together in the same country so we took it. He moved … Continue reading DIY Eyeshadow Fail!