Are you one of those people who, while travelling, keep every theater ticket, every bus stub, even nick a pair of disposable chopsticks while eating at a restaurant in Cambodia, with every intention of compiling it all into one smart scrapbook back home? Well, I am. Of course, I daydream about a bookcase with rows of identical scrapbooks of the different places I have been to, so I keep every foreign token I can possibly get a hold of or anything I can use for the purpose. Alas, let’s be honest, that’s just not going to happen soon. Imagining is one thing, but I never get around to doing the actual scrapbook. So all I’m left is an ever-increasing mass of unsorted, undecorated, random pieces of receipts, boarding passes and trinkets.
It’s time for Half a Year in Review Project! For anyone who doesn’t know yet about it (which is everyone), HYR is a semi-annual tradition (of which this is the first) of revisiting what I have done the previous six months. It’s another one of those things I like to just make up. This time, … [Read more…]
Displaying photographs you have collected through the years is a quick but thoughtful way of decorating your bare walls. Frames are lovely and effective in the long term but you can also always simply tack or tape polaroid and printed snapshots on the wall. Washi tape/adhesives are convenient and the really good ones don’t damage … [Read more…]