Living Room Mini Makeover.

Februar 2, 2021 by Sarah Moniri

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I was eyeing these Movie Fan Art Prints for a long time already,  and since there was so much change happening my  lately I thought it would be healthy for me to make the switch. This is definitely something joyful  and the only thing I'm looking forward to in adulthood is designing my future home hehe. 

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This couch had to endure many tea spill accidents ( I tried to clean it but nothing helped). So I covered is with this fake fur piece. I think this is a fun solution!

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I chose movies which impacted me the most. I want to add to the collection once I'm done with med school but for now this is perfect. Mean Girls is just such an aesthetic vibe for me, Interstellar touches me on several deep layers(and the music - magic)  and the love in a star is born is simply beautiful. Stand by me is a soul movie and happens to be my favorite song. OMG CLUELESS, I'm obsesses and will always be.

The help stirred so many emotions in my inner core plus the aesthetic of this time is just blissful for me (NOT the injustice during these times tho!!). Hocus Pocus is my ultimate childhood memory and 10 things I hate about you is my favorite Teenie movie which I watched during my exchange in the U.S (felt really lonely there and somehow this movie brought me so much comfort and I still remember this so vividly). 

Harry Potter...no words needed. 

 

Much love to all of you!

-xo , Sarah. 

 

TAGS: diy, Living Room Mini Makeover.

Pink Tile Backdrop DIY

März 27, 2020 by Sarah Moniri

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Tile Backdrops are great for food photography and quite easy to make. All you need is: 

  1. Tiles of your choice ( I choose those ones)
  2. Tile Glue 
  3. Wooden Board 

 

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Apply the glue like in this picture(not too much so it won't squeeze out of the sides) 

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Press them gently on your wooden board and wait at least 2 hours before you lift your board.

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TADAA (Michael removed the overstanding wooden areas so make it look cleaner.) 

Have fun doing it!

xo, sarah. 

TAGS: backdrop, diy, pink tile backdrop diy

Winter Blues Essentials

Januar 15, 2020 by Sarah Moniri

Winter Blues

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TAGS: winter blues , wishlist

Student - friendly Thanksgiving Decor.

November 13, 2019 by Sarah Moniri

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and I'm german so we don't celebrate it but ever since I celebrated it with my cousin in Budapest, I really liked the idea of coming together and eating with friends/ family. 

We have been hosting Thanksgiving since our 1st year of Medical School but I liked our table last year the most. Leonie is a real Decor Champ and just knows what looks good. Here is what we did: 

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I bought a ton of Hazelnuts, Mandarines pomegranate and some orange flowers. All we need is build a layer of the hazelnuts and lay a mandarine or pomegranate on the carpet of hazelnuts every now and then.

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We didn't have enough vases so we just used our Russian mule cups!

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Here you see how we arranged it! Leonie has a real talent for things like this!!

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I found them at our Local Craft Store - So cute!!! 

 

Hope this helps your budget friendly but creative heart! 

-xo, Sarah. 

TAGS: decor , student - friendly thanksgiving decor, student friendly, thanksgiving

Student - friendly Halloween Decor

Oktober 23, 2019 by Sarah Moniri

 

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Hello Witches! 

There is only one thing I am excited about being old one day: I will have a whole house to decorate + money to buy decor. YEY. But for now we don't want to spend much $$ on decor supplies and actually managed to make our apartment look festive without much of a budget. Keep the decor things for as long as possible! It's not only cheaper , it is also better for the environment. 

This Skull is from Tiger and was around 4 euros. Leonie ( my roommate) painted it with colors we still had at home.

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This used to be a garland we bought back in 17 for around 4-6 euros I believe. We removed the thread and taped them into our kitchen. 

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Some people have a whole halloween village but so far we only have two witch houses (from 2018)! I want to extend this collection one day! All you need to do is buy some bird houses and get creative:) 

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The Hocus Pocus one is my favorite :) 

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This ghost garland and the bats are the only new additions to our halloween decor this year. The garland is from our local craft store (Paper concept, Wroclaw). 

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The best project ever! All you need is black Paper and a scissor. Leonie drew the bat and she and Ranja ( a friend from Uni) cut them out. Leonie taped them to the wall and VOILA. 

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Backdrops from 17 and another painter skull. 

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This was fun! 

- have a good night, xo Sarah. 

TAGS: apartment, decor, halloween, halloween decor, room tour, student friendly halloween decor

To craft: Autumn/Halloween (low budget)

September 25, 2019 by Sarah Moniri

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Do you know the feeling of pinning a thousand projects and never get anything done? 

Yeah, same. 

Especially during autumn I like to make my home look festive. As students, DIY is the easiest way to decorate without spending too much $. 

Here are a few low budget projects, I'm planning on doing. 

 

Hope you want to try some of those !!

  • xo, Sarah. 

 

TAGS: diy, fall craft, to craft

7 Low - Budget Halloween Decor Ideas

Oktober 27, 2018 by Sarah Moniri

This blog post might be a little late, but it's never too late to make your apartment autumn ready. 

It's never easy for students to decorate their room / apartment. 

But halloween decor options are:

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PUMPKINS -  The simplest decor of them all! They are cheap and you can get crazy creative with them! I definitely want to do more with pumpkins next year. 

 

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TAGS: decor, diy, halloween, low budget, low budget decor, low budget halloween, student, student decor, student life

Student Decor: Bar Cart DIY (low budget)

Oktober 18, 2018 by Sarah Moniri

 

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This series of "student decor" is made for students who want to decorate but beautiful decor. I have a dream, but this is another story. It's so easy to decorate and make your apartment pretty simple and simple. I want to have a simple and cozy apartment.

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TAGS: bar cart, barcart, decor, diy, studentdecor, studentlife

Student Decor: Family Photo Wall

Oktober 10, 2018 by Sarah Moniri

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When I moved into my first apartment, I didn’t decorate at all because it was only temporary. Nevertheless, I always loved decorating! So I decided to decorate my next apartment in a beautiful, creative way. As we all know: Students are on a budget. They don’t have much money for expensive decor accessories. So what I can always recommend is: Pictures. Picture Walls. Picture displayed at shelves. In general pictures. They can have a huge impact on your apartments appearance and are very affordable.

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TAGS: budget, diy, family photo wall, interior, interior budget, photo wall, photos, studentlife, stundet budget

Tips & Reasons for Photobooks

Oktober 8, 2018 by Sarah Moniri

 

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10 years, I decided it's time to have them printed.  Keep them on my external drive scares me & tbh, I never look through them.  I need physical photos, I need to turn pages & look closely at faces. All those memories need a place to be, and for that's not a computer.

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TAGS: crafts, crafty, organisation, photo storage, photobooks, photos, tips