Using plants to turn your flat into an urban jungle can really liven up your living space. Not only do plants filter the air, they also bring a great contrast to the concrete, brick and paint. An urban jungle gives you a place to escape to and recharge from the grind and grime of the city.
But how do you go about it? As a person who has involuntarily killed many plants in her life, I can tell you that it’s not just about finding some pretty plants and putting them on your window sill.
I wanted to share some tips and tricks with you that I’ve found very helpful for building my own urban jungle – a work constantly in progress.
Continue reading How to create your own Urban Jungle
Do all your tasks and chores seem a bit overwhelming? Feeling a bit stressed and anxious?
Take a quick regenerating trip to nature with these super soothing nature GIFs. Let them take you away for a minute, and return a bit more relaxed and ready to tackle the rest of the day.
Continue reading 5 Nature GIFs To Calm Your Ass Down For A Minute
Most people say that sunsets are the most beautiful time of the day. But to be honest, I’ve always been more of a sunrise kinda girl.
Sunrise is the most peaceful moment of the day. No matter if you’re still awake after partying (or studying) all night, or you’ve just gotten up because you have some important thing today. Most of the rest of the world is still asleep, but you’re awake.
The birds are starting to sing and the first light appears over roofs of the buildings. It’s a moment of promise because the day is still undefined. It could be the most amazing day of your life, full of adventure and discovery… or it could be the day you finally get to catch up on some sleep.
Continue reading 15 Beautiful Sunrise Images To Brighten Up Your Day
Mountain tattoos are my new favourite thing.
Does looking at the mountains make all your worries seem utterly unimportant? Would you prefer a trip to the mountains over a beach vacation anytime? Are you also a fan of getting inked? Then I’m sure you’ve already considered getting a mountain tattoo yourself.
I finally got my own for my birthday this year and I couldn’t be happier. Now, each time I look at my arm I can escape the noise of the city and travel off to the mountains for a peaceful minute.
If you’re looking for some inspiration for your own mountain tattoo, I’ve collected some of the most beautiful mountain tattoos below. Continue reading 11 Beautiful Mountain Tattoos
Emil Nolde, born in 1867, was a German-Danish painter who stands out for his bold use of colour. He was part of a group of group of expressionists called “Die Brücke” (the Bridge) who were all about using bright colours to convey strong emotions.
Nolde’s work has always fascinated me, especially his landscapes. I mean just look at those dramatic skies!
Here is a collection of my ten favourite landscape watercolours. Continue reading 6 Most Dramatic Landscapes by Expressionist Painter Emil Nolde
Street art, loved by many, misunderstood by more. Living in a big city means we’re constantly surrounded by endless amounts of grey – grey asphalt, grey concrete, people in grey suits, grey rainy skies.
Street art, whether in the form of graffitis or the increasingly popular yarn bombing, is a great way for artists to break through the grey and add some much-needed colour to our city landscapes.
The following is a collection of amazing pieces of street art found on Instagram, all inspired by nature.
I hope these will add some colour to your day as well… Continue reading 10 Awesome Pieces of Nature-Themed Street Art
Enjoy your local nature in your home with these easy to make tea lights.
Simply collect flowers and leaves from local trees when you’re out for a walk. Pick the ones you like the most, but make sure to have a good variety of sizes, shapes, and colours.
You’ll also need some soil (from your garden or for flower pots), double-sided tape and jars of your choice, such as mason jars. Continue reading DIY: Forest Leaves Tea Lights