desktop calendar for January

(click picture to download)

Happy 2016! Here you go, a bright new look for your computer desktop!

I want to breathe new life into a little project that I had to abort way too soon because of college work… but now the end is in sight, and I hope you will like the new glassy inspirations I’m cooking up for you this year!

Just like before, the desktop image uses a white background with a handwritten calendar for the month, and I’ve added the most important moon phases too: ○ full moon & ● new moon.

The resolution is 2560×1600, which should fit most computer screens.

This blue chunk of glass is a treasure I picked up in Venice (when I visited the city in 2013), on the “glass island” Murano . It has been molten and hotworked with in the glass blowing studios. This is part of the waste, actually, but don’t you think it looks like a gemstone?

patterns on the wall

An old house comes with many treasures… like old wallpaper!

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these big 70’s flowers and geometric design are in a walk-in cupboard.
They’re a bit over the top. But I like them! They can stay…

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These cosy flowers decorated the toilet…
they got painted over except for the back wall,
so the beige toilet doesn’t look so very beige against all the white… :-p

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This one I adore! it was under the stairs, going down to the cellar,
but most of it got removed for the renovations (luckily I took this photo).
It has such a wonderful folksy 70’s vibe! I love those colors!

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Japanese textile pattern in the stairway to the 1st floor.
I loved it but looked fairly degraded, and a bit dark and busy
for the narrow space it was in…so this became white too.

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a random snapshot during the renovations.
The previous owners had taken such care of the decoration of this piece of multiplex
 that possibly covered the wood stove (or perhaps part of a cupboard).
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Oh, and before I moved in there had been squatters too.
The back door didn’t have a lock… They left this smiley among other things that weren’t so cute. :-p
Smiley can stay for now.

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I love what the runny spray paint did with the textured wallpaper…

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…and like that I’m turning the house into a blank canvas, ready for a new life!
 I love how everyone who lived here has left some sort of mark, I don’t need to erase it all.
Now it’s my turn to make my own…