Skip to main content



Sunrooms and Schnitzel: Finding a House in Germany

It's almost time for me to leave Fabric Farms Interiors. The house here is packed up and sold and our few household items are winging their way across the ocean as I write. On the bright side, here are pictures of the house we found, beating out at least 5 other house seekers. Finding a house or an apartment in Munich is definitely an endurance race, with a large dollop of luck on the side. We managed to snag a duplex with a garage! Here's a picture of the back. We have a tiny garden, with an even tinier patio. One of the most exciting things for our family of 4 is that we have 2.5 baths just like we did in the US. Many of the houses we looked at had 1 or 1.5 baths...with 2 teenagers in the house, I was foreseeing much screaming of "Get Out of the Bathroom, NOW!" Fortunately, we - and the neighbors - will be spared that. Probably. Now the really exciting part: my chairs are done! Here's the first one: And I'm thinking I'm going to put t

Latest Posts

3 Home Decor Styles Trending NOW

The Bedroom Conundrum: When Standard, Isn't

More Adventures in Downsizing

Ideas on Decluttering and Moving to a Small Space

Leather: Yes? No? Absolutely!

Cracking the Fabric Code

Upholstery Fabric: Choosing the Right One

Calculating Yardage for Dining Room Chairs - Updated!

Ready to Reupholster like a Pro? Watch This!

Common Amateur Upholstery Mistakes - And How Not To Make Them!