In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Introducing Kids to Paying It Forward
- Less Room, More Money: The Pros and Cons of Tiny House Living
- Mansion Dreams: The Reality of Living in an Old, Large Home
- Downsize Your Life Without Cramping Your Style and Save Major Money
- Tiny Houses: The Key to Live the Best?
- Top 25 Pictures On Human Race
- Schools Around the World
- Why Autumn is Important
- Help Wanted From Readers: How to Organise a One Week Travel for a Family of Five?
- I Have A Two-Stair Classic Style Home: Am I Still a Minimalist?
Posted on 17 November , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Most of us have an old, dilapidated building somewhere in our neighbourhood that still holds some romantic appeal. Timeworn mansions are beautiful to look at and many people may […]
Posted on 27 July , 2015 | 1 CommentTweet There seems to be a booming market for condos nowadays, and new condos are available for sale in Montreal, New York, Los Angeles and other major cities worldwide. […]
Posted on 4 May , 2015 | No CommentsTweet Let’s be honest, I’ve be highly inspired for this post by this BuzzFeed round up of 31 Brilliant Ikea Hacks Every Parent Should Know. Have a look, but come […]
Posted on 10 November , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Check out this cool “Pocket Library” bookcase. Designer: Argentinean architect Ariel Jacubovich back in 2008 It’s meant for small spaces but they look like book suitcases to me. Via […]
Posted on 3 November , 2014 | No CommentsTweet How neat would this be? You could have a big screen but store it in less space. It’d be handy for packing/traveling. It has a flexible screen and a […]
Posted on 27 October , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Clever!! I just appreciate good design. Via Yanko Design
Posted on 29 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick building in the world. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné in Mali on the flood plain […]
Posted on 22 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Forgot to charge your camera? No problem, your camera strap will take care of that. This is just a conceptual solution, but I love it when things do double […]
Posted on 15 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I do find urban graffiti beautiful as well (some of it is incredible), but this 3D, textural take on graffiti takes the cake! Newspaper butterflies flying up and around […]
Posted on 18 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet This cyclindrical design is a modular protype that provides flexible space within a minimum housing unit. Three different sections are dedicated to different functional needs: there’s a bed and […]
Posted on 16 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The simplest things can add the biggest impact (and shot of humour) in any home. There’s no need to go crazy and have cute, kitschy things all over the […]
Posted on 2 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Typophile Shaun Chung created this Rubik’s cube stamp featuring Chinese characters that combine to form verses from a traditional children’s poem. The text I used for my cube is […]
Posted on 12 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I rather like the packaging of those Nutella jars that can be reused as cups afterwards: You just rip off the top and clean it out to use it […]
Posted on 21 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Forget about it just being for drunks. I’d like this in everyday life when I can barely fit the key into the slot because it’s at a strange angle […]