DIY Gold Wall Clock- How I Did It


I get many questions in relation to how I DIY-ed the gold oversized clock used as an accessory for my niece’s bedroom makeover project.

It was an easy DIY done supper fast and,since I found some pictures during the proccess, I am happy to share this project with all my readers.

I used a simple round clock diameter 60 cm, bought in a local supermarket. It was un ugly wall clock, but I already had a picture in my mind on how it will look after I put my hands on it.

Using a screwdriver I took it all apart for making it ready for spray painting.

I started by spray painting the clock frame .

Further, I replaced the clock face, that had roman numbers, with a stock paper spray painted in gold.

Instead of numbers I placed self adhesive black dots, which in fact are the floor protectors used for furniture legs.

Lastly I put back the clock arrows and screwed together other parts of the clock.

It was a super easy DIY project, but with a great impact in the whole design of the room.

Ore Muri – Si T’a Beni Vet

Si pergjigje e shume pyetjeve nga lexuesit lidhur me ate se si e bera oren e murit te perdorur si aksesor ne disajnin e dhomes per mbesen time, dhe pasi i gjeta disa foto nga ky proces, ndihem e gezuar qe me lexuesit e bllogut tim t’i ndaje detajet e ketije projekti.

Ishe nje projekt i lehte i stilit Beje Vet (BV).

E perdora nje ore muri me diameter 60 cm, te blere ne nje nga supermarketet lokale. Nje ore qe dukej mjaft joatraktive, por per te cilen une e kisha vizonin se si do te dukej pas intervenimit tim.

Me nje kaqavide e qmontova oren ne teresi per ta pergatitur per ngjyrosje.

Fillova me ngjyrosjen e pjeseve te jashtme te ores me spray ngjyre ari.

Fytyren e ores me numrat romak e zevendesova me nje cope letre hamer te ngjyrosur me spray ngjyre ari dhe ne vend te numrave vendosa rathe te zi gome, qe ne te vertete jane mbrojtes te dyshemes qe vendosen ne kembet e karrigave apo mobiljeve te ndryshme.

Se fundi i vendosa akrepat e ores dhe lidha me kaqavide pjeset tjera te ores, dhe kjo ishte e tera.

Ishte nje projekt shume i lehte i stilit BV dhe qe beri nje impakt te vecante ne dizajnin e dhomes.

Nese inspiroheni te beni dic te tille, deshiroi qe te me shkruani dhe te dergoni foto se si doli projekti juaj.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe!

Besa

Bar Stool Covers For Instant Temporary Transformation


Even though my kitchen leather barstools were in a perfect shape, I wanted to give them a new trendy look.

Being covered in leather, they are so easy to maintain; you just wipe them clean once in a while and they stay spotless.

While I love the easy maintenance side of leather I wasn’t loving their boring look so I had to do something which would make my stools supper cool without jeopardising the aspect of easy maintenance.

I came up with a solution; making separate slipcovers for my leather kitchen stools. I made separate slipcovers for the backs and the seats of the stools. I will be using slipcovers for the backs most of the times and, depending on the mood, i will be using those for the seats also.

The cool black and white brushstroke design fabric design was a perfect solution for achieving a supper cool look. The possibility to use slipcovers separately was also a good idea, and the fabric I chose very well combined with existing leather.

To make slipcovers I used pin fit method for each stool, and then I sew them together. They came perfect and really brought a new vibe to my kitchen.

My kitchen is spring ready! How about yours?

For consultation on your kitchen updates or ideas on any other instant updates of any space in your home contact us via e mail at besagmblog@gmai.com or through a private message via our Facebook page BESA GM.

Thank you for visiting this site,

Besa

Mbeshtjellset e perkohshme te karrigeve per nje ndryshim instant te pamjes se tyre

Edhepse karriget e shankut te kuzhines ishin ne gjendje perfekte, deshiroja qe atyre tu ipja nje pamje te re e qe eshte ne trend.

Karriget egzistuese te mbeshtjella me lekure jane shume lehte per mirembajtje, pasi qe pastrohen lehte dhe shpejte me nje lecke gjysem te lagur.

Megjithate, edhepse me pelqen menyra e lehte e pastrimit te materialit te lekures, nuk me pelqente pamja e merzitshme e tyre ashtu qe deshiroja te beja dicka me keto karriga, por duke mos e vene ne pyetje aspektin e lehte te mirembajtjes se tyre.

Si zgidhje erdha me iden e qepjes se mbeshtjellseve nga nje material me nje dizajn i cili eshte shume i popullarizuar koheve te fundit. I qepa mbeshtjellset e ndara per ulese dhe per mbeshtetese te karrigeve, dhe te cilat do t’e perdoren ndaras ose se bashku varesisht nga disponimi. Materiali i perdorur kombinohet shume bukur me lekuren egzistuese te karrigeve, andaj edhe perdorimi vetem i mbeshteteseve te qepura nga materiali e bene nje kombinim te bukur dhe praktik.

Mbeshtjellset e qepura dolen per bukuri, dhe sollen nje pamje te re dhe super moderne ne kuzhine.

Kjo kuzhine tani eshte gati per pranvere! A eshte edhe kuzhina e juaj gati per pranvere?

Per konsultimet lidhur me perditesimin e kuzhines tuaj apo te perditesimit instant te cfrardo hapsire te shtepise s’uaj na kontaktoni permes e mailit ne besagmblog@gmail.com ose permes mesazhit privat ne faqen tone ne Facebok BESA GM.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe,

Besa

DIY Spring Flowering Bulb Arrangement

I love spring! This winter was pretty harsh here in Pristina, Kosova and even though the spring is just around the corner I am impatiently awaiting for the weather to improve, and to start seeing all those pretty bulbs make their way through the soil, and prettify my garden.

However, this does not mean that I had to wait and do nothing until spring comes! Last weekend I picked up a couple of vases filled with hyacinth in a local market and rearranged them in hurricane vases. They came pretty nice and really turned my home on a spring mode. They look pretty and have filled my home with a beautiful scent.

To make this arrangement you will need:

hurricane vase or any other glass vase
white sand
any kind of flowering bulbs – I used hyacinth bulbs

Place a generous amount of sand in a vase. Make a shallow hole in the middle of the sand, and place the bulbs. Add some remaining soil to fill the gaps between bulbs, and you are done.


Thank you for visiting,

Besa

Beje Vet – Aranzhman pranveror i zymbylit

Me pelqen shume stina e pranveres! Ky dimer ishte shume i ftohet dhe i gjate ne Prishtine, Kosove e edhe pse pranvera gati sa nuk ka ardhe, une me padurim jam duke pritur qe koha te permirsohet dhe ti shof te gjitha ato lule te bukura pranverore, qe i mbolla ne vjeshte, te ken mugulluar dhe te jen qele per t’a zubukuru kopshtin tim.

Megjithate, kjo nuk do te thot se une duhej te mbetesha pa bere gje ne pritje te pranveres. Vikendin qe shkoj i bleva dy saksi me zymbyla te posa dale nga bulbat e qe shpejt filluan te qelin. E bera rearanxhmanin e tyre duke i voendosur ne vazo te gjata qelqi. Dolen shume bukur dhe vertet e sollen pranveren brenda shtepise e posaqerisht e mbushen tere shtepine me ere te kendshme pranverore.

Per t’a bere nje aranzhman te tille ju nevojiten:

vazo e gjate qelqi
zalle me ngjyre te qelte
cfardo lloj lule pranverore nga bulbat- une perodora zymbyla

Vendos nje sasi te konsiderueshme te zallit ne vazo. Beje nje vrime te ceket ne zalle dhe vendosi lulet. Shto sasi te vogel te dheut per t’i mbushur zbrazetirat ne mes te bulbave, dhe aranzhmani i luleve eshte gati.

Faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe,

Besa

How To Celebrate a Valentine’s Day At Home

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There are a million ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Some people keep it classic with a romantic date night, and some make it all about the kids….This year, would be a great idea to have a casual and festive dinner party with family and friends – this heartfelt holiday doesn’t have to be all about romance. Plan a simple menu, play a fun game featuring your favorite love songs, and celebrate LOVE.

Here are a few tips for making your Valentine’s Day party festive and fun at home:

Use something unexpected… meaning, put a unique twist on Valentine’s Day decor. For example, use or decorate ordinary home items to use them as backdrop or table decor. For this featured decor, I decorated a simple black tray with pink roses made from kitchen paper napkins, lined it with a marble contact paper and it turned quite pretty. It really made a big impact in the whole decorating scheme, so I decided to share the tutorial in my previous post.

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Mix and match your china to achieve that casual and fun look. Use unusual items as centrepiece, like these gravy bowls, and a red cup used as a vase.
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Do not be afraid to use what you find around the house; you will be surprised how things will beautifully come together once you are done with with decorating.
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Show the love – A welcoming table inspires a casual and comfortable vibe for guests. Add a “sweet touch” by placing a golden heart sticker to the glasses, so guests feel the love as soon as they sit down. Also decorate the dining chairs with DIY puffy hearts, tutorial of which I shared here.
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Serve up selection of dishes. Create a menu consisting of various items or suggest guests bring a side dish to turn your dinner or brunch into a potluck! Remember to ask everyone in advance what they’ll bring so you don’t end up with a menu of only sweet or savory items.
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Happy Valentine’s Day good people!

Besa

Si t’a kremtoni diten e Shen Valentinit ne shtepi

Ka qindra menyra se si te kremtohet dita e Shen Valentinit. Disa e preferojne ate menyren klasike me nje darke romantike ne ndonje restoran, disa kremtojne me femijet e tyre etj. Kete vit ndoshta do ishte ide e mire shenimi i kesaje dite me nje darke jo formale e festive me familjen dhe shoqerine – kjo kremte nuk duhet te jet ekskluzivisht romantike. Planifikoni nje meny te thjeshte, shkembeni tregime kur jeni ndier te dashtun nga familja dhe shoqeria si dhe kur dhe keni shpreh dashni, degjoni kenge qe ju perkujtojne ato momente, dhe me nje fjale kremtoni DASHNINe.

Ja edhe disa keshilla praktike qe kremta te cilen e organizoni te duket me festive dhe qe te sjelle kenaqesi tek te gjite te pranishmit:

Krijoni dekore te papritura ….kjo nenkupton, beni dekore te pazakonta per kremten e Shen Valentinit. Per shembull, perdorni ose dekoroni gjesendet e zakonshme shtepiake e cilat do ti perdorni ne dekorin e prapavise se tavolines ose si dekor qendror te tavolines. Per kete dekor une e dekorova nje tabake te rrumbullaket ne skajet e se ciles vendosa lule rose te punuara nga salvetat e kuzhines. Gjithashtu, tabaken e mbeshtolla me leter vetengjitese me dukje te mermerit dhe ne mes vendosa nje zemer ngjyre ari. Kjo me te vertete beri nje impakt te madh ne dekorin e gjithmbarshem, andaje edhe i postova ketu instrukcionet se si mund t’a beni edhe ju nje te tille.

Beni kombinime te ndryshme te pjatave qe i keni qe te krijoni
dukje jo formale te tavolines. Perdorni gjesende jo te zakonshme per dekorin qendror te tavolines; ja si keto ene per salce si dhe nje filgjan i kuq i perdorur si vazo. Mos keni frike te perdorni gjesende qe i gjeni neper dollape ose sirtare perreth shtepise; do te befasoheni se cfare do te gjeni ne shtepi dhe se si gjerat do te lidhen bukur kur te keni perfunduar me dekorimin.

Tregoni dashni – Nje tavoline jo formale e mikepritese ne dekorimin e se ciles inkorporoni simbole te kesaje kremte, ZEMRAT, vertet se do t’i beje te pranishmit te ndihen shlire dhe te lumtur. Vendosni detaje te lezetshme si keto zemra vetengjitese ne gotat e pijes, si dhe keto zemra te kuqe te punuara me material dhe te cilat mund t’i vendosni ne karrika dhe kudo tjeter. Ato mund t’i punoni vet duke u sherbyer me instrukcionet te cilat i kam postuar vitin e kaluar ketu.

Sherbeni ushqime te llojllojshme dhe te lehta – Krioni nje meny qe konsiston ne ushqime te llojllojshme ose e beni nje lloj pjate kryesore vet dhe kerkoni nga te tjeret te bien pjata anesore keshtu qe edhe asnjeri nuk do te lodhet shume me pregaditjen e ushqimit dhe secili do te kenaqet me ndejen. Eshte mire qe paraprakisht te konsultohet secili se cfare do te sjelle ne menyre qe mos te perfundojme vetem me embelsira ose vetem me gjellera.
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Gezuar Shen Velentini!

Besa

DIY Valentine’s Day Flower Wall Decor

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I love everything that goes into party planning from styling the interiors and the table for my guests to cooking up the perfect dishes to serve, and I am happy to share with you some great ideas and tips for creating a fun + festive Valentine’s Day brunch or dinner party .

When it comes to styling an interior or a holiday party for your family and/or friends there are a few key elements to think about. First off, figure out where you are going to set up your table and what type of backdrop you want to create to set the stage. I always love a visual backdrop whether it be a festive garland or something on a larger scale. Make a big impact by re-creating this eye catching flower wall hanging decor… you only need a few simple items and it’s surprisingly easy!

WHAT YOU NEED:

paper napkins – pink
glue gun
paper clip gun
self adhesive paper – gold
self adhesive paper— marble look
round shape tray

DIRECTIONS:

Start with cutting three different sizes of petals.The size of the petals depends on how big you want the flowers to be. Make slits, about 2 cm deep, at the bottom of each petal. Start working with largest petals. Place one end of the cut petal above the other and secure it with paper clip gun. Do the same with all other petals, by creating the groups of three. Start assembling two sets of each size of the petals. Glue three different sizes of petals on top of each other, and you will end up with a pretty looking flower. Fluff the petals by separating napkin layers. For this project I used 12 flowers.
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Get a a round tray. Flip it back and layer it with a self adhesive marble look paper. Using self adhesive gold colour paper, draw and cut a little heart shape, and stick it in the middle of the tray. Start gluing the flowers around the tray edge. Your wall hanging decor is ready to by hung.
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Make sure to check back tomorrow as we share all of the details fot this Valentine’s Day party theme.
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Thank you for visiting.

Besa

Dekor Muri me metoden Beje Vet (DIY) per diten e Shen Valentinit

Te gjithe neve na pelqejne interieret e dekoruara bukur per kremtat e ndryshme pergjate vitit, andaje edhe ambinetet tona padyshim se e meritojne nje dekor te lehte me rastin e kremtes e cila si epiqender e ka dashurine.

Kur eshte fjala per dekorin fesiv te enterierit ose organizimit te ndonje ahengu per familjen ose shoqerine, jan disa elemente kyqe qe duhet t’i kemi parasysh. E para, te percaktohemi se cilen pjese te hapsires do t’a dekorojme pastaje ku do t’a vendosim tavolinen e ushqimit, si dhe cfare do te vendosim si prapavije te tavolines. Une i preferoj dekoret ne prapavije qe bie ne sy, e qe munde te jet ndonje xherdan dekorues (garland) ose ndonje dekor tjeter i cili mund te varet ne mur sikurse ky te cilin e bera shume shpejte dhe lehte.

JU NEVOJITEN

Salveta letre – roze
ngjites i nxehte
kapse letre
leter vetengjitese- ngjyre ari
leter ngjitese – dizajn mermeri
tabake e rrumbullaket

PERPUNIMI
Filloni me prerjen e petaleve ne tre madhesi te ndryshme. Madhesia e petaleve varet nga ajo se sa te medha do t’e deshironit t’i keni lulet. Ne pjesen e poshtme te petaleve e beni nje carje te vogel ne mes (shih fotot) dhe filloni me palosjen e pjeses se poshtme te petalit duke e vendosur njeren siper tjetres dhe duke i kapur me kapese letre (stapler). Filloni me petalet me te medha dhe vazdhoni me madhesite tjera sipas radhes. I bashkoni nga tre petale ne nje vend dhe pastaje i bashkoni nga dy grupe te tilla se bashku. Vazhdoni me bashkimin e petaleve duke vendosur siper njera tjetres palet e petaleve te tre madhesive te ndryshme dhe do te perfundoni me nje lule te bukur. I shprishni petalet duke i ndare shtresat e salvetes se letres. Per kete projekt ju nevojiten 12 lule.

E merni nje tabake te rrumbullaket. E ktheni ne pjesen e pasme dhe siper saje vendosni letren e prere vetengjitese. E preni gjithashtu nje zemer nga letra vetenghitese me ngjyre ari dhe e vendosni ne mes. Filloni ti ngjisni lulet perreth tabakes, dhe dekorimi i juaj i murit eshte gati.

Mos haroni t’a vizitoni kete faqe neser, pasi qe do te bejme postimin e detajeve tjera festive te dekorit per kremtimin e Shen Valentinit.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

Slow Cooker Noah’s Pudding or Ashura

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Noah’s pudding or Ashura is a combination of healthy ingredients such us whole grain wheat, beans, dried and fresh fruits. Usually it is prepared and consumed during the winter, and this is one of the sweets, in line of many, that is reminiscent of my childhood and cold snowy days.

As children, we would return home from sled ride, all gathered around the wood stove, and enjoyed a bowl of fragrant ashura pudding while, all hungry, were waiting for the supper to be served.

These sweet memories keep coming back to me very often, and I cherish them by taking time to make dishes and sweets that my mother used to make for us, although now I tend to use shortcuts to make those dishes.

After buying a slow cooker, I see myself using it more often than I anticipated.
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I do all my stews and traditional dishes such us stuffed peppers, cabbage rolls, bean soups etc. in this “mother of efficiency pot”. I just throw the ingredients inside ( and do proper preparation for some dishes) the pot, select the temperature, turn it on and leave the house to do my work errands. After I am back, I come home and my dinner is ready. It doesn’t get any better that this.

The same way I prepare the Ashura. I add the wheat and water in to the pot, and after 5-6 hrs in a low setting my ashura is ready to be spiced up and garnished with dried and fresh fruits.

So here is my easy slow cooker (crock pot) recipe for ashura.

Add in the slow cooker:

250 gr whole grain wheat, rinsed
2 l water

Set the setting in high or medium (depending on your slow cooker modes) and set the timer for 5-6 hrs. After this cooking time the wheat is totally cooked and released the starch which has thickened the water.

Transfer the cooked wheat in a ceramic bowl and stir in the following ingredients:

200 gr prunes- previously cooked
100 gr raisins
3-4 medium apples – peeled, core removed and chopped or thinly sliced
30 gr candied ginger – chopped
2 table spoons cinnamon
1/2 tea spoon ground clove
200 gr brown sugar
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You may add other dried fruit as desired, but I only had those stated above in my pantry.
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Store it in the fridge and it is good up to a week.

Thank you for reading,

Besa

Ashure – e zier ne Slow Cooker

Reqete praktike e zierjes se Ashure-s me tenxheren Slow Cooker, pasi qe duheni vetem t’a hudhni grurin (pa e ulur paraprakisht) dhe ujin ne tenxhere dhe nuk do te ju duhet te mendoni per te deri sa te jet zier plotesisht. Pas zierje ja shtoni pemet e thara si dhe ato te fresketat sipas deshires, erezat dhe sheqerin dhe do ta keni nje sasi te madhe te ashures per tere javen, dhe ate pa shpenzu kohe reth pergaditjes se saje.

Reqeta:

Ne tenxhere me rryme per zierje te ngadalshme (slow cooker) vendosen:

250 gr grur i pastruar, i shperlare
2 l uje i ftohet

Tenxheren e vendosni ne programin High ose Auto dhe e programoni (nese tenxherja ka timer) per 5 ose 6 ore. Pas kesaje kohe gruri do te jet i zier plotesisht dhe lengu do te jet trashur.

E transferoni grurin e zier ne nje ene qeramike dhe i shtoni:

200 gr kumbulla te terura (ashaf)- te ziera paraprakisht
100 gr rrush i thate
3-4 molla te mesme – te qeruara, te pastruara nga farat dhe te coptuara imet
30 gr xhenxefil i sheqerosur- i ciptua shume imet
2 luge gjelle kanelle
1/2 luge caji karanfil i bluar
200 gr sheqer i pa rafinuar (i kafet)

Sipas deshires mund ti shtohen edhe peme tjera te thara si dhe arra te coptuara, por une i shtova ato qe i kisha ne kohen kur e pergatita.

Ruhet ne frigorifer, dhe qendron gjer ne nje jave.

Nese e pergadisni ne kete menyre, me shkruani se si doli e juaja, dhe ju befte mire!

Ju faleminderit qe e vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

My DIY Decorations for the Holiday Table Setting

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My Holiday tables setting this year involved a plenty of DIY decorations, and as I announced in my previous post, I am going to share all that with you in this post.

I will first start with the place cards. There is something special about the place setting cards in every event or family gatherings. It makes you feel really happy and special when you see your name on the table next to your seat. The joy is even bigger when you realize that all that was hand made.
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I crated these little cupcake place settings using what I had at home and they ended up looking so cute, and really complemented the theme.
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I wanted to have a simple centre piece and a lot of candles, but could not find a suitable candelabra that is close what I was envisioning, so I designed one and sent the sketch to the local blacksmith. He did the best he could in executing the design. The finished product does not have that polished factory look, but it is hand made and has the look that I envisioned. It looks great with the candles on.
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The candles are also altered with this simple DIY. I wanted some golden sparkle on candles, so i wrapped the bottom of a candle with a 2 “ stripe of a golden self adhesive foil.
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Instead of using napkin rings I simply tied the napkin with a very short piece of black cotton ribbon, and added a finishing touch by simply placing on top of the napkin a candy cane wrapped in a fancy gold wrapping paper. So simple, but it made a great impact in the whole setting.

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Paper starts are also a DIY and I created them using this tutorial
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I also flocked my wreaths. The fresh handmade wreaths were showing some “wear and tear”. I made them too early this year and since they were placed right above the radiators they really dried out fast. So I had to intervene on them with another DIY. I flocked them, using first white decorative spray paint, then sprayed them with adhesive and then sprinkled them with artificial looking snow.

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And, lastly I altered my cutlery. This year I wanted a touch of gold in every detail, and I was really hopping that I will find a cutlery that has a touch of gold, but did not want to spend too much money on them. I was not lucky. Prices were to high for what was offered, and there is no Target where I live; hence, DIY came into play. I spray painted the cutlery handles.

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To prevent them from easy scratching, after the paint dried I applied a coat of boat varnish. They look great, and I will use them only for a fancy table settings. They are not dishwasher safe though, however I am not going to use them very often so hand washing is OK in this case.
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To have a beautiful ad fun Holiday table setting does not take a lot of money to achieve the look you want. Some easy and simple DIY’s can do the trick. Happy DIY anyone who decides to undertake one of these projects.

Thank you for reading.

Besa

Tavolina ime festive me plot dekore me metoden Beje Vet (DIY)

Tryeza ime festive kete vit ngertheu ne vete shume dekorime te tipit Beje Vet (DIY), dhe une u zotova ne postin tim paraprak se do t’i ndaje me ju te gjitha dekorimet qe i Bera Vet (DIY).

Po filloi me kartat e venduljes per mysafir. Ka dicka speciale lidhur me keto kartat e venduljes qe mund t’i hasim ne eventet e ndryshme apo ne ahengjet familjare. Ato te bejne te ndjehesh disi i gezuar dhe special kur te shohesh emrin tende ne tavoline afer karriges ku do te ulesh. Kenaqesia eshte edhe me e madhe kur te kupton se ato jane pune dore.

I krijova keto dekore qe mbajne emrat e mysafireve te ftuar qe te duken sikurse embelsira te volga (cupcake) dhe ato dolen shume simpatike dhe vertete e komplementuan temen e dekorit te tryezes.
Procesi ishte shume i thjeshte dhe mund te ndiqet permes fotove me larte.

Per sa i perket dekorit qendror te tavolines, deshiroja qe te ishte me shume qirinje por nuk gjeja mbajtese qirinjesh qe i pershtatej visionit tim, andaj edhe e dizajnova mbajtesen dhe permes nje skicimi te thjeshte ajo u realizua nga nje mjeshter saldues. Produkti final nuk e ka ate finalizimin sic do ta kishte nje produkt i fabrikuar, por me rendesi eshte qe mbajtsja e ka pamjen qe une e deshiroja dhe duket shume bukur me qirinje.

Dukja e qirinjeve gjithashtu ka te involvuar metoden Beje Vet (DIY). Deshiroja qe qirinjet e bardhe te kishin pake shkelqim ngjyre ari, andaj edhe e mbeshtolla pjesen e poshtme te qiriut me nje folie ngjitese ngjyre ari, dhe krijova nje dizajn vertete unik te qirinjve.

Ne vend qe te perdori unazat per salvetat e ushqimit, une thjeshte i lidha ato me nje shirit te shkurter pambuku te zi dhe siper tyre vendosa nje sheqerke ne forme shkopi te cilen poashtu e mbeshtolla me leter dekoruese metalike.

Yjet e bardha nga letra, te vendosura ne qender te tryezes gjithashtu i bera vet duke u sherbyer me instrukcionet qe i mora ne kete link.

Gjithshtu i bera me debore artificiale kurorat nga gjethet e fresketa te pishes te cilat i kisha punuar shume me heret. Pas disa javeve ato filluan paksa te vyshken andaje edhe nevojitej nje intervenim. Efektin e debores ne to e fitova duke i sperkatur me sprej te bardhe dekorativ dhe pastaj i bera me sprej ngjites dhe menjehere mbi to hudha fluska artificiale debore.

Dhe perfundimisht nderhyra edhe tek thikat dhe pirunjet. Kete vit deshiroja qe t’i kisha gjithsesi luget,thikat dhe pirunjet me ngjyre metalike te arit. Megjithate, cmimet te cilat ishin neper shitore per nje komplet te tille ishin tej mase te larta dhe une nuk isha e pergaditur te shpenzoj aq shume para per to, dhe fatkeqsisht nuk e kam ndonje Target (mega shitore Amerikane qe ofron produkte moderne me cmime te ulta) afer qe t’i blej me cmim te volitshem; por me metoden Beje Vet e arita pamjen e tyre cfare e deshiroja duke i ngjyrosur dorezat e tyre me sprej ngjyre ari.

Per t’ju shmangur grithjeve qe shkaktohen gjat perdorimit, i lyva me nje shtrese llaku te anijeve dhe i lash qe te teren mire. Po duken shume bukur, dhe do t’i perdori vetem kohe pas kohe, vetem re rastet te vecanta,pasi qe nuk mund te lahen ne makine te eneve.

Pra qe te keni nje tryeze festive te bukur nuk do te thot qe te shpenzoni shume. Disa dekorime me metoden Beje Vet jane nje nder truqet si si munde te arini pamjen qe e deshironi. Me fat puna Beje Vet per te gjithe ata te cilet do ta bejne ndonjerin nga keto projekte, dhe mos haroni t’a ndani me mua punen t’uaj.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

Holiday Table Setting Featuring Plenty of DIY-s

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I am not the only one who loves the Holiday season. There are so many reasons to adore this time of year: family get togethers, joy and happiness that is spread around, lights and colours throughout, gift giving/receiving, helping those in need and you name it aaaannd, my favourite, THE FOOD. No Holiday is perfect unless there is a food, and by that i mean plenty and variety of it.

Food tastes always great, but if there is a special setting where the food is served during the Holidays than you take your food to another level of enjoyment.

To make your table look stylish and special doesn’t take to brake a bank. It only takes a willingness, some creativity and a lot of DIY.
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So this is how I created this table setting concept for these Holidays and I am over exited with the look I achieved, and also hope that my guests are going to love it too.

I started with a grey tablecloth, and white washed curly placemats which I purchased this spring in Istanbul, Turkey. This tablecloth and the placemats are the only purchase that I made this year for this table setting, all other items I already owned or I DIY-ed.
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I will start with the napkins. I got these 10 napkins as a present, but there was no hemming on them; however, they were of a high quality cotton fabric so I really apreciated the gift. I hemmed them using a miter joint method (90 degree angle) and they turned really nice.

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To add a glam detail, instead of a ring, I tied the napkins with a black cotton ribbon and gently placed a gold detail on top of the napkin. The gold detail is in fact a DIY treat for the guests, and there will be another post sharing what that treat is and how it was done.
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The cutlery is another DIY. In Pristina, where I am at present the prices of the cutlery with gold appearance details are extremely expensive so, as much as I wanted to incorporate such cutlery on my table setting, I was not prepared to pay the top price for it. So I DIY-ed the cutlery, and I will be sharing the process in another post.

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The candle holder is a work of a local blacksmith done based on design sketched by me, and the gold part of the candles is another DIY of mine. As you can see they are not perfect and there are candle dripings here and there, but that was the whole idea to have that imperfection on the table. I love the look of the candle drippings. Candle with those drippings is just like the life. Life goes on, just like a candle that keeps lighting up, while getting imperfected and sometimes messy with those drippings; but, it keeps going on while making us happy so we do not find those drippings to be bothersome.

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The white paper stars are also a DIY, and I love how they add texture to the table top.
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Place cards in this table setting are another DIY, and they turned super, super cute. I will be also sharing how I made them.
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Flocked wreaths are DIY too. I just looooove their look. They added such a classy and dreamy look to the whole table set up. Adding them in clusters, really make space feel less formal and fun.
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I love my table this year and just hope that my guest will love it too. But wait, I need to cook. Guests are expecting food. Off to kitchen to get started with big cooking……

Happy Holidays

Besa

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Dekorim festiv i tavolines me elemente dekoruese te tipit Beje Vet (DIY)

Une nuk jam e vetmja qe i gezohet festave te fundvitit. Ka shume arsye per t’i pelqyer keto festa: tubimet me familje, gezimi dhe lumturia qe eshte e perhapur gjithandej gjat ketyre festave, dritat dhe ngjyrat ne cdo skute, dhenja dhe pranimi i dhuratave, ndihma atyre qe kane nevoje, e cka mos tjeter, dheeee me e dashura per mua USHQIMI. Asnje feste nuk eshe perfekte poqese nuk ka ushqim aty, dhe kur them ushqim atehere mendoj shume ushqim dhe llojllojshmeri ushqimi.

Ushqimi gjithehere eshte i mire, por nese eshte i servuar ne ndonje tavoline te dekoruar ne menyre speciale per festa, atehere perjetimi i ushqimit ngritet ne nje nivel tjeter te kenaqesise.

Qe t’a beni tavolinen e juaj te duket me me stil dhe speciale, ju nuk duheni te shpenzoni shume para. Ju duhet vetem pak deshire, pak kreativitet dhe shume gjera mund t’i beni vet.

Pra ja se si e krijova kete koncpet dekori te tavolines per festat e sivjetme te fundvitit, dhe jam shume e lumtur me pamjen e arijtur, dhe shpresoj qe mysafiret e mi gjithashtu do t’a pelqejne.

Fillova me nje mbulese ngjyre gri, dhe me shtroje nenpjatash ngjyre te bardhe te shperlare te cilat i kisha blere ne fillim te vitit ne Stanboll. Kjo mbulese dhe shtrojet e nenpjatave jane te vetmet blerje qe i kam bere per t’a realizuar kete dekor, the te gjitha gjesendet tjera i bera vet (DIY).

Po filloj me salvetat. I kisha fituar si dhurate 10 salveta qe nuk i kishin skajet e kthyera, por ishin nga materiali i pambukut i kualitetit shume te larte. I ktheva skajet duke e perdorur metoden e qepjes se skajit ne kendin 90 shkalle dhe u perfunduan shume bukur.

Per t’i shtuar nje detal glamuros,ne vend te unazes per salveta, i lidha salvetat me nje fjongo te zeze nga pambuku kualitativ dhe e vendosa siper salvetes nje detaj ngjyre ari. Detaji ngjyre ari ne te vertet eshte nje detaj Beje Vet, dhe eshte nje dhurate e vogel per mysafiret, ndersa metoden se si e bera do ta ndaje me ju se shpejtin, ne njerin nga postet e ardhshme.

Edhe luget dhe pirunjet kan te involvuar punen Beje Vet. Ne Prishtine, cmimet e lugeve dhe pirunjeve ngjyre ari ishin tejet te kushtueshme, prandaje edhepse kisha shume deshire ti inkorporoja ato ne dekorin tim festiv, nuk isha e pergaditur te paguaj cmim aq te larte. Se si i bera keto vet, do ta ndaj me ju ne njerin nga postet e ardhshme,

Mbajtesi i qirinjeve eshte pune e salduesve lokal te cilet e realizuan kete detaj ne baze te dizajnit te cilin e skicova me dore te lire.

Yjet e bardha nga letra jan gjithashtu projekte Beje Vet.

Edhe kartat e venduljes per mysafir jane gjithshtu projekte Beje Vet, dhe dolen shume, shume te bukura. Edhe per keto do e ndaj me ju se si i bera ne ndonje nga postet e ardhshme.

Kurorat e zbardhura me debore, jane projekte Beje Vet, dhe shume jan duke me pelqyer se si dolen. Ato i shtuan nje pamje shume me klas tere siperfaqes se dhomes se ushqimit. Duke i vendosur ne grumbuj prej tre e bene qe hapsira mos te duket shume formale.

Me pelqen shume dekori i tavolines kete vit dhe shpresoj qe mysafiret e mij do t’a pelqejne gjithashtu. Por prisni, une duhem te filloj te merem me zierjen…. Mysafiret presin qe te kete ushqim ketu! Ika ne kuzhine te filloj me zierje…

Urime Festat

Besa

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Easy DIY Centrepiece for Holiday Decor

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Everyone who knows me, by now know that I love decorating but, as much as I love decorating, I do not like spending to much time on decorating. I always find ways to create fun and decorative pieces or designs that involve minimum of my time. I always had a busy life and, on the other hand I always loved decorating and getting myself involved into such projects, so always managed to mostly create decorative items or settings out of ordinary things found, mostly, around the house.

This centrepiece is one of the examples how one can make a pretty and fun Holiday centrepiece using items you already own. This is what I did day before yesterday after I got a call from the RTK producer to appear, in a very short notice, to chat in their Morning Show about Holiday decorating. The producer also asked me to kindly bring a sort of Holiday centrepiece to be featured during the show.
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After accepting the invitation, and being busy with other engagements, I started to get worried, because there was no time for me to go and buy any decorative items for a centrepiece. In panic, the first thing that I spotted in my house was this cloche that was sitting in my kitchen counter filled with green apples ( yes, this is where I sometimes place my fruit, I love my fruit to look pretty ha ha ha)
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I filled this cloche with ornaments, found a piece of fabric in the colour which has been trending this year in Holiday decorating and tied it on the top of the cloche, placed the cloche filled with ornaments on a cake stand and fitted those in a flocked wreath that was DIY-ed by me few weeks ago.
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For the presentation I also took some of my nicely wrapped gifts, which were placed around the centerpiece and which really complemented it.
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So for some of you who are late with Holiday decorating, do not panic. Just look around your house and, in no time you may create something fun and pretty for your Holiday decorating. Hope that you will find some inspiration from this post.

Thank you for visiting,

Besa

Aranzhim Dekorues Festiv – Beje Vet (DIY)

Te gjithe ata qe me njohin, deri me tash veqme e kan kuptuar se mua me pelqejn dekorimet mirepo, perkunder qe me pelqejne ato, nuk deshiroj qe te shpenzoj shume ne dekorime. Gjithehere i gjeje menyrat se si te krijoj dicka te bukur dhe simpatike por duke shpenzuar shume pake kohe.

Pjesa me e madhe e jetes sime ka qene perplot me angazhime tjera te punes, por ne anen tjeter, ghithehere kame pasur deshire te dekoroj dhe te merem me projekte te tilla dekoruese, andaje kam gjetur menyra qe te krijoj koncepte dekori si dhe dekore nga gjerat e zakonshme qe mund ti gjejme ne shtepi ose ne natyre, pa shpenzuar kohe qe ti mbledhi artikujt dekorues nga shitoret e ndryshme.

Ky aranzhim festiv eshte nje shembull se si mund te krijohet dicka e bukur dhe festive me gjesendet te cilat i keni ne shtepi. Kjo eshte cka krijova pasi mora nje thirje nga producentja ne RTK qe te paraqitem ne emisionin e mengjesit per te kesjilluar reth dekorimeve per festat e fundviti. Ajo gjithashtu shprehi deshiren qe te sillja ne studio edhe ndonji aranzhim tavoline qe do te prezentohej ne program. Kisha vetem disa ore per tu pergaditur, e ne anen tjeter kisha edhe angazhime tjera te cilat poashtu kerkonin kohen time.

Pasi e pranova ftesen, e duke i pasur parasysh edhe angazhimet tjera gjate dites, fillova te brengosem. Ne gjendje paniku, e para gje qe me ra ne sy ne ate mengjes ishte kjo zile qelqi qe ishte ne kuzhine dhe e cila ishte e mbushur me molla jeshile ( po, une nganjeher i vendosi pemet ne keso elemente dekoruese, sepse ato duhen te duken edhe me te bukura se qe jane, ha ha ha)

E mbusha kete zile me toptha bredhi, e gjeta ne shtepi nje copez materiali ngjyre roze te qelet e qe eshte duke u perdorur kete vit shume ne dekoret festive dhe me te e bera nje fjongo dhe e vendosa ne maje te ziles. Kete zile e vendosa ne mbajtese te tortes dhe te gjitha keto i vendosa ne nje kurore te cilen e kisha ne shtepi dhe te cilen e kisha punuar nga deget e pishes dhe te dekoruar me sheqerka shkop te mbeshjella me folie ngjyre ari.

Per presentim gjithashtu mora nga shtepia edhe disa nga dhuratat e mbeshtjella bukur, dhe te cilat e komplementuan kete aranzhim festiv.

Pra, per te gjith ata te cilet jane me vonese me dekorin festiv per keto festa, mos beni panik. JU nevojitet vetem te shikoni per rreth ne shtepin t’uaj dhe jam e sigurt se do te gjeni dicka qe brenda pak minutash do te krijoni dicka te bukur e festive.

Shpresoj se do te gjeni inspirim nga ky post qe te krijoni dicka shpejte, te bukur e festive per shtepine apo vendin t’uaj te punes.
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Prezentimi im ne RTK Live – Miremengjesi Kosove eshte ne kete Link.

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe.

Besa

Simple and Easy Holiday Decor Idea

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For all of those out there who lead busy lives, and have no time to do a lot of Holiday decorating I am sharing with you some photos of my Holiday decor which took me no time to put together, and it still looks so festive and happy.

The key in achieving an instant festive Holiday look is incorporating fresh greenery, such as fresh wreaths and garlands, in your decor. The beautiful look and fresh aroma of the evergreen branches of a wreath or garland instantly bring the Holiday spirit alive and adds a sophisticated look to your decor.
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To achieve this look, above the fireplace I hung one of the wreaths that I DIY-ed over the weekend, while on the mantel I simply arranged some fresh cut branches of a bush from mu garden. In between the branches I added a few candles of different heights using mix and match candleholders.
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For a dramatic look, I placed the bench in front of the fireplace and on top of the bench I placed nicely wrapped gifts and some ornaments. Behind the bench I placed glass vases filled with fresh cut pine branches, a spot lamp.
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And this was all I did, and I think that it still looks nice and festive. Moreover, I am happy that it took me no time to put this look together, and even happier that when Holidays are over I will take everything away in few minutes.
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Are you a fan of fresh greenery for the Holiday decor?

Thank you for visiting this page.

Besa

Dekorim festiv i interierit – Shpejte dhe lehte

Per te gjithe ata te cilet e jetojne nje jete me perplot angazhime dhe nuk ju ngele kohe te meren me dekorimin e interierit te tyre per festat e fundvitit, si dhe me te gjithe tjeret gjithandej, po i ndaj me juve disa nga fotot e dekorit tim festiv i cili nuk me mori shume kohe per te dekoruar, e qe megjithate duket festiv dhe hareshem.

Qelesi i arrijtjes se pamjes festive ne menyre instante eshte poqese ne dekorin festiv i inkorporojme kurorat dhe gjerdanet e fresketa festive. Pamja e tyre e bukur si dhe aroma e tyre kendshme ne menyre instante e sjellin ate spiritin festiv ne shtepite tona si dhe i jap pamje te sofistikuar dekorit t’uaj.

Per te arijtur nje pamje te tille, siper kaminit vendosa nje nder kurorat e fresketa te punuara gjat weekendit, ndersa ne mantelin e kaminit vendosa dege pishash te fresketa nga kopshti im, dhe ne mes te tyre vendosa disa qirinje ne lartesi te ndryshme.

Per nje pamje dramatike, perpara kaminit vendosa ulesen ne form banke dhe siper saje vendosa dhuratat si dhe disa rnamente. Prapa bankes vendosa dia vazo qelqi te mbushura me dege te fesketa pishe sidhe nje llamp spot.

Dhe kjo ishte e tera, dhe mendoj se me kaq pake gjera dekorative prapseprap u periftua ne pamje festive e cila po duket shume bukur. Mbi te gjitha, jame e gezuar qe per te arrijtur kete pamje shpenzova shume pake kohe, e me e rendisishmja eshte qe pas perfundimit te ketyre festave do te jet shume lehte qe te hiqen te gjitha shume shpejte dhe lehte.

A jeni adhurues i dekorimeve te fresketa per festat e fundvitit?

Ju faleminderit qe vizituat kete faqe!

Besa