Making My Own Motivational Photo Journal

  The online photo service, Fotofabriek, approached me a few weeks ago to see if I was willing to try their online photograph album editor. And of course I said yes! I love taking pictures and to be able to…

23 things I learned in 23 years

I recently turned 23 (happy belated birthday to me!). And I cannot say that my life has always been easy. I will probably still face plenty of challenges. But I have learned from the hurt and loss I experienced in the…

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I am Ella, a 26-year-old from Belgium. I graduated as a journalist and now have a blog to write about everything I love about life.

You'll find lots of travel posts on the blog as well as personal, indoor gardening, cooking, DIY and more general lifestyle posts on Ella Was Here.

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Where to buy homeware online: 10 web stores that ship worldwide + inspiration guide

Finding inspiration online to decorate your home is rather easy nowadays. I have a soft spot for Pinterest and have been pinning a lot of furniture and homeware links lately. It is unfortunate when you find something you really love only…