Feeling at home in a new home / Macrameul de acasa

I never appreciated very much these decorations when I was back home. They were everywhere in my grandmother's apartment in Bucharest and more or less in everybody else's grandmothers' homes, on cupboards, beneath flower vases, on the TV sets.

I actually found them quite ridiculous - until I moved from Bucharest to Brussels to work as a curator in the House of European History.

I took one of th…