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22 Ways To Turn Your Life Into Amélie's Life

Be honest, all you've ever really wanted is to be a twee yet solitary French girl with a predilection for skipping stones.

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1. First, play this.

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All the time. Always. Do not stop.

2. Utilize this ingenious method of raspberry consumption.

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3. Get some amazing animal-themed art.

The paintings on Amélie's walls are by German artist Michael Sowa, whose prints and posters you can buy here.
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The paintings on Amélie's walls are by German artist Michael Sowa, whose prints and posters you can buy here.

4. Invest in a giant red patterned umbrella.

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Like this one by Orla Kiely.

5. Savor the little details in life.

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6. Know that perfume is best when you keep it in a gorgeous glass bottle.

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There are myriad options available on Etsy.
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There are myriad options available on Etsy.

7. And understand the power of freshly grated Parmesan.

Cooking for one can be downright delightful.
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Cooking for one can be downright delightful.

8. Realize that sometimes sex is ridiculous.

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9. But when it does get too passionate, a milk steamer will block out any noise.

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10. Use your DIY skills to bring joy and hope to those around you.

If you're looking to fake a love letter for your pining landlady, here is a good tutorial.
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If you're looking to fake a love letter for your pining landlady, here is a good tutorial.

11. DAT HAIR.

Not for the faint of heart or curly of follicle, but amazing nonetheless.
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Not for the faint of heart or curly of follicle, but amazing nonetheless.

If you can't quite take the plunge, try out a faux bob instead.

Full tutorial here.
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Full tutorial here.

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12. And while a well-tied headscarf might not be the most incognito disguise ever, it has a definite allure.

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Here is how to do it yourself.
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Here is how to do it yourself.

13. Learn to chug.

Only white wine, though.
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Only white wine, though.

14. Or not.

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15. Always have a few solid pranks up your sleeve.

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16. And a cutting comeback.

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You'll bring even the cruelest grocer to his knees.

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17. LIFEHACK: Artichokes make ideal caviar-concealing devices.

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18. A gnome is necessary.

Sending him around the world is optional. Tons are available on Etsy and eBay.
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Sending him around the world is optional. Tons are available on Etsy and eBay.

19. Low, chunky black shoes are ideal for running all over Paris leaving clues for the object of your affection.

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Try these Doc Martens.
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20. Feel your feelings.

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Sometimes you just gotta melt.

21. But be sure to listen to the people who know you best.

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22. Know that the most romantic kisses don't have to be on the mouth.

AMÉLIE + NINO 4EVER