maandag 25 augustus 2014

holiday colors


Enjoying our holiday in the south of France. Counting our blessings while time flies. Enjoying the blue see, the blue sky and spending quality time together.
Feeling blue time passes so fast.

zondag 20 juli 2014

painting blessings



Painting blessings :) Keeping the black walls black, but painting the other walls and the ceiling: white it is. 
Saying goodbye to the mustache on the wall, but captured on my instagram account :)

woensdag 16 juli 2014

eclectic crush




Love the ceiling, the windows, the tables, the bench, the carpet, the accessories, the pillows, the prints, the....
Actually love this whole bright, lovely and eclectic styling and interior.
More pictures and rooms on: depto51 blog.

woensdag 25 juni 2014

long time no see

golden star garland: storybookhearts
balloons: Studio DIY
yellow dress: Boden



It has almost been two month since I have posted my last blogpost. I didn't have any intention to have a blogbreak, but it just happened. No special reason or perhaps because we decided to sell our house and I spent a lot of time cleaning and getting rid of things we didn't use for years. Visiting the thrift shop to deliver stuff instead of buying things. Besides my job and running the family :))
Still some painting on my to-do list, but after that we are ready. Not just for selling the house, but also for a new future step ahead which feels so lovely!

Apparently I just needed some time off, but I have missed blogging. Starting today with some happy, sunny pictures I shared on Pinterest. Expressing my mood, feelings and the lots of blessings I count.

zaterdag 3 mei 2014

pear house



























I love doll houses and not the sweet ones only appriorate for girls, just like Ruffled Snob of Pirates and Peonies does.
We have a black chalkboard painted wooden Amsterdam Canal House in the living room, a large old doll house also painted black on the outside and white on the inside in Pip and Floor's bedroom and a small cardboard house from Ferm Living with 4 departments, just like the pear house by Rock & Pebbel.
Love this original house, but four doll houses seems a bit exaggerated :)

By the way Rock & Pebble also sells an apple house. And recently I bought such lovely doll house furniture at IKEA like a miniature Klippan bench and Lack cupboard and table.

woensdag 23 april 2014

pinned up









Last sunday we visited the Pinned Up exhibition of Marcel Wanders at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Especially loving his basic designs, realizing I own some of his designs because of his collaborations with Randstad, my former employer, and some because I had a crush on his timeless designs myself.

Go visit his exhibition at the Stedelijk until june 15 yourself!

dinsdag 22 april 2014

just enjoying life






Looking back on such a nice Easter weekend with my love: having dinner at Het Koelhuis on friday evening, visiting and falling in love with Delft, enjoying sun and laziness at Whoosah Scheveningen, lunch at Dudok The Haque, Easter breakfast at Kek Delft, having a drink outside at the Molenpad, Prinsengracht Amsterdam after visiting Pinned Up by Marcel Wanders at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (more about that later in a new post :)). 
Realizing I didn't take as much pictures as I intended to, because I just wanted to enjoy and capture the moments together. 
Feeling so blessed! Hoping you have had a nice Easter weekend too!

zondag 16 maart 2014

IXXI love

 






































IXXI design is a great concept to change your wall and interior in an instant. On the IXXI-site you can pick and choose from their continiously changing image bank and special collection or design your own IXXI by using your own picture(s). Making a collage, an enlargement or a pixel-ixxi consisting of square cards connected by x's and i's.

I really enjoyed designing my personal IXXI eye-catcher. Using a picture of a painting bought in Beiing and Pip's wooden china girl. It has a special place in our living room, but it will be on Pip's room in the future. Thnx to the easy way to just move it to another wall without leaving behind ugly wholes.

If you want to IXXI your wall visit their site or the IXXI-your-world blog for inspiration!

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