Happy Easter !

I have been eating hundreds of chocolate eggs already…. and Easter has not even arrived… In the Netherlands we use these branches for Easter and decorate them with easter decoration…. these little eggs are from Zink. When my children were small we used to decorate them with little wooden figures, like colored eggs and Easter […]

zinc zinc..and an easter egg

Thinking of Easter, the grayish color of zinc is not the first thing you might think about.But while shopping for the give away.. I couldn’t resist to buy myself these eggs made of zinc. And you, what color do you use for Easter….???  

And the winner is…

First of all I would like to thank you all for taking time to leave a comment and your wishes in both the last two posts. Thank you!! I enjoyed every one of them. I was really surprised by the total of participants to the give away and thanks to random.org I found a winner! […]

Give a way time!

Today it’s two years ago I started blogging and that’s the reason we are having a little give away today! A way to thank you! All 468,610 visitors of the last two years! The loyal ones, the ones I know for a long time or since only yesterday, the ones who leave me funny, encouraging […]

My blog in the Ariadne at Home

A few months ago I have been approached by one of the major Dutch interior magazines, ‘Ariadne at Home’ with the question if I would like to cooperate with them on a new column about blogging women.. I was surprised some one of the editorial office of this magazine read my blog and actually liked […]

Scrap wood walls

Last october when I was at the ‘Woonbeurs’ I made the above picture of this little wall…. I just love it. It reminds me of a sunny day at the seaside. The wood looks like it has been on the beach for ages, touched by sand and sea, or only yesterday was part of a […]

Steal the style !

Being a huge fan of TineKHome I was very pleased when I got an email saying the article as seen in the UK Elle Decoration (March 2010) could be found on their website. So if you are a big fan of Tine’s house, that is filled with a combination of clever founds and products from […]

Rock on birthday girl!

No better reason than the 25th birthday of my youngest to get her some presents and to spoil myself a bit as well with some white shiny candlesticks and vases. I am so proud of her becoming a strong, independent and caring person with her own and unique identity. Happy birthday sweetie Rock On! Doesn’t […]

Sissy Boy – Homeland

When I was little I now and then went to the old post office downtown with my mother to pick up her mail. She had a small postbox in the basement of this main Amsterdam post office. Who could imagine that years later one of my favorite shops would be in that same basement. Sissy […]