New pictures from my studio | Studio Update

I thought it is a long time since I showed some pictures from my studio. To be honest I am not using it all the time anymore as I sit a lot at the kitchen table as well. But it is south faced and in the morning when it is still a bit dark in […]

Kate Moss is doing <I>très bien</I>

It seems I am talking a lot about clothes racks these days. I recently wrote about how to customize your coat rack Behind the coat rack there was a big poster … a bit like I did behind my own with smaller images. Today I got an email from Biggi about how she used that post and […]

Coffee + Boots + Coatracks

Picture by Ashley Faye + an unknown source The other day I was having a coffee break with my daughter… I love how she sometimes text me with coffee? But this day she asked me if I was ready to see her new tattoo. I thought it was amazing and what a cool lady she is to […]

Inspiring mood boards {a real life story}

When I recently sold some things online I had this weird experience that when the buyer came to pick it up and saw my kitchen, told me she had a picture of it with the big black star on her fridge… it felt a bit weird but I also thought it was very cute when […]

Monday Giveaway – Win a set of white canvas baskets by Heel Wit

Heel Wit (very White) the shop of Mirjam Boon is back with a sunny giveaway this Monday. A set of three canvas baskets. Designed by Marie Michielssen and to use everywhere in and around your home for everything you can think off. But also outdoors they are a great addition to your garden or patio as you can make […]

Summer in Amsterdam + A patio

I just came across this beautiful picture of this gorgeous patio with concrete floor of Daniella Witte It looks like the perfect place to end a warm and sunny day. In Amsterdam today it was really sunny, when I was biking home around 6.30 I noticed a sign that said 31degrees! Biking through town on […]

Creative spaces & paint

I got an email this week saying…… “I’ve been enjoying being distracted with nice cup of coffee in the studio by reading your blog for over a year now and just thought today i would contact you to say thanks”….. this was a part of the email I got from North London based artist Sue Williams. And […]

Design + Fashion + Inspiration

  The new Bodie and Fou Spring/Summer 2012 Catalogue is out! And it reads like a good book, just like their first on, that even won an award! Filled with tons of ideas on how to style the products from their concept store in your own home. It is also interactive, if you like something one […]

A new lamp + a kitchen update {The masterplan}

Last autumn when my new kitchen was just the size it is now and before I was so lucky to win the VT Wonen competition and getting a new floor for my apartment. I was still painting black walls and playin around with  paper and tape to see how the Bamboo lamp from Ay Illuminate I love so much […]

Monday Giveaway – 3 Beach towels from De Strandhanddoek

Have you seen them yet? Those beautiful, soft, colourful, sunny Kikoy beach towels? You can spot them all over the beaches of Ibiza, and now also on all the hippest Dutch beaches. The “Strandhanddoek” (Beach Towel) is the ultimate accessory for anyone who loves the sun, sea, and sand. A double sided towel, featuring a […]

A new website for Black Sheep {White Light} + Black & White

Black Sheep White Light they Canadian company that is specialized in eco friendly sheepskins recently launched their brand new website and online shop. The picture above is from an interior design project by Jewel Weeks where she used one of their Icelandic sheepskins. If you are in to a sheepskin for your own home, you might like to purchase one now that they are […]

Creative spaces & Clipboard inspiration

You might remember those cool creative work spaces I showed in a previous post. Some days later I got an email from Gudrun Arndt, a freelancing photographer from Germany. She sent me some pictures of her own workspace at home. And some of her still lives… as you can see she loves shades of black and white. […]