5 Easy steps to build a fireplace and shelves

I am in no way a skilled carpenter or builder, but with a good dose of imagination and skills to find easy solutions I managed to do a lot at home myself. For my collaboration with Philips tv, read it here: Minimal design at home I built a bench out of multiplex which I painted […]

Asun Magazine X Anna Pirkola | Habitare 2016

It’s not new to present different design brands styled together in a box or home setting. I think the work we previously saw Lotta Agaton doing, curating a selection of products in a similair way to show the importance of styling explains why this is a great way to showcase your product as a brand, read it […]

How to make a picture frame with an industrial look | DIY

I got some questions about the object on my wall when showing the aluminium poster I got made by Profotonet the other day: A holiday memorie printed by Profotonet The ‘picture frame’ hanging next to it is made from a metal tray I bought at a Sissy Boy market some time ago and used to burn candles in during […]

A simple DIY idea to add some beige to your workspace

You really loved last last weeks post showing the South African beach house. I have been looking at the first picture for some time and have to say that probably the beautiful wooden fireplace and other natural pieces in the overall white room must have caught my eye in the first place when selecting this home for […]

An industrial dream home X a steel room divider by vtwonen & a DIY

If you are a regular reader of Vosgesparis you might have seen me talking about Dutch interiors magazine vtwonen before, in Holland we do not only have the magazine but also a makeover show on television made by the stylists of the magazine together with a tv presenter. I love to watch the program and thought I’d […]

DIY | An alternative blackboard at your workspace

I loved the picture of this new IKEA table and the cozy workspace created under the stairs, small black tables are great for small corners I think, like the one in my own small studio which is only about 9 square meters. But why I loved this picture even more is because of the clipboard, […]

Graphic lines X DIY with greens

I read this article at the TineK blog the other day and loved the mood board made by Stine Albertsen combining graphic lines with natural materials. She is using small twigs framed in metal frames in combination with the graphic lines from napkins, while placemat and greens add a natural touch. After the framed feathers and the botanic […]

Inspiration from vtwonen | multifunctional bedrooms

One of the ‘best’ covers of the year if you ask me! With the bedroom as the main theme for an article in the latest vtwonen, stylist Cleo Scheulderman created four different and multifunctional bedrooms. It might be having the same black & white photos at home this room feels so comfortable to me but there is […]

Karwei DIY ideas | #DDW14 #2

Dutch company Karwei is for the first time present at Dutch design week this year, in two black painted sea containers they presented a collection of plywood furniture designed by designers and architects Dedato. All pieces are made out of one plate plywood and visitors could take the DIY plan of every model home to use […]

DIY ideas | free printable August calendar

Blogging is a lot about sharing, sharing own & others images, your ideas, your thoughts,  and for the talented under us our DIY ideas. The girl behind Only deco love made a serie of calendars and this week she published the August calendar. Graphic and minimalistic, just how I like it best! If you would […]

A green moodboard | Succulents

D.I.Y Rock garden on wheels Searching for ideas for my patio I came across this tutorial on how to make your own Rock garden on wheels using Echeveria…. I watched it several times ‘Love the catchy music’ and I could see this idea with pallets as half garden, half table or maybe even half bench […]

A copper clothes rack | Inspiration from Minneapolis

I recently discovered Wide Eyed Legless, written by Madelynn Hackwith Furlong, a Stylist, Designer and Curator living in Minneapolis. It was that one picture above that caught my eye as I loved the minimalistic look of it.  Reading further and emailing with Madelynn I discovered she had set herself a goal last year to increase […]