Picking out bathroom tiles – and what are the 5 top trends?

Last week I went to pick out wall tiles at Kol tegels in Haarlem for the remodeling of my toilet. As you might remember from my previous post, my interior designer presented me with two design options. I chose the black and white option with artsy floor tiles.  The Italian floor tiles are from the […]

Weekendtip: The Erwin Blumenfeld in Color photo exhibition

From February 15 till April 14 2019, the Foam photography Museum in Amsterdam is hosting Erwin Blumenfeld in Color – His New York Years, a fantastic exhibition that you must go see if you have the chance. The exhibition will interest fashion-lovers and photographers in particular. The German fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) is one […]

Hotspot Haarlem: Café Martinus

green striped wall at Cafe Martinus Haarlem

Having breakfast or brunch with friends is my new favourite thing to do. There are so many all-day breakfast places opening that I can’t keep up with it anymore. Last week I tried the breakfast at Café Martinus in Haarlem. I was drawn to the place not just for the pretty presented food but more […]

Hotspot Leiden: Skyler Store

Browsing home decor shops in the city center of Leiden is one of my weekend pleasures. One shop that is a real design destination is the Skyler Store on the Botermarkt 22. The store is packed with interior design inspiration with mostly Hollywood Regency and Boho Glam style furniture and accessories. I love the wallpapers […]

A gastronomic experience at Chateâu Neercanne in Maastricht

Two weeks ago I was invited to relish in some haute cuisine in the newly refurbished Restaurant Chateâu Neercanne in Maastricht. The ocassion was to celebrate their addition as a member to the Relais and Chateaux collection. Chef de cuisine Gilbert von Berg wowed us with an extravagant 4-course culinary feast in three different and unique […]

Remodeling the toilet and hallway

I’m super excited about the remodeling of my toilet and hallway. In the coming months I will be redecorating and remodeling my home, space by space. I’m starting with the two smallest spaces in the house; my toilet and the hallway. A lot of people choose to do everything themselves, or only outsource the tiling. […]

Bookstore Dominicanen in Maastricht

Some say it’s the most beautiful bookstore in the world. That I can’t say, but it is definitely in the world’s top 5 and the most beautiful bookstore of the Netherlands. The Dominicanen Bookstore that is housed in an old church is something not to miss when visiting the southern Dutch city Maastricht. For me, a […]