Surprise yourself with Bloomon flowers

I’m obsessed with flowers, as you might know by now as a regular reader. I was therefore thrilled to find out about this new service/subscription called Bloomon, that is available in the Netherlands and certain parts of Germany. It is the perfect solution for all women (and men) who adore flowers but don’t have much time […]

Trend: Floral head bands

This summer it’s all about floral fabrics, shoes with a floral design, and yes, also bohemian floral headpieces! Once only worn by little girls and brides maids, the head bands with big statement flowers are this season’s high street fashion must-have. The trend started in fashion photography e.g. the latest Dior make up collection photo. […]

Making a last-minute Christmas wreath

Happy 4th Advent Sunday everyone! Are you up for a last-minute DIY project? All you need is some Christmas evergreen and baby-breath. Make your own indoor wreath as an embellishment above your mantelpiece, on a door, or in the hallway. Another idea is to make a small one and use it as a tag on […]

How to make your own Flower Wreath

Last weekend I went to Engaged, a wedding event. Part of the day I spent making a flower wreath. The workshop was led by my dear blog friend Holly Marder. I’m so happy I went because as you all know by now, I love flowers. Not a weekend goes by that I don’t buy a […]

A Handpicked Summer Bouquet

Yesterday I blogged about the PYO flower farm I often go to. Today I would like to follow that up with some tips how to take care of your handpicked bouquet. I usually cut the flowers with as long a stem as possible so I am not limited to a particular vase.  Already at the […]

Flower picking in Hillegom

One of my weekend rituals is getting myself a bouquet of beautiful flowers. It’s one of my simple joys of life that I cannot live without. Picking the flowers myself adds even more pleasure to it.  For a handpicked bouquet of wild flowers I go to Hillegom (a Dutch city). At Annemiekes Pluktuin, a pick […]

Perfect Peonies

This might be the last week that you can get peonies. The peonies season is coming to an end. They are in my top 5 of favourite flowers, in any colour really. I like them most just before they start to wither because then the petals are a bit wrinkled and they are perking in […]