Laura Blagogees dress collection for the holidays

My favourite Dutch designer, Laura Blagogee, just released photos of her new collection called Frozen. The dresses are gorgeous! The name might ring a bell as she often dresses Dutch celebrities, and also me this summer as I wore her couture kaftans. My favourite gowns in the Frozen collection are the black with adorned shoulder parts, […]

Christmas Trend: A pared down Christmas decor

I’m in the midst of decking the halls, what about you? For Dutch standards I’m super early, but for American and British standards I’m either spot on, or a week late. Although I have to say the Dutch are catching up on the Anglo Saxon Christmas tradition pretty quickly these days. The Christmas spirit is […]

Gift Wrapping in white and gold

Nothing says Christmas more than glitters and shiny gold. It instantly makes a gift more sophisticated and festive. Today I would like to share with you how I wrapped my gift in white and gold. I used feathers and baubles with a diversity of gold ribbons. What do you think? Isn’t the package a gift […]

How to deck the halls with flowers

My home is always filled with flowers so even more so around the holidays. Especially this year I’m inspired to do more with flowers after going to a trend lunch from the Dutch flower bureau, where they shared the most inspiring ideas. Take your floral arrangements up a notch with these six stunning decorations. photo […]

5 Tips to set the perfect Thanksgiving table

Creating a beautiful tablescape that complements the food isn’t that hard. When you approach it organized and with vision, you will see that you can set the table within minutes with tableware and things you already have. So let’s talk about my 101 table setting tips for any holiday or dinner party. 1. Choose your […]

5 Christmas Tablesettings with a wow-factor

I love to create creative tablesettings. I can’t wait to start on mine. On Pinterest there is a load of inspiring ideas. Visit my pinterest board or have a look at my favourite ideas below: 1. An evergreen tablesetting: work with evergreen and natural materials and hues to create a warm and cozy look. 2. […]

A look back at the annual night of lights in Delft

If you’re following me on instagram or facebook you couldn’t have missed my visit to the annual night of lights in Delft (lichtjesavond). After Christmas and the blossom season it is my favourite event of the year. I love the magical atmosphere that is created throughout the historical city center by illuminating the facades of […]