Beach bling with a high-fashion appeal

May I introduce to you the elegantly bohemian jewelry by Ashiana? It’s so my style!  Ashiana is Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu and means nest, safe haven or home. The brand was founded in 2003 by Anastasia Buisman, an Indian-Dutch lady who now resides in London. Before she settled in London she was an avid traveler (never having […]

Rooms to Inspire by the sea

A book that has been gracing my coffee table for quite some time now is “Rooms to Inspire by the Sea” written by Annie Kelly and photographed by Tim Street-Porter. It wasn’t until today that I realized I hadn’t shared this treasure with you yet. Better late than never. If you’re expecting cliché photos of beach […]

Life’s a Beach

It’s summertime and that means, in the Netherlands at least, that you have to catch every ray of sunlight as if it were your last, cause you never know what the weather will be the next day. So that’s what I did last week. Ceasing the moment, and collecting small memorabilia of happiness for worse days ahead; […]

Bringing the outdoors in

After being cooped up all winter, we all crave to go outside and enjoy nature. However, you can also bring nature inside your home. Whether it’s a new plant, fresh flowers, woven baskets made of natural fibers, cotton branches, an urchin, coral or pebbles and shells from the beach. Incorporating natural elements into your space […]

Here’s my story

“Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love, brought together under one roof“– says Nate Berkus, famous interior designer and tv personality. When I came across this quote, it really resonated with me, because that has been a rule I have been living by for […]