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 […]

Bling it on! Mixing Metallics in Home Decor

Coming season it’s all about metallics in interior decorating. The more bling the better. At the Dutch Furniture & Lifestyle Fair, ‘the Woonbeurs’ I spotted brass, copper, chrome and gold-plated accessories everywhere I looked. Moreover, it is also okay to ignore the old rules and mix different metallics. The shiny furniture and accessories add warmth […]

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 […]

Earlyne jewelry + Give-away

I’m so happy to share this post with you today. Via a friend I discovered this lovely Dutch lady, Marjolein,  who designs and makes the most beautiful and exquisite jewelry and sells it online in her own Etsy shop called Earlyne. I am so smitten by her designs, that I contacted her for an exclusive […]

A snug and sophisticated Christmas collection

Like every year I love the Christmas collection of Dutch brand Rivièra Maison. The collection evokes feelings of winter warmth and snugness. Warm knits and soft faux furs are combined with shimmering candle sticks and glossy white ribbon. The collection makes you almost yearn for snow, so you can snug on the couch and enjoy […]

Paris cheat sheet: Cécile Jeanne jewelry

A shop not to miss when in Paris is the jewelry shop Cécile Jeanne. I stumbled upon this cute little boutique in Le Marais on 14 Rue des Rosiers. The brand was created about 20 years ago by designer, Jeanne, and her brother, Elie. They chose the name as a tribute to their mother, Cecile, […]