Bliss in a Box: The Velves Sensebox

With that relaxing summer holiday still fresh on your mind, and a fair amount of back to work/school days  already ticked, we start to long for me-time again. Time to relax and pamper ourselves. Time to rejuvenate and soothe our senses. Time to get off that treadmill. Another holiday would be nice right now, but […]

Shopping at Tierlantijn

One of my favourite shops in Groningen is Tierlantijn. And as Groningen is a long drive, I’m happy that they also have a webshop. The store is run by 38 year old Ilona de Jong, mother of two. She selects precious finds, lifestyle accessories with a natural look, and robust items. Her assortment can be […]

Un Esprit en Plus home accessories

Yesterday I visited a store in the north of Rotterdam with exclusive home accessories brands to cozify your home. A brand that really stood out, and which I just love is Un Esprit en Plus. It’s a French brand, founded by two siblings whose aim is to transform simple materials into creative and esthetic objects, with […]

Bathroom rituals

Whenever I’m in Haarlem, I always visit Ottomania. It’s full of exclusive Turkish bath- and home products. Ottomania has a unique collection of interior decorations and  products from countries and regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire, mainly Turkey and Syria, but also from Lebanon, Tunisia and Greece. Most of the products at Ottomania have been […]