Thanksgiving table setting

Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away and somehow I’m less pre-occupied with it than other years. It might have something to do with the nice weather, and prolonged summer, creating a feeling of early autumn instead of mid November. What I love most about Thanksgiving is developing and experimenting with new recipes, and creating […]

Shop the Royal Style at Petit Chic

Were you also in awe of the many stunning dresses at yesterday’s inauguration of the Dutch King?  I was plastered to my TV screen to not miss a moment of the parade of gowns strutting by. Big surprise of the day were the yellow princess’ dresses by Spanish brand Pili Carrera, which complete collection is […]

Fantasy and Fun in your decor with Mini Empire

Bring in some fantasy and fun in your decor with the Swedish label Mini Empire. Mini Empire is all about odd animals and deep woods. It was founded by artist Jenny von Döbeln in 2010. Mini Empire is for everyone who likes fun colours and whimsical prints regardless of age and gender. The collection is right on […]

Tropical colours crush

I can’t wait till spring. This year spring fashion and interior home decor are offering us a tropical colour explosion. Hues like flamingo pink, vibrant coral, bright yellow and Carribean blue are dominating many designs. The trending colours remind me of my favourite travel destination, where I go almost annually: Curaçao. So it didn’t take […]

Home interior trends 2013: Yellow

I just got home from a visit to IMM Cologne, an annual international furnishing show in Cologne. Visiting fairs like this can be quite overwhelming as I discover so many new brands, and have to process everything I see into story angles. I’m happy to say, that I have been able to narrow it down […]

Home impressions: Colour parade

The third inspirational home concept at the Woonbeurs Amsterdam I like to share is by the Dutch magazine 101 woonideeën (101 living ideas). Their garden is by  gardening magazine Tuin & Co (garden & co). This home is a mix of industrial, playful, and robust elements. But there are also ethnic influences in the Latin […]

What’s bugging you?

One of the most annoying things in life is doing the dishes, don’t you think? Another thing that bugs me are little creepers, buzzing mosquitos near my ear, and long-legged spiders.  But then again, that should not withhold you from getting the sum of these annoyances: 100% cotton bug dish towels. Designed by Studio Job […]