summer break...

It's time for a summer break
I am almost going on vacation, spending lot's of time with my family,  
enjoying the sunny days, no rush, 
la douce france, some swimming, just being lazy and... no computer

See you all soon again.... Have a wonderful summer!


a winner...


And the winner of the beautiful TineK notebook and black silk ballpoint giveaway  
is nr 12 (random.org made the draw)

  cherry blossom girl  


Thank you so much TineK Nederland and thank you all for taking part!

Wish you all a wonderful new week :-)


garden inside....

 with a lot of little vases and some beautiful flowers it's easy to create 
a stylish little garden in your house
loved these beautiful styling ideas at vtwonen magazine

 Have a wonderful weekend!

ps.  don't forget my giveaway... 
you have till the 22 th of July at 20.00h



the most beautiful pictures about her life and her house
always so inspiring 
I just love to visit peppar o vanilj

Have a wonderful friday!

ps. don't forget my giveaway...


tine's home

I lóóóóvve the beautiful pictures that
 Anna-Malin made for blackballoon from Tine K's inspiring home
shared at the FB-page of Tine K nederland

Have a wonderful day!

ps. don't forget to join my giveaway and win a
 TineK notebook with a beautiful black silk ballpoint
draw 22 July...


summer inside....

the beautiful work of stylist Emma Persson Lagerberg 
and photographer Petra Bindel
made me smile at this grey and rainy day...

ps. don't forget to join my TineK giveaway :-)



 white... a lot of beautiful white 
the perfect floor
the lovely and tough vintage  
a simple fireplace  
and these 
natural accessories and materials

just starting this new week with this beautiful dutch apartment 
to inspire....

Have a great new week!

thank you so much for all your kind words this weekend...
they really made me feel a lot better :-)

                                                                                                  pictures Jansje Klazinga



Grey can be so beautiful...
Today the rainy and dark clouds 
made beautiful grey shades in my house...

a perfect day to stay inside and to create some summer inside :-)

Thank you so much for all your messages and welcome new members!


giveaway.... closed!!!!

this giveaway is closed!!!

Thank you so much for your lovely comments that I read every day!
It´s so inspiring to share our love for interior

Today I want to thank you with this lovely Tine K home give away

a notebook and a black silk ballpoint

all you have to do is leave a comment under this post and 
be or become a new member of my blog

I just read that Tine K always has a notebook in her bag
so she is always ready to write a little note every time she gets a good idea 
or if there is something to remember.
You could take the notebook with you while traveling, 
so you can write all the special places down, you meet on your way.

you will have till the 22th of july... Good luck!

this giveaway is closed!!!!!

this giveaway is sponsored by TineK nederland 


sweet sunday


I love the work of dutch designer Jetske Visser 
 raw materials... some coal black and beautiful soft colours 
something to admire on a sweet sunday...
Have a wonderful one!



just black, white, wood and my everchanging worktable...
just me in a minimalist mood...
loving the beauty of less! 

I wish you all a wonderful friday!


a sweet summer night...

Oooow how I love  these sweet summer nights... 
today we were lucky to have one...

 Saw these diy garden lights at friends the other day and I loved them...
very cosy and original don't you think so?

Have a wonderful sunny thursday!


colour love

so nice.. 
so inspiring...
these beautiful colours mixed with whites...
Love the contrast between these rooms...

Have a nice day!


vases with a story...

Photography by Annemarijne Bax

Made of  used stainless steel water carriers and scrap leather...
they have a unique and personal story....
I really fell for these raw matte black Matka Vases 
designed by Pepe of Studio Pepe Heykoop

To admire and to read....

Have a wonderful week!