outdoor inspiration

love the raw feel
of concrete and stainless steel 
beautiful summer material
and perfect for outdoor use
 these tables, pots, bowls and plates
great inspiration by livethemma
now the summer evenings hopefully are getting 
mild and pleasant

wish you all a happy new week!

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after a very busy week
minimalism is just fine to me
love these simple black and white details
enjoying the early beginning of my weekend 
wish you all a wonderful one...



amazing paintings
textile -cushions and a bedspraw- design
and posters
totally crushed on her beautiful work
which she describes as
raw, rustic, soft and hard
see more of 
talented Louise Smærups here


stuff and still-lifes

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 the amazing inspiring industrial location 
of the shoot this weekend
and the beautiful black Nordal lamp
invited my  - while having a little break - 
 to do what i like so much
creating still-lifes with my favorite stuff
like I said... it was such fun ;-) 

have a great day!

                                                                        lamp Nordal and stool via StoerMetaal
                                                                                                        private stuff by me, hay and byaprilandmay



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and there we were again
same location
other walls, new decoration 
and inspiring industrial furniture
some sneakpeaks
of the styling and shooting party
with the girls of the Stoer Metaal shop
it was such fun again... 

have a great new week!


black and white

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and a touch of green in my house
is always good.... 
had some stylingfun this week
inspired by so much eyecandy that I saw lately

wish you all a fabulous weekend!


picknick in style

perfect for my summermood
these fresh and pretty picnic accessories
ceramic plates, blankets, cool bags 
and wonderful patterned cushion covers
just love the late summer "picknick in style" 
collection  by H&M 
see more here



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I really like the contrast
of black, white and a brown lately
starting this monday with
some of my "last week snapshots"
 a few details on my desk
beautiful simplicity
which always seems to inspire me...

have a great new week!   


and the winner is....

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the lucky winner of the Tulip shape Krasilnikoff Light is...  
Marlies Bijl

congratulations Marlies!! 
and thank you all for so many great
 comments on our Stoer Metaal giveaway!

wish you all a happy friday :-)

ps.  Marlies please let us know your adress at elvsblog@gmail.com 


urban green

at rainy grey days like today
this beautiful inside urban jungle seen at livet hemma
 - with one of my favorite Ikea design classics PS VAGO - 
...makes me smile again!

ps. dont forget to join our cool industrial Stoer Metaal giveaway here 
the winner will be announced this friday


wishfull thinking


a blackened exterior
a large wooden sun deck
beautiful raw pine planks inside
in contrast with amazing
black and white design furniture

if I ever could have a summer cottage 
this would be the perfect one...

see more here



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Starting this new week with this last picture of
the amazing wall filled with inspiring and beautiful styled images
at the aprilandmay pop-up shop this weekend
the wonderful composition of black and white made me smile
great inspiration... see more pictures here

wish you all a happy new week!


pop-up inspiration

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loved the great styling 
beautiful inspiration
seeing so much favorite things is such a joy
sometimes online shops
become the most fantastic pop-ups
it was fun at aprilandmay's 

have a wonderful Sunday!

  the aprilandmay pop-up  will be open today until 17.00





black, white and green
lots's of green everywhere
love this new trend
natural and fresh
starting the weekend with
another fantastic appartement for sale
to inspire...

wish you all happy weekend!

ps. don't forget to join in the cool stoermetaal giveaway
see more here